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Last edited: 28th Jul

UPDATE: Training maps can be collected from 24th July until 28th July at;

Bike Station Ballater
Station Square
AB35 5RB

Shop opening hours 10am - 4.30pm.

You will find your pre-paid maps in a labelled envelope. A limited number of training maps for all 4 areas will also be on sale at Bike Station at £5 /map (cash only).

Bike Station Ballater are also generously offering 1 week premium bike hire for all 6 day competitors at a reduced fee of £45 instead of the usual £80. Please ask in store for further details.

On 29th July  training maps can be collected and bought from the Event Centre in Ballater. Thereafter please collect your maps from day registration. Training maps will also be on sale at £5 /map. By purchasing a training map you will be supporting the Scottish Elite Development Squad.

Happy training, Oleg

Royal Deeside 2017 Training

Four areas in Deeside will be available for training purposes from Monday 24 July to Saturday 5 August; Balnagowan, Bogendreip, Glen Dye, and Scolty.

Controls will be out in each training area and there will be suggested courses.

World Class orienteers from The Scottish Elite Development Squad will be control setting the training courses and any profits raised from training map sales will go towards funding the development of Scottish elite orienteering.

Cancellation Policy

In the case of curtailment or cancellation of the training due to circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to retain all or part of the training map fees.

Competitors may only cancel their order of training maps if the training itself has not been curtailed or cancelled. Cancellations before the closing date of 30 June 2017 will be given a full refund, less an administration charge of £0.50 per map. Cancellations between 1 and 15 July 2017 inclusive will be given a 50% refund. We regret that no refunds of training map fees will be possible after this date.

You can also donate your cancelled training map fees (without any deductions) to a local charity.

Email if you wish to cancel your training maps.

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