Interland 2015 – Veteran Selection Policy
Classes M/W40–M/W65 will be selected considering the results of these events:
BOC2014, Saturday 31st May, Thrunton & Callaly
Lakes 5 Day 2, Monday 4th August, Simpsons Ground
Lakes 5 Day 5, Friday 8th August, Hampsfell & Eggerslack
British Middle-Distance Champs, Sunday 7th Sept, Brereton Spurs, WCH
Caddihoe Chase Day 1 (and VHI 2014 Individual), Saturday 13th Sept, Mallards Pike, NGOC
Midland Champs, Sunday 26th Oct, Longshaw, DVO
Those wishing to be considered should compete in at least two of these events. At first we will be considering only those who have good results in at least two of the selection events. In certain classes, if there are not enough such competitors, we reserve the right to then select orienteers who have had good results over a longer period.
Orienteers who change age-class in 2015 may be chosen for their new age-class if the selectors are aware of the change, and if their results in their 2014 age-class are strong enough, unless they have informed the selectors that they only wish to be considered for their 2014 ageclass.
On occasions a competitor may be recovering from injury or illness, and know beforehand that he/she will not have a good result in a selection race. In such circumstance, the competitor should let a selector know in advance, and then his/her result in that race will not be considered.
In general a ‘retired’ or ‘disqualified’ will be taken to be the equivalent of a very poor run: those wishing to be selected should take every precaution to avoid mispunching in a selection race.
In the selection races, competitors are requested to run the course recommended for their age-class. Vets who elect to run a longer course may, at the selectors’ discretion, have their results considered on a mins/k basis.
Orienteers at the Caddihoe Chase Day 1 should enter the course which is being used for their ageclass in the VHI.
England Vets Selectors: Jackie Hallett (BOK), Tim Tett (SYO), Andy Hemsted (HOC, Chair).