National Sprint League - Sprints 3 and 4
Taupo - 11/12 March 2023

Bulletin 3

Final important info   Download   2 page pdf
Start times for Elite classes   Download   1 page pdf

Bulletin 2

Event Info


Sprint 1 - Saturday 11th March 2023

- 2:00pm Registration opens
- 2:30pm First starts for NSL classes, from 3pm for Recreational classes
- 3:00pm Last start time

Sprint 2 - Sunday 12th March 2023

- 12:00pm Registration opens
- 12:30pm First starts for NSL classes, from 1:00pm for Recreational classes
- 1:30pm Last start time

Where - Both events are within the Taupo town (Exact location TBA)

Organizer - National Sprint League / Taupo Orienteering Club

Planner - Malcolm Ingham

Controller - Chris Morris

Registration: - Online

Entry Deadline - Entries are now closed. There are a few spare maps available on the Day (Public classes only

• enquiries to

Entry fees

  • NLS Elite classes $20
  • Other classes: Juniors (born 2003 or later) $10, Seniors $20
  • Late entries (on the day) subject to map availability add $5 to relevant entry fee.
  • Net proceeds from these events will go towards helping to fund a team to World Cup 3 in Italy next October, which is the European Sprint Champs.
  • Hire SIAC cards will be available if needed $5

Event format

There will be 2 sprints in two different locations which will have 2 courses as part of the National League Sprint series as well as two additional courses. All courses will be open and suitable for orienteers with a wide range of skill and fitness.

Camping Facilities

Saturday night at Katoa Po Relay and Explorer campsite approximately 5km from the town.
Access via a Farm Track. Maybe tricky if wet or for very large Motorhomes, caravans or trailers.
Great views, Portaloos, bring your own water
No fires or pets allowed.

From Wairakei Dr turn onto Poihipi Rd (signs for Kinloch/Mangakino/Te Kuiti/Great Lake Trail)
After 2 Km - turn left on to Scoria Road (Private road to Seays quarry)
After 2 Km - turn left on to farm track to Event Centre