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These tables show how many teams made it to each control point and activity throughout the weekend.

Kicking off the event's military theme, on Friday teams had to locate as many enemy beacons as possible without being caught by the enemy patrols:

Friday: Enemy Beacons
Control Description
Number of visits
F1Up tree.4035
F2Cluster of trees.4025
F3Lone tree.2014
F4Under footbridge.1071
F5Silver tree.206
F6Drainage ditch.5016
F7Twin trunk tree.1017
F8Concrete plinth.1060
F9Fence corner.2077
F10Pit in clearing.1059
F11Path junction.4046
F12Against fence. East side.3051
FX1Enemy patrol 103
FX2Enemy patrol 206
FX3Enemy patrol 308
FX4Enemy patrol 403

Friday event map

Friday map

On Saturday teams competed to find as many controls and activities as possible while once again avoiding enemy patrols:

Saturday: Gaining Ground
Number of visits
01Up tree.2561
02Cluster of trees.3058
03Lone tree.2066
04Under footbridge.1077
05Silver tree.1529
06Drainage ditch.2043
07Twin trunk tree.1044
08Concrete plinth.1048
09Fence corner.1583
10Pit in clearing.1089
11Path junction.1567
12Against fence. East side.1058
13Fence. North-east corner.2021
14Behind golf tee.2030
15Tree by path junction.2532
16Fence. South-west corner.2515
17Fence by gateway.1574
18Twin trunk tree.3036
19Cluster of trees. North edge.2539
20By gate.2523
21Small pit.3018
22Fence by gateway.2047
23Enclosure. South-west corner.2065
24Drainage ditch.2529
25Large shelter. North end.2036
26Small pond. West end.2542
27Fence corner.3021
28Fence corner.3021
29Path junction. Up tree.2526
30Small dip.3022
B1Power boost 1.080
B2Power boost 2.085
AAirforce One (Layby. South side.)5049
BChicken Run (End of track.)5083
COn The Run (Pond.)5072
DFlag Pipes (Flagpole.)5090
EKeeping A Log (Wooded area.)5086
FAim And Fire (Open ground by car park.)5071
GGatekeepers (Trees by gateway.)5051
HIsland Attack (Large boggy pond.)5077
JOn Target (Shooting range.)5065
KBletchley (Concrete bunker.)5064
LBarrow Boy (By watch-tower.)5051
MTake Shelter (Large metal shelter.)5042
X1 Enemy patrol 1-252
X2 Enemy patrol 2-259
X3 Enemy patrol 3-253
X4 Enemy patrol 4-250

Saturday event map

Event Map

On Sunday teams had to locate and deactivate landmines:

Sunday: Minefield
Name (Zone)
Times caught
N1Enemy 12571
N2Enemy 22564
N3Enemy 32571
N4Enemy 42535
N5Enemy 52537
N6Enemy 62577
N7Enemy 72554
N8Enemy 82564
N9Enemy 92520
N10Enemy 102578
PADDYPaddy The Parrot6086
SX1Enemy Patrol 1-502
SX2Enemy Patrol 2-506
SX3Enemy Patrol 3-500
SX4Enemy Patrol 4-500
U1Wier's that?2578
U2Secret call?2585
U3They gave their lives that we might live.2584
U4Path to salvation?2580
U5Over troubled water. But under.2569
U6?115,050 change from half a million.2568
U7Big brother's watching. Twice.2576
U8Stamped out.2576
U9Slip not any more.2562
U10King of the swingers2574
W1 Small stile over fence.2545
W2Silver birch tree inside prickly bushes.2563
W3Edge of small bog.2520
W4Middle of wooded area.2552
W5Against silver birch trees in a line.2555
W6Enclosure with no sapling.2534
W7Grenade range sign.2542
W8Against gate.2557
W9Fallen birch tree.2547
W10 Split fallen tree.2561
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Friday and Saturday maps © Eborienteers and reproduced with their permission. Survey: Barrie Speake and Roberts Mapping 2012. Cartography: Roberts Mapping 2012. Based on Ordnance Survey mapping © Crown Copyright. Licence No. 43423U.

Sunday map reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with their permission, on behalf of the controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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