Possum Trot XV

Sunday, December 11, 2011
Mass Start 9:00 a.m.

Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter #8
Shawnee, KS
(Exit west on 87th St from I-435)
[Google map]

Hosted by Possum Trot Orienteering Club

Possum Trot XV - About 18 km. May skip 2 non-consecutive controls.
Short Possum - About 10 km. May skip 1 control.
Mass Start Possum Trot XV and Short Possum 9:00 a.m.
(SPORTident electronic punching this year! )

Registration and Starts for WHITE, YELLOW, ORANGE, and GREEN - 9:15 a.m.(Last start 10:30 a.m.)

NEWS (Last update: Dec 6, 2011)

  • Entry list
  • Meet Notes
  • New distances: Possum Trot XV now 18 km, may skip 2 non-consecutive controls; Short Possum 10 km, may skip 1 control.
  • Please call ahead with your PTOC Christmas Party food order. Minsky's Pizza, 913-491-5252
Win the coveted Dead Possum! (Awarded for Possum Trot XV only.)

Mass Start at 9:00 a.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Possum Trot XV: about 18 km. May skip 2 controls; Short Possum: about 10 km, may skip 1 control. SPORTident e-punching will be used. Be sure to provide your SI number if you own one. Otherwise, loaner e-punches will be available. Pre-registration required. Download Possum Trot registration form (PDF)
Regular length courses (WHITE 2.1km), YELLOW (2.7 km), ORANGE (3.8 km), and GREEN (5.0 km)) will also be available. Registration immediately following the mass start of the Possum Trot at about 9:15 a.m. Pre-registeration is not required for regular courses. Download regular registration form (PDF)here: Individual or Group
Meet Director and Registrar, Dick Neuburger [email protected], 913-888-1528.
Course setter: Mike Shifman.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 7, 2011.  Register by this date to avoid late fee of $5.00 and to guarantee a pre-marked map.
Register by Mail: Send your Name, SI number, Address, Phone number, and Email address along with a check made payable to Possum Trot Orienteering Club to: Richard Neuburger, 12114 W. 101st St., Lenexa, KS 66215 OR email, OR phone 913-888-1528. Download registration form (PDF)
$15.00 entry (may be paid at meet site). Fees for Possum Trot XV and Short Possum include lunch. $5.00 late fee if registering after December 7, 2011.
Standard prices apply ($6.00 non-members, $5.00 members, no late fee) for the WHITE - GREEN courses. Lunch is not included in standard price.
Come to Kansas City for the whole weekend. Orienteer Kansas will host the Kansas Orienteering Champs on Saturday, December 10, on the University of Kansas campus.   Join us for the Annual PTOC Christmas Party on Saturday evening.

Directions to Possum Trot XV Meet Site (Map by Google)
Shawnee Mission Park is in Johnson County, KS. Exit from I-435 at 87th St; drive about 1 mile west to south entrance (just past the baseball fields), turn north into park; bear left at first intersection and drive around past the dog off-leash area, past the observation tower to Shelter #8. DO NOT follow the directions from Google maps.

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