2016 United States ARDF Championships
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Berry Spring Park and Preserve in Georgetown, Texas.
Park entrance: 30.683193, -97.638688
Tonkawa Pavilion: 30.685440, -97.642328
Donkeys: 30.684862, -97.641620
Berry Family Cemetery: 30.685726, -97.642008
Directions: The park entrance is located on County Road
152, east of State Highway 130. Although SH130 is a toll road, CR 152
connects to the non-toll frontage roads on either side of the main
highway, from which you can get to/from Interstate Highway 35 without
paying any tolls.
10:00 AM Arrive and park at the Tonkawa Pavilion
(large picnic shelter) in the center of the park. Signs will direct you
from the park entrance. Competitors should bring their 3.5 MHz receivers
with them. Competitor will pick up their competitor packets (waivers,
bibs, whistles, T-shirts, etc.) at this time.
Lunch is not provided, but competitors are encouraged to bring
their own picnic lunches with them. The park donkeys, Bob and Amigo,
enjoy carrots and apples.
11:00 AM First start. The practice event will be a
full-length 3.5 MHz sprint course, complete with electronic timing
controls and start/finish procedures.
2:00 PM All runners in.
Safety Bearing: South to the creek, then east to
County Road 152. Alternatively, the Tonkawa Pavilion is on a hill
and is visible from many points in the park.
The Berry Springs Park and Preserve map will be 8.5 x 11 inches
(21.6 cm x 28 cm), landscape orientation, at 1:7500 scale with
three (3) meter contours.
Exclusion areas around the start and finish will be marked on the maps.
In the northeast corner of the park (to the right as you enter) is a
reservable camping area. You should not need to go through the camp
sites on the course.
The map for Berry Springs Park and Preserve was created in 2015-2016
by Jennifer Harker.
Course Setters Notes
Slow Control Transmitter Frequency: 3.510 MHz
Spectator/Homing Beacon Transmitter Frequency: 3.540 MHz
Fast Control Transmitter Frequency: 3.570 MHz