This page is an event report for one of the Chapel Hill - Carrboro City Schools ARDF events directed by Kelly and Patrick Sears. For comments, suggestions, and questions; please contact Kelly Sears [ksears (at) chccs (dot) k12 (dot) nc (dot) us].
If you find a mistake or need some information changed, please let me know [ patrick (dot) r (dot) sears [at] gmail (dot) com ].
*** levels, number of foxes. *** The straight line distance through the 5-fox course was 3.7 km. *** The longest distance across the course area was 1.7 km. *** Radial exclusions zones for foxes, the start, and the homing beacon were all 300 m.
*** activities of group 1
*** activities of group 2
*** Any special changes for this event.
Individual students with chosen course first, then groups (which mostly include students, family members, and sometimes teachers/staff), and finally individual adults (family members and teachers/staff).
|#||participants (school, grade)||finds||time|
|Individual students - course 3|
|1||student #1 (SMS-8)||1 2 3 H||50'|
|2||student #2 (SMS-8)||1 2 3 H||50'|
|1||Group # 1 participant #1.1 (SMS-6), participant #1.2 (f)||1 2 3 4 5 H||108'|
|2||participant #2.1 (SMS-6), participant #2.2 (f)||1 3 4 5 H||93'|
|3||participant #3.1 (SMS-6), participant #3.2 (f)||1 2 5 H||50'|
|4||participant #4.1 (SMS-6), participant #4.2 (f)||-||123'|
|1||Adult #1||1 2 3 4 H||38'|
Within each group, entries are listed by the number of foxes found and then by time on course. The # column gives the results placement for that course. The finds column notes the controls found: foxes 1 through 5 and H for the homing beacon. Foxes numbers in parentheses were not on the chosen course. The time column is the time on course. Students are listed with their school and grade. We use the following schools abbreviations: PMS Phillips MS, SMS Smith MS, McDMS McDougle MS, CMS Culbreth MS, CHHS Chapel Hill HS, ECHHS East Chapel Hill HS, CaHS Carrboro HS, f family or guest friend, es elementary school, s chccs student (no school info). t teachers and staff members.
*** Additions particular for this event. Pick up went so quickly with your help! Thanks to all the middle school and high school teachers and staff who helped get the word out to the students: Rachel Hopler (Science Teacher, Culbreth Middle School), Christine Lippy (Science Teacher, McDougle Middle School), Al McArthur (Technology Facilitator, Phillips Middle School), Haley Wamble (Science Teacher, East Chapel Hill High School), SaCola Lehr (Media Specialist, Chapel Hill High School), Libby Diesel (Library Assistant, Chapel Hill High School), Margaret Devetski (Library Assistant, Carrboro High School). Thanks to Greg Kopsch (Park Manager at Carolina North Forest) for the use of CNF.
Clicking pictures will bring up original full-sized versions. All participants are listed as seen in the picture from left to right. Pictures are generally listed in chronological order trying to keep groups together. If you took any pictures during the event, we would love to post them. If you would like that, email us your pictures.
These were all taken at the start.
Taken on course.
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