What happens at the campsite?
When a team arrives at the campsite they will be allocated an area approximately 5 metres square to camp in. They also be given a team number to mark it as their site. Also when they arrive they will be given their check out time for the next morning. The first team to arrive at the campsite is given a checkout time of 7am the next morning. The next team is given a checkout time of 7.03 am and so on.
What is marked at the campsite?
At the campsite there are many marks to gain so it is important that the judges see teams doing their best. The judges wear high visibility vests so they can be easily identified by the teams.
Campcraft - 15 points
You will be marked on your camping standard. This will include
Cooking - 35 points
You will need to get a cooking judge to mark all the food that you cook and eat at the campsite. The cooking judges will be around but you must call one over to make sure your cooking is marked.
The judges will be looking at taste and presentation of your food, the cooking techniques you are using, are you using your stoves safely and how well you work as a team.
Inspection - 20 points
The points for inspection are awarded for both how the team members and the camping area looks when you leave on the Sunday morning. You must make sure that there is no litter left on your allocated area.
Menu - 30 points
Teams hand their menus in a the start. These are passed to the judges at the campsite. When writing your menus you need to remember the following points.