Esk Valley Orienteering Club's two Russian coaches-in-residence will bring their residency to an amazing conclusion on Saturday.
Their finale planned for the Launceston-based club will take place at the Westbury Maze at 10 Meander Valley Road.
Since the beginning of the new school term, Ekaterina Savkina and Ksenia Torganova have added to the regular midweek event series with a series of free events in Royal and City Park.
A variety of short courses each concluded with a constructed temporary maze with decision-making at speed the order of the day.
To increase the enjoyment and challenge, the women have negotiated with the Westbury Maze to host a series of short courses on Saturday. Thet are open to the public at no additional cost to the $5 maze entry fee. Children and families are welcome with starts from 3 to 5pm and course closure at 7pm.
Enquiries can be made to Ksenia Torganova at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Esk Valley Orienteering Club Facebook page.
The event in the seventh and last in the sprint maze cup and will have courses and competition for ages under-10 and under-13 as well as men's and women's 16, 17-45 and 46+.
Since their arrival last October, the coaches have provided introductory sessions for schools and groups and introduced newcomers to orienteering with initiatives such as a free event at City Park, night events at Trevallyn and regular sessions for all abilities and ages.
They will soon return to St Petersburg hoping to qualify in the Russian team for the world championships and world cup later in the year.
They are the third coaches-in-residence in a program supported by Orienteering Tasmania and Esk Valley to boost participation.
Esk Valley will move into its series of six Sunday bush events, in addition to its contribution to the statewide series.
At Easter, 50 Tasmanian orienteers aged from under 10 to 75 and over will compete in Western Australia in the national Easter four-day event, followed by the Australian sprint and middle distance championships.