British Orienteering News
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November 6 marks the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest, a historic document that gave common people the right of access to royal forests. This can be seen as the first step in a campaign spanning centuries, seeking the legal guarantee of freedom for people to access our beautiful landsc...
Continuing to celebrate 50 years of British Orienteering - and looking back to the support and commitment of all our volunteers
The East Anglia Orienteering Association was set up in 1971 by Richard Raynsford, with the individual clubs of Norfolk Orienteering Club, Suffolk Orienteering Club and West Anglian Orienteering Club developing over the following twelve months. Two Suffolk Orienteering Club members, John and June Web...
This scheme has been successfully designed by British Orienteering to support outdoor education centres to deliver a positive first experience of orienteering to their customers. As part of British Orienteering’s commitment to supporting the outdoor industry, carefully selected advisors work in part...
The winners of each age class are:
It’s been another great competitive year of orienteering with orienteering clubs competing in 20 UK Orienteering League events across the UK. The Club League was another close contest this year.
A fantastic example of partnership working demonstrated by the Potteries Orienteering Club as families are encouraged to search for posts around Hanley's Central Forest Park.
University Orienteering is a great place to either continue involvement in the sport or start it from new. There are a number of Universities with clubs and groups around the UK.
Wednesday 13 December 2017 Heatree Activity Centre (Manaton, Devon. TQ13 9XE) Thursday 14 December 2017 White Hall Outdoor Centre (Longhill, Buxton. SK17 6SX)
The Sports Club Survey is a piece of research undertaken by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, in partnership with Sport England, to assess the health of sport and recreation clubs across the country. It features questions on a variety of topics such as membership and volunteer numbers, club finance...
There are many orienteering clubs already being enjoyed by many students at their Universities whilst studying across the UK. University Orienteering is a great place to either continue involvement in the sport or start it from new.
Permanent Orienteering Courses are a great way to get outside and go orienteering at a time and place that suits you. Courses offer a huge range of variety, from urban courses in city centres to rural routes through beautiful scenery. They are on your doorstep or further afield helping you to disco...
Saturday 18 November 2017 TRAINING Event: Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Sunday 19 November 2017 CHAMPIONSHIPS: New Beechenhurst (South-West), Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
Sport England and Sport Scotland have commissioned an independent review of the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC). As the British Orienteering coaching pathway features UKCC I encourage you to contribute to the survey below whether you are a qualified coach or not.
British Orienteering is pleased to announce that Ed Nicholas will be taking on the new voluntary position of Senior Squad Manager for the performance programme.
Xplorer is a family friendly navigation challenge that is both educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together.
3 days of Orienteering - Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2017
Over 18 young people attended and enjoyed Youth Away Days at Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre in Cranleigh and White Hall Outdoor Education Centre in Buxton.
Kevin Bracher, Southampton Orienteering Club Chair, says: "A big thank you to all who helped celebrate the 50th November Classic Weekend.
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017
Brutal conditions tested the competitors maintaining the OMMs’ legendary reputation.