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British Orienteering 2017 Volunteer, Club and Mapping Awards - open now!

Tue, 2018-01-23 00:00
2017 Award Categories are now open for entries! There has been so much activity goes on across the UK by so many volunteers contributing countless hours to developing the sport of orienteering. It is only right that those volunteers and clubs who make orienteering happen across the country week on...

Orienteering to be aired on the BBC 1 TV Inside/Out Programme

Fri, 2018-01-19 00:00
The BBC is to air City of Birmingham Orienteering Club’s Family and Newcomers Event this Monday.

First two races of the 2018 UK Orienteering League takes place this weekend!

Thu, 2018-01-18 00:00
The 2018 UK Orienteering League kicks off early this year with the first two races this weekend in Edinburgh! 

British Orienteering 37th Annual General Meeting

Thu, 2018-01-18 00:00
The 37th British Orienteering Annual General Meeting will take place at 17:15 on Friday 30th March 2018 in the Main Gymnasium at The Ministry of Defence, Beacon Barracks, Stafford ST18 0AQ, 800M from the arena.

British Orienteering Volunteer and Club Awards

Sun, 2018-01-14 00:00
Nominations are now open! Volunteers are at the heart of our sport – let’s take this opportunity together and join in celebrating the work of our own volunteers and their incredible contributions to our sport of orienteering throughout the last year!

Teaching Orienteering Part 1

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
Would you like to inspire your students to get outdoors and keep fit? Then join us for a fun and informative day.

New Year...New You.

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
If being more active is one of your New Year's resolutions, why not try orienteering?

Heading back to University after the festive break?

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00
Are you thinking: New Year… New Sport? Or just wanting to keep fit between studying but find running boring, try orienteering? Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body. The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a uni...

Entries open for junior selection races, March-April, 2018

Tue, 2018-01-09 00:00
Entries are now open for the junior selection races for 2018. The results of these races, along with other criteria, will inform selection into the Talent Squad, invites to summer training camps and teams for the international junior competitions.

British Orienteering Mapping Awards 2017

Mon, 2018-01-08 00:00
The following awards are for maps first used in competition during 2017. To be eligible, maps should be of new areas or significant extensions/major revisions to existing maps. Submissions should state briefly the mapper involvement. Chichester Trophy Presented for the best map by an amateur mapper...

Thierry Guergiou’s career – in a special edition magazine

Sat, 2018-01-06 00:00
The legend. The superstar. The “King of Middle Distance”…

Strategic Consultation – Volunteering

Wed, 2018-01-03 00:00
Volunteers in clubs and at events are the heartbeat of the sport. Without them, the sport would not be able to function and provide so much enjoyment to thousands of people of all ages throughout the year across the country. Orienteering is in a unique position as one of few sports with such a diver...

Strategic Consultation – Volunteering

Wed, 2018-01-03 00:00
Volunteers in clubs and at events are the heartbeat of the sport. Without them, the sport would not be able to function and provide so much enjoyment to thousands of people of all ages throughout the year across the country. Orienteering is in a unique position as one of few sports with such a diver...

World Orienteering Day 2018

Wed, 2018-01-03 00:00
“Be part of something bigger!”

New year…… New sport!

Mon, 2018-01-01 00:00
Get into Orienteering! It’s a new year… So why not try a new sport? Orienteering is an exciting adventure sport suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Participants have to navigate their way between a series of checkpoints (called controls) shown on the map. There’s no set route, yo...

Hill End Outdoor Educational Centre provides perfect venue for Orienteering Training Course

Sun, 2017-12-31 00:00
Hill End Outdoor Educational Centre accredited to British Orienteering’s Recognised Centre scheme delivered orienteering training for the Leisure Team at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils. With more members of the Leisure Team trained to facilitate orienteering sessions, th...

UK Orienteering League Event Schedule for 2018:

Sat, 2017-12-30 00:00
The 2018 UK Orienteering League will consist of 24 competitions next year, as shown below.

Anyone Can Orienteer

Fri, 2017-12-29 00:00
Hamish Willis, Chair of Pendle Forest Orienteers reports on a recent orienteering project he's been working on.

Orienteering Foundation Adult Coaching Day on 10 February 2018

Thu, 2017-12-28 00:00
Limited individual places are still available on the above to be held at Tarn Hows in the Lake District from 10:00 until 15:00 on Saturday 10 February 2018.

Share your passion for orienteering!

Wed, 2017-12-27 00:00
Bristol Orienteering Klub, (BOK) is providing an exciting opportunity for you to train as an orienteering coach in 2018.

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