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Gruffalo Orienteering is back for the spring!

Sat, 2018-04-28 00:00
Forestry Commission England invites families to take part in a forest adventure this spring and summer, working in partnership with British Orienteering.

Peter Palmer Relays Announced for 2018 with new Tio Mila sponsorship

Fri, 2018-04-27 00:00
The Peter Palmer Relays for Juniors will be held this year over the weekend of 8-9 September 2018 in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.

GBR Trail Orienteering sets off to the European Trail Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
Bratislava, Slovakia: Friday 27 April – Friday 4 May 2018

Summer Camps: Selection Announcement

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
Athletes invited to the Summer Talent Camp and the Pre-JWOC 2019 Camp have been announced.

Junior selections for World Orienteering Championships, European Youth Championships and Junior European Cup announced

Thu, 2018-04-26 00:00
The British Teams for the 2018 Junior World Orienteering Championships, European

British Orienteering Championships 2018

Wed, 2018-04-25 00:00
British Orienteering Championships 2018 is one of three major events taking place on the weekend of the Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018.  In a double bill for the Royal Family, Harry and Meghan are getting married and the Long Distance Championships are taking place at Balmoral. The FA Cup Final ...

Less than 1 month to go until World Orienteering Day!

Tue, 2018-04-24 00:00
World Orienteering Day 2018 is fast approaching! 

Northern Championships Weekend – the results are in!

Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April 2018

The tick season is underway!

Fri, 2018-04-20 00:00
Love spending time outdoors? Activities like camping, hiking, golfing, and gardening? You could be at risk of contracting Lyme disease.

Orienteers start to plan their route to the Northern Championships Weekend

Fri, 2018-04-20 00:00
Northern Championships Weekend - this weekend! Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April 2018

British Orienteering launches new Youth Strategy

Fri, 2018-04-20 00:00
British Orienteering today publishes "Every Junior Matters", a strategy to attract and retain more young people in orienteering.

IOC supports World Orienteering Day

Thu, 2018-04-19 00:00
During the SportAccord conference in Bangkok, the IOC Head of Sports Partnerships Jenny Mann recognised World Orienteering Day as a "stand-out project" receiving IOC Development Support.

The Wessex Region Summer Series 2018

Tue, 2018-04-17 00:00
For this year's Summer Series we have joined forces with Sarum Wimborne and Wessex to bring you a series of 14 events from April to August 2018. All the details are on the dedicated website: The Wessex Region Summer Series

Sunset and Beyond - A Relay with a Difference!

Sun, 2018-04-15 00:00
Southampton Orienteering Club is celebrating its 50th year.

Sprint Scotland - 19th to 22nd July 2018

Fri, 2018-04-13 00:00
In its third year, Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.

GB elite Cat Taylor prepares for the European Championships in four weeks’

Thu, 2018-04-12 00:00
Cat Taylor (South Yorkshire Orienteers) has been selected to compete in the Middle distance, Forest Relay and Long distance races at the 2018 European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland which takes place between 5 and 13 May 2018.  

HALO supporting Humberside Police Night Challenge 2018

Thu, 2018-04-12 00:00
Humberside and Lincolnshire Orienteers (HALO) once again played a leading role in supporting Humberside Police’s Night Challenge initiative. The challenge saw over 150 young people aged between 13 and 18 from East Riding, Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire take part in the annual 1...

World University Orienteering Championships Selection Races

Mon, 2018-04-09 00:00
British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Orienteering Championships was unfortunately cancelled on 3 and 4 March 2018. The championships are now being re-scheduled for 28 and 29 April, more details will be announced shortly.

European Orienteering Championships 2018 Selection Announcement

Thu, 2018-04-05 00:00
We are pleased to announce the final selection for the 2018 European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland taking place between 5th and 13th May.

TrailO at the JK

Thu, 2018-04-05 00:00
Two challenging TrailO competitions were held at the JK: TempO on Day 1 and PreO on Day 3. There were 80 competitors for the TempO, and in the PreO there were 48 in the Elite class and 29 doing the Standard.