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Stoke-on-Trent’s first permanent orienteering course launched at city park

Thu, 2017-11-16 00:00
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.

Inspiring more Uni students to get involved with orienteering

Thu, 2017-11-16 00:00
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.

Teaching Orienteering Courses – places still available!

Wed, 2017-11-15 00:00
Wednesday 13 December 2017 Heatree Activity Centre (Manaton, Devon. TQ13 9XE) Thursday 14 December 2017 White Hall Outdoor Centre (Longhill, Buxton. SK17 6SX)

2017 Sports Club Survey

Wed, 2017-11-15 00:00
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...

Continuing to enjoy orienteering when starting University

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:00
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.

800th Permanent Orienteering Course clocked up last night!

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:00
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...

British Schools Orienteering Championships 2017 this Sunday!

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:00
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. 

Share Your Views On Coaching In The UK

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:00
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. 

Ed Nicholas Announced As Senior Squad Manager

Fri, 2017-11-10 00:00
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 was spooktacular great fun again this year!

Fri, 2017-11-10 00:00
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.

Rome Orienteering Weekend

Fri, 2017-11-10 00:00
3 days of Orienteering - Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October 2017

Youth Away Days were great fun for all

Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
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.

A big thank you to all who helped celebrate the 50th November Classic Weekend.

Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
Kevin Bracher, Southampton Orienteering Club Chair, says:  "A big thank you to all who helped celebrate the 50th November Classic Weekend.

A Classic Weekend of Orienteering took place last weekend

Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017

The 50th Anniversary of the OMM was a huge success in the Lake District

Wed, 2017-11-01 00:00
Brutal conditions tested the competitors maintaining the OMMs’ legendary reputation.

Membership Renewals 2018

Wed, 2017-11-01 00:00
Membership Renewals for 2018 are now being accepted. 

Continue orienteering at University or start it from new

Tue, 2017-10-31 00:00
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