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Stuck for something to do in the Easter Holidays?

Mon, 2018-03-26 00:00
More and more people are discovering that orienteering is a fun and challenging activity that gets them exploring the great outdoors. They are gaining new skills in finding their way in unknown terrain and crossing rough and sometimes hilly ground. You are always discovering somewhere new! It's ...

British Orienteering Coaching Conference 2019

Mon, 2018-03-26 00:00
Please find this advance notice of dates and venue for the British Orienteering Coaching Conference 2019. 

Spring into action...and try orienteering

Sat, 2018-03-24 00:00
The clocks change this weekend which means time springs forward by one hour (BST).  

Growing participation in orienteering in England

Thu, 2018-03-22 00:00
Sport England has today published the latest data from the Active Lives Survey, a comprehensive snapshot of the nation’s sport and physical activity habits, based on a sample of almost 200,000 respondents.

Sports Governing Bodies Launch New Scheme to Beat Older Adult Inactivity and Loneliness with Fun and Games

Thu, 2018-03-22 00:00
Older adult wellbeing expert Oomph! partners with professional bodies for volleyball, weightlifting, orienteering and boccia to bring healthy competition to over 55s

Deaf Olympics – British Orienteering

Wed, 2018-03-21 00:00
British Orienteering are working with UK Deaf Sport to understand the demand for and potential of a Great Britain orienteering team entering the Deaflympics in 2021.

Interland 2018

Fri, 2018-03-16 00:00
In the 2018 Interland match, England were narrowly beaten by the Belgian (Flanders) team. This year hosted by Nederlandse Oriënteringsloop Bond (NOLB) on 11 March in the woods and dunes of Herperduin, near Oss in North Brabant (Netherlands), Interland takes place annually between England, two Belgia...

Have Your Say - Use Your Vote!

Thu, 2018-03-15 00:00
The agenda for the AGM and related information, including arrangements for proxy voting, has now been published on the AGM page. All members should have received the AGM booklet either by email or post. 

Compass Sport Cup Heats

Thu, 2018-03-15 00:00
The majority of the CompassSport Cup Regional Heats took place this past Sunday on a mainly bright and breezy day. The sole exception being the South West heat which has been postponed. Across the events, there were almost 2,500 people competing this weekend.

Association Club Employer Liability Insurance – includes work by Volunteers

Thu, 2018-03-15 00:00
It is important to be aware that your Association or Club should carry the same duty of care towards a volunteer as it would towards an employee.

Peak Raid 3

Mon, 2018-03-12 00:00
The ‘Peak Raid 3’ series of events have been held each autumn/winter for the past 4 years and over that time they have grown in popularity. The events follow a simple format of a 3-hour score format with 15 controls totalling 500 points, which has enabled all abilities to enjoy the challenge of test...

Tribute to Sir Roger Bannister

Tue, 2018-03-06 00:00
Sir Roger Bannister, who died on Saturday at the age of 88, has been described as "one of the greatest inspirational figures in the history of British sport".

Following on from BNC Weekend 2018 - Torch Trails

Mon, 2018-03-05 00:00
BNC Weekend 2018 - Torch Trails

British Orienteering membership - check out these money off discounts

Fri, 2018-03-02 00:00
Thinking of booking a holiday or short break away?

PETZL Head Torch Review

Fri, 2018-03-02 00:00
Review and photos by Graham Gristwood, 2018 British Night Orienteering Championships male winner.

JK2018 - four days of great orienteering ahead

Fri, 2018-03-02 00:00
The West Midlands Orienteering Association welcomes you to Cannock Chase for the 51st JK competition. There are four days of great orienteering ahead of you on areas separated by a maximum of 15 miles!

Badaquish Training Camp Report - Angus Harrington

Thu, 2018-03-01 00:00
British Orienteering's Talent Squad's Training Camp held in Badaquish, Aviemore, Scotland on Thursday 15 - Sunday 18 February 2018.

British Orienteering Championships 2018 - Balmoral

Thu, 2018-03-01 00:00
Saturday 19 May and Sunday 20 May 2018

Elite Athlete Winter Training Series - Interview #12: with Jo Shepherd

Thu, 2018-03-01 00:00
Winter Training and Motivation: Athlete Focus