British Orienteering News
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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.
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
Southampton Orienteering Club is celebrating its 50th year.
In its third year, Sprint Scotland is proud to invite you to a weekend of high-quality sprint orienteering in Falkirk, Denny and Grangemouth.
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.
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...
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.
We are pleased to announce the final selection for the 2018 European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland taking place between 5th and 13th May.
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.
Easter Sunday marked the 100th birthday of the RAF which was formed on 1st April 1918 and over the course of the next few months, some amazing events will be happening around the country to mark the occasion.
Day 4: Monday 2 April – Relay – Beaudesert
Day 3: Sunday 1st April – Long – Beaudesert Hosted by Potteries Orienteering Club (POTOC) and Wrekin Orienteers (WRE).
Wass Forest Quick Reminder!
Day 2: Saturday 31st March – Middle – Brereton Spurs Hosted by Octavian Droobers (OD).
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Day 1: Friday 30th March – Sprint – MoD Stafford Hosted by Walton Chasers Orienteering Club (WCH) and Royal Signals Orienteering Club (RSOC). This year's JK kicked off today with a lightning fast Sprint around MOD Stafford.
Thank you to all of those who submitted nominations for the awards it is good to see so much activity going on to develop the sport and we thank all those volunteers and clubs who make orienteering happen across the country.
The West Midlands Orienteering Association is looking forward to welcoming competitors from across the UK and around the world to the 51st Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering today.
During the Jan Kjellstrom Festival of Orienteering that takes place across the Easter Weekend, the Royal Air Force will be celebrating their 100 year anniversary. One of these celebrations will be to launch an ambitious 100-day Baton Relay that will see currently serving personnel, cadets, veterans ...