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Winter 2018 Festive Xplorer Events

Fri, 2018-12-14 00:00
Looking to take part in a fun and festive activity?  Look no further!  

Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield 2019

Fri, 2018-12-14 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the plans in 2019 for the annual Yvette Baker junior inter-club competitions.

Tick one thing off your to do list before Christmas, book onto the 2019 Coaching conference now.

Wed, 2018-12-12 00:00
The festival period is rapidly closing in so don’t forget to tick one thing off your to-do list and book your place on the 2019 coaching conference. 

GCSE Orienteering: A Guide To Completing The Open Consultation

Fri, 2018-12-07 00:00
We know that there is an enormous amount of passion and willingness to support the reinstatement of Orienteering to the list of assessed GCSE sports, and hope that you will be able to help us to achieve this.

2019 Senior Squad Support Roles Available

Thu, 2018-12-06 00:00
British Orienteering looking to appoint a number of volunteer support roles to work with the Senior Squad for 2019. Roles are available to support the squad to prepare for and at IOF World Cups and the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships. 

British Orienteering supports campaign for children's #righttobeactive

Thu, 2018-12-06 00:00
British Orienteering is proud to support the Sport and Recreation Alliance #RightToBeActive campaign, which asks all of society to join the call for the government to embed the fundamental right of all children to be active into policy, regulations and legislation.

British Orienteering Annual Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Open!

Wed, 2018-12-05 00:00
There are thousands of people who are committed to the development and delivery of orienteering within the UK each year. British Orienteering is looking for nominees for our 2018 awards and wants to recognise and reward some of the great work being done across the sport of orienteering by our clubs,...

WADA Prohibited List 2019: What you need to know

Tue, 2018-12-04 00:00
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and Pentathlon GB wants to ensure you know all the key details before it comes into effect on 1 January.

British Orienteering Membership Renewal for 2019

Tue, 2018-12-04 00:00
Quick reminder! Please ensure you renew your membership by Friday 14th December 2019 if you intend to enter events online or attend events on or after the 1st January 2019.

Graham Gristwood appointed as Technical Director for the World Championships 2022

Mon, 2018-12-03 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd and Scottish Orienteering Association on behalf of the WOC 2022 Steering Group have appointed Graham Gristwood as Technical Director for this prestigious event. Graham takes on the role with immediate effect.

Talent Squad Feedback

Fri, 2018-11-30 00:00
At the end of each international season, the Talent and Performance Steering Group meets to review the season and ensure that future work continues to deliver against the Podium Success objectives of the strategic plan. You can find the minutes from the latest meeting here.  

Have you booked onto the 2019 Coaching conference yet? Look at what you could be missing out on.

Fri, 2018-11-30 00:00
Taking place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019, make sure you start the year with the best coaching advice going. 

Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering 2019

Wed, 2018-11-28 00:00
19th April - 22nd April - entries now open!

2019 Scottish 6 Days

Wed, 2018-11-28 00:00
SCOTTISH 6 DAYS ORIENTEERING 28 July to 3 August 2019

IOF Seeking Members for the IT Commission

Wed, 2018-11-28 00:00
The IOF is entering into a new strategic period. They have identified the need to strengthen certain IOF Commissions with new members and are requesting nominations for the IOF IT Commission.

British Orienteering Annual Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Open!

Mon, 2018-11-26 00:00
There are thousands of people who are committed to the development and delivery of orienteering within the UK each year. British Orienteering is looking for nominees for our 2018 awards and wants to recognise and reward some of the great work being done across the sport of orienteering by our clubs,...

British Schools Orienteering Championships 2018 - THE RESULTS !

Fri, 2018-11-23 00:00
2018 BRITISH SCHOOLS ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS, Blackburn, Lancashire Sunday 18th November 2018 Witton Country Park, Blackburn, Lancashire.

World Orienteering Day 2019

Thu, 2018-11-22 00:00
Save the date! World Orienteering Day in 2019 is being held between in May 2019, between May 15th and May 21st and any orienteering activity held can be registered as a World Orienteering Day event.

Tick Tracking and Reporting Project

Wed, 2018-11-21 00:00
By Rita Ribeiro, PhD student, Scotland’s Rural College and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, and Dr Harriet Auty, Veterinary Epidemiologist, Scotland’s Rural College.  

UK Orienteering League (UKOL) Update

Tue, 2018-11-20 00:00
There is now just one weekend left (two races) in the 2018 UK Orienteering League. The final races are the Southern Night Championships and the Southern Championships, to be held on 24th/25th November, hosted by Guildford Orienteers and Southern Navigators.

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