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Landmark report reveals children’s activity levels for the first time

Fri, 2018-12-28 00:00
New research published by Sport England, carried out independently by Ipsos MORI, reveals the scale of the challenge to help the nation’s children be more active, and the benefits that sport and physical activity can bring.  

Edinburgh Big Weekend 2019

Fri, 2018-12-28 00:00
Friday 25th to Sunday 27th January 2019 

Orienteering routes for everyone from beginners to experts

Thu, 2018-12-27 00:00
Orienteering with the Forestry Commission England.

A perfect remedy to the inevitable over-indulgence of Christmas!

Wed, 2018-12-26 00:00
A perfect remedy to the inevitable over-indulgence of Christmas.  Whether you are visiting family and friends or staying at home find a Permanent Orienteering Course and explore somewhere different.  Download a map and go!

Season's Greetings!

Tue, 2018-12-25 00:00
British Orienteering wishes all members a festive and fun-filled day!

Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Update

Mon, 2018-12-24 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd wishes you all the best over the festive season and looks forward to seeing you all in Strathearn (Highland Perthshire and Stirling) at the end of July.

Gruffalo Orienteering - fun family map reading challenge

Sun, 2018-12-23 00:00
Gruffalo Orienteering  

Tis' the season... for Orienteering!

Sat, 2018-12-22 00:00
Trying to think of something different to do with your friends and family over the festive season? 

British Orienteering Championships weekend, Yorkshire, 4th-6th May 2019

Fri, 2018-12-21 00:00
The British Orienteering Championships weekend 2019 will be hosted by the clubs of the Yorkshire and Humberside Orienteering Association, on 4th, 5th and 6th May 2019.

National Office - Christmas / New Year

Thu, 2018-12-20 00:00
The National Office will close for Christmas and New Year on:  Friday 21 December 2018 until Wednesday 2 January 2019. National Office will re-open as usual at 9 am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. With best wishes for the festive season.

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.