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World Orienteering Day 2018 – Snapshot of Orienteering Activity in the UK

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
World Orienteering Day events were held this year between May 23rd and May 29th, 2018. 

Triple Tamar 2018

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
Tamar Triple 2018 - 3 fantastic days of orienteering! Bank Holiday Weekend 26 - 28 May 2018 Many orienteers navigated their way down to the south-west this Bank Holiday weekend.

A Big Orienteering Thank You!

Fri, 2018-06-01 00:00
National Volunteer Week launches today (1 June 2018) and British Orienteering wishes to extend its gratitude to everyone involved in clubs and delivering events, across the country, who’s efforts every week ensure that the sport continues to be enjoyed by thousands of people. 

The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 (UKOL) - Long distance event

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
The Scottish Orienteering Championships 2018 including a UKOL event were held over Achagour & Dulsie, just southwest of Darnaway but very different in character. Parts of Achagour were first used by M/W21E at the Scottish 6 Days in 2013 (Day 6), and again at Highland 2015 (Day 1). The map was revise...

Selection Announcements: Euromeeting, Denmark

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
Euromeeting  21st - 23rd September 2018 in The Triangle Region, Denmark  Euromeeting presents a great opportunity for a number of athletes to gain international experience. The team is a mixture of younger athletes making the transition to senior competition accompanied by some more experience...

Selection Announced: FISU World University Orienteering Championships

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
17th July – 21st July 2018 in Kuortane, Finland  British Orienteering is pleased to announce selections for the FISU World University Orienteering Championships which take place this July in Finland.  

Selection for International Orienteering Federation (IOF) World Cups 3 and 4

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce selections for IOF World Cups 3 and 4.  

Selection for Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2018

Thu, 2018-05-31 00:00
  British Orienteering is pleased to announce the team for the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships taking place from 3rd to 12th August 2018 in Riga/Sigulda, Latvia.

South Midlands Orienteering Club achieves Clubmark accreditation

Tue, 2018-05-29 00:00
We are delighted to announce that South Midlands Orienteering Club (SMOC) has achieved Clubmark accreditation.

Scottish Relay Championships in Burghead

Tue, 2018-05-29 00:00
The Scottish Relay Championships were held in glorious sunshine at Burghead and Roseisle North on 27 May 2018. With almost 150 teams and over 400 competitors, the atmosphere was firmly in the festival mode as the Moray coast dazzled visitors from near and far.

All the Fun of the Fair 2018 - entry deadline 3 June 2018

Sun, 2018-05-27 00:00
Morpeth Fair is being held on the weekend of the 9 and 10 June 2018.

SARUM Orienteering Club's New Junior Programme

Sat, 2018-05-26 00:00
The new British Orienteering youth strategy “Every Junior Matters” asks all clubs to cater for juniors and families.  

Get into Orienteering! Why not try a new sport?

Fri, 2018-05-25 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 ...

The Tamar Triple 2018 - this Bank Holiday Weekend (26-28 May)

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
This is the 13th Tamar Triple, which takes place every other year on the second May bank holiday weekend, somewhere “within striking distance” of the river Tamar.

Scottish Championships 2018 - Individual (UKOL) and Relay this weekend!

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May, Nairnshire and Moray, Scotland.

Sport Endurance Open Evening - THURSDAY 31 MAY

Fri, 2018-05-25 00:00
Venue:  Sheffield Hallam University

British Trail Orienteering Championships 2018 took place at Crathes Castle

Thu, 2018-05-24 00:00
The 2018 British Trail Orienteering Championships were staged on Sunday 20 May at nearby Crathes Castle, Scotland.   

World Orienteering Day - 23 May 2018

Wed, 2018-05-23 00:00
World Orienteering Day - Wednesday 23 May 2018

World Orienteering Day - Are You Ready?

Tue, 2018-05-22 00:00
Please read the World Orienteering Day Newsletter published by the IOF below!

Liverpool Big Weekend kicks off on 6-7 October 2018

Mon, 2018-05-21 00:00
You now have an extra reason to come to the UK Orienteering League Liverpool Big Weekend on 6-7 October. In addition to Formby Sand Dunes on Saturday 6 October (entry limit 500) and UK Urban League sprints around the University area on Sunday 7 October, there is a major event, finally announced, for...