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The Final Closing Date for JK2019 Entries is this weekend!

Fri, 2019-03-22 00:00
Plans are now well advanced for the JK weekend. Course planning was finalised some time ago, and maps will be sent to the printers in the next few days. Organisers are currently working hard on sorting out the remaining organisational details, sorting out manning levels and shifts for helpers, and g...

Year of the Volunteer Funding: Calling All English Orienteering Clubs!

Fri, 2019-03-22 00:00
£250 Match Finding Available British Orienteering is pleased to announce that the application process for clubs in England to apply for match funding to support their own volunteer project is open.

Entries Open for Junior Selection Races, March-April 2019

Thu, 2019-03-21 00:00
Entries are now open for all the junior selection races for 2019. The results of these races, along with other criteria, will inform selection into the Talent Squad, invites to summer training camps and teams for the international junior competitions.

Participant Satisfaction Survey

Wed, 2019-03-20 00:00
In 2018 British Orienteering established a feedback programme to gather insight into the participant experience at local and regional events.

Calling All English Orienteering Clubs!

Mon, 2019-03-18 00:00

Coaching Newcomers Live Webinar

Mon, 2019-03-18 00:00
Do you want to hear more about a club initiative in coaching newcomers to your club? If the answer is yes, join us for our next live webinar on Thursday 28th March at 7pm.

World Orienteering Week - just now two months to go!

Fri, 2019-03-15 00:00
15th - 21st May 2019

Interland 2019 – Results

Thu, 2019-03-14 00:00
The England team won the Interland Cup last weekend (10th March) in the forests above the Abbey of Saint-Michel in the foothills of the Ardennes but finished second to OV Belgium in the Junior Cup. The Individual and team results are available from the links below:

FREE Webinar Today at 7pm: Social Media v Traditional Methods

Wed, 2019-03-13 00:00
Taking place tonight (Thursday 14th March) at 7 pm FREE Webinar - Communication, Social media v traditional methods.

More Snippets about 1969.....Is your Club or Association celebrating 50 years?

Wed, 2019-03-13 00:00
Clive Allen, Former British Orienteering Chairman has been again delving into British Orienteering's files and records held in the archive at The University of Sheffield. 

URBAN-O Explorers and Lagan Valley Orienteers

Wed, 2019-03-13 00:00
Urban-O Explorers and Community Satellite Hub of LVO The Urban-O Explorers are a Community Satellite Hub of Lagan Valley Orienteers.

South East Lancs Orienteering Club’s new initiative has positive start

Tue, 2019-03-12 00:00
South East Lancashire Orienteering Club (SELOC) recently started a new initiative to boost a number of areas within the club to great success.

World Orienteering Championships 2022

Mon, 2019-03-11 00:00
Event Director – Job Description

JK 2019 Closing Date Fast Approaching!

Sun, 2019-03-10 00:00
A reminder about the JK International Festival of Orienteering being held in Southern England this Easter. Pre-entries close on Sunday 24th March, just a few days away. Entry on the Day is available only for limited colour classes; all championship classes must be pre-entered. So if you have not ye...

UK Orienteering League – the Spring in Sheffield Weekend

Fri, 2019-03-08 00:00
The UK Orienteering League races 3 and 4 take place this weekend, as part of South Yorkshire Orienteer's (SYO's) “Spring in Sheffield” Weekend and Sheffield's month long Festival of the Outdoors.

The Scottish Orienteering League event was enjoyed by all

Fri, 2019-03-08 00:00
The Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League event at Birsemore, Aboyne on Sunday (24 February) was another unseasonably warm day which made the long walk to the start much more enjoyable!

This year’s British Night Championships was a great success.

Fri, 2019-03-08 00:00
Mar Orienteering Club (MAROC) and Scottish Orienteering welcomed competitors to the 2019 British Night Championships on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Muir of Dinnet, Ballater.

These Girls Can…and have!

Fri, 2019-03-08 00:00
British Orienteering is supporting International Women's Day (Friday 8 March 2019) today!

Performance Athlete Awards Announced

Thu, 2019-03-07 00:00
We are pleased to announce the athletes who have been selected to receive the Athlete Awards for 2019. The group of 10 athletes have all performed at a high level over the past two seasons and are recognised as Great Britain’s biggest medal hopes over the next 2 years.