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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.

UK Elite Orienteering League Returns for 2019

Tue, 2018-11-20 00:00
The countdown to the 2019 UK Elite Orienteering League is on, and it is set to be another cracker. 12 rounds over 5 weekends will reveal who are the best all-round orienteers in the country. 

Julie Cleary (LOK) takes on an Orienteering Control Challenge

Mon, 2018-11-19 00:00
London Orienteering Klubb longstanding member and controller Julie Cleary has decided to take up an Orienteering Control Challenge to give back to her chosen charity of 'The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia.'

On-line training now available on YouTube

Sun, 2018-11-18 00:00
Following the pilot of online training, we’re pleased to announce that all three sessions are now available to view on YouTube.

Southern Championships (UKOL) - Sunday 25 November 2018

Sat, 2018-11-17 00:00
2018 Southern Championships is taking place on Sunday 25 November. Hindhead and The Devil's Punchbowl Jennie Taylor Communication Officer caught up with Stephen McKinley (Southern Navigators) the official organiser for this year's Southern Championships set to take place on Sunday 25 this m...

British Schools Orienteering Championships 2018

Fri, 2018-11-16 00:00
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November 2018

Early bird discount closes on Sunday 18 November!

Thu, 2018-11-15 00:00
British Orienteering Coaching Conference 2019. Saturday 12 January and Sunday 13 January 2019  The University of Nottingham Humanities Building

British Orienteering Youth Camps bring young people together

Thu, 2018-11-15 00:00
44 young people aged 11-14 years from Yorkshire & Humberside, East Midlands and South East regions assembled at two youth activity camps in October.

NCT, Bolton Council and SELOC host Halloween Xplorer events

Wed, 2018-11-14 00:00
Half term in Bolton saw a new partnership form to help deliver Xplorer events whilst introducing and promoting club orienteering events to hundreds of new people.

Athlete-Centred Coaching in Action

Tue, 2018-11-13 00:00
Six M/W15 juniors assembled in Stirling for a busy training weekend during October half-term as part of a British Orienteering learning pilot around youth retention. Lead coach Chris Smithard, a member of the British Senior Squad, welcomed the teenagers for the first of a series of three linked sess...

Southern Night Championships (UKOL) - Saturday 24 November 2018

Mon, 2018-11-12 00:00
Guildford Orienteers presents the Southern Night Championships 2018 (Level B) at Puttenham Common and Britty Wood on Saturday 24 November.

2019 Senior GB Squad Announced

Sun, 2018-11-11 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce the Senior GBR Squad for 2019. The squad features 25 athletes, 15 men and 10 women, with a wide range of experience.