News from British Orienteering

Overview of this year’s Association Club Conference

Liz Goodwin, Administrative Assistant signing delegates in on arrival. 39 representatives from Clubs and Associations navigated their way from throughout the UK to The Studio in Leeds to attend British Orienteering’s Club and Association Conference last Saturday on 14 October 2017. 

UK Orienteering League 2017 - plenty of points still up for grabs!

With the end of the year fast approaching we only have two more UK Orienteering League events to go! There are lots more points up for grabs at the remaining competitions. Events 19 & 20 = Southampton City Centre Urban Race (Saturday 4 November) and Southern Championships / November Classic (Sunday ...

British Orienteering to work with Oomph!

British Orienteering is delighted to announce we will be working with Oomph! to develop orienteering as part of their wider community programme.

Northern Ireland Active Clubs Coordinator Maternity Cover

British Orienteering is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to the post of Active Clubs Coordinator (Maternity Cover). The role is full time and for a minimum of 6 months. The role is home based with travel required across Northern Ireland.

Junior Home Internationals 2017 – England in narrow win!

England took the win by just 3 points at the Junior Home Internationals in Dolgellau, mid-Wales at the weekend 7-8 October. They went into the lead after the individual day on Saturday, and although Scotland put up a good fight, winning both Junior Men’s & Women’s Relays on Sunday, England won overa...

Round Up of the GB team at latest Orienteering World Cup - Round 4, Switzerland

The World Cup Final weekend saw three exciting races in Grindelwald, Switzerland. Almost 200 athletes from 23 nations took part. The British team consisted of Jo Shepherd, Catherine Taylor, Alexander Chepelin, Jonathan Crickmore, Graham Gristwood, Hector Haines, Ralph Street, Chris Smithard.

GB athletes excel at the Junior European Cup

The final international junior competition of the 2017 season saw a strong contingent from Great Britain make their way across to the small thermal spa town of Fürstenfeld in south-east Austria to compete against several of the best nations in the Junior European Cup. The format of the weekend compr...

New Members and Incentive Scheme Matter to Moravian Orienteers

Interested to find out more Jennie Taylor (JT), Communications Officer at British Orienteering contacted Moravian Orienteering Club to find out more about how the club had recently recruited large numbers of new members and ask what the club is doing to retain them.

New England Development Officers Join The Team

By Craig Anthony I’m pleased to announce that this week we welcome two new members of the team to British Orienteering. Peter Brooke and Phil Conway join the Development team as England Development Officers. Fully funded by Sport England these posts complete the team of 4 England Development Officer...

Orienteering Foundation Coaching Day - 10 February 2018

The Orienteering Foundation is pleased to announce a coaching day that will take place on Saturday 10 February 2018. The day will be held in the South Lakes (exact venue TBC) and will run from 10:00 to 15:00. Participants can be of any standard other than absolute beginners.

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