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SCOA Champs - November 22nd

SCOA News - Fri, 23/10/2020 - 11:12

I am pleased to say that SLOW have agreed that the OK Nuts event at Winterfold on the 22nd Nov can be used for the Champs, Covid permitting. SLOW are putting a full range of Colour courses from Black to White.

https://slow.org.uk/events/ok-nuts-invitation/

In order to be eligible for the champs you need to enter the appropriate colour class for your age. Running up is permitted as per tthe entry criteria which can be found here

 

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Get Active This Autumn - download free orienteering activities and get a chance to win fabulous prizes

British Orienteering News - Thu, 22/10/2020 - 00:00
Juniors and families are being encouraged to take part in Autumn Orienteering activities available for download and share a photo of their experiences to win fabulous prizes.
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All competitions and activities in Wales suspended with effect from 18:00, Friday 26th October

British Orienteering News - Wed, 21/10/2020 - 00:00
The First Minister has confirmed that Wales will enter a “fire break” lockdown at 6pm on Friday the 23rd October. This period will continue until the 9th of November.
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British Schools Orienteering Association – attendance at World Schools Orienteering Championships 2021

British Orienteering News - Mon, 19/10/2020 - 00:00
British Schools Orienteering Association (BSOA) have decided that in view of the pandemic along with Government Guidance on school trips abroad that BSOA is not currently looking to send a delegation to World Schools Championships in Orienteering 2021.
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Guidelines for Orienteering in England 16 October 2020

British Orienteering News - Fri, 16/10/2020 - 00:00
On 12 October the Prime Minister announced a new system of COVID-19 restrictions to replace the existing local lockdown measures in individual areas.
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New Videos Teach Orienteering Using Permanent Courses

British Orienteering News - Thu, 15/10/2020 - 00:00
Manchester and District Orienteering Club (MDOC) has launched 'Get Out & Go', a series of four new films targeted at novices and newcomers, thanks to a grant from Sport England.  Filmed in urban parks during Summer 2020, the short videos show beginners all the basics of orienteering, from th...
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Suspicious "Phishing" Emails

SCOA News - Tue, 13/10/2020 - 12:51

We are aware that suspicious emails are being sent to members of the orienteering community that appear to come from a named individual on the SCOA Committee.  These emails have a title such as "Sorry to bother you" and contain the simple message "<your name>, are you free at the moment?"  The message is signed with a committee member's name.

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Sharing and Discussing Club Experiences Webinar - 20 October, 7.30-8.45pm

British Orienteering News - Tue, 13/10/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering are pleased to invite you to a webinar on Tuesday evening next week.  This webinar is focused on bringing clubs together to talk about their club examples of how they have managed the return to orienteering, and to provide an opportunity to discuss and share experiences and ask ...
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Strategic Refresh Consultation and Market Research

British Orienteering News - Tue, 13/10/2020 - 00:00
The existing British Orienteering Strategic Plan was published in December 2016 and includes a SWOT analysis for the sport and the organisation, vision, mission and values, priorities, risks, and objectives and is overall a well packaged piece of work. This plan has become less relevant with the pas...
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COVID-Secure Orienteering Update 12 October 2020

British Orienteering News - Mon, 12/10/2020 - 00:00
Earlier today the Prime Minister announced a series of new measures to further control the spread of the virus, with new restrictions.
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October Outdoors - Lagan Valley Orienteers and The Outdoor Partnership NI

British Orienteering News - Mon, 12/10/2020 - 00:00
October Outdoors with Lagan Valley Orienteers and The Outdoor Partnership NI
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Despite the torrential all-day rain, Interlopers held first event since lockdown

British Orienteering News - Mon, 12/10/2020 - 00:00
Report by Katherine Ivory, member of Interlopers (INT). Interlopers Event held at Mortonhall on 3 October 2020. 
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British Orienteering supports World Mental Health Day 2020 - Today!

British Orienteering News - Sat, 10/10/2020 - 00:00
This year’s World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10 October) comes as the coronavirus pandemic strains our lives in ways that would have seemed impossible a year ago.
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Explore London with TfL’s Streetspace-inspired urban challenges

British Orienteering News - Fri, 09/10/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering has partnered with Transport for London (TfL) to create a season of active travel-inspired urban orienteering challenges, giving Londoners the chance to explore the city in a whole new way throughout September and October. 
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Any Weekend Plans? Outdoor Adventure Awaits in a Socially Distanced Way!

British Orienteering News - Fri, 09/10/2020 - 00:00
Permanent Orienteering Courses are a perfect way to discover and have an Outdoor Adventure, and can still be done within social distancing requirements!
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British Orienteering are supporting Parents in Sport Week 2020

British Orienteering News - Wed, 07/10/2020 - 00:00
Let’s talk about keeping children safe in sport
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Virtual Coaching Conference 2021

British Orienteering News - Fri, 02/10/2020 - 00:00
Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, the decision has been made to move the Coaching Conference planned for 2021, from its traditional January networking format, to online. 
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