Orienteering News

Selection Race Update - Entries are now open!

British Orienteering News - Mon, 10/08/2020 - 00:00
Having spent much of the past three days working on the final details, we can announce that we will be holding the Selection Race Weekend on 28th-30th August in the Southern Lakes.
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British Orienteering 2020 Virtual Annual General Meeting Update

British Orienteering News - Mon, 10/08/2020 - 00:00
Minutes of the 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM)
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National Campaign Sees Permanent Orienteering Courses Boom

British Orienteering News - Fri, 07/08/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering recently launched a national campaign 'Outdoor Adventure Awaits' on 18 June promoting Permanent Orienteering Courses across the UK. 
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Permanent Orienteering Courses are not just for Newcomers

British Orienteering News - Fri, 07/08/2020 - 00:00
Permanent Orienteering Courses are one of the first steps on the way to re-starting our sport of orienteering in a socially distanced way.  Jennie Taylor Communications Officer caught up with Stephen Borrill member of West Anglian Orienteering Club and Volunteer Permanent Orienteering Course Coordi...
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Use Your British Orienteering Membership To Save You Money

British Orienteering News - Thu, 06/08/2020 - 00:00
Making your British Orienteering Membership Work for You.
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Lagan Valley Orienteers held first proper timed event since March

British Orienteering News - Wed, 05/08/2020 - 00:00
Mark Pruzina member of Lagan Valley Orienteers comments: 
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EYOC and Junior European Championships Update

British Orienteering News - Tue, 04/08/2020 - 00:00
No doubt many of you have seen this announcement from the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) on Friday (31 July 2020). This has meant the cancellation of JWOC 2020 and the replacement of Portugal with Turkey in 2021. Also, EYOC is going ahead, but will be rebranded as EJOC (European Junior...
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2020 Junior and MTB World Championships cancelled, European Youth Orienteering Championships to include juniors

British Orienteering News - Fri, 31/07/2020 - 00:00
International Orienteering Federation (IOF); 31 July 2020. The IOF Council, at its digital meeting held today July 31st, decided that the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2020 scheduled to be held in Turkey in October and the World Mountainbike Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC) 2020...
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Are your details up to date on the British Orienteering database?

British Orienteering News - Fri, 31/07/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering are committed to ensuring a safe return of Orienteering and your details may be required by your local government's tracking teams. Steps to edit your details:
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Final Reminder - 2020 AGM takes place online 1 August. Have you voted yet?

British Orienteering News - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 00:00
Final reminder to all members.  The 2020 British Orienteering Annual General Meeting (AGM) takes place this Saturday 1 August at 5pm.
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Juniors across the world battle it out in a series of challenges

British Orienteering News - Tue, 28/07/2020 - 00:00
The Junior Weekend saw juniors from across the globe battle it out in a series of virtual challenges testing skills like routechoice, map memory and contour interpretation.
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Changes to the embargo rules for the (now 2024) Edinburgh WOC

British Orienteering News - Fri, 24/07/2020 - 00:00
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) have reset the embargo for Edinburgh from now, July 2020.
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Celebrating the First Return to Orienteering

British Orienteering News - Fri, 17/07/2020 - 00:00
The Isle of Man Orienteering Klubb (IOM OK) have organised their first orienteering event since lockdown.
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Return to Orienteering Guidance for the UK

British Orienteering News - Thu, 16/07/2020 - 00:00
As a sport, we must work together to resume orienteering responsibly and within the relevant Government guidance.
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Pendle Forest Orienteers Deliver Successful School Project

British Orienteering News - Thu, 16/07/2020 - 00:00
By Kay Hawke member of Pendle Forest Orienteers and who was instrumental in setting up the project with the local School Sports Coordinator.
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Phase 3 Guidelines and Event Guidance Goes Live in Scotland

British Orienteering News - Thu, 16/07/2020 - 00:00
Report by Fiona Keir, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA)
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British Orienteering Launches Event Safety eLearning

British Orienteering News - Thu, 16/07/2020 - 00:00
To help support our members and participants in these social distancing times, British Orienteering is developing and providing a range of eLearning resources to go alongside our qualifications and awards to support, engage and provide extra information for those who wish to extend their learning.
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Junior International Competitions

British Orienteering News - Wed, 15/07/2020 - 00:00
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) have recently announced the rearranged dates for the two main junior international competitions, EYOC and JWOC, with them being provisionally tabled now for 6-10th October (JWOC, Turkey) and 23-25th October (EYOC, Hungary). The IOF’s intention is to ma...
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COVID Safe Q and A Webinar Announced

British Orienteering News - Wed, 15/07/2020 - 00:00
To further support clubs and members with returning to orienteering, British Orienteering will be hosting a COVID Safe Q&A Webinar on Tuesday 21 July 2020 at 19:30.  
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Green Light Given to Return of Orienteering in England

British Orienteering News - Mon, 13/07/2020 - 00:00
British Orienteering are delighted to announce today that orienteering will return to England on Saturday 1 August 2020.
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