News from British Orienteering

Growing participation in orienteering in England

Sport England has today published the latest data from the Active Lives Survey, a comprehensive snapshot of the nation’s sport and physical activity habits, based on a sample of almost 200,000 respondents.

Interland 2018

In the 2018 Interland match, England were narrowly beaten by the Belgian (Flanders) team. This year hosted by Nederlandse Oriënteringsloop Bond (NOLB) on 11 March in the woods and dunes of Herperduin, near Oss in North Brabant (Netherlands), Interland takes place annually between England, two Belgia...

Have Your Say - Use Your Vote!

The agenda for the AGM and related information, including arrangements for proxy voting, has now been published on the AGM page. All members should have received the AGM booklet either by email or post. 

Compass Sport Cup Heats

The majority of the CompassSport Cup Regional Heats took place this past Sunday on a mainly bright and breezy day. The sole exception being the South West heat which has been postponed. Across the events, there were almost 2,500 people competing this weekend.

Peak Raid 3

The ‘Peak Raid 3’ series of events have been held each autumn/winter for the past 4 years and over that time they have grown in popularity. The events follow a simple format of a 3-hour score format with 15 controls totalling 500 points, which has enabled all abilities to enjoy the challenge of test...

Tribute to Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister, who died on Saturday at the age of 88, has been described as "one of the greatest inspirational figures in the history of British sport".

PETZL Head Torch Review

Review and photos by Graham Gristwood, 2018 British Night Orienteering Championships male winner.

Office Closure

Due to the adverse weather conditions, the National Office has been closed from 13:00. (Wednesday 28th February)

Scottish Orienteering Association Board Vacancies

The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is the national governing body of the sport of orienteering in Scotland.  We are seeking to appoint a number of elected Directors to our Board at our AGM in May as part of a restructuring exercise.  The Directors will also fill the role of Trustees of the ...