News from British Orienteering

MTBO World Cup Final

This weekend the world’s MTB Orienteers are heading to Portugal for the World Cup Final. The program is Middle Distance, Long Distance and the final Sprint on Sunday.

Map Updates to ISOM 2017 by 1st Jan 2019

Already Christmas seems not too far away and with it the deadline of 1st Jan 2019 approaches, by which time maps used for all levels of event should be drawn to ISOM 2017.

Major Events Consultant

British Orienteering is pleased to announce that Helen Errington from Maprunner has been awarded a short-term contract to support British Orienteering’s Major Events, in particular the JK 2019 which is being held in the South Central Region from 19th – 22nd April 2019 in the Aldershot and Newbury ar...

WCOC win Peter Palmer Junior Relays for a third successive year!

The Peter Palmer Junior Relays successfully took place last weekend September 8-9th at Tankersley near Sheffield.  South Yorkshire Orienteers (SYO) organised an excellent event, including training on Saturday, overnight accommodation for all teams and the main relay event starting in the dark at 5 a...

Orienteering Foundation Coaching Day

The Orienteering Foundation is pleased to announce support for another coaching day on Saturday 10th November 2018 in the Lake District.

World Cup Round 3 and Pre WOC 2019

World Cup Round 3 took place in Sarpsbog, Norway from 31st August - 2nd September 2018. With Sarpsborg being the location for the World Orienteering Championships 2019 these races were a great opportunity to do some racing in similar terrain.

Association and Club Conference 2018

Notice of Meeting A Conference of Association and Club representatives will be held on Saturday, 20th October at The Studio in Birmingham.

British Sprint and Middle Championships 2018 Roundup

The British Sprint and Middle Distance Championships held this weekend at the University of Bath and Stockhill near Wells in Somerset, provided the perfect start to the action packed new season of orienteering.

UK Orienteering League - Listing Error

We have been made aware that inadvertently that there has been a mistake in the events that form the UK Orienteering League.

Club Junior Development - South Ribble Orienteering Club

SROC (or Red Rose Orienteers as we market ourselves locally) have about 120 total members in total. Of those, we have 26 Juniors in 16 families plus 1 Junior without a family! (well, not in the club anyway).  So juniors are 22% of our membership.

Development Update by Craig Anthony, Head of Development

12 months since British Orienteering received confirmation of funding from Sport England I felt it was a suitable time to provide an update on what that funding is enabling us to do for orienteering.