Welcome to Berkshire Orienteers

17 March 2019: BKO steps up a gear for the CompassSport Cup

Each year, the club competes against other clubs in the region in a heat for the national CompassSport Cup.  Under the leadership of Club Captain, Martin Wilson, the last few years have seen a steady improvement in our showing at this this event.  Having been often seen as the weakest club in the region, Martin has gradually shown us that we can take on, and beat, some of the local competition.  This year saw us competing in the New Forest against strong teams from Southern Navigators, Thames Valley OC and the home team of Southampton OC.  It was a great team effort involving members of all

16 March 2019: Swinley West - CANCELLED

Unfortunately, due to problems with permissions for our event scheduled for 16th March at Swinley East, we have reluctantly had to cancel the event.

Our next scheduled event is the JK festival in April.

6 March 2019 - Club Newsletter gains further awards

The arrival of the February issue of CompassSport magazine this week brought good news for the club.  In the annual ‘Newsletter Awards’ announced in the issue, the Berkshire Orienteers Newsletter was recognised for 3 different reasons.

Berkshire Orienteers (BKO) is the orienteering club for Berkshire and surrounding areas, including the towns of Reading, Maidenhead, Bracknell, Slough, Windsor and Newbury and their immediate locations together with some members from the northern parts of Hampshire and Surrey.

What is Orienteering? - Orienteering is the sport of competitive navigation.
For more, see our What is Orienteering page or our Saturday Events page.

Key Dates

Date Level Event Location Town Postcode Gridref
Sun, 21/04/2019 Level A Jan Kjellström long distance Cold Ash Newbury RG18 9UG SU521723
Sun, 12/05/2019 Level C Regional Event Rushall Woods Bradfield RG7 6DN SU576733
Sun, 06/10/2019 Level C Regional Event Bucklebury Common (SCOL) Thatcham RG7 6PD SU571696
Sun, 26/01/2020 Level A Southern Championships Long Valley North Blackwater TBA TBA