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Free Live Mapping Webinars - Part 1: All set for Tuesday 20 April, 7.30pm.

Fri, 16/04/2021 - 00:00
If you want to whet your appetite for all things orienteering mapping, ask questions to our experienced mappers or indeed help us share knowledge then please do join us and register for these free live webinars. All attendees will also be sent follow up useful resources, guidance and documents to he...
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First British Championships for over 15 months!

Fri, 16/04/2021 - 00:00
5th - 6th June 2021
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Thriving Clubs for a New Generation: introducing British Orienteering’s new strategy

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 00:00
Thriving Clubs for a New Generation are at the heart of the new British Orienteering Strategy to strengthen the sport in this country. It will allow us to engage with a new generation via a thriving club network.
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Update about World Orienteering Day 2021: Save the Date! 19 - 25 May 2021

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 00:00
Source:  On behalf of Tom Hollowell, IOF Secretary General / CEO
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Newcomer Retention Group – Call for Volunteer Members

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 00:00
On behalf of Neil Cameron, Project Leader for the Orienteering Foundation
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Are You Ready to Spring into Action?

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 00:00
We are all looking forward to returning to orienteering when the Government’s restrictions allow us to. British Orienteering is looking forward to seeing orienteers out doing what they enjoy the most.  
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British Orienteering Roadmap (England)

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 00:00
British Orienteering’s Roadmap for returning to orienteering in England can be found here.
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Martin Hyman 3 July 1933 – 3 April 2021

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 00:00
British Orienteering was very sad to hear the news of the death of Martin Hyman earlier this month, at the age of 87.
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BOKs first post-lockdown event at Pen Hill took place on Saturday, 3 April

Fri, 09/04/2021 - 00:00
Report Carol Iddles, Chair of Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK)
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British Orienteering Appoints New Independent Non Executive Director

Fri, 09/04/2021 - 00:00
British Orienteering is pleased to announce that experienced financial and inclusion professional Laura Kaye Tomlinson has joined its board of directors, providing valuable strategic expertise to the organisation’s leadership team.
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South Ribble Orienteers enjoy an Easter Cracker at Lancaster University

Thu, 08/04/2021 - 00:00
Report & Photos by Martyn Roome, South Ribble Orienteering Club (SROC) Development Officer
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Two Part Series of Mapping Webinars - bookings are now open!

Thu, 08/04/2021 - 00:00
For beginner mappers, would be mappers or those just looking to understand a bit more about how our maps are made, why not join us for a 2-part webinar series introducing some on the concepts and principles of Orienteering Mapping.
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Volunteers Thank You Video

Wed, 07/04/2021 - 00:00
As sport and physical activity continues its gradual and long-awaited reopening, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE has joined forces with Sport England and a host of sporting organisations to pay tribute to volunteers up and down the country who have helped keep spirits high over the course of the la...
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Updated GB Senior Selection Policy 2021

Wed, 07/04/2021 - 00:00
The ongoing impact to the domestic and international calendar as a result of COVID-19 impacts has meant that some changes are needed to the senior selection policy for this season. A new version has now been published to the website here, with the revised areas of the document highlighted to show wh...
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Junior Selection Document for 2021

Wed, 07/04/2021 - 00:00
The  Junior Selection 2021 document has now been published and is now available on the British Orienteering website here.
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Eborienteers enjoy first return to orienteering event in England

Thu, 01/04/2021 - 00:00
Report by Steve Whitehead member of Eborienteers and Organiser
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Job Opportunity - SOA Development Officer - East Region

Wed, 31/03/2021 - 00:00
The SOA are seeking a motivated individual to enhance our development team and focus on development in the East Region. We offer a 2 year contract on a 2day/week basis. The role outline is here.
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2021 TrailO Selection Policy has now been published

Tue, 30/03/2021 - 00:00
The TrailO Selection Policy has now been published on the British Orienteering website and can be found here.
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Bringing Orienteering back ‘real’ in a newly adapted normal – Lincoln Orienteering Group’s Stoke Rochford, East Midlands event 11th April

Tue, 30/03/2021 - 00:00
With Lockdown restrictions being eased across all areas of England as the country moves to Step 1 of the Government's roadmap. This will mean that organised outdoor orienteering, including competitions and coaching, can resume in England from Monday 29 March 2021.
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#JKMemories Online 2021

Mon, 29/03/2021 - 00:00
Easter is on the horizon and that usually means the JK for many of us but sadly this event cannot go ahead again this year.
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