British Orienteering News

Create your own Easter Magic at Home!

We are in an unprecedented position where all orienteering and similar sporting activities in the UK have been suspended, whilst at the same time being encouraged to keep active.

Celebrating the JK Online

Easter is on the horizon and that usually means the JK for many of us. British Orienteering would like to express thanks and do recognise the disappointment with all of those that were involved in organising this year’s JK and all who were planning on taking a trip to the North East.  Sadly with the...

2020 Yvette Baker Trophy Report

Report by Sarah Mansel, Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Coordinator The first three heats in this year’s Yvette Baker competitions have been completed.  Unfortunately, the Welsh heat was to be held at the Welsh Championships event on 29 February and it had to be cancelled due to heavy rain and flood...

Armchair Orienteering

By Duncan Bayliss, Wrekin Orienteers Can you really do orienteering from your sofa?  Well, during the current shut down of orienteering in the UK there is some good news that there is a surprising amount of orienteering fun to be had online. There are several orienteering games you can purchase suc...

Let’s Get Learning

Whilst we have much more time at home at the moment, why not look back over British Orienteering's webinar series and learn that new skill you always wanted to? 

Development Statement

During this unprecedented time, British Orienteering would like to thank all the orienteers across the country for their support in cancelling their events and activities. These decisions are not easy, and we all truly feel for the volunteers who have put in many hours of work in order to provide th...

World Orienteering Day 2020 Cancelled

Source:  Press Release: International Orienteering Federation The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) Council has made a decision regarding World Orienteering Day 2020 in light of the Corona (Covid-19) virus outbreak.