British Orienteering News

Big Entry for 37th CompassSport Cup Final

The CompassSport Cup Final on Sunday 17 October 2021, hosted by South Yorkshire Orienteers (SYO), at Hesley and. Tankersley, Sheffield, has attracted over 800 entries from 24 clubs, 10 in the Cup and 14 in the Trophy competition. Moravian Orienteers are the furthest competing teams making a 850-mile...

Performance Pathway Programme - Update

British Orienteering is pleased to announce the appointment of a new management team for the revamped Talent programme, part of the recently updated Performance Pathway. As a result of the formal application process, the following individuals have been appointed as managers for Talent Scotland (Judy...

UK Orienteering League Races 2021 Update

The last few weeks have seen the successful hosting of four further top-quality UK Orienteering League races, as part of the Caddihoe Chase weekend in Hampshire, closely followed by the British Champs weekend in Devon.  In total 10 of the UK Orienteering League (UKOL) races in the 2021 season have t...

Edinburgh University Elite Athlete Admissions for 2022

EUOC BUCS Champions 2019 The Performance Orienteering Programme at the University offers professional coaching, strength & conditioning, physiotherapy, sport psychology and performance lifestyle support, weekly training sessions and international training camps in a high performance orienteeri...

Leadership Opportunities at the IOF

As previously announced in June of this year, IOF Secretary General/Chief Executive Officer Tom Hollowell, will retire from the position. In the first round of applications which ended July 31, no qualified candidates were identified. Over the past years the operations of the IOF have grown and the ...

BOC 21 - Update

The headline news is that the weekend of orienteering at Braunton Burrows is still on. The team has put a lot of effort into making it a great orienteering experience, and we look forward to welcoming you to the dunes.

#NationalFitnessDay : What is a Virtual (GPS) Orienteering Course?

A Virtual Orienteering Course is a set of checkpoints spread around a park or town, created for you to complete, and capture with your smartphone or GPS watch. Together with a map showing where they all are, with the right App your smartphone can magically become a brilliant orienteering device and ...