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World Orienteering Day - 23 May 2018

World Orienteering Day - Wednesday 23 May 2018

World Orienteering Day takes place on 23 May this year, organised by the International Orienteering Federation (IOF), and all countries and particularly young people are encouraged to hold or participate in orienteering activities during the week 23-29 May 2018.

Don't forget to share all your photos with British Orienteering

World Orienteering Day is set to see thousands of orienteering events taking place across the world! Here in the UK, there are 78 events set to take place throughout the day.

Please help us to generate some momentum throughout the day! 
Please use social media and include #WorldOrienteeringDay and mention British Orienteering or @GBROrienteering

Please tell us how you are involved in the UK?  Please share by tagging British Orienteering @GBROrienteering and #WorldOrienteeringDay with a photo of your event or orienteering activity on the day. 





Help break a world record!  All clubs, schools, youth or outdoor groups across the UK are being asked to take part – it is for anyone who wants to give orienteering a try! 

Don’t forget to download and the wide range of FREE supporting resources hereFor example, a World Orienteering Day certificate to help celebrate the occasion. 

For more information about orienteering club’s events and activities click here.

Be part of it! For more information about World Orienteering Day visit

For more information about other orienteering activities, please visit