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British Schools Score Orienteering Championships 2017

South Yorkshire Orienteers are set to host the 2017 BRITISH SCHOOLS SCORE CHAMPIONSHIPS on Saturday 14 October 2017 at Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield. S26 5PQ, on behalf of the British Schools Orienteering Association. 

All schools are welcome to enter a team to compete at this year’s British Schools Score Championships event being held in Sheffield.  This is a navigational competition where participants score points by visiting as many controls as possible in any order within a pre-specified time limit. 

Children need to be able to read an orienteering map and be confident in using basic navigational techniques, as well as having competed in at least three orienteering events at the appropriate standard for their age.

Children are welcome to attend independently of their school but the entry form must still be signed by the Headteacher.

Entry Forms are to be returned postmarked no later than
Friday 29th September 2017
to:  Emily Pieters, 24 Taptonville Road, Sheffield S10 5BR

OR by email to


If you have any enquiries email:  Peter Guillame

Event details and Entry Forms are available here.

Further details can be found:
British Schools Orienteering Association website
South Yorkshire Orienteers website

Please note:  Under BSOA rules, Rother Valley Country Park is out-of-bounds for competitors, their parents and teachers/supervisors until the event.

Details of the areas concerned will be on the British Orienteering website.

Another date for your diary!

British Schools Orienteering Championships 2017
19th November, New Beechenhurst, Forest of Dean