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Entries open for junior selection races, March-April, 2018

Entries are now open for the junior selection races for 2018. The results of these races, along with other criteria, will inform selection into the Talent Squad, invites to summer training camps and teams for the international junior competitions.

These races consist of three selection rounds. Round 1 is made up of the JK Sprint, Middle and Long (30th March – 1st April), Round 2 will be a Middle race at Colonel’s Drive, Graythwaite (14th April), organised by Lakeland Orienteering Club, and Round 3 will be the following weekend, including an M/W16-20 junior sprint selection race at York University (21st April) and the Northern Championships at Wass (22nd April).

For the JK, competitors should register for their respective class now, through SiEntries. LOC has preliminary details of the Middle race on their website: and entries for this will open on February 1st, via Fabian.  For the Sprint race at York University, competitors should register their intent to compete in this race by emailing Paul Murgatroyd, Head Coach for Talent, on pmurgatroyd@britishorienteering.org.uk. Further details of the race will be emailed out to competitors in due course. Finally, details of the Northern Championships are here:  and entries are now open on Fabian.

Selections will be made for EYOC, JWOC, the Summer Talent Camps and the preliminary team for JEC, as soon as possible after the Northern Championships. The two summer camps will take place from July 22nd - 28th in the Lakes and from August 13th – 19th for the Pre-JWOC 2019 tour to Denmark.

For full selection details click here.

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