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Tweet Saturday 11th May 2019

World Orienteering Day Week - Are You Ready?

From Wednesday 15 May - Tuesday 21 May 2019 the sport of orienteering will be global! 

What is World Orienteering Day & World Orienteering Week?

The aim of the project is to increase the visibility and accessibility of orienteering to young people, increasing the number of participants both in the schools’ activities, as well and in the clubs’ activities in all countries of National Orienteering Federations, helping teachers and youth leaders to implement orienteering in a fun and educational way and to get more new countries to take part in orienteering.

There are loads of FREE RESOURCES available for you to put on an AMAZING orienteering activity on at your school, club, youth group, scouts, running groups, workspaces. 

The World Orienteering Day website has further resources you can download – including posters, badges and diplomas.

Free resources:  Maze (4 maps) and How to set up the maze

For Schools and Youth Leaders - FREE resources here.

Celebrating the sport of orienteering across the world!  Be part of it!  

Don't miss out!  Join in the fun by putting on an event at your local school or community group - there are loads of FREE resources available.  All you need to do is register your event on the World map! 

...or join in the fun and find an event to go to at your local orienteering club near you! 

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Photo credits:  SportIdent / IOF