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Orienteering will be LIVE on TV in next week! (Friday 28 June)

Orienteering will be broadcast live on Friday, June 28 as the JOK Chasing Sprint will be shown on TV and online, via the new BBC Scotland TV channel.  

This is a great opportunity to showcase our sport of orienteering! 

Taking place in the afternoon and evening at Callendar Park, Falkirk, you can watch the climax of the event live between 7pm-9pm as part of “The Adventure Show”.  The Adventure Show will broadcast the JOK Chasing Sprint live on BBC Scotland between 7 pm and 9 pm. BBC Scotland can be watched on all TV platforms across Scotland and on BBC iPlayer across the UK, so you can tell friends and colleagues across the country to watch you!

You can watch online as follows:

Start times for the Prologue are expected to be from 4pm-5.20pm, with start lists for the Chase finalised by 6 pm. If entry numbers are high, start times may begin earlier.

All races in the Chase are expected to begin from 7.00pm-8.30pm, with all winners decided by 9 pm when TV coverage finishes.

The JOK Chasing Sprint was first staged in 1995 and it's Flying Pig’ trophies show an illustrious list of previous winners including several former World Champions.

For more information visit:  
https://www.scottish-orienteering.org/jok-sprint-2019/ 
https://www.jok.org.uk/chasing_sprint/2019

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