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Are British Orienteering Rules too complex? – your opportunity to make a difference

First and foremost, Chris Phillips (LEI) has decided to step down after giving 10 years of service to E&CC, latterly as Chair.

On behalf of British Orienteering, I would like to thank Chris for years of commitment and dedication to the sport, especially given the role of Chair of the Events and Competitions Committee, which is arguably one of the most difficult voluntary roles within British Orienteering.

Secondly, as an interim measure, we are grateful that Terry Smith (SOC) has agreed to manage any rule waivers or advise on any issues arising from competitions.

Following correspondence from members, Terry has agreed to recruit a “Rules Group” to:

Review the Competition Rule Structure and Rules of Orienteering, including how to handle “best-practice” and “guidance” and the best way of communicating any rule changes to officials and competitors.

We are looking to recruit some new members to the group that is representative of our current membership. If you are interested in being part of this group or would like further details, please could you email by Sun 5th June 2022.

Thank you