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Tweet Friday 21st September 2018

CEO News Available

The September edition of the CEO News is now available and can be viewed here.

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Tweet Friday 21st September 2018

Parents in Sport Week, 1 - 7 October 2018

Talking about Parents in Sport Week

When is it? 1-7 October 2018

What is it? A national awareness-raising campaign, Parents in Sport Week is a chance to showcase your organisation or club’s creativity and build positive relationships with parents and carers.

“Parents, through their support, encouragement and understanding, play a pivotal role in supporting their child’s participation, success and fun when playing sport. It’s essential that sports clubs communicate regularly with parents so that both coach and parent work towards the same goals.”
- Paul Stephenson, NSPCC CPSU

We want more parents to be a part of their child’s sporting life but we need your help to reach them. You can do this by working with and supporting parents through your club or organisation, letting them know how valuable their contribution to youth sport is and encouraging them to get involved.

Kick off the week with an event for parents or a fun competition for all the family. Take advantage of the CPSU’s extensive advice and resources to build closer relationships with parents and carers at your club or organisation, and use the hashtags #ParentsInSportWeek2018 and #InvolvingParents to show your support and spread the word online.

Find out more about Parents in Sport Week 2018

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Tweet Thursday 20th September 2018

MTBO World Cup Final

This weekend the world’s MTB Orienteers are heading to Portugal for the World Cup Final. The program is Middle Distance, Long Distance and the final Sprint on Sunday.

Clare Dallimore of GB has had an excellent season so far and goes into the last World Cup round in Odemira in Portugal in an excellent 3rd place in the World Cup rankings.

35-degree heats are forecast this weekend with hot competition in the three final races Middle on Friday, a tough long on Saturday and culminating with a final urban Sprint on Sunday.

Dallimore has proven this season she is a force to be reckoned with and is currently just ahead of multiple World Champion Olga ShipolovaGradinova and behind the two strong Czech Women Veronica Kubinova and Martina Tichovska.

Photo credit: Foto Burman

Good luck Clare!

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Tweet Thursday 12th July 2018

Sprint Scotland 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED! Sunday 15 July 2018

Sprint Scotland 2018
19 – 22 July 2018

Denny in Falkirk

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Sunday 15 July 2018

19 - 22 July 2018

Let’s talk about everything ‘Sprint Orienteering’!

Inspirational 4 days of Sprint Orienteering including coaching, races, presentations and more!

Programme of the four days includes:

  • 2 Coaching Days: from successful World Orienteering Sprint athletes 
  • 3 Sprint races: 2 in Denny, Stirling and the other one in Grangemouth North 
  • Evening presentations about Sprint Orienteering from Yannick Michiels (World Cup Winner) and Kris Jones (European Championships Medallist)
  • Question and Answer Session with the Sprint Scotland team
  • Prize-giving
  • Free entries to anybody in the top 20 of the Sprint Orienteering World Ranking (as of 1st Jan 2018)
  • Free coaching and evening activities also offered to members of the Great Britain Foot Orienteering Squad who enter the races.

Are you IN? Or are you missing OUT?!

 

Graham Gristwood (FVO) Sprint Scotland Event Co-ordinator, says: "There won't be a better weekend of sprint or urban orienteering in the country this year - great maps, great courses, great terrain - come and enjoy yourselves and learn from some of the best in the world as well."
 

Kris Jones GBR European Championships Medallist, says: “Sprint orienteering in Scotland is thriving and the British team is now consistently producing top results internationally. Come and see what it is all about and learn from some of those who are competing on the world stage.”

Enter by Fabian4 here.

More details can be found here.

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