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Tweet Saturday 14th December 2019

British Orienteering Championships: 21 and 22 March 2020 - entries now open!

The British Orienteering Championships 2020 (BOC 2020) - Individual Long and Team Relays will take place over the weekend of the 21 & 22 March 2020.

Entries are now open via Fabian 4

BOC 2020 is a weekend of orienteering and consists of the following competitions; the British Long Distance Championships, British Team Relay Championships and the British TrailO Championships.

The South East Orienteering Association is proud to present a completely new area for orienteering.  Although it has been considered for major events on previous occasions the challenges of obtaining land permission have meant that other areas have been used instead. However, we have now managed to negotiate the necessary permissions to open up this large and varied area to provide an entirely new challenge for the British Orienteering Championships weekend 2020.

Hollycombe Steam Collection is kindly hosting the event and will be the base for the weekend. The nearest town is Liphook, Hampshire.

Preliminary details of the events are now available on the BOC website.

www.theboc.org.uk

Don’t forget to renew your British orienteering membership and enter the age class you will be in 2020.

BRITISH ORIENTEERING MEMBERSHIP

Please note that in order to run at the British Championships you need to be a member of British Orienteering. If you have not already done so, now is the time to renew your membership.  

Important to please note:
If you want to enter events over the Christmas break for the new year please ensure your membership has been renewed and is current before Thursday 19 December 2019.

National Office closes for Christmas / New Year on Friday 20 December 2019 and re-opens on Thursday 2 January 2020.  

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Tweet Friday 13th December 2019

JK 2020: 10 - 13 April 2020 - entries are now open!

JK 2020 10 – 13 April 2020

Entries are now open on SiEntries

In 2020 the North East Orienteering Association (NEOA) welcomes you to the JK at Stockton Riverside and forests around the North York Moors, including:

  • Four days of orienteering over the Easter weekend
  • Sprint, Middle and Long distance individual races
  • Relay competition
  • Three IOF World Ranking Events
  • GPS tracking for elite courses
  • Temp O and Pre O competitions
  • Activities for children (string course, maze O...)

Preliminary details of the events are now available on the JK2020 website:  

www.thejk.org.uk

Don’t forget to renew your British Orienteering membership and enter the age class you will be in 2020.

Important to please note:
If you want to enter events over the Christmas break for the new year please ensure your membership has been renewed and is current before Thursday 19 December 2019.

National Office closes for Christmas / New Year on Friday 20 December 2019 and re-opens on Thursday 2 January 2020.  

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Tweet Friday 13th December 2019

Membership Renewals for 2020

"Thank you to all members for your support over the last 12 months."

Important to please note:
If you want to enter events in the new year please ensure your membership has been renewed and is current before Thursday 19 December 2019.

Photo Credit: Steve Rush (BOK)

Current memberships will expire on 31st December 2019.

Three ways to renew your membership.

1. Online: 
Just click here to log-in using your logging in details and click on 'My settings' on the left-hand side.  

2. Cheque: 
Return your membership renewal reminder with a cheque and send to British Orienteering (Scholes Mill, Old Coach Road, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5FY). 

 

3. Telephone: 
Ring 01629 583037 to join or renew over the telephone and pay by credit or debit card.

 

The cost of British Orienteering annual membership for 2020 is:

Senior (£15) – any member aged 21 or older at the end of the membership year.

Junior (£5) – any member aged 20 or younger at the end of the membership year.

(Please note:  there may be additional club and associations costs)

Benefits to British Orienteering members include:

  • Access to a brilliant sport with opportunities to compete at exciting national competitions
  • A vast range of money discounts and offers from many national and local companies through our member discounts scheme – save money by becoming a member!
  • Inclusion in the National Ranking Scheme (16 years old and over)
  • Access to coaching qualifications
  • Incentive Schemes
  • Monthly member email newsletters packed with the latest orienteering news, 'Opt-in' to receive in 'My Account'.
  • Public Liability Insurance when participating in events and activities registered with British Orienteering
  • Voting rights. 
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Tweet Tuesday 13th August 2019

WOC 2019: The Middle distance Qualification has started!

Today (13 August) we will find who will take part in the middle distance final later this week. The Middle distance qualification will take place at Knatterudfjellet, situated between Sarpsborg and Rakkestad, 16 km from the Event Centre in Sarpsborg.

GB Team Start Lists (UK time):


9:04  Jo Shepherd

9:11 Matthew Speake

9:34 Megan Carter-Davies

9:43 Peter Hodkinson

10:02 Cat Taylor

10:07 Ralph Street

Watch all the excitement of the GB team live at the championships here:  LiveOrienteering.com

Startlists, Live results, GPS - here at IOF live

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WOC 2019 Opening Ceremony took place yesterday evening
(Monday 12 August) in Sarpsborg Town Square. 

The Opening Ceremony started with a mini concert with UKM Sarpsborg (Young Culture Meet) and then continued with a parade with all the WOC national teams.  School children representing all the orienteering clubs from Østfold each carried a nation’s sign. There was marching band music by Sarpsborg Janitsjar and a speech by Sarpsborg Mayor Sindre Martinsen-Evje.  The Secretary of State for the Ministry of Culture Frida Blomgren also gave a speech before WOC was officially declared open by the IOF president Leho Haldna.  The openinng ceremony then finished with the national teams then parading out.   

Photos below:  Credit Rob Lines

Middle Distance QUalification
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