British Orienteering

News

12
Jun
Chair for Board of Directors
We present an exciting opportunity to become Chair of British Orienteering, the national governing body for the sport of orienteering in the UK.
12
Jul
Day 1 of WOC 2024 sees Grace Molloy get a podium place!
The Sprint World Orienteering Championships kicked off today in Edinburgh with Grace Molloy getting a podium place! Here are the results from Day 1.
11
Jul
Individual Sprint Team for WOC 2024
Tomorrow, the elite races of the 2024 World Orienteering Championships begin! Here is the team representing Great Britain in the Sprint race.
11
Jul
Come and see us at WOC 2024 this weekend: and take part in FREE activities!
From an orienteering maze and lots of activities to get you involved during the World Orienteering Championships 2024, come and give the British Orienteering Team a visit, and learn more about our fantastic sport!
10
Jul
WOC 2024: Event programme and ways to catch the live action!
We've finally made it to the eve of the World Orienteering Championships 2024. Tomorrow there will be a model event for the elites and a warmup race for those taking part in the WOC Tour. Here is the event programme and how you can catch all the LIVE action from home.
8
Jul
Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Final 2024
Results are now available for the Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield Final 2024.
6
Jul
JWOC 2024: Relay results
The results from today's relay race are now available online.
5
Jul
UK Coaching Awards 2024: Nominate Your Inspiring Coaches Today!
Nominations for the UK Coaching Awards 2024 are now live, and the public, community clubs, participants, fellow coaches, and parents are being invited to put forward their outstanding coaches across the 10 different categories!
4
Jul
JWOC 2024: Long and Middle Distance Results
Results are now available from the Long and Middle Distance Races at JWOC 2024.
2
Jul
JWOC 2024: Sprint Relay and Sprint Results
Yesterday the GB Team completed the Sprint Relay Race at the Junior World Orienteering Championships, and today the Sprint Race took place! Let's take a look at the results.
2
Jul
WOC 2024 announcement: Team selected to represent Great Britain
We are delighted to announce the team selected to represent Great Britain at the World Orienteering Championships 2024!
2
Jul
British Orienteering support the Big League 2024
British Orienteering were again excited to support The Outdoor Classroom’s, Big League after it’s successful inauguration in 2023!
2
Jul
Competition time with Revive Active!
Our Official Supplement Partner, Revive Active are offering British Orienteering Members an exclusive competition to win a month’s supply of their brand-new product Omega Active!
1
Jul
eLearning: Free offer supporting Clubs to thrive on Inclusion
British Orienteering affiliated Clubs can claim up to two, free of charge enrolments, onto our new Introduction to Inclusion eLearning course.
27
Jun
WOC Tour 2024: More details published
Attending the WOC Tour as part of the World Orienteering Championships 2024 this July? Here are details of the event programme.
26
Jun
Update to the process for announcing GBR Teams
British Orienteering would like to make people aware of a small update to the process for announcing teams selected to represent GBR at international competitions.
26
Jun
JWOC 2024 is almost upon us...meet the GB Squad!
From 30 June - 6 July athletes from our Development and Talent Squads will be heading out to Plzeň in the Czech Republic to compete at the annual Junior World Orienteering Championships 2024. Let's meet the squad!
25
Jun
WOC 2024 Needs You!
With just a few weeks to go until the World Orienteering Championships (WOC 2024) arrives in Edinburgh there is still time to get involved and be part of something special. Why not find out more about volunteering today!
25
Jun
James Hammond narrowly misses out on EYOC Long title to claim Silver
The GB team have just completed an exciting long weekend at the European Youth Orienteering Championships in Szczecin, Poland! There was lots to celebrate in the Long Distance race for James Hammond and Finn Selmer Deguid, and some good results for the team across the Board.
23
Jun
British Sprint Championships 2024 Results
The British Sprint Championships 2024 took place today at the University of Warwick. Here are the results!
22
Jun
British Sprint Relay Championships 2024 Results
The British Sprint Relay Championships 2024 took place today at the University of Birmingham. Here are the results!
22
Jun
James Hammond takes a silver medal at EYOC 2024!
The GB athlete was just six seconds off a Gold Medal in the Long Distance Race!
21
Jun
Free teach orienteering sessions available this July!
This July, South East Lancashire Orienteering Club have partnered with Manchester Outdoor Education Trust to deliver FREE sessions to those interested in incorporating orienteering into their curriculum and beyond. 
20
Jun
UK Orienteering League update (including 2023 season prize-giving)
2023 UKOL Prize Giving this Sunday at the British Sprint Championships at Warwick University
18
Jun
EYOC 2024 – Good luck to Team GB!
Athletes selected to represent Team GB will be heading to Szczecin in Poland this week, to compete in the European Youth Orienteering Championships 2024.
17
Jun
Get involved in FREE activities taking place through WOC 2024!
In celebration of WOC 2024, British Orienteering have put together a special website dedicated to sharing details of how you can get involved in FREE activities across the Championships Weekend. From an orienteering maze and various courses and activities for you to take advantage of, and a chance to catch the live action, there is ample opportunity to get involved and share in the spirit of WOC 2024. 
13
Jun
British Orienteering publishes new habitat assessment report on the Land at Finsthwaite and Rusland Heights, Windermere Lake
In 2023, British Orienteering commissioned a survey to understand the ecological impact an orienteering event could have on vegetation and ground compaction. Here, we outline the key outcomes of the survey and recommendations that planners and organisers may find beneficial when planning future events.
10
Jun
Celebrating 26 years of Youth Orienteering at the 2024 Yvette Baker Finals
Hertfordshire Orienteering Club are proud to be hosting the finals of the 25th edition of the Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield at Northaw Great Wood, Cuffley, on 7 July 2024.
10
Jun
Final selection race for the GBR World Orienteering Championships team
Enter now to be considered for the GBR team at WOC 2024
5
Jun
Entries are closing for the British Mixed Sprint Relay Championships and British Sprint Championships 2024
Late entries are open until Sunday 9 June for the British Mixed Sprint Relay Championships and British Sprint Championships 2024!