British Orienteering

Selection for the GB Orienteering Teams

British Orienteering selects teams to compete at all IOF Competitions and a number of other international competitions. On this page you will find out more about our policies for selection. 
Click on the relevant links below to access forms or further guidance on our selection policies.
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Foot O Selection Policies 2024

This document outlines the Great Britain selection policy for all international competitions into which British Orienteering enters teams.

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Athlete's form: Confirm your availability for International Races in 2024

Looking to compete at one of this year's International competitions? Confirm your availability via this form

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Athlete's form: World University Orienteering Championships 2024

Interested in taking part at the World University Orienteering Championships? Find out how via this link

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Trail O Selection Policy 2024

The overall aim of TrailO selection is to maximise the opportunity to win medals at World Trail Orienteering Championships, and to create sustainable success by using these and other recognised competitions to develop and prepare athletes to be potential individual medallists at the next three TrailO World Championships or European Championships. Learn more here

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Selection Appeals Procedure

This document sets out the British Orienteering Selection Appeals Procedure for all international team selection decisions including Foot O and Trail O.

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Anti doping

All athletes have the right to compete in sport knowing that they, and their competitors are clean. Here you will find out all you need to know about Anti-Doping, including links to useful information. 

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Northern Ireland International Representation

This document has been produced to enable athletes, coaches and parents within Northern Ireland to be informed of their choices in relation to international representation in orienteering.