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Next Few Events

Wed 18th Jan   MLN   Beverley   Pre Entry Required
Wed 18th Jan   MLS   Mytchett   Parking at Congo Stream. Help is required
Wed 18th Jan   MLC   Postensplain, Wyre Forest
Wed 25th Jan   MLS   Longmoor   Pre event registration requested
Wed 25th Jan   MLC   Hednesford Camp

Take Note

Unfortunately due to low numbers of applicants for this course it has been cancelled.

A new date of 08-11 May 17 has been agreed and as usual, the course will be tutored by Dave Rollins.

This and all other AOA courses are open to civilian orienteers.

The joining instructions and an application form are on the events page.

The 2016 Inter-Service Champs were hosted by the Army at Braunton Burrows today, Sunday 15th Jan. Results and splits can be found here.


The following UKCC L2 coaching courses are in draft planning for 2017:

12-14 May                        Longmoor Camp

06-08 OR 10-12 Jun        Catterick Garrison, depends on interest on either date

12-14 OR 15-17 Sep       Longmoor Camp, depends on interest on either date

Details will be on the events page soon.

More information from



The Army Orienteering Association (AOA) will be actively supporting the International Orienteering Federations (IOFs) vision for the World Orienteering Day (WOD) on Wed 24 May 17.  Fortunately for the British Army, this is the same day as Day 1 of the Inter Units Orienteering Championship; which will take place on Wed 24 and Thu 25 May 17 organised by the AGC.  Capt Brett Green is the organiser and he has already been making initial arrangements.  He will be actively supported by the AOA and other experts.  The AOA will be responsible for marketing the WOD as an opportunity for Regular and Reserve soldiers to take part in...


The initial results for the Military League South region are now available in the results area at

The following Orienteering Skills Courses are available this year:

20-23 Mar       Basic Skills      Applications to

08-11 May      Basic Skills       Applications to

                        Planners           Applications to

                        Inter Skills       Applications to

                        Adv Skills       Applications to...


Entries are now open for the Army Individual Championships which will run alongside the Welsh Championships with kind permission of SBOC.  Courses and classes are as follows and entries are invited now:

Army Men Long - Brown

Army Men Short - Blue

Army Women Long - Blue

Army Women Short - Green

Army Novice Men - Light Green

Army Novice Women - Light Green.

Entries are to be made online through Fabian4.  Entrants may enter any class as appropriate and the system online shows the Army classes in the dropdown when selecting which will aid the AOA Secretary in knowing who has entered and help to compile results quickly.  There is and entry...