Our Next Few Events
All Army leagues & competitions are suspended with immediate effect until 30 Jun 20 at the earliest
The post of AOA Secretary becomes vacant on 01 Sep 20 and volunteers are sought for the role from serving Army personnel, or a Reservist. If anyone wants to take over sooner given the current restrictions and twiddling of thumbs by some, then that can be arranged so you can get up to speed with the responsibilities. There is also a lot of advice/help available for all these tasks and some of the responsibilities could even be split if a pair wanted to take it on. An outline job description is below and the work occupies around 1.5 days per month effort, but with peaks and troughs in activity, e.g. after a Longmoor course.
To learn more about the role, please get in touch with Maj Andy Johnson, the current secretary and to...Read more...
Notice to Corps Orienteering Team Captains – Inter Corps Orienteering Champs 2020:
The planning assumption for the AOA sponsored Inter Corps Orienteering Champs 2020 scheduled for Sat 28 Nov and Sun 29 Nov 20 is that should the event not be able to take place under business as usual arrangements with BAOC / BKO outputs and civilian participation, then every effort will be made to hold the competition as a ‘closed-event’ with participation by Service Personnel only iaw Army policy on Individual Military Training. Chairman Army Orienteering Association (AOA)
Please all note the message below from BOF office, there is also a guidance doc attached at the bottom.
British Orienteering will continue to monitor the situation and work together with associations, clubs and volunteers to resume orienteering events and activities as soon as it is safe to do so. We would like to thank every one of our associations, clubs and members for your support, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the sport soon.
We understand that this has been, and continues to be, an incredibly tough time for everyone. In these circumstances, it’s natural that we all feel the desire to start orienteering again and to enjoy the freedom of...Read more...
We fully intend to get back into the forest Orienteering as soon as possible with whatever measures put in place to keep everyone safe, if all goes to plan then this will be in early July.
The AOA Roll of Honour on the Documents page has been updated. Some information has yet to be found - please could anyone who can assist from their map files, results or memory banks contact Richard Barrett on the email at the end of the document. It lists the known information on:
Inter Service Championships - Service & Individual Champions & Venues, 1978-2019
Inter Corps Championships - Men, Women, Men Short/Small Corps, U25/21 winners, Venues & Hosts, 1974-2019
Army Individual Champions - Day & Night, Men & Women Champions & Venues, 1967-2019
Inter Unit Championships - Major Unit Winners...Read more...
The season has officially been concluded with the Minley event. Unfortunately, due to the Lockdown we where not able to complete the outstanding events. The results should be checked for accuracy and any queries sent to the Results Secretary.
The Harris and Relay Champs have also been cancelled; the current plan is to hold the Individual Champs on the 16 Sept followed by the MLS Prize giving on the 23 Sept.