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Our Next Few Events

Wed 13th Nov   MLS   Bordon - REME Champs
Wed 20th Nov   MLS   Sidbury Hill - RNRMOC Champs
Wed 20th Nov   MLN   Coatham Woods   Pre entry required for all MLN events, booked maps must be paid for
Thu 21st Nov   BAOC Event   Wessex Night League-Newbury
Sat 23rd Nov   RLC Night Champs   South East Night Champs
Sun 24th Nov   RLC Champs   Hankley
Wed 27th Nov   MLS   Long Valley South
Sat 30th Nov   Army Inter Corps Champs - Night Event   Caerwent   Note entry for Inter Corps Champs is not to be done via Fabian, separate forms being sent to Corps Secs.

Take Note

The admin order for these championships is now available on the events page.

If you wish to enter, get in touch with your Corps secretary whose details can be found on the AOA page.



from the

Army Orienteering Association

to celebrate a

magnificent relationship


18th December 2019


A good friend is cheaper than therapy” 






For clarity Rule 22 has been amended and will read as follows:

Age Grouping. For the purposes of the MLS League, Individual championships, Team Harris and Team Relay competitions, individuals will compete in the BO age category that they will hold at the beginning of the year for the current MLS season (ie. 2019/2020 season, age category as at 31 Dec 2019).



SSgt Dickinson (MLS Secretary)

We have a new batch of BAOC O-Tops in, cost a meare £25, open news item to see attached pic. The sizings are small so most go up one size, we have S, M, L, XL & XXL.  Allan Farrington takes them to all the MLS events, or you can email him at with your order, postage will be £2 extra.

If you cheat, do not be too successful:

The UK does not participate in any CISM sports, so do not even think of asking!  Historical politics and financial explanations.


Congratulations to Lt Col Charles Bromley Gardner on receiving an Army Sports Control Board Lifetime Achievement Award for his Services to Army Sports.

Col Charles has had an active role across skiing, rugby, athletics and of course, orienteering throughout his regular and reserve service both in terms of personal performance and officiating.

The awards ceremony will take place at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on Thursday 21st November 2019, to celebrate with the winners and sportsmen and women from across the British Army.

The Army Orienteering Association is immensely proud of Charles’ huge contribution to Army orienteering, his selfless dedication to...


The Cyprus International Orienteering Festival participants will have exclusive use of the HylatioHoliday Village during the dates 10-15 March 2020. This will also be the Event Centre.

Events at: Kourion, Lophou Village, Kouris Dam, Melanda North and Melanda South

Flyer available from the Coaching Officer facebook page

Note the RLC Corps Champs will be held as below, this is the weekend before the Inter Corps Champs at Caerwent/FOD:

Sat 23 Nov RLC Champs (DFOK, South East Night Champs) – AI & Entries Sec (tbc)

Sun 24 Nov RLC Champs (SLOW, Regional, Hankley) – AI Entries Sec (tbc)

The Entries Instruction for these events is now on this web site (see the Event details)

Is this the year to miss the JK? - No, as the event is now in 2021, and after the JK!

The Event:The Falklands Ultra is an ultramarathon in the South Atlantic islands taking place April 9th-22nd, 2021. You don't need to be a hardened ultra-athlete to take part, for many participants it will be their first endurance event and an opportunity to challenge themselves and find out what they are capable of in an amazing corner of the world with a fascinating history and awe-inspiring landscapes.Broadly following the routes taken by British Forces in 1982 to liberate the Falkland Islands the course covers 100 miles (or 100km) in a single stage from Goose Green to Stanley via Ajax Bay, San...