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Orienteering Courses 14-17 Sep 2015   The next Skills course held at Longmoor Camp has 8 places available. Individuals or units can bid direct to Sue Thompson at ASPT-Trg-Clk-3@mod.uk.     The Skills course provides all the basic skills to allow the orienteerer the tools to navigate around a...

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BAOC News

A Level C Controller's Course will be held at Moors Valley Country Park, near Ringwood Dorset, 0900 - 1630 hrs on Saturday 3 October.  Anyone can attend.  Apply to Julie Astin (julie.astin at hotmail.co.uk).  The course will:  "provide existing planners and organisers with an overview of the role and responsibilities of a Level C controller and other main event officials.  To understand what the British Orienteering rules, appendices and guidelines include, particularly those that apply to Level C and D events."  You will need to take 2015 BOF Rules Appendices B & E (downloaded from BOF web).


 To be appointed a Level C controller at a minimum you must also have completed the...

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SOC will be running an Event Safety Workshop on Saturday 3 October, probably 1000-1300 hrs.  Venue TBC, but likely to be somewhere in Eastleigh. Contact Di Smith (di at ntrees.co.uk or 02380 845787) to reserve a place.     The Event Safety Workshop provides Event Volunteers with an overview of safety and welfare issues that may arise as a result of staging an Orienteering event: knowledge of the British Orienteering procedures and policies that exist, practical measures which Event Volunteers can employ to reduce the risks to an acceptable level and what to do in the event of an accident or incident occurring. It is a pre-requisite for all Grades of BOF Controller.  By the end of this...

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