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Our Next Few Events

Wed 24th Apr   MLS   Pyestock Training Event
Wed 1st May   MLS   Windmill Hill and PRB
Wed 12th Jun   MLC   Rowney Warren, Chicksands   Summer event incl Sapper Games, open to MLS and civilians, late starts into evening.


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.

Long Valley North is Out Of Bounds for orienteering until after the Major orienteering event hosted by BKO on the 26 Jan 2020.  This will also be the Southern Champs 2020.

It is proposed to hold a course to achieve the understanding phase for a level 2 certificate in coaching orienteering over the period 12-14 Nov 19 at Longmoor. There is a practical assessment phase after this course to achieve the qualification. This is not an AOA funded course but one paid for from SLC and personal contributions.

More details are available from Phill Batts

Good morning,

Just a note to update event organisers and competitors of a few stipulations to the DIO licence that we hold for the use of Defence Training Estates (DTE) for the purpose of Orienteering, which are being enforced much more rigorously, leaving the MLS events in an unfortunate position.

Traders are required to hold a licence to operate on DTE, therefore Caterers such as Tom’s burger van and UltraSport will be required to hold a license and pay per event they attend.  Traders such as these two, who have valiantly supported MLS events for many years, are now in a position where it is not financially viable for them to attend.  The MLS and AOA committee are seeking...


Good afternoon all,

Due to assignements this summer the MLS Committee need some new members. This is your opportunity to volunteer to help with the overall organisation of the MLS and is a great opportunity to give back to a sport that is primarily run by volunteers for orienteering enthusiasts to compete.

The two positions up for grabs are:

Secretary and Results Secretary.

The Secretary is responsible for the overall coordination of the league, deputises for the Chairman, is the main PoC for enquiries, books training areas when events are not organised a military unit, and coordinates the end of season prize giving. This could be filled by an OR6-OF3, outside...


The Admin instruction and application annex for EX SMART RUNNER, The Army Inter Unit Championships is now available via the Events tab