British Orienteering News

Return to Orienteering in England

British Orienteering has announced that orienteering will return to England on 1st August 2020 (subject to any further restrictions that may be imposed by the government).

Summer Talent and Pre-JWOC Camps Cancelled

Due to the continuing issues around the covid-19 pandemic and the uncertainty about the short to mid-term future of orienteering activities, the Talent & Performance team have made the decision to cancel the Summer Talent Development camp in North Wales and the Pre-JWOC camp in Portugal, both of whi...

Outdoor Adventure Awaits in a Socially Distanced Way!

British Orienteering and orienteering clubs around the UK are working together to promote Permanent Orienteering Courses as a way of discovering the outdoors in a socially distanced way.  Some clubs have also developed these virtually, so you can simply complete courses with your GPS smartphone or w...

Review of the Performance Pathway Programme

During 2019 and the early part of 2020, a working group of members carried out a thorough independent review of the Performance Pathway Programme for British Orienteering, and considered the future strategy in this area.

New Bitesize Webinar Sessions Launched

To continue to support clubs planning and rolling out virtual courses following on from our evening webinars, we also now have some handy pre-recorded bitesize sessions (under 30 mins). The first two now available include:

Back to Orienteering Q and A Webinar

As we continue our preparations for the next stage of government restrictions being eased, British Orienteering is pleased to announce a Question and Answer webinar on the next steps of the Back to Orienteering plan.   

Resumption of Orienteering Update 1 June 2020

British Orienteering is reviewing their guidance regularly in response to the latest government advice to understand what is possible and permissible as conditions are being relaxed. Our priority remains to protect the health of our members, volunteers and staff and help to suppress the spread of th...