British Orienteering News

2019 Orienteering World Cup 1 Preview

This weekend sees the start of the international competitive season with IOF World Cup 1 taking place in Finland. The city of Helsinki and organizing club Helsingin Suunnistajat together with Finnish Orienteering Federation host the competition from 6th to 11th June.  The event features two individu...

Hear Emil Wingstedt’s Coaching Conference Talk

In January this year, the National Coaching conference took place in Nottingham, opening the weekend was keynote speaker Emil Wingstedt of Halden SK and with plenty of experience of elite sprint, coaching to offer.  

British Orienteering Welcomes National Coaching Week

Today sees the launch of National Coaching week and British Orienteering will be getting involved to celebrate our coaches across the country.  This week we’ll be sharing articles highlighting just what makes coaching great, along with various videos from the very successful national coaching confe...

Coventry Weekend of Orienteering: 8 and 9 June 2019

To celebrate Coventry European City of Sport 2019 Octavian Droobers are staging two great days of orienteering. At University of Warwick campus on 8 June there will be two sprint races and on 9 June an Urban race through the historic city centre of Coventry. Deadline for pre-entry is midnight on 9 ...

Get involved in National Volunteering Week

Tomorrow, Saturday 3rd June, sees the launch of National Volunteering week and British Orienteering will be playing its part to celebrate our volunteers across the country and the crucial role they play. Volunteers week was first launched in 1984 by Volunteering England and is a time to say thank yo...

World Orienteering Day and Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club

Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club juniors Florence and Tabitha Lunn were live on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio on Tuesday night last week talking about World Orienteering Day happening at Abbey Fields, Kenilworth on Wednesday 15 May – celebrating the start of World Orienteering Week.