British Orienteering News

British Orienteering Mapping Awards 2018

The mapping awards for maps used in 2018 are decided on submissions provided by clubs and mappers. The judges this year were Nick Norse, Peter Hornsby, and Ray Barnes. The scoring is based on specification, cartography and presentation.

2018 Volunteer and Club Award Winners

Thank you to all of those who submitted nominations for the awards it is good to see so much activity going on to develop the sport and we thank all those volunteers and clubs who make orienteering happen across the country.  

British Orienteers take on Tio Mila!

This weekend Tio Mila, one of the major Scandinavian relays, takes place in Skåne, Southern Sweden.  Approximately 1,000 teams participate in the Open, Women’s and Junior classes.

World Orienteering Day 2019 - 20 days to go!

The aim of the project is to increase the visibility and accessibility of orienteering to young people, increasing the number of participants both in the schools’ activities, as well and in the clubs’ activities in all countries of National Orienteering Federations, helping teachers to implement ori...

The JK now has entries from 27 countries!

One week to go!.... before thousands are set to travel to the South of England for this year's Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering this Easter (19 April to 22 April 2019).  

Track to Terrain returns for 2019

The very successful orienteering training course tailor-made for adult beginners, Track to Terrain, is starting again soon in Bristol. Organised and run by Bristol Orienteering Klub (BOK), the course is designed to teach adults how to orienteer confidently up to an orange standard in just four weeks...