As sport and physical activity continues its gradual and long-awaited reopening, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE has joined forces with Sport England and a host of sporting organisations to pay tribute to volunteers up and down the country who have helped keep spirits high over the course of the la...
The ongoing impact to the domestic and international calendar as a result of COVID-19 impacts has meant that some changes are needed to the senior selection policy for this season. A new version has now been published to the website here, with the revised areas of the document highlighted to show wh...
The Junior Selection 2021 document has now been published and is now available on the British Orienteering website here.
Report by Steve Whitehead member of Eborienteers and Organiser
The SOA are seeking a motivated individual to enhance our development team and focus on development in the East Region. We offer a 2 year contract on a 2day/week basis. The role outline is here.
With Lockdown restrictions being eased across all areas of England as the country moves to Step 1 of the Government's roadmap. This will mean that organised outdoor orienteering, including competitions and coaching, can resume in England from Monday 29 March 2021.
The TrailO Selection Policy has now been published on the British Orienteering website and can be found here.
Easter is on the horizon and that usually means the JK for many of us but sadly this event cannot go ahead again this year.
Looking for egg-citing fun this Easter? At British Orienteering we know the value of continuing to get your family out and active during these times and what could be better than creating a fun Easter challenge.
Report by Richard Oxlade - Lochaber Technical Co-ordinator/ SOA President Dave Kershaw - 6 Days Chair
Report by Jenny Nilsson, Project Manager - World Orienteering Day, International Orienteering Federation
The clocks change this weekend which means time springs forward by one hour (BST).
Throughout February and March, over 200 coaches across the UK have been undertaking tutor led Safeguarding courses. In total, 16 sold out courses, have been held.
British Orienteering is pleased to announce a new O-Safe Child Safeguarding Policy.
In order to provide more support and easier access, British Orienteering has been working hard enhancing the Safeguarding sections of the website.
British Orienteering are excited to support their commitment to Safeguarding further by launching their new ‘Introduction to Safeguarding’ eLearning course.
On behalf of Göran Andersson, Project Coordinator of World MAZE Day.
Orienteering is unique in that it can be enjoyed locally and is suitable for ages and abilities.
Anyone taking part in Orienteering activity must do so in line with the restrictions in place for the area in which they live.
There are just four places left on the last funded Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop delivered by UK Coaching. The final workshop with availability, takes place next Wednesday 24 March from 18:30.