World Orienteering Day 2021 (19-25 May) ran for a week and it was great to see so many schools, community groups and clubs taking part.
The British Mountain Bike Orienteering Score Championships takes place on the weekend of 24th & 25th July in Tebay, Cumbria.
On behalf of Andrew Evans, Chair of The Orienteering Foundation
Only one in five children in the UK gets the recommended level of physical activity each day and that’s why we created Active School Hero to celebrate the achievements of the heroes working in primary schools across England to inspire Generation Active.
Alistair Young, Director of Sport Performance and Excellence at Hanson Academy, says:
British Orienteering is creating an exciting new role to address the increasing environmental, economic and regulatory challenges we face in securing access to the countryside for orienteering. This new position will be part-time for three days per week and can be carried out remotely or at British ...
Wednesday 19 May - Tuesday 25 May 2021
Sunday saw the final day of the European Orienteering Championships in Neuchatel, Place-des-Halles, Switerland. This was the Individual Sprint, orienteering in an urban area.
British Orienteering has 'Introduction to Orienteering' e-Learning courses available to study at a time which suits you and at your own pace. These online courses are perfect for getting up to speed with introducing orienteering into your own setting.
On Friday 14 May, athletes from a total of 28 Nations met in St-Blaise for the Knock-out Sprint Qualification races. It is a community which lies a few kilometers east of the European Orienteering Championships main city on the Lake of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The finish arena of the competition was ...
With a fantastic performance this afternoon in the Women's Knock-out Sprint Quarter-Final 2 , GBR Megan Carter Davies secures her place in the Semi-Final in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Many congratulations Megan on your performance!
Today (Saturday 15 May), 36 best orienteers (men and women) will compete in the finals of the Knock-out Sprint.
This afternoon (14 May 2021) saw the Knock-out Sprint Qualifications taking place in St-Blaise in Switzerland at the Orienteering World Cup Round 1 with European Orienteering Championships.
British Orienteering would like to provide an update on the requirements for DBS’s and when those involved within the sport, particularly within the coaching and junior environments should apply for a DBS.
Today the World Cup with European Championships in Switzerland continues with the Knock-out Sprint Qualification taking place in St-Blaise.
Wednesday 19 May - Tuesday 25 May 2021.
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 (in which Government restrictions ...
The Orienteering World Cup and European Orienteering Championships in Switzerland is ready to go and starts on Thursday 13 May with the Sprint Relay!
Mental Health Awareness Week: 10 - 16 May 2021
The British Orienteering Senior Selection Policy for 2021 has been further updated. The most recent version can be found here.