Information category: How-to
The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.
The Condes User Guide has been updated for use with version 9 of the Condes software, which offers several improvements in both functionality and interface. Of particular interest to coaches and anyone planning unconventional events is the ability to do things to the underlying map - see section 17 of the User Guide.
This page provides links to various sources of information and guidance for event organisers, planners and controllers.
Quick Guide for SOA Events
This is to give an idea of the principles of Radio Controls and commentary and provide some guidance and best practice for their use.
Paul Murgatroyd, in this YouTube video, explains the how and why of warming up prior to orienteering, including info about dynamic stretching.
Materials for the Junior Incentive Scheme have been updated as required to reflect recent changes, particularly to event structure and the badge schemes. The documents can be downloaded or obtained as hardcopy from the National Centre; folders are available on request from the National Centre. Some documents are intended for editing by clubs - please read instructions!
An excellent guide has been made by a Southdowns Orienteers junior, you can view the video on the YouTube website.
Like any sport we have our share of jargon, find out what a ‘Dibber’ is and what a ‘Re-entrant’ looks like, along with many other things.