You do not need to be a member of a club to participate in orienteering, but joining an orienteering club, along with Scottish Orienteering and British Orienteering, brings many benefits. Find your local club You can join using one of the links below.
05th Dec 12 Read more…
There is now a dedicated page for details about Scottish clubs.
View a full list of clubs and a location map.
01st Aug 12 Read more…
Paul Murgatroyd, in this YouTube video, explains the how and why of warming up prior to orienteering, including info about dynamic stretching.
09th Jan 12 Read more… 3 comments
LATEST ITEMS: Event Safety Workshop, Perth, 5th June, TOP1 6 July, Ardgour, Fort William, Grade B Controllers’ course 26th October.
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These permanent courses are open to everyone (within the time limits shown). The only charge for use of them is the cost of the map, as shown.
The map pack that you buy will contain guidance on how to get the most from the permanent course, and how to contact the local club for further information.
THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED IN GOOD FAITH BUT ACCURACY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED. PLEASE NOTIFY NATIONAL ORIENTEERING CENTRE OF ANY CORRECTIONS REQUIRED.
We would be interested to hear your views of these permanent courses. Please pass these to the club contact named in your map pack, or to the National Orienteering Centre (see below). A common abbreviation of POC is often used to refer to Permanent Orienteering Courses.
03rd Jun 10 Read more…
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!
02nd Sep 08 Read more…
An excellent guide has been made by a Southdowns Orienteers junior, you can view the video on the YouTube website.
03rd Jan 07 Read more…
This document is intended to:
- remove the mystique for newcomers to the sport
- generally inform
03rd Aug 06 Read more…
A brief guide for everyone considering going orienteering for the first time.
The first part of these notes is intended for people who are about to go to an orienteering event.
03rd Aug 06 Read more…
The 2012 edition of this extremely popular booklet is now available.
29th Jun 06 Read more…
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