Category: Junior Squad

Wanted: Old GPS watches for schools orienteering

Were you a good girl or boy last year? Did Santa bring you a shiny new GPS watch? Do you now have an old watch lurking unused at the back of the drawer? If so – would you consider donating it to support orienteering development in East Lothian Schools?
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Selection opportunities revealed for Scottish Juniors

There is a range of opportunities for juniors age M/W14 and above to be selected for the Scottish and British orienteering championships and races in 2019. These are set out in the document below, along with the selection criteria that will be used for each opportunity.
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Over 100 competitors take part in Junior Inter Area Competition 2018

More than 100 junior competitors gathered in Grant Park, Forres on the weekend of 27 October to contest the 2018 inter area relay competition. The crisp Autumnal sunshine at the start of the day soon gave way to driving sleet, but this didn’t prevent the juniors from racing hard for victory.
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Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018

Dubbed Hungary’s labyrinth, the terrain is very different from back here in Britain. Having had training camps in Hungary over the last year, and heading out a few days early, the team had some experience of the terrain prior to competing. This year there were 6 representatives from Scotland and Scottish Clubs: Read More…

Megan Keith (INVOC) wins gold at European Youth Champs!

The weekend kicked off with a tricky sprint race on Friday around the medieval fortress in the old town. Megan Keith (INVOC), competing for the first time at this level, had an incredible run winning the W16 gold medal by a massive 34s over the next competitor! This is an amazing achievement and GB’s first ever EYOC female gold medal! The others put in great runs in fields of around 100 all easily making top 35 (see below for all results). Read More…