Category: WOC 2024

Update on WOC 2024

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) announced on 7 May that WOC 2020, scheduled to take place in Denmark, had been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic and would now be held in 2022.

As a consequence, WOC 2022, due to take place from 15 – 19 July 2022 in Edinburgh has been rescheduled and will now be held in the summer of 2024. This is subject to final approval from our event partners EventScotland and the City of Edinburgh Council.

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WOC 2022 appoints Event Director

The Steering Group for the Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022 has announced that Paul McGreal has been appointed as Event Director. Paul is well known to many as the Event Director who helped stage the successful World Orienteering Championships in 2015.

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WOC 2022 website goes live

The website for the Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022 has gone live, creating a base through which orienteering fans around the world can find information about the event, which takes place in Edinburgh in July 2022.

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WOC 2022 seeks course planners/setters

The Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd is seeking suitably qualified and experienced course planners/setters for the Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022 (WOC 2022) which will be staged in Edinburgh.  

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WOC 2022 seeks Event Director

The Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd is seeking to fill the role of Event Director for the World Orienteering Championships 2022 (WOC 2022) which will be staged in Edinburgh.

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Graham Gristwood to become WOC 2022 Technical Director

The Scottish Orienteering Association and Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd are pleased to announce that Graham Gristwood (of Masterplan Adventure and FVO) has agreed to take on the role of Technical Director for the Sprint World Orienteering Championships, set to take place in Edinburgh in 2022.
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