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Map Change Extract

Maps are changing

New symbols

The way things are mapped has changed. A useful pictorial guide by Berkshire OC explains the effect of the new mapping standards.

Sun 24 Dec Read more…

Mike presenting a trophy at club night

Christmas message

from the President

A very big thank you to all the members and friends of Quantock Orienteers who have worked so hard during 2017 to make such a thriving club.

Sat 23 Dec Read more…

Wells event

Urban & woodland

A novel offering from Bristol OK - two forest-based courses and two urban courses - attracted 16 members and JOGgers to north Somerset to what was the last race to be held locally before Christmas

Results, Routegadget

Sat 16 Dec Read more…

Sam Award Badger

Last Club Night of term

Presentation & after dark run

We finished the term in style at the COACH club house - about 20 folk ventured out on a festive night event in French Weir Park.

Fri 15 Dec Read more…

Sheila And John Work Out How To Use The Defibrillator

First Aid course

at club night

Craig Sutton gave 15 club members an interesting and entertaining evening introducing aspects of First Aid appropriate for orienteers on Thursday.

NEW: Cardi-O - article by Peter Hambleton of Sarum OC on being heart-aware

Mon 11 Dec Read more…

Deepak Felix And Max On The Run

Cothelstone Hill JOG

It was bitterly cold but dry day for the last JOG of the Autumn Term. Richard Sansbury planned some excellent courses using the area well to test competitor's skills at each level.

Mon 11 Dec Read more…

COACH Building (aerial)

Club nights

Autumn 2017

Our grant-funded programme included presentations and sessions that promoted learning about and enjoying the sport. It also provided a rare opportunity to socialise and train with fellow orienteers!

Sun 10 Dec Read more…

Holne Moor Snow

Dartmoor event cancelled

Holne Moor

Devon OC reported early on the morning of the event: "The organising team have reluctantly decided to cancel today's event due to the dangerously high winds this morning." For more, see Devon OC's Facebook page.

Sun 10 Dec Read more…

Brierley, Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean Galoppen

SW League (3 of 9)

Nearly 20 of us took on the challenge of the varied terrain at Brierley on a cool, dry and quite bright day. Pete Shirvington was top of the class, finishing mid table on Brown. Results, Event page, Photos, League tables

Sun 3 Dec Read more…

New Members2

New members

A warm welcome to...

Millfield Prep School pupils Leon Harmes, Hannah Hayes, Joseph Cox and Zachary Lees. JOG has been delighted to welcome Matt Carter's mini bus full of boys and girls regularly on Saturday afternoons.

Thu 30 Nov Read more…

A Confident Smile From Oli

Vivary Park JOG


When there's an after dark event afterwards, the JOG session is for some a warm up...but not at Vivary Park it wasn't! Although the sun was out, it was such a bitterly cold afternoon it actually felt warmer at the QOAD event

Wed 29 Nov Read more…

Tate Shows Vikki His Results

Club night: review

We had an action-packed night with linear courses using smart phone scanning in French Weir park then three presentations in the Park Room, on urban orienteering races and then kit, followed by a discussion about the courses at Wind Down last week.

Tue 28 Nov Read more…

Checking a kite

Next at Club Night

Controlling events

Rosie's focus last week at the COACH building was how we make courses Fun, Fair & Safe. This Thursday, Steve Robertson continues the theme of appraising & improving courses, relating his experience of controlling a wide range of events. Physical training continues as usual.

Mon 27 Nov Read more…

Light Green course at Mount Edgcumbe

Events round-up

Weekend of 25/26 Nov

Several members headed off in different directions on Sunday, the Robertsons to South Wales and the Lewises to Mount Edgcumbe country park in Cornwall.

NEW: Latest QOFL league table (elite), after Wind Down event

Sun 26 Nov Read more…

Annabel And Chloe

British Schools Champs

Forest of Dean

The favoured venue for many a national competition was buzzing again on Sunday, this time with children competing for their schools. Two were QO's Annabel and Chloe Carter. Meanwhile, dad Matt presumably baked in the glorious sunshine while waiting at the finish

Sun 19 Nov Read more…

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