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Events round-up

Another double shift

Pete Shirvington and Martin Lewis continue to get that 'day after the night before' feeling! Head torches out for Saturday evening on a scarp slope in the Cotswolds before heading for Dartmoor the next day.

Plus: reports from other recent events in the region

Fri 22 Feb Read more…

Compass Sport Trophy

Track off Quantock Drove Rd, E of Will's Neck

Message from our captain

The club are hosting a major inter-club event on Sunday 17 March.

Our club captain Chris Hasler would like to hear from you if you would like to run that day, on a newly remapped part of the Quantocks.

Please contact Chris by Sunday (24 February)

Wed 13 Feb Read more…

David Parkin 1933 - 2019

David Parkin, proudly displaying his medals

It is with sadness we announce the death of Dave on 3 February.

One of the club's earliest members, Dave soon became chairman and a long-serving one at that. His son Richard described orienteers as being his father's extended family.

Fri 8 Feb Read more…

Courses & Workshops

Safety training

Organising & event safety

A neighbouring club is putting the following courses on soon:

Organisers Level B course- 20 March, Ilsington, Devon (Devon OC)

Click on the link to learn more.

Fri 1 Feb Read more…

Training video

Attack points

Did anyone benefit from last week's training video at Croydon Hill? With several controls on point features not far from a line feature, the area certainly lent itself to choosing a good attack point, the subject of the video here

Mon 28 Jan Read more…

Member benefits

New shoes?

Need new kit?

Did you know that your club membership entitles you to a string of discounts? A particularly good one is from a well-stocked online sports shoe retailer, which offers free postage plus a 10% discount on already heavily discounted shoes.

List of discounts

Sat 26 Jan Read more…

Longrun JOG/CATI

With canine company, Longrun

The Come and Try It at Longrun Meadow was a great success with many QO members coming to help newcomers and set them on their way. Have a look at the photos on the Dropbox Link below: they speak for themselves!

Photos (Dropbox)

Sat 26 Jan

New video

for beginners

Liked what you saw at Saturday's "Come and Try It" event at Longrun?

UK squad member Graham Gristwood presents this clear, straightforward, fast-paced video describing the basics for those curious about or keen to see more of the sport.

Sun 20 Jan Read more…

Permissions

Andrew H

Andrew to assist Bob

The committee are pleased to announce that our long-standing permissions officer Bob Lloyd now has an understudy, Andrew Hopkins. Andrew will take over from Bob after the AGM, when Bob retires.

Thu 17 Jan Read more…

New rules

BOF Logo

for mapping & planning

Calling course planners... please be aware that BOF have issue updated rules new for 2019.

The majority of the changes also relate to mapping, in particular aligning with the relatively new mapping standard ISOM 2017.

Link to new rules

Wed 16 Jan Read more…

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