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Sampson's Wood

JOG 1

Sat 11 Sep

Near: Yeovil
Level of event: Activity

Type of event: Training, Juniors

To be confirmed...

JOG Autumn 2020 Series Info

Our Junior Orienteering Group (JOG) runs during term-times holding low-key weekly events aimed at juniors, families and all those looking to improve or to train. There are volunteers on hand to help you from 1400 to about 1530 on the advertised Saturdays.


Series Contacts

Series organisers: Judy & Roger Craddock 01823 323850 jandr.craddock@gmail.com

Social Distancing

  • Consult the current government guidelines about travel.
  • Do not go if you have any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Wash your hands throughly before going out.
  • Park carefully, avoiding getting too close to others.
  • If someone is already at a control, wait.
  • Overtake carefully. Perhaps wait for wide grassed areas instead of trying to do it on a narrow path.
  • Be respectful to other users of the area.
  • Wash your hands as soon as possible afterwards.

If usingGPS Punching

  • See our map printing guidance for best results printing your own map.
  • To load the course of your choice into MapRun, tap on 'Select Event' then go to "UK - Somerset - JOG - Autumn 2020 - event name" and choose the one you want.
  • Then tap on 'Go to Start'.
  • The PIN is printed on the map.

Code of Conduct

Please make sure you have read and comply with the Participant Code Of Conduct and Parent Code Of Conduct.


Course Information

We cater from beginners through to a good club standard. We call the courses Hare, Squirrel, Badger and Fox and these offer a clear progression in the difficulty level. The Fox course incorporates adult training exercises.

JOG courses explained


Entry Details

  • Own time - Free but you have to print your own map.
  • 1400-1500 Saturday - £1 per person but you get a printed copy of the map and can borrow an SI dibber and compass.

Non-members are very welcome. If you like it and want to join, read about joining QO here.


Registration & Start Times

You have two choices for participating:

  • Using MapRun6 with GPS punching - start any time over the weekend.
  • Using SI start/finish and pin punching - start between 1400 and 1500 on Saturday.

Please register using the form below so you are covered by British Orienteering's insurance. If starting in the 1400-1500 slot, you can register in person if that is easier.


Contacts / Officials

Planner: Finley Goddard

Controller: Alasdair Shaw

Organisers: J & R Craddock

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. All participants must report to download whether they finish their course or not.

Privacy: when participating in our events/activities your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.

Photography: QO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser.

Safeguarding: QO is aware of it's responsibilities in safeguarding and child protection. To comply with The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018, we now provide an email address for individuals to report concerns to the Lead Safeguarding Officer. This address is safeguarding@britishorienteering.org.uk.