This weekend at opposite ends of the country, the first trophies of the UK orienteering season were dished out, to the British Night Champions in the New Forest and the Scottish Night Champions in Deeside.
The UK Cup begins this weekend, with the British Night Championships, and once again the competition this year extends to a mass start final in October via sprint, middle, long, ultra-long and urban races, but will it actually attract the elites outwith the major races?
This weekend is your last opportunity to get entries in for the Scottish Sprint Championships, and round 2 of the Nopesport Urban League, taking place in St Andrews on the 3rd & 4th March.
We are delighted to announce that the venue for this year's Highlander, 14/15 April, is Kinlochewe. The village lies at the head (or south end) of Loch Maree, and is one of the main access points into Torridon.
The Orienteering Foundation is the charitable foundation for Orienteering. Peter Christopher has upadeted us on their activities.
British Internationals Scott Fraser and Claire Ward comfortably won at the Edinburgh City Race as the Big Weekend once again played host to the opening round of the Nopesport and Scottish Urban Orienteering Leagues.
The Scottish Orienteering Association is seeking to appoint a highly motivated person as a Regional Development Officer who is able to work both independently and in collaboration with clubs in the Grampian region.
The Nopesport Urban League 2012 fixtures have been announced, and we'll be returning to many firm urban orienteering favourites as well as a handful of potential new classics, as 14 races will offer the opportunity to find the best urban orienteers in the UK.
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