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Next National EventMildenhall North
Sun 13 Feb

CompassSport Qualifier

Near: Mildenhall

Forest orienteering event with range of courses to cater for club teams competing to qualify for the CompassSport Trophy. Clubs wishing to attend this event to compete must contact the event secretary via - see FINAL DETAILS (last updated 20 Jan). Entry to a limited range of colour-coded courses (White to Light Green) will be provided for individuals not participating in the CompassSport competitions.

Latest News

21 Jan 2022 - We will be presenting mementos to winners of the 2021 East Anglian Leagues at this event. Please join us at registration at around 12:30 to congratulate the recipients.

7 Jan 2022 - Final details now available. Entries are now open on Fabian4 until 1st February.

WAOC Winners in the East Anglian Urban League 2021

Congratulations to all the WAOC winners of the 2021 EA Urban League. WAOC members won 8 out of 14 classes, with 3 of the winners being Juniors. See the full results here.

Tue 25 JanRead more…

WAOC Winners in the East Anglian League 2021

Congratulations to all the WAOC winners of the 2021 EA League, listed below. See the full results on the EAOA website - here.

Tue 25 JanRead more…

Wednesday evening training restarting soon

Usually Wednesdays at 6.30 p.m. although the first week is on Thursday 20th January 2022.

Click on training nights for more information.

Mon 3 JanRead more…

Anne Braggins RIP

Anne Braggins, former chair of WAOC and "Mother of TrailO", passed away on 27th November. Our best wishes go to her friends and surviving family.

Fri 3 DecRead more…

WAGAL Winners for 2021

The WAGAL scoreboard has been updated following the final event in the 2021 WAGAL, our event at Mildenhall South on 21st November. It's good to see some new names appearing in the list of scorers - we wish you all well for next year's league!

Wed 24 NovRead more…

EA Champs PresentationCategory winners presented with their trophies at the Autumn in Anglia events

For details of the EA championships, see the article here. The full list of winners is on the EAOA website.

In addition to the EA Champs trophies, two additional awards were presented: Sarah Mansel of SUFFOC, who happened also to be the planner of the Bury St Edmunds event, received the Bill Stevens trophy for contribution to orienteering in the region, and Kate Jarrett won the Joan George award for best performance at the EA Championships.

Below are photos of some of the WAOC winners with their trophies.

Sun 10 OctRead more…

Our East Anglian Champions for 2021Class winners from the EA Champs held in Epping Forest on 26th September

Sunday 26th September was an eventful day for some WAOC members - especially our Juniors. WAOC juniors who are members of the East Anglian Junior Squad, namely Hebe Darwin, Sophie Kerswell, and Alex Wetherill, were representing their Region in a combination of individual and team competitions at the Junior Inter-Regional Championships (JIRCS) up in the north-east of England, helping secure a very creditable 6th place overall for EAJS.

This date clashed with the East Anglian Championships 2021, held at HAVOC's event in Epping South West, where orienteers of all age classes were competing with their peers in the region to be the champion in their age class, or outright.

Congratulations to WAOC winners from the EA Champions 2021:

Alistair Fu (M14), Kate Jarrett (W12), and Alys Powell (W10);

Tom Beskeen (M35) who won the Mens Open category, Brian Cowe (M45), Dil Wetherill (M55), Mike Bickle (M70), and Chris Morley (M80);

Emma Jarret (W45), Helen Hague (W50), Sue Hartley (W65), and Hazel Bickle (W70).

Thu 30 SepRead more…

JabberWAOC magazineThe Newsletter of WAOC

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!