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Next Events

Sat 15 Jan
Wandlebury Country Park
(Park-O)

Near: Cambridge  more details...

Sun 13 Feb
Mildenhall North
(CompassSport Qualifier)

Near: Mildenhall  more details...

Sat 26 Feb
Therfield Heath
(Park-O and Colour-coded)

Near: Royston  more details...

Full list of all future events

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…

WAGAL- October updateScoreboard updated after Autumn in Anglia weekend

You can see the updated WAGAL scores after three events this year so far, on the WAGAL scoreboard, where you can also browse results from previous years.

The one remaining WAGAL event this year will be at Mildenhall South on 21st November. Best 3 scores of a possible total of 4 to count.

Mon 11 OctRead 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…

WAGAL updateLeague scoreboard updated after North Cambridge event

You can see the updated scores after two events on the WAGAL scoreboard, where you can also browse results from previous years.

The remaining events this year will be Bush Heath in October, and Mildenhall South in November. Best 3 scores of a possible total of 4 to count.

Tue 14 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!