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Next Regional EventYBTS Qualifier at Hockley Woods (SOS event)
Sun 31 Mar

Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield

Near: Rayleigh, Essex

We are hoping for a great turnout from all our WAOC juniors to this qualifier event for the 2019 Yvette Baker Trophy and Shield competitions.

Successful junior teams will get through to the final, which will be in Sandringham on 9th July.

Please note - although this is a qualifier for the junior competition, the event is a normal colour coded event with a full range of courses for orienteers of all ages and abilities.

This event is organised by SOS. Details of the event can be found on the SOS website.

WAOC makes it to the Final!We are through to the CompassSport Trophy Final on 20 October

A message from the Club Captain:

Congratulations and many thanks to everyone who travelled to, and ran at Sherwood Pines today in the 2019 Compass Sport Trophy Heat.

I was absolutely delighted to leave the event having seen that WAOC had nudged up into 1st place thus QUALIFYING FOR THE FINAL see here ! A fantastic club performance - well done to everyone who took part.

The final is on Sunday 20 October 2019 at Pippingford Park which is in the heart of Ashdown Forrest in Sussex, The final is going to be organised by Mole Valley Orienteers. All WAOC members - please put this your diary now!

Janet Cronk, Club Captain

Sun 17 MarRead more…

WAGAL scoreboard updatedScores now include results from the Royston event

The Wagal Scoreboard for 2019 has been updated with points awarded for the Royston and Therfield Heath event on 10th March. Points will also be awarded for performance in the CompassSport Trophy Qualifier held at Sherwood Pines on 17th March (these are not yet included on the scoreboard).

The next WAGAL event after the CST qualifier is Bury St Edmunds on 6th October. Best 4 scores count out of 6 events this year.

What's WAGAL? Find out here.

Sun 17 MarRead more…

East Anglian Urban League (EAUL)

New for 2019 - The East Anglian Region is setting up an urban league. This will work in a similar way to the EA League which generally involves cross country orienteering events.

Thu 7 FebRead more…

EA League 2018 Awards

 Stephen Borrill M45

The winners of the 2018 East Anglian League received their trophies at Bush Heath yesterday. Photos of those present to receive their trophies can be found below (Peter was both the giver and a receiver!).

Mon 4 FebRead more…

Lagganlia Junior Summer Camp

Here is a link to the EAOA junior squad website, which now has videos from the 2018 Laganlia summer training camp in Scotland, and a report from Barney, an East Anglian junior who took part.

Sun 27 JanRead more…

East Anglian League winners for 2018Updated and with prize-giving details

Congratulations to the following club members who topped the league tables for their age class in the East Anglian League.

M21Tom BeskeenW12Hebe Darwin
M45Stephen BorrillW60
Janet Cronk
M50Dil WetherillW65Noreen Ives
M60Peter Woods

Full results can be found here. Prizes will be given out at Bush Heath on 3rd February.

Thu 24 JanRead 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!