Next Local Event
This is the second pilot event of what we hope will be a series of low-key events held once a month throughout the year. All will be based in and around Cambridge and are ideal for juniors and adults who are new to the sport, providing a way to get familiar with the techniques at your own speed.
|Date||Event name (select to view)||Near||Level|
|Sat 20 Oct||Cherry Hinton Hall||Cambridge||Local|
|Sun 28 Oct||High Ash||Mundford||Regional|
|Wed 31 Oct||Homerton||Cambridge||Activity|
|Wed 7 Nov||Newnham College||Cambridge||Activity|
|Sat 10 Nov||Wandlebury Country Park||Stapleford||Local|
|Wed 14 Nov||Science Park||Cambridge||Local|
|Wed 21 Nov||Lucy Cavendish, St Edmund's College and Castle Hill||Cambridge||Activity|
|Sun 25 Nov||Rowney Warren||Shefford||Regional|
|Wed 28 Nov||Churchill Adventure Race||Cambridge||Activity|
|Sun 3 Feb||Bush Heath Woods||Mildenhall, Suffolk||National|
Most events have courses for beginners, contact organiser for details.
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How it works
How the calendar subscription works
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Do you spend ages copying over all the events on to you calendar?
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Explanation of Event levels
Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, Local are usually low key events in a 'localised' area. Local events are ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activity are non competitive events used for training and coaching. Aimed at members of the host club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs. Often ideal for newcomers to try the sport.
Permanent Orienteering Courses
These allow you to go orienteering whenever you want, more details about our Permanent Courses.
Neighbouring clubs events
Nearby events can be found based on a postcode via Ollie O'Brien's UK Orienteering Races Map (centred on the CB7 postcode as an example). Or the following list sorted by date
Note. Links below will open the event details that are on the British Orienteering events list in a new tab or window.
|Date||Event name (select to view)||Club||Near||Level|
|Wed 24 Oct||Fresher event: Trumpinton Meadows -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Wed 31 Oct||Homerton Training -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Sun 4 Nov||(Cancelled) SUFFOC colour coded - Kings Forest||SUFFOC||Bury St Edmunds||Regional|
|Wed 7 Nov||Newnham Training -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Sun 11 Nov||NOR colour coded - Lynford Forest||NOR||Thetford||Regional|
|Wed 14 Nov||Science Park League Event -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Sun 18 Nov||HAVOC colour coded and EAL - Epping SW||HAVOC||Chingford||Regional|
|Wed 21 Nov||St Edmund's, Castle Hill and Lucy Cavendish Training -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Wed 28 Nov||Churchill Adventure Race -||CUOC||Cambridge||Local|
|Sun 2 Dec||NOR colour coded and EAL - Sandringham Country Park||NOR||Kings Lynn||Regional|
|Sun 9 Dec||The Broaks, SOS Colour coded and ESSOL - The Broaks||SOS||Braintree||Regional|
|Tue 1 Jan||SOS New Year Novelty - TBD||SOS||TBD||Local|
|Sun 6 Jan||Bedfords Park -||HAVOC||Brentwood||Regional|
|Sun 27 Jan||Kelling Heath Regional CC Event - Kelling Heath Holiday Park||NOR||Sheringham||Regional|
|Sat 9 Feb||Icenian 2019 (incorporating English Universities Orienteering Cup) - Bromehill||CUOC||Brandon||Regional|
|Sun 10 Feb||Knettishall Heath event - Knettishall Heath||SUFFOC||Thetford||Regional|
|Sun 17 Feb||SOS Danbury Common - Danbury Common||SOS||Danbury||Regional|
|Sun 24 Feb||West Norfolk Regional -||NOR||Kings Lynn||Regional|
|Sun 3 Mar||Keyne-O, Loughton Valley Park - Loughton Valley Park||SMOC||Milton Keynes||Local|
|Sun 24 Mar||East Anglian Championships -||NOR||North Norfolk||National|
|Sun 31 Mar||SOS Hockley Wood - Hockley Woods||SOS||Rayleigh||Regional|
|Sun 7 Apr||SMOC EAL event - Salcey Forest||SMOC||Milton Keynes||Regional|
|Sun 14 Apr||Thorndon North -||HAVOC||Brentwood||Regional|
|Sun 28 Apr||North Norfolk -||NOR||Holt||Regional|
|Sun 12 May||SOS Maldon Urban - Maldon Town & Prom Park||SOS||Maldon, Essex||Regional|