Essex Stragglers Orienteering Society (SOS)


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Our Next Events

1 AprBaddowSOS Juniors Training/Club CoachingDetails
2 AprWrittleColour Coded, ESSOL, EAL (Level C)Details
19 AprMonkwickWinter Mid-Week SeriesDetails
29 AprChalkney Wood (TBC)SOS Juniors Training/Club Coaching
20 MayMaldonUltra Sprint (Level C)Details
21 MayColchesterUrban (Level B)Details
See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map
For more planned events see the Events Page

Our Recent Events

22 MarBraintreeWinter Mid-Week SeriesResults
19 FebDanbury CommonColour Coded, ESSOL (Level C)Final Results
14 FebStanwayWinter Mid-Week SeriesResults
29 JanPods WoodColour Coded, ESSOL (Level C)Updated Results
24 JanWivenhoeWinter Mid-Week SeriesResults
For Older Results see the Events Page

Ash Dieback Disease (Chalara fraxinea) and other Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS)
Advice from British Orienteering is here.
A summary for those attending events -
The Food and Environment Research Agency and the Animal and Plant Health Agency advice can be summarised as:
- Check
- Clean
- Dry
We should all be checking our clothing and equipment before leaving the car park to ensure that there is no visible plant material either on our shoes or our clothing. If there is any plant material it should be removed and left on site. We should also knock off any soil or leaf litter.
Once home thoroughly clean your footwear and clothing and then leave it to dry for as long as possible. Many of the INNS are able to survive in damp corners for very long periods of time, but are less able to survive if the equipment is thoroughly dried.


Club News

22 MarThe Stragglers League page has been updated with results up to Knettishall Heath here.
22 FebThe Schools League page has been updated with results from the Danbury Common event here.
17 FebThe presentation of mementoes to the 2016 EA League Class Winners will take place at our event on 2 April, at c13.30 (or hopefully a bit earlier!). Barbara, EAOA Secretary.
16 FebJanuary Mike's eNews has been added to the Stragglers' Forum here.
18 JanThe EA Championships are on Sunday 19th March at Rushmere (SMOC event). Please can all 2016 champions ensure that their trophies are engraved and either brought along on 19th March or given to someone who will be going (it is particularly disappointing for the junior winners if there is no trophy for them on the day). If you are aware of any champions who have left the Club or Region it would
4 DecMinutes of the November Committee Meeting are on the Members' Resouces Page.


See forthcoming events on Ollie O'Brien's interactive map

For a full list of planned events and results, see the Events Page

New to orienteering? Read the Beginners' Guide

Can't find an event to go to? Try a Permanent Orienteering Course

Read all about our Schools League on the ESSOL (Essex and Suffolk Schools Orienteering League) page

Read more about Orienteering on the Regional and National websites

Discuss local orienteering on The Stragglers' Forum and national orienteering on Nopesport

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