Job Vacancy – British Orienteering Development Officer
Job Vacancy – British Orienteering Communications Officer
Draft Competition Rules for 2023
New international selection policies for 2023
New Trail O video – supported by the Orienteering Foundation
The East Anglian Orienteering Championships were held at Bromehill near Brandon on November 27th. The Stragglers contingent produced six champions across the age range from Abigail Prince in W14 to John Russell in M80+
Congratulations to Geraldine Russell who retained her title of Club Champion and to Joshua Owen who is the Junior Club Champion for 2022.
A small group of SOS juniors took a trip to Derbyshire in October. Our Jack Petchey Foundation Award winners chose a great weekend of activities.
Colin West, Club Chairman, was presented with Mike Powell Davies Celebration Award shield at the Essex Stragglers event at Hylands Park on October 30th by Eddie Banks, the recipient in 2021.
The 2022 SOS Club Championships will be held at SUFFOC event at Wordwell, KIng's Forest on Sunday November 20th.
A team of 10 Stragglers took on the challenge of Essex Way Relay for a third time improving their overall position yet again with some notable performances
Our Schools Days are always popular with local schools and a great way to promote our sport. This year they took place on 24th May at Castle Park, Colchester, Thursday 26th May at Cliff Park, Harwich & Monday 27th June at Notley Country Park.
It was lovely to spend an evening at the Jack Petchey Foundation Awards in Colchester, celebrating the achievements of our Juniors and recognizing the fantastic work of our volunteers.
A small band of Stragglers travelled to Welwyn Garden City for Happy Herts UK Orienteering League event thoroughly enjoying the challenge. This week the Urban League moves to Colchester.
Congratulations to Oliver Prince - Junior Captain (SOS) who has been selected for both the Czech Training Camp & also to represent Great Britain (GB) at the European Youth Orienteering Champs (EYOC) in Hungary this Summer!