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What's On

South Yorkshire Orienteers organises a range of orienteering events throughout the year. The table below lists all of the confirmed upcoming events.

We also have a calendar of events for the next six months that can be downloaded here or picked up at an event .

Some of the events SYO organises are part of an orienteering league. Each event will have details of any league it is in, but the most common leagues are the Yorkshire Urban League, the Yorkshire Night League and the Yorkshire Orienteering Superleague.

Date Event Venue Category
Sun 21st May 2017, 13:00 Hesley Wood Club Training
Sat 3rd Jun 2017, 14:00 - 16:00 Coronation Park Other
Sun 4th Jun 2017, 11:00 - 13:00 Treeton Woods Regional (Lv. C)
Sat 17th Jun 2017, 13:00 - 15:00 Forge Dam Local (Lv. D)
Sat 24th Jun 2017, 13:00 Sandall Beat Club Training
Sat 8th Jul 2017, 10:00 - Sun 9th Jul 2017, 17:00 Devonshire Green Other

Other Events of Interest

The table below shows events not organised by SYO, but that might be of interest to those who typically attend SYO events.

Neighbouring orienteering clubs such as Derwent Valley Orienteers (DVO) and Eborienteers (EBOR) regularly organise events and details can be found on the British Orienteering website.

Date Event Venue Level Club
Sat 8th Jul 2017 Fat Rascal Weekend (UKOL) Peel Park/Lister Park Regional (Lv. B) AIRE
Sun 9th Jul 2017 Fat Rascal Weekend (UKOL) Bradford Regional (Lv. B) AIRE
Sun 15th Oct 2017 Regional Event Selby Regional (Lv. C) EBOR
Sun 5th Nov 2017 East Midlands League Boundary Wood and Haywood Oaks Regional (Lv. C) NOC

Club Night

SYO's club night will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6.45pm to 8.15pm during school term times. The first one will be held on Wednesday 7th June and they will run for 6 weeks at roving outdoor locations to take advantage of the light evenings. Each session will contain a mix of physical and technical training - details below:

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Coaching & Development

SYO has an active coaching and development programme with sessions that combine technique and physical training and are suitable for people of all ages, experience and ability. We are also looking to train members to become event volunteers.

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Schools League

The South Yorkshire Schools Orienteering League aims to provide school pupils with the opportunity to learn and develop map-reading skills while improving their fitness in a fun, competitive and challenging sport. The league runs from September to June.

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Permanent Orienteering Courses

There are a number of permanent orienteering courses (POCs) throughout South Yorkshire which are available to try at your leisure for little or no cost. The table below lists all known POCs in South Yorkshire including details on how to obtain maps for the courses.

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