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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. Flyers for some of these leagues can be found in the League Flyers section of this page.

Date Event Venue Category
Wed 2nd Jan 2019, 11:00 - 12:30 Club Training
Sat 12th Jan 2019
Local
Sun 20th Jan 2019
Regional
Sun 3rd Feb 2019, 13:00
Club Training
Sat 9th Feb 2019
Regional
Sat 9th Mar 2019
National
Sun 10th Mar 2019
Major
Sat 16th Mar 2019, 13:00
Club Training

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 22nd Dec 2018 YHOA Night League Newmillerdam Regional EPOC
Sun 23rd Dec 2018 Regional Event Newmillerdam Regional EPOC
Tue 1st Jan 2019 Derby West Urban Event, EMUL 2... Markeaton Park Regional DVO
Sun 6th Jan 2019 Regional Event Adel Woods and Meanwood Park Regional AIRE
Sun 10th Feb 2019 East Midlands League 2019 Birchen Edge Regional DVO
Sun 10th Feb 2019 MDOC Regional Event Philips Park and Prestwich Forest Park Regional MDOC
Sat 16th Feb 2019 YHOA Night League & No... Ilkley Moor Regional AIRE
Sun 3rd Mar 2019 Aire 50th Anniversary Event Ilkley Moor Regional AIRE

Club Night

SYO's club night takes place on Wednesday evenings during term time. During the Autumn and Winter club night takes place at High Storrs school 7-8.30pm, although the first few sessions in September will be outdoors to make the most of the fast fading daylight! Each session will contain a mix of physical and technical training. Once per month club night takes place at the SYO local evening event.

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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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League Flyers

Click the images below to download the league flyer as a PDF:

2018 Yorkshire Superleague Flyer
2018 Yorkshire Urban League Flyer

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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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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