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.
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.
|Sat 23rd Dec 2017||YHOA Night League||Ogden Water||EPOC|
|Sun 24th Dec 2017||Regional Event||Ogden Water||EPOC|
|Mon 1st Jan 2018||Urban (Mass start)||Buxton||Regional||DVO|
|Sat 6th Jan 2018||Charity Mass-Start Event||Lyme Park||MDOC|
SYO's club night will take place on Wednesday evenings during term time. During the winter the sessions are based at High Storrs school from 7pm-8.30pm. Each session will contain a mix of physical and technical training. On January 31st club night will be run from SYO's local evening event.
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.
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.
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.