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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 28th Feb 2018, 18:30 Ecclesall Woods Local
Sat 10th Mar 2018, 13:00 - 15:00 Sheffield City Other
Sun 11th Mar 2018 Canklow Woods National
Tue 13th Mar 2018 The Fat Cat Local
Sat 17th Mar 2018, 13:00 Tankersley Wood Club Training
Wed 18th Apr 2018, 18:00 Whirlow Brook Hall & Limb Valley Local
Sat 21st Apr 2018, 13:00 Canklow Woods Club Training
Sun 29th Apr 2018, 10:00 - 12:30 West Haigh & New Park Springs Regional
Wed 23rd May 2018 Loxley Common Local
Sun 10th Jun 2018 - Regional
Sun 8th Jul 2018 Sheffield City Regional

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
Sun 25th Feb 2018 Regional Event Bishop Wood Regional EBOR
Sun 4th Mar 2018 East Midlands League 2018 Linacre Regional DVO
Sun 25th Mar 2018 MDOC Macclesfield Urban (UKUL) Macclesfield town and Tytherington estate National MDOC
Sun 25th Mar 2018 East Midlands League 2018 Byron's Walk Regional NOC
Sun 8th Apr 2018 Regional Event Baildon Moor Regional AIRE
Sun 15th Apr 2018 YHOA Urban League Brighouse Regional EPOC
Sun 15th Apr 2018 Hardwick, East Midlands League... Hardwick Hall Regional DVO
Thu 26th Apr 2018 MDOC Evening event (1) Teggs Nose Country park Regional MDOC
Sun 29th Apr 2018 East Midlands Urban League 201... Southwell Regional NOC
Sun 6th May 2018 YHOA Urban League Kippax Regional AIRE
Sun 13th May 2018 Regional Event & Yvett... Oakwell Hall Country Park Regional EPOC

Club Night

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. 

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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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