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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
Sun 10th Jun 2018, 10:30 - 12:30 Sandall Beat Regional
Wed 27th Jun 2018 Hesley Wood Local
Sat 7th Jul 2018 - Sun 8th Jul 2018 Sheffield City Local
Sun 8th Jul 2018 Sheffield City Regional
Sun 9th Sep 2018 Tankersley Wood National

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
Thu 24th May 2018 MDOC Evening Event (2) Lyme Regional MDOC
Sun 17th Jun 2018 East Midlands League 2018 Stanton Moor Regional DVO
Tue 19th Jun 2018 MDOC Evening event (3) Brereton Heath Regional MDOC
Sun 1st Jul 2018 YHOA Urban League / UKUL Halifax Regional EPOC
Tue 17th Jul 2018 MDOC Evening event (4) Alderley Edge Regional MDOC
Sun 19th Aug 2018 East Midlands Urban League 201... Lincoln City Regional LOG

Club Night

SYO's club night takes place on Wednesday evenings during term time. During Spring & Summer sessions take place at roving locations from 6.45-8.15pm. 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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