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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
Sat 15th Jul 2017, 13:00 Sandall Beat Club Training
Tue 8th Aug 2017, 14:00 - 16:00 Coronation Park Other
Thu 17th Aug 2017 Redmires Local (Lv. D)
Sun 3rd Sep 2017 Sheffield City South-West Regional (Lv. C)
Sat 9th Sep 2017 Endcliffe Park Local (Lv. D)
Wed 13th Sep 2017 The Edge Campus Local (Lv. D)
Sun 24th Sep 2017, 13:00 - 16:00 Chelsea Park Other
Sat 7th Oct 2017 Meersbrook Park Local (Lv. D)
Sat 14th Oct 2017 Rother Valley Country Park Regional (Lv. B)

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 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
Sun 7th Jan 2018 East Midlands League 2018 Strawberry Hill 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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