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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
Wed 8th Nov 2017 Redmires Night Event
Sat 11th Nov 2017, 13:00 - 15:00 Botanical Gardens Local
Sat 18th Nov 2017, 13:00 Graves Park Club Training
Fri 24th Nov 2017 Ecclesall Woods Night Event
Sun 26th Nov 2017 Ecclesall Woods Regional
Sun 17th Dec 2017 Blacka Moor Regional
Sun 14th Jan 2018 Redmires Regional
Sun 18th Feb 2018 Tankersley Wood National
Sun 18th Mar 2018 Canklow Woods 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
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 during term time. We start back after the holidays on Wednesday 6th September. During September the sessions will take place from 6pm to 7:30pm at roving outdoor locations to take advantage of the light evenings. From October the sessions will move indoors and will be based each week at High Storrs school from 7pm-8.30pm. 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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