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Juniors


It may be Autumn, but that hasn't put a stop to our winning ways! Check out the news feed about our Weekend of Winning! We've still got October's Junior of the Month available, and our Round-up of Summer Tours 2019 is well worth a read for inspiration!


Welcome to the Juniors’ section of the SYO website!

It’s aimed at both newcomers and experienced juniors – you’re all part of the SYO Junior Squad.

Scroll down to discover more about the SYO Junior Squad - and I hope to see you at an event soon!

Dom Dakin, SYO Junior Website Editor


Trophy Cabinet

Discover the successes of SYO juniors this year in our Virtual Trophy Cabinet, as well those from years gone by in our Hall of Fame...

Junior of the Month

Helping you to get to know your team-mates better! Each month, we will ask one of our juniors a few questions, and post their responses here.

October's Junior of the Month...

To see what they had to say, and to view all the past profiles, click here...

Club Colours

From our tents to our tops, Black and Yellow is everywhere in SYO! Here you can discover the types of kit you can get, as well as how else we wear our famous colours...

Route to Success

Orienteering is an international sport, can take you all the way from Sheffield to Scotland, and on to Sweden. You can orienteer individually, for your club, region, or even for your country... the world really is your oyster!

Why not have a look at our progression guide to see where you can get to?

Other Useful Stuff

A great place for Junior Newcomers to start...

If you don't get age classes, don't know how to train, or you're not sure what to wear out in the forest, there's no need to panic - just click the link below, and you'll be an expert in no time! 

Who's Who

Let's help you put some names to faces for the adults that you'll often meet at our events and trainings. You can also contact some of them from here.

Junior Events

Here are the next few events of interest for juniors (that aren't being organised by SYO) - watch out for entry deadlines on the bigger events!

DateEventVenue
Sun 20th Oct CompassSport Cup - Final Pippingford Park
Sat 9th/Sun 10th Nov Twin Peaks Weekend Goyt Valley
Sun 17th Nov British Schools Champs Black Park

Click on the link below for more details about these events, a longer list of upcoming events, as well as some other larger and fun events you might like to try.

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Junior News

A Weekend of Winning for SYO Juniors!

Written on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 20:28
SYO Juniors have had a very impressive medal haul this weekend! Saturday saw the British Schools Score over in Manchester, where 47 SYO Juniors competed for their school in a challenging 30-control score at Heaton Park. Out of a possible 42 individual medals, our juniors took home 19 of them…
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Success at the British Schools Score Champs

Written on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 18:33
Forty seven SYO juniors travelled to Heaton Park in Manchester on Saturday 12th October to compete in the British Schools Score Championships. The sun shone, which was lovely for spectators and competitors alike and made a decent change to many recent events! Competitors had 45 minutes to find as many of…
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Bronze for Yorkshire at JIRCs!

Written on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 18:18
At the end of September eachyear the country's best juniors gather for a weekend of fierce competition at the Junior Inter-Regional Championships, which this year was hosted by SYO. An amazing eighteen SYO juniors (out of a possible 24) were called up to run for Yorkshire. The individual day was…
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