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We're well on the way to Christmas - we've launched our Christmas Decorations, back for 2019!! Here's November's Junior of the Month, with just 1 more to go in 2019! But if you want to forget about the festivities for a moment, check out our Round-up of Summer Tours 2019!


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


Christmas Decorations 2019 ⛄⛄⛄

The SYO Elves have been busy: Back for Christmas 2019, we have our very own collection of Christmas Decorations, which will be sold in aid of the SYO Junior Squad. Click this link to find out more, view the designs, and place an order...

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.

November'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...

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...

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
Sat 9th/Sun 10th Nov Twin Peaks Weekend Goyt Valley
Sun 17th Nov British Schools Champs Black Park
Sun 1st Dec Southern Champs (2019) Cannop Ponds

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

Lagganlia 2019 Video!

Written on Tuesday, 05 November 2019 19:29
The photos have been out for a while now, but this fab video has just been released! It gives a great insight into what goes on at Lagganlia - an annual JROS summer training camp for M/W14s held in Scotland. Thanks very much to Johnny Hooton for putting this together!
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2nd Place at CompassSport Cup

Written on Monday, 21 October 2019 20:30
Forty members of SYO braved the long drive to Pippingford Park (and the appropriately named Windy Ridge) in Sussex yesterday to take part in the CSC Final against 9 other clubs from across the country.  Pippingford Park is a Mole Valley major event favourite having been previously used for the…
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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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