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Juniors


NEW IN: Our Junior of the Month for June has just landed, along with the much-anticipated World Schools 2019 Report. Check out these really good reads now!


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.

June'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 7th Jul 2019 Yvette Baker Trophy - Final Sandringham
^ Entries now open - please contact Jacky ^
Sun 28th July - Sat 3rd Aug Scottish 6 Days Strathearn, Scotland
Fri 23rd - Mon 26th Aug  White Rose Weekend Scarborough

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.

Continue reading Junior Events...

Junior News

World Schools 2019 Report

Written on Thursday, 13 June 2019 20:33
At the end of April, 12 Juniors from SYO jetted off to Estonia to compete as part of the 40-strong England Team at the World Schools Orienteering Championships 2019. The week-long event was based at the Tehvandi Sports Centre close to Otepää in the South-East of the country, with the…
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Summer Training Camp Selections

Written on Friday, 07 June 2019 18:13
Well done to all the SYO Juniors who have been selected for Summer Orienteering Training Camps! At the start of the summer, around the Scottish 6 Days, the JROS Lagganlia and Deeside camps will take place up in Scotland. The juniors off to those are: Lagganlia - Alex C, Imogen…
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Success at Yorkshire Schools Champs for SYO Juniors

Written on Tuesday, 04 June 2019 23:13
SYO juniors picked up plenty of silverware at the recent Yorkshire Schools Champs held at Canklow near Rotherham. Congratulations to the medal winning club members: Y4B - 1st Maxwell, 2nd Lawrence, 3rd Will PY5G - 1st Penny, 2nd Alice, 3rd EllenY5B - 1st Oscar, 2nd Oli, 3rd JakeY6G - 1st Anna,…
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