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Wed 26th Sep   MLN   Bishop Aukland Park   Pre entry is required for all MLN events
Wed 26th Sep   MLS   QECP near Petersfield   Note using EMIT Touch-free system, free tag hire if you have own ecard
Wed 3rd Oct   MLS   TBC

Take Note

The 2018 Army Inter Corps orienteering championships (Exercise CUNNING RUNNER) will take place as follows:

  • Inter-Corps Day 1 (Night).  Sat 24 Nov 18 – (GO) Southern Night Championships – Puttenham (includes the Army Night Championships).
  • Inter-Corps Day 2 (Day).  Sun 25 Nov 18 – (SN) Southern Championships – Hindhead and Devil's Punchbowl.

Military accommodation will be available at Brunswick Camp on Sat 24 Nov 18 as required.

ACTION:  Corps orienteering secretaries should make contact with Maj Rob Ashton REME,, as soon as possible to express their interest and ensure thorough communications during the lead up...



Good afternoon everyone!

This is a message to update you all on a few changes that will occur for this coming MLS season.

Courses.  The courses available have altered slightly.  We have added a course "Long Yellow" which will be TD2 and 3 - 3.5km in length to provide an appropriate starting course for adult beginners.

Points.  We have also changed the maximum points awarded for the shorter courses; Short Green, Light Green and Long Yellow will all carry a maximum of 50 MLS points (Brown and Blue will remain unchanged at 100 and 70 respectively).  The team score will also attract the potential for additional points above the team's score for every successfully...


Andrew Hensman came across a memorial display in the Imperial Museum in London and found the attached pictures of Maj Nick Bateson Royal Signals who had been a stalwart of BAOC throughout his career before his tragic demise in Iraq and after whom we have named the BAOC Long-O.

You can read about the project itself here: or any news at the time such as this:

At the back end of last MLS season, the MLS committee held an AGM with open attendance. Having failed in getting the minutes uploaded to the BAOC website, i have resorted to attaching them here.

Please browse at your own leisure!



Good afternoon,

Following my last notice highlighting the major changes to the MLS18/19 season, the MLS Rules have now been uplaoded to the BAOC Website.  Follow the "Documents" tab to access them.

Alternatively, follow this link.



Opportunities to attend the World Masters in Riga next year 4 - 13 Jul 19 are available.

This will be a R SIGNALS led training camp that is open to all Regular and Reserve personnel. There are a maximum of 20 places available.

If you are interested please drop me a message with Service number, rank, name, unit and mobile number and I will add you to the distribution of the Warning Order due in Oct 18.

Maj Sally Calland -