The admin instruction for the Inter Corps Champs on 2/3 December is now available and attached here (updated 13/11/17) and on the event notice, updated 19th October to incude an entry form - entries are now being accepted.


A thumb compass was left at download at this Saturday's (14th) SOC event at Buskett's Lawn. If it's yours, please claim it via the organiser, whose contact details are on the results page at the SOC web site.


There are currently 4 places available on this course; two more are needed to make it viable. Get in touch if you want to know more: Phill Batts, coaching@armyorienteering.com


 


The Orienteering Foundation is pleased to announce that we have arranged a coaching day on Saturday 10 February 2018.  The day will be held in the South Lakes (exact venue TBC) and will run from 10:00 to 15:00.

The BAOC AGM will take place on Wed 1 Nov 17 at 1230 hours at Sandhurst in tandem with the MLS event being hosted by the Royal Military Academy.  Confirmatory details tbc.


Please do endeavour do come along and voice your opinions on how we take the Club forward.


The web site suffered a major failure today, Friday 29th September. As far as I can tell, it has been restored correctly, but if you notice anything missing or incorrect, please contact the webmaster. Tim.


A new DIN covering Authority for Army Orienteering 2017 – 18 has now been published.


It is available on the Document page of this website here.


Ian at Ultrasport has a Premier Inn room available at Westhills near Aberdeen from Friday 28 July for 7 nights at a cost of £240.  Contact him on 07815 068065 if you are interested.


Please see attached details of a fund raising event by Ian from Ultrasport, please help if you can as for National Arboretum Memorial.


Corps Secretaries are invited to read the attached document which details the format for the IC 2017 competition, circulate it widely and pass any feedback to the AOA Chairman and Secretary.


The new secretary is Maj Andy Johnson who can be contacted by email at Andrew.Johnson966@mod.uk


Follow this link for a report on Army contribution to WOD :https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/news/3750


The current MLS Secretary, SSgt Jamie Ranson, is leaving the Army shortly.  Therefore the position will become vacant post the MLS Prize Giving event on Wednesday 07 Jun 2017.  A copy of the duties and responsibilities are attached.  Anyone interested in taking on this very rewarding and challenging position should contact the MLS Secretary by james.ranson497@mod.uk or telephone (military 94344 5531 or civilian number 01980 615531).


In the light of warmer weather, all competitors and event organisers should take note of the heat injury advice on the Event Organisation page. See also Heat Injury Prevention Measures


End of season results for the southern league have been posted in Military League South 2016/17 Results.


Links to the final details for the BAOC Welsh Weekend are now up on the events page.


Dates for the Army Inter Corps Orienteering Championships 2017 (in December) are now up on the events page of the website.  The dates have now been confirmed by TVOC. Further details later in the year.


The planned course for May 17 is cancelled due to low interest.


The course planned for June in Catterick will be held Tue 06 to Thu 08 Jun 17.  Details are on the events page.


There will be a further course opportunity in Sep. Interest to coaching@armyorienteering.com


The Organiser has agreed to extend the deadline for entries to Midnight on Sunday 26 Mar 17.  There have been a lot of Civilian teams entering and it would be nice to see more Military teams. We do not need to know names until the day, we just need to know you are coming, just enter as runner 1, runner 2, etc.  See you in the woods. MLS Sec


The Basic Skills course 20 March is going to be changed to start Mon at 12.30hrs and finish on Friday at no later than 13:00hrs.


Apologies for the late notice but getting confirmation of changes to the accommodation bookings have only just been confirmed.


Units who are arriving on Sun evening should let the Coaching officer know so that breakfast on Monday am is booked please by emailing coaching@armyorienteering.com


I start running the Pennine Way (270 miles) on Sat 11th March 2017 (only 5 days away), I am doing it solo and carrying everything I need for 7 days (if it goes into 8 days, I will starve lol). I will be wild camping using the good old army basha and eating ORP, now that’s what I call a holiday.

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