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Our Next Few Events

Wed 29th May   MLS   Hankley South   Final MLS League of the Season
Wed 5th Jun   MLS   Hawley - MLS Prize Giving Event
Wed 5th Jun   MLN   Catterick Area   Pre entry is required for all MLN events
Wed 12th Jun   MLC   Rowney Warren, Chicksands   Summer event incl Sapper Games, open to MLS and civilians, late starts into evening.

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Apologies for the recent failure of the BAOC web site. It is now back up and running, although not yet at full strength.

If you have any problems or failure with the web site, please let me know, with full details of the problem.

Tim Booth, BAOC Webmaster,

Long Valley North is Out Of Bounds for orienteering until after the Major orienteering event hosted by BKO on the 26 Jan 2020.  This will also be the Southern Champs 2020.


Good afternoon all,

Due to assignements this summer the MLS Committee need some new members. This is your opportunity to volunteer to help with the overall organisation of the MLS and is a great opportunity to give back to a sport that is primarily run by volunteers for orienteering enthusiasts to compete.

The two positions up for grabs are:

Secretary and Results Secretary.

The Secretary is responsible for the overall coordination of the league, deputises for the Chairman, is the main PoC for enquiries, books training areas when events are not organised a military unit, and coordinates the end of season prize giving. This could be filled by an OR6-OF3, outside...


We have a new batch of BAOC O-Tops in, cost a meare £25, open news item to see attached pic. The sizings are small so most go up one size, we have S, M, L, XL & XXL.  Allan Farrington takes them to all the MLS events, or you can email him at with your order, postage will be £2 extra.

The Army Inter Corps Champs will be held towards the end of the year as follows;

  • Sat 30 Nov 19 Night Champs at Caerwent, organised by BAOC
  • Sun 01 Dec 19 Classic Day Event & Individual Champs Forest of Dean (Nr Coleford), organised by BOK

RLC is the organising corps for military participation in the event.

Further detail will be provided closer to the time and the Events Page entry updated


The AOA Executive Committee is pleased to announce that with effect Wed 15 May 19, Colonel Ed Heal will be the newly appointed AOA President, vice Brigadier James Woodham.

The committee would like to take this opportunity to thank Brigadier James for his stalwart support since 2013 and wish him many more years of successful cunning running.  We welcome Colonel Ed and look forward to his future contribution as President.