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Our Next Few Activities

Wed 26th May   MLS   The Slab, Bordon
Wed 30th Jun   MLS   Ash South

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In line with current guidelines, we confirm that Army Orienteering is suspended until 16th May 2021 at the earliest. It is anticipated that the first MLS event will be held on 19th May 2021, venue TBC.

The Army Championships have been postponed until later this year.

It is possible tha tthere will be some civilian events on Wednesdays, when this is permitted. Details will be available at

We are taking the opportunity of the lack of activity during the lockdown to restructure this web site so that information is easier to find, especially regarding the distinction between the AOA and BAOC.

When the reorganisation is actively taking place, the web site will be unavailable - it is anticipated that will only be for a short time on each occasion. Otherwise, we'll be making it available for general viewing, although some items may be in a different place.

Web Site Editors: Note that during the reorganisation period, it will not be possible for anyone except the webmaster to update the web site. So if you want to add or change something on the web site, please contact the webmaster, Tim Booth -...



The first of a series of coaching sessions will take place on the 07 Apr at the MLS event at Mychett. These sessions are aimed at Lg Orange or Lt Green competitors and will: start at 12:00, finish around 15:30, include an MLS run on one of these courses and include a de-brief and action planning with a coach. The session will be led by the coaching team from the AOA Centre of Excellence at Longmoor. Units wishing to take advantage of this coaching are to book places with Phill Batts via coaching@armyorienteering .com. The Coaches look forward to help upskill your team.

A UKCC Level Certificate in Coaching Orienteering is being run in Catterick over the period 14-17 Jun 21. This is not a service funded course and costs around £300, depending on the numbers taking it, To be eligible to attend you should have a proven ability to orienteer at TD5 and have had some coaching experience. Further information is available from Phill Batts via