One of the things that, as a club, we are keen to do is further develop a strong identity and a sense of Devon Orienteering Club. How do we go about it?
Bulletin No. 9
Matt Atkins is now producing the club's Mailchimp Bulletins and sent out the latest one on November 1st. If you have not received it, please check your spam, as it originated from a new email address. (Devon Orienteering Club <>) It includes lots of club information, so do track it down!
Results after the first league event of the season are now available.
Rules for the 2018-19 season of league events can be seen here.
Results and splits now available on the Devon results page, as well as Routegadget link, and reports from the planner, controller and organisers. It was great to see you all enjoying the technical and physical challenge of Golden Dagger!
Six DEVON juniors were amongst 18 selected to represent the South West in the Junior Regional Orienteering Championships (JIRCs) held in the Peak District 29th – 30th September 2018.
Killerton Park, Near Exeter
The Devon Relays and Individual Score Event take place on Sunday 22nd July in the wonderful setting of Killerton, (National Trust), near Exeter. Updated details of the event can be seen here: Events
This is a sociable and fun event - or you can take part as an individual in the one hour score event!
Entries should be sent to by 14th July. There will also be limited entry on the day for the relays.
Spread the Word!
Our Summer Series of events will be taking place between June and August. Results of the first three events, at Knightshayes, Haldon Forest Park and Bicton are now available. We are working hard to get a good turnout of newcomers and returners to the sport as well as current club members. So, please do what you can to spread the word, invite friends and get along yourself!
One Hour Score Events
This year the club offered some informal street O races - 1 hour score events. Using simple street maps based on OpenStreetMapping ( http://www.oomap.co.uk) with controls being street furniture such as lamp posts , hydrants, signs etc. A mapping example is here.
Results of the four events, held in Exmouth, Exeter, Kingsteignton and Honiton are now available.
Devon and Cornwall Winners!
Very well done to all of the Devon and Cornwall members who are now South West Middle Distance Champions, as a result of the championships held on 28th May at Braunton Burrows.
British Orienteering Championships May 19th and 20th 2018
Congratulations to Ann Hughes, W75 British Champion in the long distance race on Saturday 19th May! Ann was one of four Devon runners who achieved a top ten place at the championships, including Ben Chesters M40, Rob Parkinson M60 and Mike Wimpenny M70.
(The photograph of Ann is from Whitchurch Common, 2015)
For details and results see: