Devon Orienteering


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Devon League - Final Standings

Following the Quantock Orienteers event last weekend, Tim Gent has processed the results and produced the final Devon League standings for 2019-20. Click here for them. 

Congratulations to all who participated in the league this year, particularly course winners -

Ben Chesters (Brown), Tom Lewis (Blue), Ben Perry(Green), 

Carol Pierce (Short Green),  NGOC's Rose Taylor (Light Green), 

Oliver Lewis of QO (Orange) and Harry Sawyer, winner on the Yellow course. 


Devon League event in the Quantocks.

On Sunday 23rd Feb, Quantock Orienteers are holding an event in Ramscombe North, near Nether Stowey, in Somerset. This event forms part of the Devon OC league.

7 'colour coded' courses will be available, from White - very short and very simple, to Brown  - very hard and long.

Find more info and entry link to the QO event click here.


Membership 2020

All ages, all abilities, all welcome!

If you have not yet joined -or re-joined - for 2020: 

Details about the different types of membership and how to join:

Senior - Adults aged 21 or over
Junior - Below the age of 21
Contact - Members of other British Orienteering affiliated clubs


Haldon Night Orienteering 11th January 2020

2nd Report - from Sarah Clough

Night orienteering: this sounded like an exciting concept. A friend of mine who orienteers in Yorkshire has been night orienteering a few times, but they were urban events. This was in Haldon Forest, not somewhere I have ever explored, but it certainly sounded pretty hardcore by comparison.


Haldon Night Orienteering 11th January 2020

First impressions from one competitor!

This was my first experience of night orienteering and one that will stay with me forever. I’m an experienced novice, capable of completing green but frequently make the same mistakes: running too far and consequently over shooting, this I attribute to my ultra-running background and lack of self-discipline whilst orienteering.


Haldon Night event

11th January 2020

Results are now available on the events results page


Devon League Event 5: Woodbury Common, Blue Course. Sunday 5th Jan 2020.

Report from one participant

I really enjoyed the orienteering I did last season so was keen to throw myself into it this season, but every event so far has clashed with an other significant annual event in my calendar, not anything I could escape from. So league event 5 was the first one I could make and I was pretty rusty, so I revised control symbols in the car with my friend Bill who I had brought along.



All you need to know!

Please see Matt Atkins guide to organising and planning a MapRun.  Also attached is a simple guide to get new participants started. Hopefully, there will be opportunities in the coming months for club members to take part in MapRuns around the county. 

MapRun User Guide

MapRun Organising and Planning Guide V3


Devon Orienteering League 2019-20

Update after five events

Following the Woodbury Common event on 5th January, Tim Gent has updated the Devon League table, a copy of which can be seen here:  Devon League 

How are you getting on?


Devon League Event 5: Woodbury Common

Sunday 5th January 2020

Results are now up on the event page, as well as the BOF website.


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