Witton Country Park, Blackburn
There was a substantial Devon based presence at the British Schools' O Championships held on Sunday 18th November, near Blackburn, Lancashire, with 24 students from Torquay Boys' Grammar, 1 student from Torquay Girls' Grammar and 2 students from King's School Ottery. Congratulations to TBGS in taking 1st place in the Year 10, 12 and 13 (Boys) categories (with a minimum of three runners counting.)
The 2018-19 Devon and Cornwall Night League begins on Saturday 3rd Nov
Full details of the Night League, jointly offered by Devon and Cornwall Orienteering Clubs,can be found in this flyer. See the Events page for the location information specifically relating to the Norsworthy Bridge event on Saturday 3rd November.
NB. All three of Devon's events will count towards the combined league, whilst Lanhydrock, Cardinham and Mt Edgcumbe will be the three "counting" events for Cornwall. NB Penhale was previously, incorrectly, listed as counting. The overall six Cornwall Night events are for the separate Cornwall Night League).
Matt Atkins, the club's Membership Secretary, has been working his way through MailChimp's troubleshooting advice for avoiding spam filters. Please check your spam folders for the club's MailChimp emails - and try marking them as 'not spam' to see if that helps in future.
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!
7th & 15th November 2018, Payhembury
Would you like to learn how to plan an orienteering event?
The Devon team achieved a creditable 9th position - and Jamie P won the golden boot!
Results link below, and thanks from Ruth, our Club captain
The club development plan highlights the priority activities for the Club over the period 2018-21 in order to ‘encourage and promote the sport of orienteering in Devon’. The plan is discussed regularly by the Committee, as is the Club’s strategic direction and financial status in relation to the success of activities during the year, planned future events and any National or Regional organisation priorities.
If you would like to discuss any elements of the Development Plan, please contact either Bryan Smith () or Rob Parkinson ()
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!