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Launch of the 1%er Legacy Programme

The future of our sport is in jeopardy. With shrinking junior numbers, diminishing pools of experienced volunteers, increases in costs of running events and problems with access to some of our best technical areas, orienteering is under increasing pressure.  The Orienteering Foundation is here to help ensure that our favourite sport continues to be a great source of adventure, challenge and community spirit.  This month we launch the 1%er Legacy Programme, which asks "Would you be willing to gift just 1% of your estate to the future of orienteering?"  Read more here.

08th Oct 18


Saxons donation

The Orienteering Foundation is most appreciative of a generous donation of £500 from Saxons Orienteering club.

05th Oct 18   Read more…


Scottish Orienteering Youth Leader award

Today saw the launch of the Scottish Orienteering Youth Leader (SOYL) award in Perth, supported by a grant from the Orienteering Foundation

22nd Sep 18   Read more…


Lagganlia 2018 video report

Jonathon Hooton has created an excellent video showing what goes on at the JROS (Junior Regional Orienteering Squads) Lagganlia training camp in Scotland.  You can watch the video here.

The Orienteering Foundation is proud to have supported JROS and the Lagganlia camp for many years, often with a particular focus on young coach development at the camp, and it is great to see this brought to life by the video.

19th Sep 18   Read more…


WOC 2018 campaign

Huge thanks to everyone who contributed to the fundraising campaign to support the GBR team at WOC 2018 in Latvia.

04th Sep 18   Read more…


Will Gardner at the European Orienteering Champs

Earlier this year the Orienteering Foundation supported Will Gardner along with four other athletes at the European Orienteering Champs in Switzerland.  Will tells us about his experiences, how the support received helped his preparations, and the ups and downs of the competition itself.

21st Jun 18   Read more…


Supporting the GBR team at WOC 2018

We are proud to be supporting a dedicated fundraising campaign to power the GB team to the World Orienteering Champs 2018 in Latvia.

18th Jun 18   Read more…


GDPR and our data privacy policy

Many of you will have heard about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into force on May 25th, 2018. The Orienteering Foundation needs to be compliant to GDPR, and this news item explains what we are doing in this regard.

17th May 18   Read more…


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