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World Orienteering Day and Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club, read more…

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Chairman's Report from the British Night Championships

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Judith took part in this year's British Night Championships in Scotland.

Mon 4 MarRead more…

Start OrienteeringA Newcomer's Guide

Orienteering is an exciting and challenging adventure sport. It's easy for anyone to start and fun to do. You learn to navigate, develop confidence and discover new places. Orienteering is a sport that exercises both your mind and body.

Mon 28 JanRead more…

CAPRICORN History

List of CAPRICORN Events 1980 to 2019

Sat 19 JanRead more…

PFO Orienteering Tops

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We still have some PFO orienteering shirts available.

Tue 15 JanRead more…

Urban Orienteering Leagues

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There are a number of Orienteering leagues that run throughout the year which are well worth participating in.

The scoring for each of these is based upon your best ‘x’ places out of ‘y’ events so you don’t need to do all the events to stand a reasonable chance of finishing fairly high up the table.

Thu 3 JanRead more…

North West Urban League

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The NWUL was re-started last year (2017) after lapsing for a few years.

Read on for last years results, details of 2018 events and how to nominate areas for the 2019 series.

Thu 1 FebRead more…

Urban Orienteering

There are a growing number of Urban Orienteering races across the country with various leagues having being established.

Sun 12 NovRead more…

North West Orienteering Association badge award scheme

The NWOA have re-launched their Colour Badge Scheme, which recognises the progression of orienteers through colour coded events from WHITE to LIGHT GREEN.

Thu 2 NovRead more…

New Map StandardsISOM 2017 Mapping info

Check out what’s new in mapping standards for 2018.
Includes new symbols to improve map clarity and improve route choice decisions.

Fri 7 AprRead more…

Club Night

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For the ‘winter season’ PFOs Club Night will alternate between Marl Pits, Rawtenstall, and Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School (BRGS) Sports Hall in Waterfoot.
We meet in the pavilion next to the Rugby Club when at Marl Pits, or in the main sports hall at BRGS..
We meet every Wednesday night between 6.45 and 8.30pm. The club night is open to anyone - you do not need to be a member of PFO to attend (for your first few weeks).

Fri 4 AprRead more…