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2019 Club Champs

PFO 'Liver' trophy

This year's Club Championships will take place in Towneley Park in Burnley on Sunday 22nd September.

Further details can be found under events Towneley Park-2019-09-22

The winner gets to take the Club Champs trophy (aka 'the liver') home and to plan next years event.

Wed 7 AugRead more…

Introduction to Orienteering


Yet again we had wonderful weather for the 4th in our introduction to orienteering session in Towneley Park, Burnley.

This was the last week of the series, but we will endeavour to do something similar later in the year.

Results are available here.

Wed 1 MayRead more…

Championship win for PFO


William Ellis is crowned M14A champion at the recent Northern Championships at Wharncliffe.

Wed 13 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…


List of CAPRICORN Events 1980 to 2019

Sat 19 JanRead more…

PFO Orienteering Tops


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


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…