Welcome to the website of the East Anglian Orienteering Association (EAOA), where you will find information about the region's clubs, details of events taking place in the region, as well as contact details for the officials who run the sport in the area.

If you are new to orienteering, you might like to start with this introduction.

If you want a national perspective on the sport, try visiting the British Orienteering website for the official view, or nopesport for a less formal look at orienteering and some lively discussion forums.


Recent news items

  • Another junior squad report report - read John-Henry's report about Hawkshead on our Junior Squad page.
  • EAOA hosted the British Schools Championships at Sandringham in November - read a message from the Organiser
  • Read about our Juniors' Summer Camps on our Junior Squad page.
  • Congratulations to EAOA Chair and Secretary, Paul and Barbara who were married in Inverness on 4th August - rest day of the Scotish 6 Day. It was a lovely day of celebration with their orienteering friends.
  • Congratulations to Robert Dove (SMOC) for his map of Rushmere being Highly Commended in the Chichester Trophy section of the 2014 Map Awards. As Robert says "Many thanks to my fellow mappers Steve Hardy, Ian McDonnell and Antonio Franco who played an important part in the survey and initial drawing."

Upcoming key EA events

  • 14th February - EA CHAMPIONSHIPS at Tunstall Forest. See SUFFOC website. 2015 champions are reiminded to have their trophies engraved and bring along on 14th February. EA Champs rules
  • 20th March - EA League event at Brackmills. See SMOC website.

There is almost always an event in the region or close by on most weekends. See our fixture list.

The Region


Map of East Anglian Region. SMOC. HAVOC. SOS. SUFFOC. NOR. WAOC.

In orienteering terms, East Anglia comprises the whole of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, northern Buckinghamshire, southern Northamptonshire and most of Essex.

There are six open clubs (which anyone can join) in the region, as well as three closed clubs (whose membership is drawn from particular institutions). The approximate locations of the open clubs are shown on the map. Use the links on the clubs page to find out what's happening in your area.

CUOC logo.
DRONGO logo.
SOS logo.
HAVOC logo.
NOR logo.
RAFO logo.
SMOC logo.
SUFFOC logo.
WAOC logo.

Site maintained by Helen Nisbet on behalf of EAOA. Page last updated on 21st January 2016 at 2:05pm