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

  • The results after the fourth EA League event are now online.
  • From 1st January 2017, it is a requirement of BOF Insurance that all event officials have attended an Event Safety Workshop.EAOA have a number of sessions running which are open to all EA officials. See upcoming events.
  • Read Ella Gilbert's report from Gothenburg Summer Camp on our Junior Squad page.
  • Great result for our Junior Squad at the recent JIRC. They were 5th out of the 12 regions - our best result for many years. Congratulations to all the squad and thanks to all the parents who came along for their help over the very long weekend.

Upcoming key EA events

  • 26th November - WAOC Planners' Course 10:00 - 16:00 at Hinchingbrooke Country Park. Contact Caroline Louth for more information
  • 27th November - SOS EA League event at Brandon
  • 3rd December - Event Safety Workshop in Sudbury. Two sessions 10.00 and 14.00 each to last about 3 hours. Contact John Collyer for more information
  • 11th December - NOR EA League event at Sandringham

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 20th November 2016 at 3:50pm