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 list 2016 East Anglian Champions can be found from the Winners page. For full results see SUFFOC website. Congratulation to all the winners.
  • 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.

Upcoming key EA events

  • 8th May - CompassSport Cup Heat (postponed from 13th March) at Hatfield Forest. Further details on SOS website. Entries open week commencing 4th April
  • Sunday 3 July - Notice of EAOA AGM at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds at the Suffoc event. Details on SUFFOC 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 4th April 2016 at 11:02pm