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.

Summer Camps 2015.

Recent news items

  • Congratulations to EAJS juniors Chloe Cracknell, Matthew Clarke, Daisy Partridge and Ella Gilbert who have been selected for the Junior Regional Orienteering Squads summer training camps. Read full story
  • Results from East Anglian Schools Championships now on our new Schools page.
  • EA League - results after the third event now online.
  • 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."
  • Event Safety Workshops - BOF are saying that with effect from 1 January 2015 all event officials must have attended an Event Safety Workshop. Please contact your Club Committee if you have not yet attended one. EAOA will assist Clubs in putting on these Workshops regionally if required
  • EAOA are hosting the British Schools Championships at Sandringham in November 2015 - all potential competitors, schools, teachers and parents should be aware that this area is now out of bounds.

Upcoming key EA events

  • Sunday 12 July - AGM will take place after the SOS Relays at Wivenhoe Park, Colchester. Futher details will be available soon on the SOS website. Agenda.
  • 19th September - EAOA Planners' course, Thetford. More details now available on our News Page
  • 25th October - Next EA League event at Brandon. See WAOC website for details
  • Sunday 15 November BSOC 2015 - Sandringham. Offers of help (Starts, Marshalling etc) to EAOA Secretary. This is a closed event so there are no courses for adults, however there will be an open 'Training' event on the Saturday on a separate area of Sandringham

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

The Region

Clubs

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

Site maintained by Helen Nisbet on behalf of EAOA. Page last updated on 11th June 2015 at 8:29pm