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 and their results, 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. Try brito.org.uk for links to other orienteering sites.

Recent news items

  • 14th March - EA League page has been updated with the results of the first event at Hatfield Forest.
  • 10th March - Our list of EA Champions has been updated with our new winners. Congratulations to all.
  • 17th February - Congratulations to SOS and SUFFOC for qualifying for the final of the CompassSport Trophy.
  • 20th December - The final results of the 2013 EA League are on the League page.
  • The Junior Squad at JIRC 2013.
  • 30th September - East Anglia took a team of 13 juniors to the New Forest to compete for the region in the Junior Inter Regional Championships. The team comprised of juniors from SMOC, SOS, NOR, SUFFOC and WAOC. In the individual races on the Saturday we had four top 10 places with the highlight being Tim Harrison winning the M14. In the overall team event we came 9th. Well done to all our team members for their excellent performances over the weekend. Read more here.
  • 13th September - Congratulations to Caroline Louth for being awarded the Bill Stevens trophy. Paul chose Caroline in recognition of her hard work in the Association, including 3 years as Chair, Organiser of events such as the CSC and EAOA representative on the BOF Coaching Committee.
  • EAOA Chairman Paul Beckett presenting Caroline Louth with the Bill Stevens trophy at the EAOA Committee meeting on 13 September 2013.

Upcoming key EA events

  • 16th March - EA League event at Rowney Warren - see WAOC website
  • 23rd March - EA League at Rushmere - see SMOC website
  • 17th May - IntrO course at Brandon Country Park - see details


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

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.

This site is maintained by Helen Nisbet on behalf of EAOA.
This page was last updated on 3rd April 2014 at 2:53pm