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.

Recent news items

Bill Stevens Trophy Winner 2014 - Clive Wilkinson. M80 winner Jack Isbester.
  • Read Daisy Partridge's report from Lagganlia here...
  • The draft Minutes for the 2014 AGM are here. Option 3 was adopted following voting on the motion concerning "running up" at the EA Champs. Thank you to all who attended and all those who sent "proxy" votes via email.
  • At the EAOA 2014 AGM Chairman Paul Beckett awarded the Bill Stevens to Clive Wilkinson (SUFFOC). Paul awarded the trophy in recognition of Clive's work on behalf of orienteering in EAOA in particular for his work with the EA Junior Squad.
  • 23rd May - EA League events list has been updated with two changes of venue - see here.
  • Jack Isbester (SOS) received his EA Championships M80 trophy from EAOA Chairman Paul Beckett at the SOS event at Danbury on 18th May. As we now have competitive orienteers in the M/W80 class new trophies had to be purchased. The W80 winner is Barbara George (NOR) who will be presented with her trophy in the near future.
  • EAOA Grade C Controllers' course will be held on 29 November. Tutor Keith Downing (SMOC). Venue to be decided, possibly West Harling, Suffolk. Please forward your name to the EAOA Secretary if interested. Participants must be experienced orienteers who either have completed or are working towards completing the required qualifications - see BOF Controllers webpage.

Upcoming key EA events

  • 9th November - next EA League event at Langdon Hills
  • 29th November - Grade C Controllers' course

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.

This site is maintained by Helen Nisbet on behalf of EAOA.
This page was last updated on 12th September 2014 at 6:01pm