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Festive greetings to all - what plans are you making for orienteering in 2023? This eNews has links to things which will help you make plans!
AGM - notification of change of date and Events - loads of different types of event, should be something to suit all and some light reading!
Things are happening - and we want to let you know about it all!
Phew, the JHI and SOL event is over - reports to read, events to look forward to and loads more. Things are in no particular order - so make sure you read it all!
Controller, organiser and planner reports along with some comments from competitors.
BASOC event on 9th October, other events, changes to Tuesday=O, BASOC athletes selected to run for Scotland and GB and much more.
Following on from the responses to the Tuesday=O questionnaire, the shape of Tuesday=O will change a bit.
Important news this month - events coming up (remember to enter before the closing date), your opinions are sought about Tuesday=O, BASOC event on 9th October (volunteers needed), reports from summer multi-day events and tours and much more.
Tuesday=O started in 2009 and was the inspiration of Hilary Quick. For the first year, it ran from April to October; in 2010 BASOC members asked “Why is this stopping?” and so T=DarkO happened. Since then there has been something on almost every Tuesday night from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (exceptions have b
Alice has sent in a report about her experiences during the ScotJOS Tour - her first tour to Sweden. At the moment (August 2022) she is on another tour, this time to Stockholm.
Coast and Islands is a multiday orienteering event with low key organisation and quality orienteering on mainly new areas! Entries are limited to 200 competitors and this year you entered a group number (so you could be with friends) and this was your start block for each day. This meant very little
The O-ringen is the “worlds biggest orienteering adventure” held annually in Sweden, each year in a different location, with around 15,000 competitors.
First of all, welcome to all our new members; thank you for joining BASOC and remember – ask if you have any questions about orienteering! We look forward to seeing you at training and events.
Many people who orienteer plan a summer break around an orienteering event. In 2022, a few BASOC folks are competing in a variety of events around the UK and Europe.
Jo tells us what she and Ian learned from Lynne's recent afternoon coaching sessions.
Jo updates us on the event in Grantown.
There has been lots of orienteering happening and BASOC members have been travelling around the country to compete. The CDOs have also started work.
Coming very soon - BASOC 'taster' sessions!
Alice Kemsley has an exciting summer to look forward to - she has been selected for a variety of orienteering experiences abroad based on her perfomances in a number of events in April 2022.
The JK is an annual 4 day orienteering event (Sprint, Middle, Long & Relay) held every Easter since 1969. It moves around the UK and this year was held in South Wales.
BASOC events and events around Scotland coming up - get your entry in - volunteering opportunities and Tuesday training.
BASOC are delighted to announce the appointment of their short-term Club Development Officer (CDO).
A short eNews - as we are all out and about orienteering!
Lots of events, training, volunteering and coaching opportunities.Plus we are now a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
While many of you take advantage of the Tuesday=O training sessions, running around in the dark is not to everyone’s taste! Some of you will also be starting to compete – and there is a choice of many events to go to over the next 4 months. So there will be a series of daytime coaching sessions to h
Orienteering opportunities over the next couple of months - there is BASOC Tuesday training, many events to go to, NNC2 at Culbin (postponed from December) - a packed calendar!
Welcome to 2022 – we are all looking forward to lots of enjoyable orienteering this year.This is an early eNews, there will be a ‘January 2022 part 2’ coming out later this month.