South West Orienteering Association


Welcome to the South West Orienteering Association website.  SWOA is one of the 12 regional associations of British Orienteering (BOF), covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire.

The website contents include:
Email contacts for officials and clubs.
Links to lists of  events, both in the South West and covering the whole country.
Documents relating to the management of the sport in the South West.
Results and rules for SWOA competitions.
Links to websites of interest.
Information about the clubs in the region can be found on their websites, to which links are provided.
Comprehensive information about the sport of orienteering can be found on the BOF website, to which a link is provided.

If you want to have something posted on the website, please contact the SWOA Secretary.

If you find a fault with the functioning of this website, please email the Website Manager, Nath Fernandes: [email protected].

12/07/16 - SWOA Committee meeting minutes for 19 May 2016 and a new issue of ‘What SWOA does. Issue 6 ’ are now online under ‘Documents’.

23/04/16 - SW Sprint Championships. Entries are now open for the SW Sprint Championships on Sat 3 Sept 2016 at Yate near Bristol. The championships are part of the BOK Blast urban weekend. More information can be found here.

16/04/16 - One day Outdoor First Aid course. BOK (sponsored by SWOA) are holding a one day First Aid course, 16 August 2016. It is aimed at new and requalifying  club First Aiders and UKCC Levels 1 and 2 licensed coaches. Details can be found here.

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