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].

03/08/17 - Augusts edition of SINS available.

30/07/17 - BOK are running a Level 2 Orienteering Coaching Course.  Applications are particularly welcome from members of SW clubs.  The first stage will be held over the weekend 14/15th October 2017.  More details can be found here.  Applications have to be submitted by 31st August.

07/07/17 - The SWOA AGM 2017 will be held on Saturday 2 September 5pm to 6pm at the Main Hall, Pool Academy, Pool, Redruth TR15 3PZ.  The AGM will take place just before the Saturday evening Urban event of the Caddihoe weekend and car parking for the AGM and Urban event are the same (Camborne College TR15 3RD). The AGM will be held at the school just over the road.

04/06/17 - The Minutes of the SWOA meeting held on the 18th May 2017 can be found here

23/03/17 - Revised Rules for SW Championships including new rules agreed for the Sprint championships and Committee minutes from 7th December are available here.

14/03/17 - SWOA Relay fixtures for 2017 can be found here.

25/10/16 - The SWOA Constitution has been amended and the new Constitution dated 20 Oct 2016 can be found here and in the Documents section of the website.

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