South West Orienteering Association


50th Anniversary Events:

Club Date Event


22nd Nov

Ashton Court Bristol. BOK 50th anniversary orienteering experience.  50 minute Score event to celebrate SWOA's 50 years.  Course designed to attract beginners as well as more experienced orienteers.  BOK members challenged to bring one person with them to introduce them to the sport.  Mass start at 11 am.  To be followed by a party with drinks and light refreshments. Organiser:  Sally Thomas.


21st Nov

Knightshayes Park, Tiverton.  50th Anniversary and DEVON League event.  Colour coded event: courses Yellow to Brown; starts 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.  Organiser:  Helen Taylor.


22nd Nov

Polly Joke.  Forest League 3.  Colour coded event: courses White to Brown; starts 11.00 am to 1.30 pm.  Organiser:  Dan Alsop.


22nd Nov

Parkend Walk.  ‘SWOA 50’ Celebration event.  Organiser:  Gary Wakerley.


22nd Nov

Hardenhuish Park, Chippenham.  Try Orienteering.  Organiser:  Ken Stimson


21st Nov

Try Orienteering in Taunton Town Centre.  11.30 – 14.00.  An opportunity to try orienteering in an urban environment.  Free!


Will be advertising the 50th Anniversary events at their Gallopen on 15th November; clubs are asked to bring flyers with details of their own celebratory events.


21st Nov

Moors Valley Country Park.  Afternoon : Foot-O and Mountain Bike O, range of courses for all abilities; starts 1.00 – 3.00 pm; courses close 4.00 pm.  Dusk: score night event, range of courses for all abilities; start at dusk; courses close at 6.00 pm.  Organiser:  Chris Branford.

View the Anniversary Event Map

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