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23rd Jan 22
Sun
Score Training 2 - Parkanaur
Parkanaur Forest
30th Jan 22
Sun
Score Training 3 - Donaghadee
6th Feb 22
Sun
Score Training 4 - Antrim Castle Gardens
Antrim Castle Gardens
5th Mar 22
Sat
Spring Cup 1 - Woodburn
Woodburn Forest – Upper Carpark
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Score Training 1 - Crawfordsburn
Crawfordsburn Country Park
n/a training
WENT 4 Hillsborough Forest
Hillsborough Forest
MAPRUN training - University/Gasworks
Botanic Avenue
n/a training
LVO Ho Ho! Christmas Social/dinner and Night Score
Tollymore National Outdoor Centre
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Here are the first 100 hundred words of the latest posts to LVO’s news feed. Please note that hyperlinks appear as plain text in these snippets – click the heading to see the full post with working hyperlinks. The news page is here.

  • Happy New O-Year! - The Colour Standards table has been rolled forward for 2022. This involved removing the 2020 entries (except for the last, Donard on 12/12/20 (which still counts towards some folks "best-of 3-in-12-months" current standard), and adding the anticipated 2022 colour events There should be more to come e.g. Autumn Trophy series and NI Colour Series 5. Let's make the first NY resolution to maintain or improve your standard (or gain one if you haven't done so already). The table also shows your current membership status so for too many folks there's a second resolution to get yourself out of the pink… Read More ...
  • 🎄Happy Christmas🎄 - 🎅On behalf of the LVO committee, I would like to wish all LVO members a very happy and healthy Christmas. 👏 Considering the year we have had, the club has done an amazing job to host so many events and activities, I counted 31 since we were allowed to start back in May! This does not even count the junior coaching and activities organised with local authorities and other partners. What an incredible achievement and one to proud of. Thanks to all the volunteers who have helped, especially those who help plan and organise events and of course the committee… Read More ...
  • NWOC invite you to run off the turkey! - Our friends at NWOC traditionally run a post-Christmas event in the Limavady area. This year the venue is Roe Valley Country Park on Monday 27 December. An invitation is extended to LVO, but do check the event details on the NWOC website, as advance entry is required by Christmas Eve on SI Entries. Read More ...
  • Travel funding claims and other expenses - It’s the time of year for us all to wrap up against the weather and for the Treasurer to wrap up the Club Accounts for 2021. If you or your kids were selected to compete outside Ireland then please check the travel funding policies on the LVO website (under Resources > Travel Funding) to see what support is available and let me have your claims by the end of this week if you haven’t sent them already. Also, it’s time to wrack your brains for any other expenses that you still need to claim back for 2021. Many thanks folks.… Read More ...
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Welcome

WelcomeWelcome to Lagan Valley Orienteers. The club’s origins go back to the beginning of the 70s and the early days of Orienteering in the Province. Now our membership stretches from Newry to Newcastle to Ballymena as well as three satellite hubs for newcomers based in Craigavon, Tollymore and Belfast. You are welcome to join us at any of our club or hub events. Each event has courses suitable for abilities from junior beginner to senior elite. Our events are generally on Saturdays but during the summer and early winter we hold events on Wednesday evenings.
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About Orienteering

Videos: Introduction to Orienteering | Setting the map | Using the Compass | Attack Points | Aiming Off | Large Contour Features | Route Choice | Intricate Contours. Read about the different types of orienteering here and you’ll find some tips here.