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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.

  • Get Your August Entries In! - LVO Map Printing Services will be shut down for the last 2 weeks of August, so is currently busy preparing maps for WEE10, 11, 12 and NIUrban Donaghadee. It would great to know how many maps to print for these events: if the number estimates were to be wrong you might find yourself running on a used map so PLEASE, PLEASE get your entries in NOW. If you're going straight to SIEntries you'll find all the WEE events at Aug 24th. Read More ...
  • hCOW WEE tables updated - The results are in for Wednesday at Botanic and the hCOW calculations can be seen at "Resources>OneDrive Public>hCOW>hCOW2022". The list of initiates in "WEE9.pdf" clearly shows that this was the first WEE since the end of the academic year. "WEE Series Table.pdf" shows the points scoring to date; those who have achieved 6 results come first with their score being their lowest 6 - if you don't reach the asterisk section by the end of the month you can't be crowned! "WEE Series Handicaps.pdf" shows the history of your handicap drift over the series so allows you to reflect on… Read More ...
  • Entries are open for the Donaghadee Urban Event - Check the event page for all the details for the outing to the seaside Donaghadee on Saturday 20 August. See https://lvo.org.uk/allfixtures/ni-urban-league-donaghadee/ Read More ...
  • L❤ve Parks Week! - Mid and East Antrim BC have partnered with Lagan Valley Orienteers to celebrate Love Parks Week! We have a mini-series of 3 events across the week exploring 3 of the beautiful green spaces MEA has to offer. At each event you will receive a limited-edition sticker of that place, specially designed by @SashaFergArt for these events! Collect all 3! Orienteering is about finding your way around a course between checkpoints using a map. The beauty of this is that there is something to suit everyone, and you can complete it in your own time and at your own pace. The… Read More ...


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. You can walk, jog or run. 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.

Website: Learn Orienteering (e.g. map colours, legends, control symbols and much else besides).

Read about the different types of orienteering here and you’ll find some tips here.