Club funding for representative events.

This is just a reminder that LVO will help out with your costs if you travel to  a competition for which you have been selected to represent your club or country. The club’s funding policy for Seniors is here. The Junior funding policy is here and also under the Juniors menu. The policies contain details of how you can apply for funding. Please remember to keep your receipts and apply promptly!   If you have any queries I will be happy to help; just email Happy orienteering! Harry  

BOF Membership Fees

Just a reminder that if you wish to submit a proxy vote on the proposals to increase the BOF membership fees and event levy you need to do so by 5pm tomorrow (Thursday  27th Oct). The proposals and voting form are here. For reference, the current BOF membership fee is £5 (which becomes £15 total when the LVO and NIOA membership fees are added). The levy is paid by the club every time you compete and comes out of your entry fee. It is currently £1.25 per Senior, with 3 Juniors counting as one Senior.

Autumn Trophy 3, Hillsborough Forest Park, Saturday 21st November.

I hope you’re looking forward to the final Autumn Trophy event of the year in Hillsborough Forest Park on Saturday 21st November. Autumn Trophy 3 is being run on the terrain used for the Irish Relay Champs in May and we can be sure that Harold White and Richard Williamson will have planned challenging courses that make the best use of this interesting area. As always, there are courses to suit all ages and abilities so please come and test yourself whether you are a beginner or think you know Hillsborough like the back of your hand. Green course 5k, Read More …

Claim your Competition Expenses for 2015

Don’t forget that if you were selected to run in an International or Inter-regional event you can claim back some of your expenses from the club. To check the details, please have a look at the funding policies (there are separate policies for Seniors and Juniors). Please let me have your claims as soon as possible as I would like to complete the payments by 13th November. Harry Bell,

NI Colour Series 2

Divis  –  28th March 2015 We look forward to seeing you at the second event of the NI Colour Series on LVO’s brand new map of Divis and Black Mountain, which has been produced with the support of Belfast Strategic Partnership. You can see details for Saturday under FIXTURES. These now include information on parking, directions to the Assembly Area and other arrangements. The final course details are also there. Please come and enjoy a great event on a new map. There are courses to suit all abilities so if you haven’t orienteered before this is your opportunity to try Read More …