🎄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 …

⛄🎅Portadown Festive Fun⛄🎅

Join us and have fun finding fings on this festive adventure! 📍People’s Park, Portadown 📅Sunday 12th December ⏰Starts anytime between 1:30 and 3pm (courses close at 4pm) 💷£4 per map 🥮Join us for a mince pie after your course to celebrate our last event of the year! 😊ALL WELCOME4 courses on offer: Mini – 2.5km (within the park) and the rest Urban Courses 🏠🏤🏠⛪ Short – 3.5kmMedium – 4.5kmLong – 8km There is something for everyone, true Festive Fun 🎅forget the busy shops and overpriced “experiences”, get out there and have an adventure this December😃 To book a map email Read More …

‼Deadline extended for LVO Ho Ho‼

🎅Good news for those who are last minute dot com. 🥳We have been able to keep entries open for the Christmas dinner, quiz, prizes and Night-O open until 10pm tomorrow evening (Sunday 28th Nov). 🍴Last time we looked there were 10 spaces still available for the dinner, so don’t miss out. ⛄More info at LVO Ho Ho! Christmas Social/dinner and Night Score – Lagan Valley Orienteers 🎄Enter HERE.

❗❗Entries filling up and closing soon for Christmas Dinner, Social and Night-O🎄

⛄Please Note: Entries are filling up for the LVO Social on Saturday 4 December at Tollymore National Outdoor Centre. 🎄The deadline for entries is midnight tonight (Friday 26 Nov), so enter now and don’t miss out! 🎅For more information, visit LVO Ho Ho! Christmas Social/dinner and Night Score – Lagan Valley Orienteers and to enter visit SiEntries – LVO Ho Ho Ho 🍴If entering more than one person for the meal, please read through the entry instructions carefully before completing the form. 💗We continue to try to keep each other safe, so at the venue face coverings should to be Read More …

❗❗Hurry – Entry deadlines coming up, don’t miss out❗❗

It has been brilliant to have a fair bit of orienteering happening recently – and there is more to come, so let’s keep up the momentum! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ Here are two events to get entered for now: The final Colour Series of the year is happening at Seskinore, Omagh. Fermo have planned the full 8 courses, so suitable for all ages and abilities, newcomers and experienced competitors. The courses are in the main, ‘Middle Distance’ style (lots of changes of direction and lots of controls) BUT they are not short so you’ll get your moneys worth! The map is good and Read More …

🎅 Club Christmas Dinner & Social 🎄

🎅🎄The LVO HO HO is back for 2021 🎅🎄 📍Back at a favourite spot, Tollymore National Outdoor Centre 🌛Fun Night-O 4.30pm start, 45 min score. Torch, whistle and full body cover including a waterproof jacket is mandatory. Under MW16s need to be accompanied by an adult. Registration, Start and finish will be down at the Lower Ground Level of the Tollymore NOC. Hire dibbers available for free (£30 replacement fee if lost). Those with own dibbers can collect a map and go straight to the start. Changing area and showers available at lower ground level. 🍴 2 course Christmas dinner Read More …

Night Champs, Portglenone – Final details

Just a few reminders regarding the Night Champs event tomorrow evening: Registration, download: Registration and download will be based from a car in the car park. If you are ‘hiring’ a dibber or have any other requirements please report to registration. Starts: Start and finish are adjacent to the car park. Please arrive at the start area at your allotted start window. Competitors will start at 1 minute intervals. There is a warm up area next to the start and car park. Clothing and equipment: Arms and legs should be fully covered and a whistle is mandatory. Ensure your torch Read More …

❗Deadline this Sunday for NI ColourSeries 5 at Drumnaph❗

Events and activities are happening thick and fast, so we don’t want you to miss anything! The NI Colour Series is proving very popular and North West Orienteering Club are hosting the next one at Drumnaph Wood on Saturday 13 November. Check out the info on the NWOC page: NI Colour Series 5 2021 – Drumnaph | NWOC Entries along with the NI Night Champs which will be held later in the day (night) at Portglenone Forest Park are open on SIEntries here. Discount if you enter both events. The closing date for NICS entries is this Sunday 7 November. Read More …

🌙WENT back again for more!

⏰Now that the clocks have changed and darkness comes earlier, Wednesday Evening Night Training starts this week with WENT 1 in Ormeau Park. Congregate in the main car park at 7.10pm for a 7.30pm mass start. There is a 45 min time limit so we should be comfortably clear by 8.30pm with controls in. There is something for everyone – from novice to experienced orienteers. ⌚🔦🧭All you need is a watch, head torch, compass (we can lend you one), SI card if you have one (we will supply for others), full body cover and suitable footwear that you don’t mind Read More …

Rostrevor Colour Series Update

👍It is great to see 110 entries for this Saturday’s colour event, if you are still interested, hurry – entries close on Thursday! ☔The weather forecast this week is changeable so remember to wear full leg covering and bring along a waterproof jacket and whistle. 👋Thank you to all the volunteers who have kindly offered to help. We could still do with a few people to help collect in controls at the end, if that is something you could maybe help with get in touch with Ric (rgamble@britishorienteering.org.uk)