South West Orienteering Association


Welcome to the South West Orienteering Association website.  SWOA is one of the 12 regional associations of British Orienteering (BOF), covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire.

The website contents include:
Email contacts for officials and clubs.
Links to lists of  events, both in the South West and covering the whole country.
Documents relating to the management of the sport in the South West.
Results and rules for SWOA competitions.
Links to websites of interest.
Information about the clubs in the region can be found on their websites, to which links are provided.
Comprehensive information about the sport of orienteering can be found on the BOF website, to which a link is provided.

If you want to have something posted on the website, please contact the SWOA Secretary.

If you find a fault with the functioning of this website, please email the Website Manager, Nath Fernandes: nath@veudesign.co.uk.

18/09/17 - There will be an Event Safety Workshop, organised by WSX, on Saturday 9th December at Avon Heath Country Park. More information here.

11/09/17 - SWOA Planning Conference in Exeter on Saturday 7 October 2017. More information here.

07/09/17 - Septembers edition of SINS available.

BOK Organisers course and Event Safety Workshop Saturday 21 October 2017, Bristol. More information here.

30/07/17 - BOK are running a Level 2 Orienteering Coaching Course.  Applications are particularly welcome from members of SW clubs.  The first stage will be held over the weekend 14/15th October 2017.  More details can be found here.  Applications have to be submitted by 31st August.

04/06/17 - The Minutes of the SWOA meeting held on the 18th May 2017 can be found here

23/03/17 - Revised Rules for SW Championships including new rules agreed for the Sprint championships and Committee minutes from 7th December are available here.

14/03/17 - SWOA Relay fixtures for 2017 can be found here.

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