JWOC – Intention Forms Noting that the dates for JWOC have formally been changed to 5-10th September 2021 in Turkey we would like to ensure that all juniors eligible are given the opportunity to consider these new dates and revert with their interest in being considered for possible selection to an Irish team. A new form has been created to gauge the interest and intent of junior athletes wishing to be
This is the WOC 2021 Selection Policy. My thanks to the selectors for their work in preparing the policy. Darren Burke Director of High Performance Orienteering
Sport Ireland have confirmed to us that Orienteering competitions can return from June 7th. There are some protocols, similar to what was in place last summer. An email with details of what is required have been sent to each club. We are updating the Event Guidelines and Participant Code of Conduct at the moment, but in summary. Pre-registration of all participants Limit of 100 competitors, officials etc for the moment
The agenda and the text of a motion ( to change the name of the IOA) for the AGM is at the link below.
Almost a year has passed since we marked the lack of IOC 2020 with a virtual relay, we never thought we would be in a similar place a year later. We are in the process of planning another Virtual Relay with perhaps a few differences this year, so we would like to spread the word so you can begin to gather expressions of interest within your clubs, friends and families.
Anyone interested in selection for WOC 2021 should fill out this Intention Form by Wednesday April 21st 2021.
The AGM of the IOA will take place on Saturday 29th May at 5pm. We will be using Zoom again this year. The Registration details will be available later. The Agenda, Proposals and Committee Candidate details will be communicated on or before 8th May. Register for the AGM at the link below. https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUuf-6rqzMpGd2rbxxow3P1emf3kjhnqkQi After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Bookings for Safeguarding courses is now open for 19th April and 26th April. This course is a legal requirement for all parents attending Junior Training and is recommended for all committee members. It is also necessary for Club Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Officers and for those involved in Schools Orienteering. The course starts at 6.30pm and finishes at 9.30pm. The cost is €10. There is a reduced price for
Join us throughout April for our MapRun Challenge. A bit of orienteering fun for everyone, perfect for runners, walkers, young and old(er), families or individuals, just get out and have some fun, try something new or refresh your orienteering skills! We’d love to see what you get up to, so… Download the MapRun6 app. Select one of our weekly highlighted maps (if they are within your 5km) or pick another