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Sharpen your O’ skills

A short training exercise is offered at the DVO local events, to practice the orienteering techniques needed for Light Green or harder standard courses. having a plan for the leg using aiming off, compass bearing setting and simplification techniques. Enter the SHORT course and use the special training map sent to you by Ann-Marie Duckworth

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Markeaton event date changed

In order to avoid a clash with a funfair the Markeaton event has been postponed a week till Saturday 15th May.  You must register using the button on the event details.  There is no entry on the day to meet Covid rules. Note that the car park requires coins, (£2.50 for two hours, £3.90 for

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Training Opportunities

The Club has 2 training/coaching activities coming up soon, one online and one in the real world, specifically on Oker Hill. Oker Hill 13 May 5–7pm A Medium course and a Contours-only course on Oker Hill. Numbers aren’t likely to be limited, but we need to know how many of you are coming (for map

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Midland Championships 2021 – Updated

The 2021 Midland Long Distance Championships are to be incorporated within the SpringTime in Shropshire event, which has now been reduced to a one day event on Sunday 30th May 2021. Entries opened on Friday 30th April on Fabian4. Priority for orienteers eligible to take part in the Midland Champs will be allowed for 10

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Finding Our Way back to Orienteering

At last, there is hope that we can return to the forests, moors and urban areas! Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the relaxation of restrictions on Monday 22nd February we held a DVO Fixtures Committee to consider the pattern of events we would look to put on over the rest of the year. We

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Free online coaching conference

For anyone interested in coaching, British Orienteering have several live e-learning presentations from the 9–19th January. Some sessions cover safety in remote terrain and how coaching might be delivered in a Covid-safe manner, and even virtually. Sessions are free, and can be booked here.

A Date For Your Diary

EVENT CANCELLED EASTER 2021 – ACORN WEEKEND        Covid-19 and Forestry England allowing, CLOK is planning to put on a “definitely not the JK” Acorn Weekend of events in the Whitby area over Easter 2021. The idea is to use some of the areas, maps and planning that would have been used for the 2020

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More Maprun Courses

Mackworth,Derby now available. Long and medium linear courses on an OOM map. Bakewell map now available. Long, medium and short linear courses on an ISSOM map. (note short course still to be validated). Long and Medium courses now available in Chellaston. See the Maprun courses page. Also good opportunity to run the Allestree 40 control

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CompassSport Cup Update

The Event Scheduling Group has carried out an audit of the viability of the Compass Sport Cup Rounds in 2021.Following feedback from Associations and the organising clubs ,it has been agreed that the events should not take place. The 2020 finalists will hopefully take part in a 2021 Final in October.

Derby North Maprun event 29/10/20

Results here Apologies for the quality of the prints on waterproof paper. These courses can now be run at any time, so see if you can better your time or introduce some friends. Go to Maprun Courses page and download the map. Any queries mike.godfree at btinternet.com Kirk Hallam postponed to 14th January due

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