Next few events

Date Event location Near Type
Sat Feb 23rd British Night Championships 2019 Dinnet Major Race, Night
Sun Feb 24th SOL 1 Birsemore Hill Aboyne National Race
Sun Mar 10th Torphantrick Ballater Local Race
Sun Apr 28th Coull - organiser required - contact Denise Banchory Regional Race
Sun Jun 30th Potarch - planner and organiser required - contact Denise Banchory Regional Race

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SOL 1 Birsemore Hill

Sun 24th Feb 2019

Type of event: National Race

CompassPoint Scottish Orienteering League 1 (UKOL).

We are delighted to be hosting the first Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League event of the year as part of the 2019 British Night Orienteering Championships Weekend.


Enter Online

Final details in PDF format here.



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British Night Championships 2019

Muir of Dinnet

Sat 23rd Feb 2019

Type of event: Major Race, Night

Muir of Dinnet, Aboyne

Event centre – Dinnet Village Hall, GR NO 459 987

START LISTS NOW PUBLISHED minor revisions 22/02/2019

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Results from Tilquhillie Night O

Wed 20th Feb 2019

Type of event: Local Race, Night


Part of the Deeside Night Cup series. 

Two courses of around 3km and 5km at TD5/Green standard as far as possible. No concessions to the dark.

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British Night Orienteering Championships Weekend

The British Night Orienteering Championships are coming to Deeside on the weekend of February 23rd - 24th 2019.

As well as the Night Chamionship event itself on Saturday evening, there will be a SOL at Birsemore on the Sunday and a SOUL sprint event organised by Grampian Orienteers at Cove earlier on the Saturday.

Online entries for all three events are now open on Fabian 4.

First closing date is 4/2/19 after which fees go up by £1.
Final closing date is 18/2/19 midnight.

Enter Online

02nd Nov 18

Aboyne after-scshool club restarts 28th Feb 2019

The after-school club in Aboyne will restart on Thu 28th Deb with a block of 5 sessions up to the end of March. There are still a few spaces available, but please get in touch quickly should you wish to sign up. The club meets at Aboyne Community Centre at 5-6pm, and uses areas of woodland in around the village to learn and practice basic skills. The club is suitable for complete beginners up to orange standard, in P5-P7, and is led by coaches Sarah Dunn and Jon Musgrave.
Please complete the form here and return to Sarah 

19th Feb 19

Introductory Orienteering Sessions Winter 2019

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions for newcomers to orienteering, during February and March. The sessions are particularly targeted at family participation but will also be suitable for new adults. Full coaching will be provided and there will be an opportunity for both children and adults to have a go.

Final details of venues are still being confirmed but the plan is to host the first session on Sun 3rd Feb at Carlogie near Potarch. Subsequent sessions will be on 17th Feb (Bellwood, Aboyne), 24th Feb (participation in event at Birsemore) 10th Mar (Torphantrick near Cambus o' May). Full details and an application form are here (Word doc) or here (Pdf)

09th Jan 19

Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2019 Events and Rules

The Jon Duncan Dunior Deeside Cup (JD2C) is a points competition for Juniors of MAROC and Grampian Orienteers which runs each calendar year.  The competition this year will be run over 9 events and is already underway with the event at Glen O'Dee on Sunday.

The full list of fixtures is in the table below and this along with summary of rules in the attached.

Event number Date Organising club Location
1 6th January MAROC Glen O'Dee
2 24th February GRAMP/MAROC SOL1 Birsemore
3 24th March GRAMP Glen Dye
4 28th April MAROC Sluie
5 30th June MAROC Potarch
6 7th July GRAMP Balmedie
7 28th August MAROC Glen Feardar
8 6th October GRAMP Forvie
9 10th November MAROC Cambus O'May

Prize giving for the competition (the much coveted wooden statues) will be at the GRAMP And MAROC Club AGMs.

If you are not sure of the age class that you should be running in, this is tied to your year of birth, so effectively your age at the end of 2019 - see the attached table.

08th Jan 19

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