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Latest JD2C standings updated after the event at Corsedarder on Sunday 18th March. Next event to count for the JD2C will be the GRAMP event at Glen Dye on 6th May.
Latest updates to the junior colour and participation badges, updated at the end of March to include Corsedarder as well as events further afield at Auchingarrich (SOL 1) And Beecraigs (Compass Sport Cup).
After success in the local DNC, Joe Wright travelled down to South Wales last weekend where he proved his skill and fitness on a bigger stage by winning the British Night Champs M18 class by 9'.
Further afield, the Gooch family scooped an orienteering hat trick with Matthew Gooch winning his age class at the recent Portugal O Meet, whilst Joel and Dan both took 2nd place in theirs.
Over 30 orienteers found their way to Rock, Salt and Sole in Banchory on Wednesday for a meal and prize giving marking the end of the 2017/18 Deeside Night Cup Series.
Members of Mar Orienteering and Grampian Orienteering Clubs shared their stories over tasty fish and chips as the final scores were being totalled up from the closing event earlier that evening on Sluie estate.
I'm sure the sharp-eyed amongst you will have noticed some people in the wrong age categories in the previously published standings! Here is a revision of the standings, hopefully with the correct age categories for everyone this time: JD2C standings. Further update after the Shooting Greens event to follow soon...
Results in italics indicate that the competitor was shadowed and score half points. The coordinator has asked that people get in touch if the status (shadowed or not shadowed) is incorrect for your family members.
Our membership for 2018 is now open. This year there will be two types of membership available: through BOF or through SOA. The club strongly encourages you to select the BOF option. To understand why, please read the full article here.
An Affa Fine Weekend
Maroc Talent Squad recently spent a long weekend training near Tomintoul. They all worked hard, but had lots of fun along the way. At the end of the camp they put together this report of the weekend.
Special thanks to the Orienteering Foundation for help in supporting the costs of this camp.
With the AGM coming up, please cast your eye over this (or get parents to do it for you!) and let us know if you think we've missed anything for you - we wouldn't want anyone to miss out on a badge that they are entitled to - you can use to let us know.
After a break of several years NGOC is again offering the orienteering board game “Forest Challenge” - with Christmas coming up, an ideal present for the budding orienteer in your life.
If interested contact Alan Brown at for further information.