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Club Membership for 2018

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.

27th Nov 17


Maroc Talent Squad 2018

Maroc Talent Squad aims to inspire our top juniors to develop their orienteering skills and train harder in order to improve their results. 

MTS members for 2018 are: Joe Wright, Felix Wilson, Eilidh Campbell, Kirsty Campbell, Alistair Chapman, John Getliff, Luke Graham, Matthew Gooch, Amber Graham

If you would like to be selected for the squad in the future, read on to see what you have to do:

11th Jan 18   Read more…


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2018

Here is a preliminary schedule and rules for the Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2018.  Whilst we are only showing 6 events in this preliminary schedule, MAROC are planning a further 6 eligible events this year so we do expect to run the full schedule of 10 events this year.

Next JD2C event is the GRAMP event at Bennachie on 4th February. Once we have confirmation with landowners we will publish the full schedule.

08th Jan 18   Read more…


Introductory Orienteering Sessions Jan 2018

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions for families in the New Year. Full coaching will be provided and there will be an opportunity for both children and adults to have a go. 

The first session is on Sun 14th January at Tilquhillie near Banchory, with subsequent sessions on 21st Jan at Potarch, Aboyne; 28th Jan at Cambus o' May, Banchory and 4th Feb at Bennachie, Inverurie. Full details and an application form are here.

28th Nov 17


Maroc Talent Squad Inspiration Camp

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. 

22nd Nov 17


Junior Colour and Participation Badges Update

Latest update to the Junior Colour and Participation badges, updated after events at Scolty and Anagach.

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.

17th Nov 17


North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club – “O” board game

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.

13th Nov 17   Read more…


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup Final Standings and Winners Announced

Here are the latest and final standings for the JD2C 2017, updated after the final counting event at Scolty on 5th November.  The winners and medals tables are here.

08th Nov 17


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup Standings

Here are the latest standings for the JD2C, updated after the event at Forvie on 8th October (7th event in the series).  Final (!) version of event list and rules here.

20th Oct 17


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup change (again!!) and trophy return

It has now been agreed that the MAROC event on 1st October will be included in the JD2C, so we're back up to 9 events. The remaining events counting for the JD2C are therefore Cambus o' May on 1st October, Forvie on 15th October and Scolty on 5th November.  Scoring will now be best 5 out of 9 events.

Those of you who have trophies, please return them to John Mason at one of the upcoming events so that they can be engraved and awarded to this year's winners at the MAROC and/or GRAMP AGMs.

19th Sep 17   Read more…


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