We are always after YOUR stories of club and individual achievements and anything else that may be of interest to fellow Orienteers. Email your story, with pictures if you have any, to the Webmaster.
Tuesday 24th February 2015 - Andy Jackson of DVO has arranged a talk on the above subject to be given at Loughborough University.
Although this talk was initiated by the EMJOS coaching program it is being opened up to the wider orienteering audience (and beyond)
as is will be applicable to all ages. Coaches, parents, siblings and friends are all welcome!
The 2014 Midlands Championships took place on Sunday 26th October at Longshaw Estate. They were hosted by DVO and the winners are shown in the table below (East Midlands winners in bold type):
|M10||Toby Williams||LOG||W10||Libby Barber||LEI|
|M12||Felix Lunn||OD||W12||Rachel Duckworth||DVO|
|M14||Ethan Tebbutt||LEI||W14||Daisy Partridge||SOS|
|M16||Matt Hartland||WCH||W16||Ella Gilbert||NOR|
|M18||Nathan Lawson||OD||W18||Hannah Cox||LEI|
|M20||Matthew Elkington||OD||W20||Harriett Lawson||OD|
|M21||William Gardner||OD||W21||Kirston Strain||OD|
|M35||Martin Pigott||POTOC||W35||Anne Straube||OD|
|M40||Howard Alcock||LEI||W40||Michelle Mackervoy||DVO|
|M45||Paul Murgatroyd||LOG||W45||Alison Hardy||LEI|
|M50||Nicholas Evans||NOC||W50||Claire Bushnell||WCH|
|M55||Paul Addison||DVO||W55||Caril Dredge||WCH|
|M60||Bob Dredge||WCH||W60||Judith Holt||DVO|
|M65||Brian Hughes||HOC||W65||Sheila Carey||OD|
|M70||Peter Carey||OD||W70||Pauline Ward||DVO|
|M75||Peter Leake||LEI||W75||Alison Sloman||HOC|
Photographs taken at the prizegiving
(Courtesy of Stephen Kimberley)
The 2014 East Midlands Championships took place on Sunday 6th April at Cademan and Thringstone Woods. They were hosted by LEI and the winners are shown in the table below:
|M10||Ben Hardy||LEI||W10||Alith Smith||DVO|
|M12||Oscar Wilkinson||LEI||W12||Rachel Duckworth||DVO|
|M14||Ethan Tebbutt||LEI||W14||Sarah Duckworth||DVO|
|M16||Tom Barber||LEI||W16||Elizabeth Bedwell||DVO|
|M18||Finn Lydon||LEI||W18||Hannah Cox||LEI|
|M20||Matthew Cox||LEI||W20||Sophie Gordon||DVO|
|M21||Richard Robinson||NOC||W21||Liz Heaton||LEI|
|M35||Roger Phillips||LEI||W35||Helen Chiswell||DVO|
|M40||Howard Alcock||LEI||W40||Tanya Taylor||LOG|
|M45||John Duckworth||DVO||W45||Alison Hardy||LEI|
|M50||Ian Howells||LEI||W50||Amanda Roberts||LOG|
|M55||Mick Lucking||NOC||W55||Julie Starkie||LEI|
|M60||Roger Edwards||LEI||W60||Judith Holt||DVO|
|M65||Andrew Middleton||DVO||W65||Liz Godfree||DVO|
|M70||Simon Ford||LEI||W70||Pauline Ward||DVO|
The final table is now available. The Prize Giving took place at Thieves Wood on February 2nd 2014.
Photographs from the presentation are available from the following link http://www.flickr.com/photos/116192882@N02.
Details of the EMOA League 2014 are now available from the following link: EMOA League 2014 (revised 24 February 2014)
As part of the EMOA's commitment to the initial training and development of event officials and those wishing to refresh their knowledge and experience
we will be putting on another series of workshops and courses on Saturday 1st March 2014.
The 2013 East Midlands Championships took place on Sunday 24th November at Spring Cottage, a relatively new area on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. They were hosted by LEI and the winners are shown in the table below:
|M10||Ben Hardy||LEI||W10||Rachel Duckworth||DVO|
|M12||Ethan Tebbutt||LEI||W12||Sarah Duckworth||DVO|
|M14||Nicholas Wilson||LEI||W14||Gabriel Rawlinson||LEI|
|M16||Rowan Lee||NOC||W16||Joanna Goodhead||DVO|
|M18||Ben Beresford||NOC||W18||Sophie Gordon||DVO|
|M35||Roger Phillips||LEI||W35||Hayley Fox||LOG|
|M40||Ben Crane||DVO||W40||Catherine Hughes||NOC|
|M45||Paul Murgatroyd||LOG||W45||Sal Chaffey||DVO|
|M50||Robert Smith||DVO||W50||Janet Evans||NOC|
|M55||Paul Morris||NOC||W55||Jane Burgess||DVO|
|M60||Mike Godfree||DVO||W60||Felicity Manning||LEI|
|M65||Andrew Middleton||DVO||W65||Liz Godfree||DVO|
Photographs taken at the prizegiving are available at the following link: Prizegiving Photographs
For the fourth and final year NGOC is offering the orienteering board game "Forest Challenge" for sale. All profits will be donated to the Woodland Trust.
Also on offer for this Christmas only is the new game "Urban-O", which includes "photo-O", "maze-O" and "string-O" games.
Details of the games are available at http://www.ngocweb.com/wpngoc-op/games/
Following the good comments received after last year's conference, another one has been arranged for the 27th April 2013 at the
same venue (Rushcliffe Country Park). Full details of the day are available from the link below:
The final results of the East Midlands League 2012 are available from the following link:
Please contact me at or 01509 412132 if you have any queries about the League.
The prize-giving will be at Charnwood Forest South on 20th January 2013 at 10am. If you are in the top three on your course and can not attend, please ask someone else to collect your prize on your behalf.
A Happy New Orienteering Year to Everyone
Ursula Williamson EMOA League Organiser
Details of the EMOA Development Programme for 2012-13 and an application form are available from the links
below. The programme includes Event Safety and Welfare courses intended for all Organisers, Planners and
Controllers. It also includes courses aimed at both existing and prospective Organisers, Mappers,
Controllers and Coaches.
Details of the new East Midlands Urban League are now available from the link below:
East Midlands Urban League
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