The ASO League is an annual competition open to any
school or youth group. It is a series of 8 Sunday morning orienteering
races held throughout the year in which competitors score
points for themselves and for their schools.
is an exciting sport which provides a tough mental and physical
challenge to the competitor as they use a map to race around
an unknown area of forest or moorland. The sport is perfect
for people of all fitness levels as you can compete at your
own pace. It is a great way to explore the countryside and
a good way to learn map-reading and decision-making skills.
the ASO League you can find out more about your local
orienteering club and take part in national competitions like
the British Schools Championships. From there, who knows where
it might take you!?
Scores are now posted. If you'd like a colour coded badge for your course, please write to A. Donnell, 34 Westfield House, Cote Lane, Bristol. BS9 3TJ. Please give the 3 dates on which you qualified, enclosing a £1 cheque payable to SWOA and a stamped addressed envelope. To qualify you must be within the first 50% of all starters or within 1½ times the winner’s time in the results on the same colour course, 3 times in any 2 years.