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Dudmaston closing date Sunday 9th

Dudmaston closing date Sunday 9th

The first West Midlands League event is at Dudmaston, Comer Woods, on Sunday 16th, organised by Harlequins Orienteering.

The closing date has been brought forward – ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSING AT MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 9TH JANUARY so get your entries in via Fabian4 https://www.fabian4.co.uk/!

The only entries on the day will be limited numbers on White, Yellow and Orange.

Laurie Bradley Trophy results

Laurie Bradley Trophy results

Congratulations to Octavian Droobers who reclaimed the Trophy on the 1st January. And congratulations to Potteries Orienteering for hosting the event in very pleasant weather!

Gemma Block (WRE) won the TSB Mirror for Junior women and Alexander Evans (POTOC) won the TSB Trophy for Junior men.

The full results are on the POTOC website; there are some photos on their Facebook page and Wrekin Orienteers captured the prizegiving on video (also Facebook).

New Year’s Day Score

New Year’s Day Score

The 2022 Laurie Bradley Trophy competition will be held on Saturday 1st January 2022, at Parkhall Country Park and organised by Potteries Orienteering Club. Entries are through Fabian4 and close at midnight on Thursday 30th December.

The Trophy is awarded to the club winning a 60-minute score event held every New Year’s Day in memory of Laurie Bradley, one of the pioneers of orienteering in the region and organised by WMOA clubs in turn.

Runners compete both as an individual and for their club; you don’t have to be a member of a West Midlands club to attend.

Octavian Droobers retake the League

Octavian Droobers retake the League

Octavian Droobers have won the 2021 West Midlands League. They pulled away from both Harlequins and Wrekin Orienteers after the final event on home territory, with Wrekin just squeezing past HOC by 10 points. Well done OD!

Details of next year’s events will be updated soon.