Upcoming events

POTOC host a range of local events throughout the year. These events are perfect for beginners and club orienteers of different standards.

The events listed below are open to everyone, so why not come along and give orienteering a try? There are always plenty of people who will be on hand to offer advice and support should it be required.

New to Orienteering? Want to know more? Click Here to learn more about the sport and how to get involved.


Event details for the calendar year are shown below



24-04-2021 10:30 am -12:30 pm


The return to local events is provisonally being pencilled in with this Ladderedge event. You must pre-register for this event and make payment electroncially online. The entries will be strictly limited to 50 people and a start window will be allocated to all registrations.

Everyone taking part must follow the Participant Code of Conduct at all time. The Code of Conduct can be
found here.


You MUST pre-book as NO ENTRY ON THE DAY will be possible.

£5 Adults

£2.50 Children (Enter Coupon Code JNR - to get £2.50 deducted off the Adult price)


Payment & Registration MUST be elctronic online via our website as this will not be possible on the day. This will reduce the risk of transmission to our volunteers and ensures that we have accurate records for track and trace.


You MUST NOT attend if you or a member of your household has COVID-19 symptoms or you have been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace. A refund will then be provided.


Event Information

Please make every reasonable effort to arrive at the event in time for your allocated start window, including allowing extra time to travel to the venue where necessary. Upon arrival please follow all instructions regarding socail distancing and one way systems.

Start Location:

You should avoid touching control units when punching and minimising contact as much as possible.

There will be no key drop service in operation, due to the potential additional risks that this could pose to our volunteers. Please minimise your time at registration, start and download. At the end of the event please make your way to your car as soon as quikcly as possible.

Results will be uploaded to the POTOC website after the event. No results will be available on the day.


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Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake

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