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

20
Jul
2019

Biddulph Grange - Summer Parks Series

20-07-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Biddulph Grange - Summer Parks Series

Come and join us for this Potteries Summer Parks Series Activity.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is a collection of park based events in which you can compete against others to be the proud series winner. A range of different categories exist, with competitors being required to complete in 3 of the events of this series to be eligible for a trophy.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is the ideal event for newbies or experienced orienteering to get involved with. A range of courses will exist of various distances and challenge, as well as help and support on hand from our friendly volunteers (should it be required).

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

A range of courses available (rough distances in brackets);

  • Easy (1km - 2km)
  • Medium (2km - 4km)
  • Short Hard (4km - 5.5km)
  • Long Hard (5.5km - 7.5km)

You can register online by completing the electronic registration form below. This is quick and easy and has been proving popular at events. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

27
Jul
2019

Festival Park - Summer Parks Series

27-07-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Festival Park - Summer Parks Series

Come and join us for this Potteries Summer Parks Series Activity.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is a collection of park based events in which you can compete against others to be the proud series winner. A range of different categories exist, with competitors being required to complete in 3 of the events of this series to be eligible for a trophy.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is the ideal event for newbies or experienced orienteering to get involved with. A range of courses will exist of various distances and challenge, as well as help and support on hand from our friendly volunteers (should it be required).

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

A range of courses available (rough distances in brackets);

  • Easy (1km - 2km)
  • Medium (2km - 4km)
  • Short Hard (4km - 5.5km)
  • Long Hard (5.5km - 7.5km)

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

25
Aug
2019

Brough Park Score Event and BBQ

25-08-2019 11:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Brough Park Score Event and BBQ

Come and join us for the annual Potteries Orienteering score event and BBQ!

This is a score event in which competitors have 60 mins to get to as many controls as possible within the allotted time. The aim is to get to as many controls as possible, without going over the time limit - otherwise penalties will be applied to your overall score.

This is a fun and family friendly activity which is always hugely popular.

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

22
Sep
2019

Whitfield Valley (Relays)

22-09-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
TBC
Whitfield Valley (Relays)

This years Relays are being held on 22nd September at Whitfield Valley, Stoke-on-Trent.

The entries as usual will be through the Club Captains. The Postcode of the Car Park and closest one to assembly area is ST6 1NG.

The area is close to A53 , 9 Miles from J15 of M6. Courses as per WMOA rules, found on WMOA website.

03
Nov
2019

Leek Urban

03-11-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
TBC
Leek Urban

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

23
Nov
2019

Downs Banks

23-11-2019 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Downs Banks

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

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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

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