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

21
Aug
2019

Burslem Park Activity

21-08-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free Activity
Burslem Park Activity

Come and join us for this FREE late summer urban series.

This activity is open to everyone, an ideal opportunity to come along and experience orienteering in a fun and friendly environment. Help and support will be on hand should it be required. Under 16's will need to be accompanied by adult. You can start at any time between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.

You will need to bring a pen/pencil with you for this activity, as well as wearing something which has high viability. All controls will be marked with a letter and number. You will need to mark down the number from each control that you visit.

This is a score activity in which you have 45mins to get to as many controls as possible. First used last year, this area includes the park , extending to the surrounding streets. Mostly a grid pattern of terraced housing with tidy back alleyways, and including the open area behind the Port Vale Ground.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY VIA THE FORM BELOW. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND ENABLES US TO ENSURE THAT A MAP IS PRINTED OFF FOR YOU. IT IS A REALLY QUICK AND EASY REGISTRATION FORM.

 

 

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.

28
Aug
2019

Clayton Activity

28-08-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free Activity
Clayton Activity

Come and join us for this FREE late summer urban series.

This activity is open to everyone, an ideal opportunity to come along and experience orienteering in a fun and friendly environment. Help and support will be on hand should it be required. Under 16's will need to be accompanied by adult. You can start at any time between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.

You will need to bring a pen/pencil with you for this activity, as well as wearing something which has high viability. All controls will be marked with a letter and number. You will need to mark down the number from each control that you visit.

This is a score activity in which you have 45mins to get to as many controls as possible. This area on the southern tip of Newcastle and was one of the first areas we used. We have rested it for a few years. The roads layout, connecting paths and small areas of open land make this very suitable for this type of activity.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY VIA THE FORM BELOW. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND ENABLES US TO ENSURE THAT A MAP IS PRINTED OFF FOR YOU. IT IS A REALLY QUICK AND EASY REGISTRATION FORM.

 

 

04
Sep
2019

Meir Park Activity

04-09-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free Activity
Meir Park Activity

Come and join us for this FREE late summer urban series.

This activity is open to everyone, an ideal opportunity to come along and experience orienteering in a fun and friendly environment. Help and support will be on hand should it be required. Under 16's will need to be accompanied by adult. You can start at any time between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.

You will need to bring a pen/pencil with you for this activity, as well as wearing something which has high viability. All controls will be marked with a letter and number. You will need to mark down the number from each control that you visit.

This is a score activity in which you have 45mins to get to as many controls as possible. Area where we held our first activity in 2015, not used since 2017. This area also has a roads layout, connecting paths and small areas of open land make this very suitable for this type of activity.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY VIA THE FORM BELOW. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND ENABLES US TO ENSURE THAT A MAP IS PRINTED OFF FOR YOU. IT IS A REALLY QUICK AND EASY REGISTRATION FORM.

 

 

11
Sep
2019

Waterhayes Activity

11-09-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free Activity
Waterhayes Activity

Come and join us for this FREE late summer urban series.

This activity is open to everyone, an ideal opportunity to come along and experience orienteering in a fun and friendly environment. Help and support will be on hand should it be required. Under 16's will need to be accompanied by adult. You can start at any time between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.

You will need to bring a pen/pencil with you for this activity, as well as wearing something which has high viability. All controls will be marked with a letter and number. You will need to mark down the number from each control that you visit.

This is a score activity in which you have 45mins to get to as many controls as possible. Brand new area, located on the northern tip of Newcastle. This has a roads layout, connecting paths and small areas of open land make this very suitable for this type of activity.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY VIA THE FORM BELOW. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND ENABLES US TO ENSURE THAT A MAP IS PRINTED OFF FOR YOU. IT IS A REALLY QUICK AND EASY REGISTRATION FORM.

 

 

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.

Registration and event details can be found in the attached file.

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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