Welcome to the website of the East Anglian Orienteering Association (EAOA), where you will find information about the region's clubs, details of events taking place in the region, as well as contact details for the officials who run the sport in the area.

If you are new to orienteering, you might like to start with this introduction.

If you want a national perspective on the sport, try visiting the British Orienteering website for the official view, or nopesport for a less formal look at orienteering and some lively discussion forums.


Recent news items

  • The EA League event at High Ash has had to be postponed. WAOC lost permission to use the area due the presence of a breeding pair of a rare ground nesting bird. They are hoping to reinstate the event later in the year.
  • Dates for 2018 EA League events now available on our EA League page.
  • The Minutes, Chair's Report and new Constitution are available online.
  • Find out who won the Bill Stevens Trophy on our news page.

Upcoming key EA events

  • 28 January - First EA League event of 2018 at Baddow Ridge. See SOS website for more information
  • 11 February - EA League event at High Ash. See WAOC website for more information
  • 4 March - EA League event at Woburn. See SMOC website for more information
  • 11 March - CompassSport Cup and Trophy Heat at Ahouldham Warren
  • 25 March - EA Championship at Writtle

There is almost always an event in the region or close by on most weekends. See our fixture list.

The Region


Map of East Anglian Region. SMOC. HAVOC. SOS. SUFFOC. NOR. WAOC.

In orienteering terms, East Anglia comprises the whole of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, northern Buckinghamshire, southern Northamptonshire and most of Essex.

There are six open clubs (which anyone can join) in the region, as well as three closed clubs (whose membership is drawn from particular institutions). The approximate locations of the open clubs are shown on the map. Use the links on the clubs page to find out what's happening in your area.

CUOC logo.
DRONGO logo.
SOS logo.
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NOR logo.
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SMOC logo.
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WAOC logo.

Site maintained by Helen Nisbet on behalf of EAOA. Page last updated on 13th January 2018 at 12:29pm