09/11/2015 || New application period for WOC 2020 ||News||

The World Orienteering Championships (WOC) are organised every year. In accordance with the decision of the Extraordinary General Assembly of the IOF in Inverness, Scotland in August 2015, odd years shall be organised with forest based competitions and even years shall be organised as urban based competitions. In accordance with the above, all IOF member federations are hereby invited […]


06/11/2015 || A project to revise IOF Control Descriptions ||News||

The IOF Control Descriptions were last revised in 2004. There have been many developments in the sport since then and the IOF is now starting a process to consider revisions for a new version to be valid from September 2017. Over recent years a number of suggestions for changes have been made. We now invite […]


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