27/02/2009 || Invitation to the IOF Event Adviser Clinic in Zhongshan, China, 1-3 May 2009 ||News||

The Orienteering Association of China and Orienteering Association of Hong Kong are pleased to invite you to the IOF Event Adviser Clinic to be held 1–3 May 2009 in China. The main objective of thi IOF Event Adviser Clinic is to prepare participants to be licensed IOF Foot-O Event Advisers. The requirements for licensing are: […]


25/02/2009 || Reminder: Ski Orienteering Event Adviser Clinic in Japan ||News||

Are you interested in ski orienteering? Do you want to learn more about the rules? Would you like to work for even better event quality, to ensure that ski orienteering events all around the world – and in your own country – have the best possible terrains, courses and arenas? Or are you just simply […]


23/02/2009 || Ski Orienteers Go East ||News||

The world ski orienteering elite is heading towards new tracks. When Japan hosts the World Ski Orienteering Championships in the beginning of March, it will be the first time that the event is organised in Asia. The conditions in Rusutsu, on Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido, should be perfect for ski orienteering: the temperature is between […]


18/02/2009 || Invitation to the IOF MTB Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Ben Shemen, Israel, 12 August 2009 ||News||

This Event Advisers’ Clinic is organised for the education and recruitment of new IOF licensed Mountain Bike Orienteering Event Advisers. The national orienteering federations are kindly asked to identify and enter suitable candidates. Organiser: IOF MTBO Commission, IOF Rules Commission Date & time: 12 August 2009, 8:00-12:00 Clinic site: The exact location will be announced […]


17/02/2009 || Trail Orienteering Technical Guidelines available ||News||

Technical Guidelines for Elite Trail Orienteering have been published. Click here to download the newest issue of the guidelines.


12/02/2009 || Mountain bike orienteering event applications invited ||News||

At its recent meeting in Helsinki, the IOF Council approved the proposal from the IOF MTBO Commission to organise IOF MTB Orienteering World Cup and IOF World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships annually from 2010 onwards. The IOF hereby invites all full member federations to submit applications to organise the below listed IOF events. The applications […]


10/02/2009 || Call for applications ||News||

The IOF invites all full member federations to submit applications to organise the below listed ski orienteering events. – IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup 2009-2010 – IOF World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships 2010 – IOF World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships 2011 – IOF Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships 2011 The deadline for the applications is […]


04/02/2009 || All future WOC organisers represented at IOF High Level Event Seminar ||News||

The Norwegian Orienteering Federation, in cooperation with the IOF, organises the first IOF High Level Event Seminar in Oslo the upcoming weekend. The seminar is meant for organisers and potential organisers of future events, key persons of IOF High Level Events, and for already licensed Event Advisers. Altogether 36 participants from 13 countries have registered […]


03/02/2009 || Two bids to host the World Orienteering Championships ||News||

By the application deadline of 31 January 2009, Finland and Italy have submitted their bids to organise the World Orienteering and the World Trail Orienteering Championships in 2013. Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia have applied to host the Junior World Orienteering Championships in 2012, and for the World Masters Orienteering Championships in 2012 applications have […]


02/02/2009 || Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships: Not expected at all ||News||

Maria Nordström got three gold medals and one bronze in the Junior World Ski Orienteering Championships. -I hadn’t expected anything like this, she says. The Swede is only 17 years old. As she will turn 18 in May this year, she can take part in JWOC for two more years. However, it will not be […]


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