20/11/2015 || Events in Ski Orienteering coming up ||News||

The coming season in ski orienteering gives athletes a big variation of challenges. – The new world ranking system makes it more important to have good ranking. Therefore, it’s important that countries organize world ranking events (WRE). That helps younger athletes to get a better start position at international events, says Eivind Tonna, chairman of […]


20/11/2015 || New Athlete’s Licence Info ||News||

The implementation of the Athletes’ Licence system moves on. Here are some updates and clarifications The Athlete’s Licence Rules and Forms can be found on the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) Web. They are found on the left menu where you choose “About the IOF>>”. In the next menu you find all necessary links under the Athletes’ […]


16/11/2015 || Special rules for World Cup 2016 ||News||

Special rules for the World Cup in orienteering 2016 has been published on the Foot Orienteering (FootO) section on the IOF Web page. Link to Rules:


13/11/2015 || Apply for JWOC 2019 and EYOC 2018 ||News||

The Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) and The European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) are organised every year. IOF member federations are hereby invited to submit to the IOF an application to host the Events in the year 2019 for JWOC and in the year 2018 for EYOC. Federations should submit applications to the IOF Office by January 1, […]


12/11/2015 || Meeting Minutes from the Map Commission ||News||

The Meeting Minutes from the Map Commission Meeting held on the 5th – 6th August 2015 in Inverness, Scotland, are now available online. You can find them by clicking here: Map Commission Meeting Minutes


12/11/2015 || WMSOC Germany 2016 ||News||

The shops have started playing Christmas songs, the days are getting shorter and the nights longer and Ski Orienteers worldwide have started wishing for snow. It is November, and in just a few months, the time will have come for Germany to host the World Masters Ski Orienteering Championships 2016. This is very exciting, as […]


12/11/2015 || IOF Athlete of the Month – October 2015 ||News||

The IOF Athlete of the Month for October 2015 is Daniel Hubmann. With an incredible 19 WOC medals, and no plans to quit any time soon, he looks back on his career and how it all started. Click here to read all about his extraordinary achievements, his relationship with his fans and new changes in his […]


11/11/2015 || New Rules for FootO, MTBO and TrailO Events ||News||

There are now updated versions of the Competition Rules for IOF Orienteering Events for FootO, MTBO and TrailO available on the respective discipline rules pages. They can be found here: FootO Rules MTBO Rules TrailO Rules


11/11/2015 || Meeting Minutes from the FootO Commission ||News||

The Meeting Minutes from the FootO Commission Meeting 5-2015 are now available online. You can find them by clicking here: FootO Commission Meeting Minutes  


09/11/2015 || IOF Athletes’ Licence ||News||

IOF Council have decided to implement an Athletes License system starting with the Ski orienteering season 2015-2016. Please follow the link below to read about the system and implementation. Note! Athletes and Member Federations that are active in the Ski Orienteering World Cup 2015-2016 should pay extra attention since the first Competition start in 26th […]


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