How to get your race into the league.
Best 7 out of 18 races to score. Scoring system.
|1||EUOC||Edinburgh||23-Jan||last uploaded 15 Sep 2016|
|2||INT||Livingston||09-Apr||last uploaded 09 Apr 2016|
|3||CLOK||Whitby||16-Apr||last uploaded 22 Apr 2016|
|4||WAOC / Drongo||Cambridge Science City||07-May||last uploaded 08 May 2016|
|5||HALO||Grimsby||22-May||last uploaded 27 May 2016|
|6||DEVON||Plymouth||28-May||last uploaded 28 May 2016|
|7||MDOC||Manchester||10-Jul||last uploaded 14 Jul 2016|
|8||FVO||Sprint Scotland||16-Jul||last uploaded 16 Jul 2016|
|9||SN||Woking||16-Jul||last uploaded 17 Jul 2016|
|10||LOG||Lincoln||14-Aug||last uploaded 16 Aug 2016|
|11||NATO||Newcastle||21-Aug||last uploaded 22 Aug 2016|
|12||TVOC||Grove||29-Aug||last uploaded 30 Aug 2016|
|13||SELOC||Liverpool||04-Sep||last uploaded 12 Sep 2016|
|14||BOK||Wells||04-Sep||last uploaded 05 Sep 2016|
|15||GO||Guildford||18-Sep||last uploaded 18 Sep 2016|
|16||HOC||Great Malvern||22-Oct||last uploaded 22 Oct 2016|
|17||OUOC||Oxford||19-Nov||last uploaded 20 Nov 2016|
|18||NOR||Norwich||20-Nov||last uploaded 21 Nov 2016|
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British TrailO League
East Midlands Urban League
North-West Urban League
Scottish Orienteering Urban League
Southern England GPS Orienteering League
Southern England Orienteering Urban League
West Midlands Urban League
Yorkshire Urban League
First, make sure that you are using the standard age categories and have read the instructions about uploading results.
For the UK Urban League, , selects the races, usually in October, with help from the secretaries of the regional leagues. We are looking for something that makes your event attractive so that it stands out from the crowd. For example, is it a new area? Does it offer access to areas that are normally closed to the public? Can it be combined with some nearby forest or urban orienteering on an adjacent day? Do you have a magnificent assembly, maybe with showers and changing? Does it have great public transport links? Is yours the only event in a wide swathe of the country? Does it coincide with a local carnival or with a major sporting event coming to town? Is there a special deal on accommodation? The more attractive features that are offered, the more chance that it will be included in the League. Make sure we know about them.
As long as it can legitimately be regarded as urban, and can produce results in the specified categories, the precise format of the event doesn't matter. On behalf of the competitors, we want the event to be as good as possible. It's up to you to decide what works best at your venue; we won't compromise that from afar by imposing constraints on course length, category combinations, numbers of races, etc. If you think that a double sprint is best, do it!
A list of candidate races will be extracted at the start of October from the British Orienteering fixture list, by applying the filters 'urban' or 'sprint'. So when your fixture secretary registers the event with British Orienteering, ensure that it's flagged appropriately. This means setting the 'urban' (or 'sprint') flag, not just putting 'Urban' into the title; if the flag isn't set, the event will never make the list of candidates because the title just won't be read.
The usual allocation is two races per association, so you need to make the case that your race is one of the best two in your region.
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