Upcoming events

POTOC host a range of local events throughout the year. These events are perfect for beginners and club orienteers of different standards.

The events listed below are open to everyone, so why not come along and give orienteering a try? There are always plenty of people who will be on hand to offer advice and support should it be required.

New to Orienteering? Want to know more? Click Here to learn more about the sport and how to get involved.

 

Event details for the calendar year are shown below

04
Jul
2020

Brough Park - Summer Parks Series

04-07-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Brough Park - Summer Parks Series

Come and join us for this Potteries Summer Parks Series Activity.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is a collection of park based events in which you can compete against others to be the proud series winner. A range of different categories exist, with competitors being required to complete in 3 of the events of this series to be eligible for a trophy.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is the ideal event for newbies or experienced orienteering to get involved with. A range of courses will exist of various distances and challenge, as well as help and support on hand from our friendly volunteers (should it be required).

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

A range of courses available (rough distances in brackets);

  • Easy (1km - 2km)
  • Medium (2km - 4km)
  • Short Hard (4km - 5.5km)
  • Long Hard (5.5km - 7.5km)

In addition to completing the entry form on the day of the event.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link or you can complete our electronic pre-registration form simply by clicking he "Pre Register" button below. Both of these are optional as you can complete on the form on the day at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

 

18
Jul
2020

Fenton Park - Summer Parks Series

18-07-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Fenton Park - Summer Parks Series

Come and join us for this Potteries Summer Parks Series Activity.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is a collection of park based events in which you can compete against others to be the proud series winner. A range of different categories exist, with competitors being required to complete in 3 of the events of this series to be eligible for a trophy.

The POTOC Summer Parks Series is the ideal event for newbies or experienced orienteering to get involved with. A range of courses will exist of various distances and challenge, as well as help and support on hand from our friendly volunteers (should it be required).

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

A range of courses available (rough distances in brackets);

  • Easy (1km - 2km)
  • Medium (2km - 4km)
  • Short Hard (4km - 5.5km)
  • Long Hard (5.5km - 7.5km)

In addition to completing the entry form on the day of the event.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link or you can complete our electronic pre-registration form simply by clicking he "Pre Register" button below. Both of these are optional as you can complete on the form on the day at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

 

09
Aug
2020

Biddulph Grange Score Event and BBQ

09-08-2020 11:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Biddulph Grange Score Event and BBQ

Come and join us for the annual Potteries Orienteering score event and BBQ!

This is a score event in which competitors have 60 mins to get to as many controls as possible within the allotted time. The aim is to get to as many controls as possible, without going over the time limit - otherwise penalties will be applied to your overall score.

This is a fun and family friendly activity which is always hugely popular.

Come along and try orienteering in a supportive and fun environment. We are positive that you will enjoy it!

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

19
Aug
2020

Congleton

19-08-2020 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free Activity
Congleton

Come and join us for this FREE urban series.

This activity is open to everyone, an ideal opportunity to come along and experience orienteering in a fun and friendly environment. Help and support will be on hand should it be required. Under 16's will need to be accompanied by adult. You can start at any time between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.

You will need to bring a pen/pencil with you for this activity, as well as wearing something which has high viability. All controls will be marked with a letter and number. You will need to mark down the number from each control that you visit.

This is a score activity in which you have 45mins to get to as many controls as possible. This area on the southern tip of Newcastle and was one of the first areas we used. We have rested it for a few years. The roads layout, connecting paths and small areas of open land make this very suitable for this type of activity.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS ACTIVITY VIA THE FORM BELOW. REGISTRATION IS FREE AND ENABLES US TO ENSURE THAT A MAP IS PRINTED OFF FOR YOU. IT IS A REALLY QUICK AND EASY REGISTRATION FORM.

 

 

19
Sep
2020

Cheddleton Heath

19-09-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

Come and join us for some orienteering at Cheddleton Heath.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

24
Oct
2020

Downs Banks

24-10-2020 10:00 am -12:00 pm
£5 adults, £2.50 concessions
Downs Banks

Come and join us for some orienteering at Downs Banks.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.

POTOC members receive a £1 discount on the event advertised cost. You can find out how to Become a POTOC Member here.

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Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake

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