Welcome to the web site of Saxons Orienteering Club. Saxons organise a range of orienteering events in Kent and East Sussex. We are a friendly club, always welcoming new members whatever their age, fitness or ability. All events have courses suitable for...
Coaching is available at all events. Please contact the organiser in advance to arrange for one of our qualified coaches to meet you.
We also arrange two coaching days each year. Check for information on upcoming sessions.
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The Kent Night Cup Series runs during the winter months, with events organised by Saxons, DFOK, Southdowns Orienteers and Mole Valley.
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Kent Orienteering League events are organised by Saxons and DFOK and take place on Saturday mornings. A range of courses are available to suit all abilities including newcomers with no experience....
Useful links to other orienteering resources on the web.
How to join
To become a member of SAXONS Orienteering Club you must also be a member of the South East Orienteering Association and British Orienteering – the national governing body for the sport. You can join as a Senior member (aged 21 or older on...
A permanent orienteering course consists of a number of permanent control points (usually about 20) identified by sturdy wooden posts with a code and an orienteering logo carved or painted on them. All the controls are shown on an...
Responsibilities of Saxons Committee and Non-Committee Officers
Updated November 2015
This document outlines the responsibilities of each of the committee’s officers, together with those of non-committee officers. There will be a...
SAXALERT is the club magazine, you can read or download the latest edition as a PDF here:
update from Alison Howe:
I am pleased to announce that the new Saxon training jackets have arrived.
Saxons OC has been around for over 40 years. In our Ruby anniversary year a history of the club compiled by John Faller was edited and brough up to the anniversary by Jean Fitzgerald. Read the hisory here.
Saxons hold a range of social events at which all members and their families are welcome.
Sunday league ranking events generally have six courses available: yellow, orange. light green, green, blue and brown.
There are four categories of orienteering event from Level A to Level D. Level A events are Major Events such as a British Championships, Level B events are high quality competitions that attract orienteers from around the country, Level C events attract...