We are a friendly club, always keen to welcome new members whatever their age, fitness or ability. Saxons organise orienteering events in Kent and East Sussex and all events have courses suitable for beginners.
A step-by-step guide to using the Fabian4 web-site for advance entries. Click on link below.
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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Health, safety and other important information related to events.
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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.
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
By becoming a member of SAXONS Orienteering Club you will also become a member of the South East Orienteering Association and British Orienteering – the national governing body for the sport.
These courses have permanent markers at control points (also known as check points) with a code and an orienteering logo attached. All the controls are shown on an overprinted orienteering map that...
Responsibilities of Saxons Committee and Non-Committee Officers
Updated April 2017
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Party and event results
Special Saxons past and present event at Mardens Hill proved a real fun and physical challenge, (bracken and contours), but meant we all worked up a good appetite for the after party....
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...
Orienteering anytime using a smartphone
MapRun is a free app that allows you to run a course without any physical infrastructure on the ground - instead your position is recorded by the phones’ GPS. You can run solo or as a group anytime...
For an orienteering event to take place we need a willing band of volunteers to make it happen.