About SAXONS

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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...

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Coaching

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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Data Privacy Policy

The Data Protection Act 1998 imposes rules and safeguards on those who hold and process personal data, i.e. data relating to living identifiable individuals.

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Kent Night Cup

and latest league table

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

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.

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Links

Useful links to other orienteering resources on the web.

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Membership

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.

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Permanent Orienteering courses

Control marker (kite), Source:Solva

Permanent Orienteering Courses (POCs) can be used for informal training

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Roles of committee members

Responsibilities of Saxons Committee and Non-Committee Officers

Updated April 2017

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SAXALERT magazine

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Latest edition

SAXALERT is the club magazine, you can read or download the latest edition as a PDF here:

Saxalert July 2017

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Saxons running kit update

update from Alison Howe:

I am pleased to announce that the new Saxon training jackets have arrived.

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Saxons the first 40 years

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.

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Social events

Saxons hold a range of social events at which all members and their families are welcome.

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Sunday League ranking events

Sunday league ranking events generally have six courses available: yellow, orange. light green, green, blue and brown.  

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Types of events

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...

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