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Latest Update 23 March 2015

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  • NEW  See Facebook page for latest news and updates
    17/03 Stonebarrow Final Details posted
    11/03 Details of Harvester/ Post Harvester & Sherborne SEOUL event posted
    11/03 March Entries for SW Sprint Champs open, Potterne Park flyer
    11/03 Club League table after Sarum Saunter
    11/03 Final Night League tables now updated on WSX website

     Training WSX  run training  sessions at Bournemouth University on Tuesdays.

Local Fixtures Feb-May 2015       

Winter Warmer Start               Photo - Chris Branford

22 March  Well done to the WIM juniors who competed for the club in the Yvette Baker trophy qualifier today at the WSX Rushmore event. We managed to field a full team and got a competitive score, coming 3rd behind the might of BOK & DEVON, which are much bigger clubs.

15 March CompassSport Trophy- WIM 1285, QO 1252, SARUM 1251, WSX 1234 Full results & Routegadget on Sarum website. More on Facebook and in Waffle. Well done everyone. Photographs from Chris Branford

Next WIM Events

28 March (Sat) Stonebarrow Hill
, Charmouth  Dorset Schools League/ Informal Flyer Final Details
20 April (Mon) WIM/WSX Club Night - Potterne Park    Flyer
May (Fri)-Dorset Schools Champs-Moors Valley Details & Entry Form (see Schools pages)
16 May (Sat) SW Sprints Champs - Wimborne   Flyer   Enter
07 June - Sherborne SEOUL Urban event    Flyer   Pre-entry (soon)
28 June Harvester relays  - WIM/WSX  Flyer     Pre-entry (Harvester) (opens 1st April) 
28 June Post-Harvester Regional event  Flyer Post Harvester pre-entry ( opens 1st April)

Club League
Club League 2015
(after Sarum Saunter)
   Rules for the 2015 season    

Waffle Online   is continually updated. However, a regular pdf edition is distributed electronically. Click here for the  pdf of the January issue     The most recent SINS is  the Jan 2015 issue

Founders Trophy - Results for the 2014 competition

17 Oct  AGM   No changes to the club's officers. The committee membership is unchanged with the exception that Trevor Bridle has stepped down after 40+ years service. He will continue to act as the 'Social Secretary'.

Recent Results

15 Feb Turfhill & Hale Purlieu, New Forest - WIM Winter Warmer Regional Event
     Final Results           Routegadget              Photographs

02 Feb (Mon)  Slades Farm, B'mouth  Wessex Night Leage event   Final Results   Apologies for the misplaced control 154. Everyone who quoted us the code on the tag on the correct knoll has been credited with the points.  Bonus points for those who got all the controls within the hour have been added to scores as per the league rules.

11 Jan  Moors Valley Country Park  WIM Galoppen & Dorset Schools League event

Results  String Course Results   Routegadget  

26 Dec Boxing Day Canter- Ringwood Forest North  Results Photographs from Simon Branford

14 Dec CompassSport Trophy Final   Thanks to everyone who ran for us on the day. We were finally placed 4th.

22 Nov (Sat)  Golden Cap      DSL & Informal Results       Night Event Results

03 Nov (Mon) Sherborne   Wessex Night League   Results

19 Oct Hyde & Gorley Commons   Dorset Schools & Informal Oct 19

29 Sept  Gore Heath Dorset Schools League & Informal  Results

17 Sept (Wed)  Blandford Camp  Results

08 Sept(Mon)  Badbury Rings  WIM/WSX Club evening & Summer League event  Results

24th August  Canford  BBQ event      Revised results

13 July  Furrow Hoppers Relay  Port Regis School, Motcombe      Results    Course results and Splits

21 Jun  Wimborne Town Urban Race     Results     Routegadget   Photos

21 Jun  WIM MTBO event at Moors Valley.  Results

09 June  WIM/WSX Club Night Avon Heath CP, Ringwood
Part of the Summer League series.    
Results    Summer League table

09 May  Dorset Schools  Championships - Moors Valley  Final Results       Photos

26 April  Social & Prizegiving - Photos

07 April (Mon) WIM/WSX Club evening Poundbury, Dorchester.     Results

16 March     WIM Regional Event  Ringwood Forest North  Results    Photographs

22 Feb     Dorset Schools & Night event - Port Regis, Shaftesbury   Results

01 Feb     Dorset Schools & Informal event - Rockford Common  Results and photographs

16 Feb  CompassSport Trophy 2014   Ashurst & Matley  

 Congratulations and thanks to all who ran for the club.See report in Waffle.      Photos     
Scores     WIM   1291  BADO  1260   NWO 1181    GO 1139    WSX  1137

03 Feb     WIM/WSX Club Night & Night League event - Wimborne  Results

18 Jan      MTBO,Dorset Schools & Night event - Hurn Forest  Results

Dec 26     Boxing Day Canter - Moors Valley Country Park
Results           Routegadget          Photos (Simon Branford)

Dec 07 (Sat)  Gore Heath - Southern Night Championships
Results by Class  Results by Course   Routegadget  Prize-giving photos     SouthernNightChampions 2013

Club Championships
The club championships for the Founders trophy was run on Sunday Nov 3 at the November Classic. This year the trophy was won by Sue Hands who retained her title. Runners up were Darren Whittingham and Wendy Bullen. Congratulations to them all. A full list of scorers can be found here.

Oct 27  WIM Galoppen - Godshill    Results     Routegadget 

Oct 20
CompassSport Trophy Final, Danby Lodge, Forest of Dean
WIM finished in a creditable 4th place. Many thanks to all who represented the club at the event.   Full results on the BOK website

Oct 11 (Fri)
AGM news  -  Philip Harvey replaces John Warren as Club Secretary. John remains on the committee, John Whittingham joined the committee. John Shucksmith & Hilary Pickering both stood down. All other committee members were re-elected. The amendment to the constitution was passed

 Oct 07 Hyde & Gorley   Results  (NB The webmaster had difficulty in deciphering some of the names of the Scouts - apologies if your name is incorrectly represented! Email me with corrections if necessary)

Sept 29/30  JIRCS   Gore Heath & Godshill Ridge      
Individual            Relay             Routegadget

Summer League Final results (revised)

9th Sept   Upton Country Park Results

18 Aug    BBQ & Summer Series event - Results

01 July    WIM/WSX Club evening - Sturminster Newton.            Results

23 June      Furrow Hoppers Relay,  Clayesmore      Results         Photographs

15 June MTBO  Moors Valley  Score event as  part of National Bike Week    Results

Huge Congratulations to Barbara Warren, who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List  - more here

08 June Urban race - Poundbury, Dorchester  This race formed part of the Nopesport Urban League and the SEOUL League series.    Results      Routegadget available except for Course F - apologies for this.

18 May (Sat) Dorset Sprint Championships, Bournemouth University   Results      Photos

13 May  WIM/WSX Club evening  Potterne Park, Verwood   Results

10 May (Fri) Dorset Schools Score Championships, Moors Valley CP   Results       Photos

WIM O-tops We have available further supplies of the new style WIM tops. They are available from Barbara Warren

 Permanent Orienteering course, & MTBO

All of these courses at Moors Valley Country Park are available for use. The club received grants from the National Lottery for the permanent course . Maps for both courses, are available from the Visitor Centre. The courses are checked for completeness frequently and the map updated on a regular basis

Moors Valley Challenge - New Course

   1 Dale Paget                        M45           WSX         1:18:20                  
   2 Steven Horsler          M40       WIM       
3 Gavin Clegg                    M50           WSX         1:28:52

How quickly can you visit all the controls (including the six new, technical ones) on the Moors Valley permanent course.  Will we offer a prize for the fastest time?

The rules are on the  CompassSport website  - all controls to be visited in any order you choose - all posts to be touched. Let me know how you get  on and we will publish a list of the best performances.


Child protection

At the September 2004 WIM Committee meeting, it was recorded in the minutes that the club had adopted the BOF Child Protection Policy. Wimborne Orienteers is intent that children and vulnerable adults will find orienteering a safe environment in which to have fun, learn and develop. The Club will do this by adopting and promoting the British Orienteering Federation Policy on Protecting Young and Vulnerable People.

last Updated Monday, March 23, 2015