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This site maintained by Dick Keighley.  (email address: webmaster'at'wimborne-orienteers.org.uk)  



Latest Update 28 Nov 2015

This section is regularly updated. Please remember to hit the Refresh (or Reload) button on your browser to check for this - otherwise you may still be looking at last month's copy saved in the cache of your browser.

Local Fixtures Nov'15-Jan'16
     Night League 2015-16 Fixture List
Summer League-Final league tables
Dorset Permanent Orienteering  Courses POCNav
Stonedown Hill Permanent Course







Club League 2015 (up to Sarum Galoppen)  Rules for the 2015 season



Next WIM events

Sat Dec 12
  Ringwood North  Coaching/Informal  & MTBO  Ringwood Forest North (Ebblake) - Flyer

Sat Dec 26th Boxing Day Canter Mass Start 11.00 Pre entry by Fabian 4 preferred.  Flyer     Pre-entry via Fabian 4   Please pre-enter if you can: it saves having massive registration queues on the day. Pre-entry closes at 21.00 on Christmas Day.



Sat Jan 16  Hurn Forest  Coaching/Informal event   Flyer


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

Recent Results

Sat Nov 21 Moors Valley   Joint WIM/WSX event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the South West Orienteering Association. Sponsored by Activate.  Results   Photographs

Mon Nov 9   WIM/WSX Club Evening - Night League.    Shillingstone Village urban/rural footpaths.    Results

Sun Oct 18   CompassSport Trophy Final 2015 - Kendal, Lake District

Many thanks to all those who ran for the club. Tough competition dominated by Scottish & N. England this year. WIM finished 7th, the best placed southern club. Results & Routegadget on SROC website . 
Chris Branford's photos.     Wendy Carlisle's photos.  Also some photos on the WIM Facebook Group page.





Sat Oct 10 - Avon Heath Country Park, St Ives.     Results



Fri Oct 09 - WIM AGM, Wimborne Town Hall 19.30  Congratulations to Kevin Pickering who was elected to take over from Andy French as Chairman in November.

Sept 20 - WIM Galoppen  Ibsley Common    Results & Comments

Mon Oct 05 - WSX/WIM Club evening - First Night League event of the new season.  Handicap results       Non-Handicap results

Mon Sept 7 - WIM/WSX Event & Club evening at Hyde Common.   Results

Wed Aug 26 -  MTBO at Badbury Rings   Results

05 July   Furrow Hoppers Relay, Canford  Results     Photographs

28 June Harvester Relays  - WIM/WSX    Results   Reports   Photos

28 June Post-Harvester Regional event    Results    RouteGadget

07 June Sherborne SEOUL Urban event  Final Results    Routegadget

01 June  WIM/WSX Club evening, Summer League and MTBO   Badbury Rings,   Results

16 May SouthWest Sprints @ Wimborne Town   Results   Photographs

8 May Dorset Schools Champs-Moors Valley  Results (Team results updated 09/05/15)

29 April Ringwood Forest (South) - WIM/Royal Signals MLS event    Results  NB these are standard style results. for MLS League points etc. see the BAOC results page

20 April WIM/WSX Club Night - Potterne Park    Results

28 March Stonebarrow Hill,   Dorset Schools League/ Informal Results

22 March  Well done to the WIM juniors who competed for the club in the Yvette Baker trophy qualifier, coming 3rd. As  DEVON & BOK were 1st & 2nd in the finals last year, our juniors also qualify:well done!

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

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

02 Feb Slades Farm, Bournemouth Wessex Night Leage event   Final Results  

11 Jan Moors Valley Country Park  WIM Galoppen & Dorset Schools League event  Results  String Course Results   Routegadget  

Founders Trophy - Results for the 2014 competition



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 Saturday, November 28, 2015