Club History

Last Updated: Tue 30 Jan 2018

Southdowns Orienteers was formed in December 1976 in a split from SAXONS and held their first event in Stanmer Park in January 1977. The club has won the trophy for the best club in South East England continuously since 1997. We also regularly qualify for the final of the National inter-club competition (the CompassSport Cup). SO has produced British Champions in a wide range of age groups and members have represented England and Great Britain at international competitions including the World Championships.