CHIG members take part regularly in orienteering events hosted both by our club and by neighbouring clubs. Some of our more experienced orienteers take part in regional, national and international orienteering competition. We also organise regular social events and training sessions for members, and members often offer lift-shares to orienteering events.

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Snowy orienteering control, Bedford Park (6 Apr 2008)

Snowy orienteering control, Bedford Park (6 Apr 2008)

Training Events

The club organises regular training events suitable for all. More >>

Social Events

As well as meeting each other while orienteering, club members are welcome to attend our various social events. More >>

Club Championships

One of the highlights of the club calendar is the annual club championships – typically held in June. More >>

Local League

CHIG and HAVOC organise the South West Essex Local League (SWELL) which runs between September and April. More >>

[Also see SWELL page on the HAVOC website]

South East Leagues

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Championship Events

For the more competitive CHIG members, the British Championships and various regional championships offer a chance to prove themselves against the country’s finest orienteers. More >>

The Orienteering Adventure from Finn van Gelderen on Vimeo.

Urban Orienteering

The Nopesport Urban League is popular with some members – events include some around the streets of London and Cambridge. Here’s a video of the 2008 London City Race



The club enters relay teams for several events, including the Stragglers Relays, the JK Relays and the British Relay Championships. Contact the club captain if you would like to take part.

Mountain Bike Orienteering

As well as orienteering on foot, there are a variety of other orienteering disciplines – some CHIG members attend mountain bike orienteering events from time to time.

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