Cork Schools Orienteering Association

Cork Schools Orienteering Association (C.S.O.A.) has been running since the early eighties and now caters to all affiliated primary and secondary schools in Co. Cork. The aim is to promote awareness, enjoyment, fitness and competition in this sport, along with encouraging the participating pupils to enjoy, appreciate and respect the great outdoors of hills, sand dunes, woods and forests.

Each year we have introductory/coaching days, two league events and a county championship. Schools can also participate in a  Munster and All-Ireland Championship and there is even a possibility of competing at the world schools championships held every two years.  All schools are welcome, both primary and secondary, boys and girls, and help and coaching will be provided to all who those need it.
If you woud like to involve your school in this fantastic sport for children of all ages, then please use the contact details tab above and feel free to try out an event. To get a feel of what schools' orientering is all about just click on the following link...................

Download the 2017/18 Registration form here
Events for 2017-2018
14th September 2017: Doneraile Forest Park (Introductory Event / No. 1)
17th September 2017: Doneraile Forest Park (Cliona Callanan Memorial)
19th September 2017: Cork Showgrounds Curraheen (Introductory Event / No. 2)
26th September 2017: Schull (Introductory Event / No. 3)
10th October 2017: Doneraile Forest Park (CSOA League / No. 1)
24th November 2017: Fota House and Gardens (CSOA League / No. 2)
27th February 2018: Tramore Valley Park (Cork Schools Championships Primary/Post Primary)
13th March 2018: Glengarriff Forest Park (Introductory Event / No. 4)
15th March 2018: Melleray, Co. Waterford (Munster Championships Primary/Post Primary)
25th April 2018: Emo Court, Co. Laois (Irish Post Primary School Championships)
16th May 2018: Emo Court, Co. Laois (Irish Primary School Championships)
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