World Orienteering Day 2021 (May) is done

Between the 19th and the 25th of May the first opportunity for organizing a World Orienteering Day event took place. It is now time to summarize the events that took place during the period in May. Around the world 33 regions and/or countries organised 488 events. The total number of participants was 80 688. And … Continued

SPORTident Center – Quick Guide

Below you find a quick guide, in 9 steps, on how to get your free Orienteering App 100 subscription from SPORTident, Excusive Timing Partner of World Orienteering Day. 1. Register your event on the WOD page 2. Create an account in SPORTident Center 3. Choose the Orienteering App 100 subscription as trail (My … Continued

History of World Orienteering Day

What started up just as an idea was realised on May 11th 2016, the first World Orienteering Day! It turned out to be a huge success; more than 250,000 participants all over the world took part in an orienteering event. Schools, clubs and enthusiasts in all parts of the world made a fantastic contribution. On Wednesday … Continued

Thoughts from the Project Manager

I belong to those who were born into the sport of orienteering. I started as a young girl and continued up to senior age. I navigated incorrectly for a couple of years, but have found the right way again. Today, almost everything in my life is about orienteering, both my job and my free time, … Continued

Offer from SPORTident for WOD 2021

WOD organisers get a one-year Orienteering App subscription valued 30€ for free. SPORTident as the Exclusive Timing Partner of World Orienteering Day offers a free one-year “Orienteering App 100” subscription valued 30€ for one year. Apply for the subscription if you use the SPORTident Center as a results platform for the WOD event. The best … Continued

Offer from Str8 for WOD 2021

World Orienteering Day´s partner Str8 has an offer to all WOD organizer for 2021. The new Str8 First to a special price. Use code Str8 First 10. Read more here.

Offer from Lumonite for WOD 2021

World Orienteering Day’s newest partner Lumonite have an offer to all of you who organise an World Orienteering Day event. Together Lumonite and World Orienteering Day want to make orienteering more visible and building orienteering as a sport, worldwide. Read more about the offer from Lumonite on the World Orienteering Day page for offers from … Continued

World Orienteering Day 2021 – two opportunities

The reaction to the announcement that World Orienteering Day 2021 would be postponed from May to September was huge. A lot of people contacted the IOF both applauding and welcoming the decision but nearly equally many reinforcing the fact that they were ready to go ahead in May and hoped to be able to do … Continued

Lumonite – new partner to WOD

Lumonite is a relatively newly developed headlamps. The lamps are developed in Finland where the company behind the brand, Handshake Finland Oy, is based. Lumonite is active in many of the night orienteering countries. The lamps are developed for orienteering and are also used in other sports, for example enduro and cross-country skiing. Lumonite and … Continued

Offer from SIGNSPORT for WOD 2021

SIGN SPORT is one of the partners to World Orienteering Day. Stanimir Enchev at SIGN-SPORT says; ”We are very happy to be an official partner of IOF and WOD. As a team of orienteers we hope that, with the WOD product collection and the recognizable design, together we will make the orienteering even more visible … Continued