Congratulations to Alastair Thomas on being selected for this years European Youth Orienteering Championships, which are being held in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, 29th June – 2nd July 2017.
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The 2017 New Member day was held on April 29th at Beacon Fell Country Park.
This year the junior squad again visited southern Norway for its bi-annual tour.
In August a group of 29 juniors and 10 adults travelled out to Fredrikstad in southern Norway for the bi-annual junior squad tour.
Performance standard is required to be achieved in three events within the Calendar year.
This years Junior Inter Regional Competition was hosted by ScotJOS near Aberdeen.
The start of 2016 has seen the squad come together for a fitness day in January and a weekend in the Lakes in February.
This spring has seen NWJS members attend a variety of competitions with no little success.
Athletes in NWJS have been encouraged to attend their local weekend ParkRun to test their fitness levels. Keeping fit is progressive and the 2016 Squad Standards document encourages everyone to attend a ParkRun at least every 3 months.
Each year the North West Junior Squad runs an "Open Day" where we invite any North West Junior orienteer between 2nd year M/W12s and M/W18s to attend the training to be assessed to see if they are suitable standard to join the squad. The minimum standard is proficient on Orange courses and starting to run Light Green courses at 2nd year 12 and above.
Congratulations to Niamh Hunter, Rosie Spencer & Daniel Spencer (all WCOC) and Finlay Johnson (SROC) for being selected to represent England in the Interland match at the end of February 2016.
The Junior Inter Regional Champs were hosted in the West Midlands on September 26th/27th.
Congratulations to Alastair Thomas (West Cumberland) on being selected to attend the British Orienteering Talent Camp at Badaguish, Cairngorm 26th – 31st July.
Congratulations to Laura Hindle (Manchester & District) and Noah Howlett (Lakeland) who have been selected to attend the U17s camp based in Stockholm.
Congratulations to Hannah Hateley (Deeside), Jack Cryer (Pendle Forest), Daniel Spencer (West Cumberland) and Alastair Thomas (West Cumberland) on being selected to attend the U15s camp on Deeside.