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Welcome to the Website of Deeside Orienteering Club

Deeside Orienteering Club (normally known as DEE) covers the area of Cheshire west of the M6 and south of Manchester, the Wirral, the Sefton coast, Liverpool and St Helens. DEE is an affiliated club of British Orienteering.

We hold around 25 Orienteering Events every year of varying standards and size that are a part of the British Orienteering Annual Fixtures List . Events include:

Within this website you can find out further information about DEE and how you could join DEE, about the events we hold and their results, club news and information about the sport of Orienteering and how you can get involved. You can also follow us on Twitter at

Coming Events

Every Wednesday - Catholic High School, Chester - restarts in September

Club Nights 18:30-20:00. Suitable for all fitness levels, ages and abilities.

Check Club Nights Blog to confirm venue.

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July and August - Delamere Forest, Speke Hall, Sefton area, Warrington, Crewe - Xplorer, the perfect outdoor activity for primary and pre-school children and their families

Xplorer is a family friendly navigation challenge that is educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together.

There are Xplorer events in our area throughout the summer holidays.

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Sunday 3 - Friday 8 August 2014 - Lake District
Lakes 5 Days Orienteering

This summer's big multi-day event

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Saturday 20 September 2014 - Calderstones Park
Cheshire and Merseyside Schools Orienteering League Event 1 including Come-And-Try-It for newcomers.

The first of six events in the Schools League. Open to all - beginners to experienced orienteers, schools and individuals.

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Recent Events

Wednesday 23 July 2014 - Erddig
Summer Evening Event including Come-And-Try-It for newcomers.

Tuesday 15 July 2014 - Alderley Edge
MDOC Summer Evening Event

Thursday 10 July 2014 - Bryn Alyn
Summer Evening Event including Come-And-Try-It for newcomers.

Tuesday 1 July 2014 - Brereton Heath
MDOC Summer Evening Event

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Latest DEE News

  • 10/08/2014:
    Delamere Permanent Course

    is now open again


  • 25/07/2014:
    Sporty Speke

    Families invited to ‘Come and Try It’ sport sessions including orienteering at Speke Hall, Liverpool Friday, 25 July 2014, 11am – 5pm


  • 28/09/2014:
    JIRCS selections

    for Niall and Saskia


  • 30/08/2014:
    JHI selections

    for DEE juniors


  • 25/06/2014:
    Barbara Jones

    tributes on her JustGiving page


  • 12/06/2014:
    Barbara Jones

    Barbara died on Thursday 12 June


  • 31/03/2014:
    Interland and WOC test

    DEE runners in action


  • 03/03/2014:
    Routegadget 2

    on all UK RG clubs


  • 23/02/2014:
    Dave Schorah wins BUCS


  • 16/02/2014:
    DEE win CSC heat

    Great result - well done all, and big thanks to our master tactician Mike "The Special One" Smithard

    Mike's report...


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