Junior Regional

Junior Regional
Orienteering Squads


Generic information about Lagganlia


The Lagganlia training camp is based at the Lagganlia OEC www.lagganlia.com. The centre is close to Feshie Bridge and Kincraig and is located within easy reach of some of the best orienteering terrain in the UK.
The region around the river Spey contains such great areas as Inshriach, Loch Vaa, Anagach and many others. In fact the centre is on the Inshriach map and has its own orienteering map which is used for training.


Accommodation is in small en suite rooms in a number of separate cabins. The tour chef prepares all the meals on site and specific dietary needs are catered for.
There is a washing machine and plenty of room for outdoor games.
Athletes will be expected to assist with minor chores during the camp.


Lagganlia has been used for this tour since 1995 and during that time over 400 juniors have attended the camp. This has included many World Class athletes including most members of the current GB Performance and Talent squads.
The camp is held around the last week of July – in those years when the Scottish 6-days is being held it is the week before and transport is arranged to the event centre at the end of the week.


As indicated above there are many top class orienteering areas close by. In addition Lagganlia is only an hour’s drive from the Moray coast and its sand dune areas of Roseisle, Lossie and Culbin.
Recently there have been a number of areas which have restrictions due to the presence of capercaillie but there still remains sufficient areas to satisfy the camps needs.


The camp is aimed at M/W14’s who have been nominated by their Region, up to a total of 24. On the occasions when 24 athletes do not qualify remaining places may be allocated to M/W15’s who have not already attended the camp.
In support of the camp there is a Tour Manager (TM) who has responsibility for such things as travel, accommodation, food etc.
The TM is supported by a chef and a Lead Coach. The Lead Coach has a team of up to 14 coaches which means that this camp has a high coach: athlete ratio.


Ella Baxter SYO
Charlotte Chapman SYO
Isabel Hawks HH
Kate Jarrett WAOC
Esme Kelly FVO
Charlotte Lovegrove SN
Eskarina Medlock WSX
Alice Pieters SYO
Beth Sykes SYO
Ellie Todhunter SROC

Monty Bratcher-Howard WIM
Ben Chapman SO
Finlay Cottier ECKO
Duncan Currie SOC
Lawrence Hodgson SYO
Alexander Hunt FVO
Matthew Inman FVO
Robin Irwin SBOC
Adam Landels OD
Douglas McDonald INVOC
Marcus Perry BOK
Will Preston SYO
Pasco Reynolds SYO
Calum Robertson ESOC
Max Staube-Roth OD


Selection Policy


The Camp is principally for M/W14s born in 2009, but may include M/W15s born in 2008 (see below)


The camp will be for a targeted number of 24 juniors.


Each of the 12 British Orienteering Regional Associations may nominate up to 2 eligible M/W14 athletes, as defined above, who have achieved the standard set out below. In addition reserves may be nominated (M/W14 or M/W15) who have achieved the standard. In the selection process M/W14s will take precedence over all M/W15s.

In addition a Region may nominate other athletes, as reserves, who they feel are worthy of selection but who have failed to satisfy the qualifying standard. Such nominations must be supported by a statement from the Regional Coordinator.

Each Region is encouraged to nominate a junior who they believe would benefit from attendance on the camp.

All nominations should be listed in a ranked order by the Region, with number 1 being their top choice.

Download the nomination form

Nomination papers may be sent any time, preferably as soon as possible, to the Secretary of JROS, Steve Kimberley () and by the 14th April.


Juniors wishing to be selected will have achieved the standards set out below in at least one of the following races;

Scottish Championships 2022 (28th May

Midland Championships, 2022 (30th January)

Northern Champs, 2022 (3rd April) & 2023 (26th February)

Southern Championships, 2022 (17th September)

JK Day 2, 2022 (16th April) & 2023 (8th April)

JK Day 3, 2022 (17th April) & 2023 (9th April)

British Long Distance Champs, 2022 (26th March) & 2023 (25th March)

British Middle Distance Champs, 2022 (6th March)  

Qualifying standard

M/W14s Juniors being nominated will have achieved gold standard, ideally championship standard, in at least one of the above races.

Nominated M/W15s will have achieved a gold standard at M/W16 or a championship at M/W14 in at least one of the above races.

Selection process

The priority for selection will be (for more detail see below);

2 athletes per Region with qualifying standard
Additional qualifying athletes
Athletes nominated by Regions with no qualifying athletes
Additional nominations

All nominated athletes (without qualifying criteria) must be agreed by the selectors whose decisions will be final.

The two M/W14 athletes from each Region with qualifying standard will be selected first.

They will then be followed by any M/W14s with qualifying standard not yet selected.

If there are still spaces the selectors may select M/W14 athletes nominated by a Region who has no athletes who have achieved the qualifying standard or M/W15s, who have not previously attended, with qualifying standard.

If there are still spaces the selectors may select from the remaining nominated athletes who have not achieved the qualifying standard.

At all times selections continue up to the maximum number of athletes on tour or until the selectors deem there are sufficient athletes selected of an acceptable standard.

If there are two or more athletes with equal results and fewer places available, the selectors may seek further information from the Regional Squad, with positions attained at British Championships and JK being the differentiator.

The Lagganlia camp selectors are

Susan Marsden (SEOA) Sue Roome (NWOA) Pauline Olivant (EMOA)

Selections will be announced via e-mail by JROS Secretary or Chair. The Regional Coordinators will be informed of all athletes attending a few days before the athletes are informed.

Any disagreement with selections should be addressed to the Chair, not the selectors.

Calculation of Championship time

For details of the calculation of championship / gold standard times refer to;