SROC is England's oldest orienteering club, and the name South Ribble OC reflects our unique heritage (see SROC History below). The club's geographical area ranges from Chorley in the South to Kendal in the North, and from Blackpool in the West to Clitheroe in the East.

If you know nothing about SROC and would like to know more, this is the page for you. If your details are missing from the SROC Directory and you'd like them included, please fill out the form provided or contact the webmaster directly.

Otherwise, welcome to SROC . . .

Committee Need some information or guidance ? Here's the current committee.
Directory If you need to contact a SROC member, here's the Club Directory.
Year A typical twelve months in the life of our club.
Mapped Areas All the areas that SROC have mapped.
Website A simple history of the website development, since the relaunch in 2000.
Membership You've enjoyed your first few events and would now like to join SROC ? Here's how.
Join the club Benefits of joining, and what to do next
Organisers' Development Documents covering important information necessary to all organisers.  
Committee Files Page under construction
SROC Policies
Constitution The constitution by which SROC is governed.
Data Protection Policy  SROC's policy statement on the Data Protection Act and what it means for participants and club members.
Equity Policy SROC has adopted the BOF policy on equity and treating people fairly
Protection Policy SROC has adopted the BOF policy on protecting young and vulnerable people. 
SROC History
The 1960s The origins of SROC, the South v North challenge, the English Orienteering Association, ink punches, nylon O-suits and the first Mountain Marathon.
The 1970s Age classes, summer training events, 5 colour maps, Colour Coded events, The World Championships, the first English Ski-O event and photogrammetric plots.
The 1980s SROC's first Permanent Orienteering Course, the Bob Graham Round, a SROC member wins the Chichester Trophy, the Charnley Way, the Winter Street League starts and birthday celebrations.
The 1990s Lorna Collett retires, Fredrikstad Skiklubb exchanges start, The Lakes 5 Days, World Cup races in The Lakes, Lands End to John O Groats and the Junior World Orienteering Championships.
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Last Updated : 16.11.20