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Saturday 10 November

Saturday 27 October
Knighton Park

Wednesday 24 October
Watermead Winter League Event

Saturday 13 October
Western Park - 5 Parks Challenge

Sunday 7 October
Shepshed Urban

Saturday 29 September
Abbey Park - 5 Parks Challenge

Saturday 8 September
Club Championships - Outwoods

Thursday 23 August
Final Summer League Table

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Team Events

There are three annual Team Events with Junior participation

Peter Palmer Relay

for juniors with the first two legs being at night, normally in early September. Teams compete for the Peter Palmer Trophy and for young teams the Joan George Trophy. The club’s best result is winning the Joan George Trophy in 2014 and 2015. Also third place in the 2015 Open competition.

Yvette Baker Trophy

for juniors with 9 competitors to count. Regional Heats held in Late Spring early summer and Final in July.

CompassSport Cup

for adults and juniors with best 25 competitors to count. Regional Heats held in the Spring and final in the Autumn

Yvette Baker Trophy

LEI are aiming to continue our sixth year run of success of winning the Regional Heat of the Yvette Baker Trophy. For this to happen, we need a real team effort and as many juniors as possible to compete for LEI team.
Combined West & East Midlands Regional Heat at Spring Cottage on Sunday 22nd April 2018 (look at our fixtures for details)

If you wish to be part of the LEI team please enter via the link or speak to your Club Night Co-ordinator or the Club Captain.

The course’s that count for the Yvette Baker Trophy are listed below.

Green:- Any M/W18 or under
Light Green:- Any M/W14- & Any M/W16+ (Who has not achieved a Gold Badge Time at M/W16 at a Level A Event)
Orange:- Any M/W12- & Any M/W14+ (Who has not achieved a Gold Badge Time at M/W14 at a Level A Event)
Yellow:- Any M/W10
Any M/W12 (Who has not achieved a Gold Badge Time at M/W12 at a Level A Event)
Any M/W14 (Who has not achieved a Gold Badge Time at M/W14 at a Level A Event)

Find out if you are eligible to run any of the above course’s by checking the Yvette Baker Trophy Gold times on the British Orienteering website.http://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/page/national_junior_competitions

Please see the full competition rules on the British Orienteering website. https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/images/uploaded/downloads/Competition%20Rule%20L%20YBT%202016%20v2.7.pdf

Final Results

Year Month Venue Club Result Comment
2018 July Arrow Valley HOC 5th  
2017 July Druridge Bay NATO 3rd Our 10th counter one place better than DEE
2016 July Wormley Woods HH 7th  
2015 July Nottingham University NOC 5th  
2014 July Sussex SOC 4th 1 point behind 3rd
2013 July Belton, Lincs LOG 5th    
2012 Dec Collingbrooke Woods SARUM 4th    

2017 Results
We had a superb day but as it was so close we only knew we were third team a few days later!

Team warming up
Team Photo
and then on the beach

2014 Results
After a hard fought competition, LEI Junior’s were narrowly beaten into 4th place in the Yvette Baker Trophy Final with 863 points. 1 point behind the 3rd place team.

Yvette Baker Trophy Team Scores

Photo’s and Video’sybt-team-2014-1
Andrew Lines

Rob Lines

Derek Herd

LEIOC Gallery

Roger Phillips
Club Captain

Yvette Baker Trophy Final 2012

Congratulations to the all the juniors who competed in the Yvette Baker Trophy Final. LEI had a fantastic day and came 4th with a total 854 points. This is our best ever result.

Once again LEI was noted for it’s enthusiastic team support at the finish line.
This time the ear splitting cheers coming from the parents.
British Orienteering News:- Event report

Link from Roger Phillips
Iain Tebbutt’s photo’s
Rob Lines’ photo’s

Roger Phillips (Club Captain)

Peter Palmer Relays


The races were hosted by ourselves at Groby Community College. We did not quite achieve the successes we had in previous year’s being pipped for the trophies. We were second overall.


LEI Juniors once again put in strong performances at the Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays. After a long journey south to Lancing Rings our juniors started racing at 5am. After over three hours running the first LEI team to finish came in third place just four seconds behind second place.

Meanwhile our younger team came in a few minutes later in 5th overall but was the first younger team to finish so LEI retained the Joan George trophy. These are LEI’s best ever results in this competition. Full results are available at http://www.southdowns-orienteers.org.uk/results-archive/2015/2015-09-13-PPRelay/index.html and pictures are at https://picasaweb.google.com/112685755530413453942/PPR2015WillHeap



Peter_palmer_2014Congratulations to the LEI juniors who won the Joan George Trophy (the competition for younger teams) at the Peter Palmer Relays this weekend. Team kaLEIdoscope was also placed third overall. Our other team (LEIsurely juniors) came ninth out of 20 teams.

joan_george_trophyWe had 14 juniors from M/W12 to M/W18 running with the competition starting at 4:30am. This meant that the first 3 legs of the 6 leg relay were run in the dark.

All team members did really well and we won some individual prizes as well with Nick Wilson fastest boy on leg 3 and Hannah Cox fastest girl on leg 6.

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9th September

peter_palmer_largeCongratulations to our two teams at the Peter Palmer Junior Team Relays. Both teams performed brilliantly with Go East taking third place in the Joan George Trophy competition (for young teams).
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