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About Us

British Obstacle Sports is the national governing body (NGB) for obstacle course racing (OCR) and ninja sport in the United Kingdom. ​We are a member based, voluntary, not-for-profit national federation that exists to represent the needs of the sport through member representation and engagement.

As a member of the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO / World Obstacle) British Obstacle Sports complies with all FISO eligibility criteria and will remain a member in good standing as outlined in the FISO constitution and bye-laws. British Obstacle Sports is seeking recognition as an official UK sport and is keen to work with the community, events, and partners to grow the sport.

Our mission is to ensure that everyone in the UK can enjoy the endless possibilities of obstacle sports.

Our Purpose

We exist to:

  • Safeguard the sport so it is always safe, accessible and available to all.
  • Protect the unique nature of the sport for future generations.
  • Actively promote the sport to underrepresented groups.
  • Raise awareness of the benefits of obstacle sports for an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Guide and support UK grassroot obstacle sport activities.
  • Contribute to achieving a net-zero emissions world by 2050.
  • Develop pathways from mass participation up to world class British athletes.

  • Raise the standard of competitive obstacle sports in the UK.
  • Represent our members at World Obstacle and EOSF meetings and elections.

  • Promote the values of sportsmanship, excellence, courage and community.

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Being a British Obstacle Sports member is vital in helping OCR and ninja to become a recognised sports and it comes with a host of benefits. Join today for just £1 per month (or 50p per month for under 18s and supporters) with our 15 month membership.

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