The rules of the competition are described fully in British Orienteering Competition Rule J, available here.
Scoring is based on position as shown below. For the 2018 league, a competitor’s overall score being their best 12 scores from the 24 events: (Amendment: With the agreement of the Events & Competitions Committee, the number of scores included has been reduced to 11 as a consequence of the cancellation of two events earlier in the year, i.e. it will now be the best 11 scores from 22 events):
1st 50 points, 2nd 49, 3rd 48, 4th 47, 5th 46, ... 50th 1 point
In addition to the individual competition there will be a club team competition based on the 15 best individual club members’ total scores as follows:
3 from classes M/W 16 to M/W 21,
3 from classes M/W 35 to M/W 45,
3 from classes M/W 50 to M/W 55,
3 from classes M/W 60+,
plus any 3 additional scores.
Clubs do not need to enter this competition - it is calculated automatically for all Clubs that have runners competing in UKOL races.
For Organisers of races in the UKOL league:
In order for the UKOL points to be automatically allocated to competitors on the UKOL website the results uploaded to the results system need to be formatted as shown here.