16 – 18 October 2020

Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

IRC is one of the popular methods of connecting with other Scouts during JOTI.

Dedicated servers run by provide a safe place to chat to other JOTI participants, and the channels are moderated 24/7 during the event.

A simple way to connect is through your web browser at, but you can also connect through various other IRC clients.

More information about Scoutlink and how you can connect to their IRC servers can be found at