Jumbuck Hill bush orienteering event


Sunday 24th May 

The weather looks promising for our next bush event and the view from the top of Jumbuck Hill is superb. This event  is on the western edge of  the beautiful Walyunga National Park, a short drive from the Swan Valley - an ideal place for you to explore on the way home.

Newcomers welcome - there are many different courses to choose from. 

Enter on the day from 9:00am. Start times 9:30am to 11:30am. Courses close 1:00pm.

Click here for more information and directions to the event.


WA Schools Orienteering Team 2015 Trial Information


The following 6 events will be used for the selection of this year’s team to compete at the Australian Schools’ Orienteering Carnival in Victoria, from 25 September – 4 October. Students will need to complete at least 3 events from the following list, with 1 of the 3 being the WA Orienteering Schools Championships. It is highly recommended that students complete as many events as possible, and that they include both bush and sprint races.

Sunday 26 April – Yetar Springs (bush event)
Sunday 24 May – Jumbuck Hill (bush event)
Monday 1 June – Lovers’ Lane (bush event)
Saturday 6 June – ECU Joondalup (sprint event)
Sunday 14 June – Three Campus and Australind, Bunbury (counted as one sprint event)
Wednesday 17 June – WA Schools’ Championships, Fred Jacoby Park (bush event)

For more details click here


School Championships Entries now open!


The Be Active WA School Orienteering Championships will be held on Wednesday 17th June at Fred Jacoby Forest Park, Mundaring. The Information and Entry Form is now available on the School Championships page. Entries close on 29th May and no late entries will be accepted so schools and individuals should enter early!
The Championships were last held at Fred Jacoby in 2010, and the Championships page includes links to sample courses from that event. 
We encourage all OAWA Juniors (WA Numbats) to enter and/or join their school team. Remember, if you are aiming to make the WA Secondary School Team for the Australian Championships in October, the WA School Championships is a compulsory selection event.

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