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SWOT Happenings

Social Events & Other Happenings

2024 SWOT Series 

Urban events

Event is from 4.00pm to 5.00pm. Arrive at 3.30pm for Registration, beginners briefing at 3.45pm with a general briefing and mass start at 4.00pm. Course closes at 5.00pm with results and spot prizes to follow shortly after.

  • Street and Park
    Short - find any 8 controls
    Medium - find any 12 controls
    Long - find any 16 controls.
  • Schools and CBD
    Courses: easy, hard short, hard long

Bush events
Easy Navigation, Moderate navigation (short and long course) and Hard navigation
Event is from 1.00pm to 3.30pm. Registrations from 12.30 - 1.30pm. Starts 1.00 - 1.30pm. Courses close 3.30pm.

Event Fees:
Full Members: $5 (adult), $3 (school-age child), $10 (family/group of 2-5)
Casual Members: $10 (adult), $5 (junior or concession*), $20 (family / group of 2-5).

Please let us know that you are coming by phoning 97957706. If you are a Member, enter online now.

*Concession holders - note information here, must present appropriate concession card on registration

Coaching and Training

We have a number of accredited orienteering coaches and they are always happy to share their learning experiences, as well as their 'mistakes experiences'. Contact our coaches by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

There are many other club members with knowledge and experience. Please do not hesitate to ask them for help. Orienteering WA conducts training days and provides coaching opportunities. All members are welcome to take advantages of these opportunities.

Juniors

Our club has a dynamic group of Juniors. Some are aiming for National selection, some are just aiming to find all the controls on their course, some are learning to read a map and some enjoy playing in the puddles on wet days. Their enjoyment of orienteering is far more important than their results at an event.

Please help them enjoy orienteering. Most children enjoy looking for and finding controls in the company of other children. A short course can seem very long and uninteresting to a youngster who is merely following an adult.

Other Orienteering Opportunties

The 'Nomads' is the WA Orienteering Team and is a group of outstanding athletes.

SWOT members enjoy orienteering at their chosen level.

OWA Sponsors

Australian Sports Commission
Department of Local Government,Sport and Cultural Industries
Healthway

Acknowledgement of country

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Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.