Previous news and announcments

State Championships Start Lists

craigrachelIf you have entered the State Championshipsdon't forget to check your start times. Leave plenty of time for travel and walk to the start to be there ready to enter the start grid at your allocated time.

WA Middle Distance Championships  -


Spring into Orienteering

walkerswebThe wildflowers are out so it’s a great time to get out and give orienteering a try.

If you are new to the sport check out the FAQ to learn what to bring and how to make the most of your first events. All events have instructors on


May Mountain Bike Orienteering Weekend

MYBO picture12th and 13th May 2018

Head down to the fabulous south west forest to enjoy riding and navigating on these great maps. Single track, pine plantations, native bushland and lakes with an event Saturday afternoon to compliment the Sunday morning hit out. Don't miss out.


WA Classic Weekend

frazzlerockSunday 3rd & Monday 4th June 2018

The WA Classic Weekend is a great way to enjoy two days of orienteering over the long weekend. The Frazzle maps have been popular with WA orienteers since the area was first mapped for


Coaching Course January 2018

sharonmcfarlaneenewsWould you like to become part of the accredited Orienteering WA coaching team?

A Level One coaching course is being arranged for early in 2018 so nominate now to take part.

You’ll need to be currently competently completing orienteering events at a Moderate or higher level and have the time to do


MTBO Training Camp 2018

 Pemberton 11th – 14th January 2018

MTBOcampwebKick off your 2018 MTBO training with a MTB skills and MTBO workshop in January at the Pemberton Camp School, located right next to the Pembi pool and the MTB trails.

This is a great venue and opportunity for those that would like to tune up their MTB skills and to participate


Christmas New Year break

 Metro Series returns 6th January 2018

We wish all orienteers and their families a happy and relaxed break over Christmas and New Year.

The Metro Series starts its second half of the season on Saturday 6th January at Ranford with a scatter event, 5pm mass start. We look forward to seeing you all there you kick off the orienteering


Ultra Sprint Event

NavdahrunnerDate: Saturday 21 October 201
Location: Faulkner Park, Cloverdale

This month try a new type of Orienteering event and experience an ultra-sprint at the beautiful grounds of Faulkner Park, Cloverdale.

Event Time:
Registration on the day
(for non pre-entered competitors) 9am-11am
Starts available until


Australian National Orienteering Carnival 2017

National Relay Champs 03A large contingent of West Australian orienteers headed to Bathurst, New South Wales for this highlight of the orienteering year. With seven events in nine days it’s a great festival of Orienteering, including the Australian Schools Championships.

Congratulations to everyone who achieved their goals, from those who made the


Jumbuck Hill Event Report

Jumbuck 1Sunday 8th July 2018

The river was flowing and the courses made the most of the views as a host of orienteers enjoyed the Jumbuck Hill map at Walyunga National Park. A great way to spend a Sunday morning. School holidays saw lots of families enjoying the day out too.

With a lovely sunny day and close proximity to Perth the event saw


2018 Sprint Championship Event Report

statechampsSunday 15th July 2018

A brand new map, covering the intricate pathways of Willetton Senior High School and Burrendah Primary School provided plenty of challenges for competitors with courses designed to maximize route choice on every leg. Grey clouds loomed over the event but thankfully the rain held off and everyone stayed dry.

Jorgensen Park Event Report

ianwebenewsSunday 22nd July 2018

Easy Trail Orienteering
Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda

The wild, wet and windy weather didn't deter a generous turn-out for the low-key and fun Jorgensen Park Trail-O, which was greatly appreciated by the many people who put the event together and hoped for fine


Australian Schools Championships

School Sport Team 2017 2 1024x724WA schools team will be heading off to New South Wales to be part of the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017.

They will be representing Western Australia at the Australian Schools Championship events as well as taking part in the national championship events. The carnival will take in seven events between


MTBO Greenmount

MTBOChampsSunday 3rd September 2017

Location: Darlington Hall, Owen Rd, Darlington

This will be the first time an MTBO event has started at this venue so only the longer courses will traverse the Goat Farm. The Railway Heritage Trail runs right past the start venue so it should be a gentle ride in and out for all courses. The short course


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