COVID 19Wondering what is happening with events this weekend?
Unfortunately we don't know any more than you at the moment.  

If it's at all possible, events will be held as planned.  We have extended the Eventor registration period until 12 noon on Saturday so people can wait and see what is announced on Friday.  If you choose to




Events will be happening this weekend as planned.  We have extended the Eventor registration period until 12 noon on Saturday for the MetrO event in Perth so that as many people as possible can register in advance.

The maps are printed and we have a tent organised as rain is expected.  Unfortunately the tent is for the benefit of the computer


OWA Council Members 2020

We are pleased to announce that the following people were appointed Council members for 2020 at the AGM on Sunday 22nd March, 2020.Anna Napier

A lot of names are unchanged from last year.  Some newer members may not know our new President - Anna Napier - though she was Easter Carnival Coordinator last year; here's a photo so you can put a face to the


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A New Life Member

Richard Matthews 

Richard Matthews

Attendees at the OWA 2020 AGM unanimously approved Council's proposal to confer life membership to Richard in recognition of his achievements and dedication to our organisation.  He is the only person in WA to be


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Any plans for this weekend?

Saturday 18th April 2020

Missing getting out and about? Fed up that the Bush Season isn't starting in 2 weeks' time? There’s never been a better time to enjoy the great outdoors at home!

Nature Play WA is calling on WA families to make April 18 the world’s biggest backyard campout from the COVID-19 safe surrounds of your own home!

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MetrO Series Season Tickets

OWA Metro Series Season Pass 2019 20

MetrO Series Season Tickets are now half price

As we head towards the end of the series, season tickets are now only $50 ($25 concession rate).  With 4 events left in the series, this is still worthwhile for non members who are keen to do several events. The tickets can be purchased


Noel's Event for Noël 2020

Allen Park, Swanbourne

Sunday December 20, 2020 Swanning around Swanbourne

8:30 AM

What will Noel have in store for us this year?  Make sure to include Christmas


Goodbye to 2020

Swanning around SwanbourneWell we're all done for the year now.

As some may have guessed from the name, Noel had us running around in circles in Swanbourne for the Annual Christmas Novelty Event.

Whilst experienced orienteers claimed it was one of the easier events


Bush 11 Julimar / Spice Brook

Sunday 8th September 2019


Join us for more early-spring orienteering at Julimar / Spice Brook on September 8. There is just a hundred metres or so of gravel driving to reach the assembly area with plenty of parking and pleasant spots to gather after


Bush 12 Gunapin

Sunday 15th September 2019

Location: Gunapin, west of BeverleyRobB Gunapin

Gunapin, although an old map is still in good condition and there aren’t too many changes to the vegetation.  There are some tight sections to the courses that should give some navigational headaches and some route choice that will


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Bush 10 Fred Jacoby / North Ledge Trail-O

Sunday 1st September 2019

Location: Fred Jacoby Park near Mundaring WeirStenMalmalling

This is a trail orienteering event, ideal for novices to learn more about orienteering, but it’s also a fun event for regular orienteers as it provides something different from our


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