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Previous news and announcments

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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State Championship ENTER NOW

CLOSING SOON: Championship class Pre-Entries close on Monday 11 September 2017

Now is the time to get your entries in for the middle distance and long distance state championship event. There are course available to suit all ages and abilities so come along and enjoy some high quality orienteering

WA State Middle Distance Championships
16th September 2017
JUMBUCK HILL

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WA State Championship Weekend

craigrachelWA State Middle & Long Distance Championships

16th & 17th September 2017

A weekend of high standard orienteering is available for all those wanting to get out and enjoy spring in the WA bush. Two events over the weekend on two classic WA areas so don’t miss out. These event are open to everyone and,

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Junior Camp Wrap

The Junior Camp was held in Bullsbrook from the 1-3 July with 25 participants reaping the benefits of orienteering coaching, attending an event and lots of other fun events.

Training at Russell’s Gully, courtesy of Rachel West and Craig Dufty, was damp but well appreciated while a games night was enjoyed by everyone.

At Spice Brook many camp attendees put new found skills and techniques to the test with higher course levels than they had previously tried. Plus there

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WA Schools Team

The WA Schools Team for the 2017 Schools Championship in Hill End NSW as part of the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 has now been announced. Congratulations to all!

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Mountain Bike July Skills Training Camp

Friday 7th July to Sunday 9th July 2017

OWA will be hosting a mountain bike skills camp in Pemberton for anyone who wants to:

  • feel more confident on a mountain bike
  • feel more confident navigating
  • enjoy their MTB or MTBO more!

MTBOKangarooGully2websiteThis three day

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Ricky Thackray wins David Hogg Award

We are very pleased to announce that Ricky is the 2017 recipient of the David Hogg award for services to Event Management.

Swan Valley Ad Centre Sprint Champs 2017 Ricky 2 724x1024The successful 2016 National MTBO carnival in Dwellingup was just the latest in a string of

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Weeknight Winter Training

Lightpole Orienteering

Lightpole Orienteering returns for Thursday evenings to help keep your navigation and running tuned up over the winter. The goal of these training events is to collect as many designated lightpoles (you write down the unique code to prove you made it to the checkpoint) as you can in the 45-minute time limit. Don't forget it will be dark so it can be harder than you think!

Everyone is welcome but make sure to bring along a

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