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2018 Summer Training sessions

NavdahrunnerMembers Training and Coaching Opportunities

Want to get ready for Navdash or bush events? Your friendly OWA coaches have prepared a series of activities for the Summer months to help you reach your goals.

Weekly training is available in Perth based in two areas, one west and one east of the city. Training in


Pre-Easter Bush Training 2018

statechamps2017webTo complement weekly skills and fitness training sessions, and sprint orienteering skills training OWA coaches are pleased to offer two sessions on bush maps to tune up your navigation and skills prior to the Australian 3 Day Carnival and the start of the WA bush orienteering season.

This is an early season chance to blow


Perth Sprint Camp

charlottewatsonUKwebcloseupTraining Weekend 3-5th March 2018

OWA is pleased to be hosting Charlotte Watson, an orienteer from the UK who has represented Great Britain at the JWOC and WOC as a visiting coach. This is to provide all our members with the chance to reap the benefits of coaching, some intensive training and


Weekly Training

Training for all members who want to be involved starts this week in two different locations. You don’t have to be aspiring to make a state team to enjoy getting fitter, improving navigation skills, and the camaraderie of a group with common goals.

East group:
Tuesday 24th, Woodbridge Park, Midland, 5.30pm

West group:
Thursday 26th (Australia Day), south end Lake Monger, 8.30am.

In future the East group will Fridays and the West group, Thursdays,


Warwick Metro Series event

Sunday 22 January 2017
Warwick Stadium, Lloyd Drive, Warwick
Note that this week's

Hillarys Metro Series 2017

LizfinalpunchSaturday 14 January 2017

The Metro Series kicks off 2017 beachside with the first Orienteering event of the year at Hillarys, an ideal location to enjoy a post event swim, picnic, or just relax and be rewarded with a beautiful sunset.



Next: Swan View Metro Series

Saturday 10 December
Swan View Primary School, Morrison Rd, Swan View
It's a family affair this weekend with Coreen, Jo-Anna and Michaela Maynard planning your course. It could be

Christmas Novelty Event

Sunday 18 December

It's time once again for the annual novelty event, this year being hosted at Carine Regional Open Space, off Beach Rd, Carine.  You will have to think inside the box if you want to solve this year's puzzles.  What does the organiser have in store?  Bring a friend, bring a picnic brunch and most importantly, bring a writing implement/highlighters/whatever else you can think of because there will be a quiz.  Start time is 9am and the cost is


2017 Membership JOIN NOW

2017CardFrontMembership of Orienteering Western Australia is now overdue for 2017. Discounted member entry fees at the Metro series are just the start of a host of benefitsyou’ll also receivethrough


OWA Annual General Meeting

Sunday 26th March 2017

Location: John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle
Time: 11am

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will follow the NavDash event at the same venue.

The elections for the office bearers will take place at the AGM.

2018 Membership JOIN NOW


WIth MTBO, NavDash and the bush foot event all getting underway don't forget to sign up for 2018 Membership of Orienteering Western Australia today. All full members of OWA recieved discounte event fees for every event.

Join or Renew your membership


2018 Annual General Meeting

Sunday 18th March 2017

Location: Whiteman Park
Time: 11.30am

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will follow the NavDash event at the same venue.

The OWA AGM is an opportunity for ALL members to raise issues of concern or interest, to contribute to discussion on these issues, and


Course Setting Workshop

AllcontrolMapSwanbourneDate: Tuesday 27th February 2018

Time: 6pm – 9pm,

South Perth Library Function Room
Cnr Sandgate St & South Terrace

If you are setting or controlling an event this season, you are asked to attend this Workshop


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