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Great line up of Coming Events

There is a wealth of events to choose from over the coming weeks so be sure to mark your calendars and don’t miss out on your chance to try all types of orienteering sprint, mountain bike and bush events are all on offer. On Saturday 27th May there is NavDash at Canning Vale College, while you can get on your


WA Classic Two Day

Warranine bush event

Sunday 4th & Monday 5th June 2017

This two event is a popular and regular feature on the WA orienteering calendar and everyone is welcome. This is a two Day event with cumulative times used to decide the places over the two races. This year it will be held on a farmland area which has a mixture of bush, dense strands in part and open terrain which is generally fast running. Make a weekend of it and enjoy camping on Sunday evening.



2017 Junior Camp

Junior TrainingThis year's camp will be held in Bullsbrook from 1 to 3 July.

The Junior Camp is Orienteering WA's major training camp of the year for 10-17 year old orienteers and is held over the July school holidays. Run by our accredited coaches the camp provides for a wide range of orienteering abilities.

This training camp is suitable for


Hill Park Dale

farmmapSunday 9th July

Location: Hill Park Dale, near Beverly

The Hill Park Dale map is a favourite in the West Dale area. With a mixture of farmland and remnant forest with a liberal scattering of rock it always presents a challenge to the orienteer to navigate through or around the complex sections of rock.



Peterdine State League Event

PeterdineSunday 30th July

Location: Peterdine, near Northam

The Peterdine map is mostly on grazed farmland with rock detail but very little undergrowth so fast running is possible.  As this event is the Long Distance event for the State Orienteering League, if you want to be eligible for SOL points, ensure you enter in


Frazzle Rock

PerFrazzleSueSunday 6th August

Location: Frazzle Rock 

Frazzle Rock has patches of intricate rock detail, large bare rock surfaces and remnant areas of native bush. The M, E and VE courses also go through open farm land.

Camping is possible at the assembly area on Saturday night.  The portable toilet will be


Yetar Spring State League Event

yetargrasstreescropSunday 20th August

Location: Yetar Spring, East of Sawyers Valley

Yetar Spring has lots of complex rocks and maybe some early wildflowers will be on view. A great reason to get outdoors and enjoy the bush close to Perth. This event is a Middle Distance event as part of the State Orienteering


Lover's Lane

Lovers Lane 4 1024x340Sunday 27th August

Location: Lover's Lane, West of Toodyay

The Lover’s Lane map is a familiar area just south of Toodyay. It contains a mixture of undulating farmland, relatively open woodland with a scattering of rocky areas and numerous small waterways. A most enjoyable location


Mallmalling Foot Event

MalmallingpromoSunday 10th September 2017

Location: Chambers Rd, Sawyers Valley,
off Gorrie Rd Sawyers Valley

Spring will have (hopefully) sprung for our second Malmalling visit of the season. It’s a typical WA Helena Valley area, with patches of good rock detail and a mix of terrain with some open bush


Middle Distance State Championship

lilymiddlepromoSaturday 16th September 2017

Location: Brigadoon, Jumbuck Hill
Walyunga National Park

Saturday afternoon head to Jumbuck Hill and enjoy a map that has been recently updated by Alex Tarr. Pre-entry start times are from 1.30pm with enter on the day also available.

There is quite the mixture


Long Distance State Championship

wayneSunday 17th September 2017

Location: Marginata, Yarra Road, near York

The WA Long Distance Championships returns to the familiar map of Marginata offering complex navigation with granite rock and a mixture of sheoak and wandoo forests.

This event is open to everyone and, while it is a championship, if you


Malmalling event

JaneBushshotSunday 7th May

For the first bush orienteering of the season we head back to the Helena Valley and onto the Malmalling map. With plenty of rock and abundant grass trees and few hills the area is an ideal return the bush. Much of the area offers good open runability as it was many years ago a farm which has left it without too much undergrowth. What


Spice Brook

JaneBushshotSunday 2nd July

Location: Spice Brook, near Bindoon

Spice Brook is one of WA’s premier complex spur and gully bush areas with additional rock detail but also a network of watercourses and tracks for the easier courses. The area has generally open running in mature forest, with only a few thicker sections of


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