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MetrO Series Warnbro

MetrO Series Warnbro Warnbro YMCA Community Centre - 14th February 2015

Bring your Valentine to Warnbro for a romantic run along the beach at Sunset, find a control or two while spending time with your loved ones. Register on the day from 4.15pm with the usual mass start from 5pm. There are three distances to choose from 3, 5 or 8km. MetrO Series events are a great introduction to the sport of Orienteering, as easy as reading a street map.

Metro Series Sorrento Primary School

7th February, Sorrento Primary School, Nuytsia Avenue, Sorrento.

With only a couple of weeks to go until the end of the Metro Series, now is the time to come and join us if you haven't already, to see what it is all about. Everyone is welcome! We're in beautiful Sorrento on Saturday. Register on the day from 4.15pm with the usual mass start from 5pm. There are three distances to choose from. With Sorrento Quay

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Metro Series North Fremantle

Metro Series continues on Saturday 31 January - Tom Perrott Reserve, McCabe Street, Mosman Park

We're back after Australia Day weekend and return to lovely Mosman Park, the suburb sandwiched between the Swan River and the Indian Ocean. The view of Perth city from Mosman Park Bowls Club is must see before you head to this metro event. As usual we welcome newcomers, families and dogs. There are several courses to choose from. Registration and events details can be found ...

Metro Series Quinns Rocks

This week's Metro Series event goes further north to the beachside suburbs of Quinns Rocks & Mindarie.  The event commences from the beach so it will be a great opportunity to make an afternoon of it - take a dip before or after the event and have a picnic to round out the day.  Event registration details and times can be found elsewhere on this page and event directions can be found here.

Metro Series Joondalup

The Metro Series recommences after the Christmas break this weekend (Saturday January 10) in the northern suburb of Joondalup.  The event will commence from Arena Joondalup, Kennedya Dve, with registration from 4:15pm and mass start at 5pm.  For more information, see the Metro Series article on this page or go to the event directions on Eventor.

2015 Memberships are now open!

If you are not already a member of OWA, now is a great time to join to get a full year of benefits – including cheaper entry fees and discounts on orienteering gear!

If you are an existing member, your 2014 membership expires on 31 December – from 1 January you can only enjoy member discounts if you have applied and paid for your 2015 membership.
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Orienteering Australia Survey

Please take 10 minutes to help Orienteering Australia with their survey. It seeks your feedback on their current Media and Communications. Your response will help shape the Media and Communications landscape of Orienteering Australia into the future. Click

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2014/15 Metro Series Orienteering

This summer’s Metro Series is underway and like last year there is a fine spread of suburbs to explore, with the Eastern ones concentrated during the cooler pre-Christmas period while, for the hotter months of January and February, events are all closer to the Coast. There is a 4-week break for Christmas and New Year, and then a short one-week break over the Australia Day long weekend.

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Metro Series starts Sat 8 November

Fleming Reserve, Sorensen Rd High Wycombe.

Metro orienteering events are runner, family and dog friendly, and are easily achievable by anyone who can read a street map. For more information about the Metro Series, view

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MTBO State Champs & National League

Long, middle and sprint distance events were held over 2 days on high quality new maps, thanks to the hard work of Ricky, Ian, Duncan & co. WA won several age classes across all 3 distances - Anthea Feaver W50 long and sprint, Ricky Thackray M21 long and middle, Peter Komyshan M60 long and sprint, Penny Dufty W70 middle and sprint,  Lois West , Duncan Sullivan M50 middle, and Ian Dalton M21 sprint. Lois West added to her cache of KK medals with a win in W60 middle distance. ...

Sprint the South West

The small Bunbury based SWOT club organised a very successful Sprint the South West series of 4 events - 2 at Bunbury campuses, the 3rd around Cowaramup ("Cowtown"), and the 4th at AMaze-In Margaret River. The varied courses were fun and challenging, with cows making novel control sites and many competitors losing the plot amongst the maze's convoluted pathways and deadends!
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Little Grove Street Orienteering

Saturday 8th November 2:00pm

Join us for local street orienteering at Little Grove Primary School, Albany. Enter on the day and choose from a range of courses. Everyone is welcome. 

Register from 1:15pm, ready for a mass

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MTBO Margaret River

The last orienteering events for the year prior to the Metro Series are on this Friday and Saturday October 10-11 in Margaret River.  Pre-entries for the three mountain events have closed but entries on the day will still be accepted on two courses.  Come and try mountain bike orienteering at any or all the events if you've not done it before on three great maps, including the awesome single track network around the Carters Rd pine trails.  Download Bulletin 3 from ...

Karrak Karnival Highlights

The 7-day Karrak Karnival was a great success, despite variable weather more resembling Melbourne than Perth! Many WA orienteers took advantage of the national carnival being on home turf to put in good performances, across age classes from under 10 years to 80 plus.

Congratulations to all competitors and a big thank you to the KK Organising Committee plus the large, energetic band of volunteers who helped at each event. Click here for full results

Foot event at Marginata

Sunday 21 September, 09:30-13:00pm

Come along this weekend and join us for a fun foot event in Wandoo National Park. There will be many different courses to choose from on the day. Whether you are new to orienteering or wanting to challenge yourself further, we have a course for you. Come and enjoy the beautiful wild flowers and glorious scenery. For

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