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MetrO Series: 18th January 2014

Carine Regional Open Space

Event 8 in the 2013/2014 MetrO Series is in the NW Coastal suburbs, just 3.5kms from the beach.  With a 5pm start, the sea breeze should be in to create ideal conditions for the event.

MetrO Series events are 'enter on the day', with easy navigation and three distance options: Short 2-3kms, Medium 5-6kms and Long 7-8kms. 

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MetrO Series: 11th January 2014

EVENT CANCELLED

 

The scheduled Metro Orienteering Event at South Trigg, Trigg Beachon Saturday 11th Jan has been cancelled due to the extreme hot weather forecast.

OAWA has a policy to cover extreme weather events to protect both setters and orienteers. With a predicted 44 degree day and little or no sea breeze it is considered unsafe to hold the event.  We will

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Sprint Canberra!

January 23-27th 2014

A new 5 event Sprint Festival is being held in Canberra on January 23-27th 2014. Come along and race with the elites who will be using the festival to brush up their speed and sprint skills as part of a high performance training camp. All welcome. Entries close midnight Saturday 18th January 2014.

Entry on Eventor |

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OAWA Part time Administrator

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Orienteering Western Australia is seeking a self-motivated person to play a pivotal role in assisting in the varied administration requirements of the sport. This part time opportunity will provided lots of variety and the successsful applicant will need a diverse skill set.

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Job Advertisment: OAWA Part time Administrator

The Job

Orienteering Western Australia is seeking a self-motivated person to play a pivotal role in assisting in the varied administration requirements of the sport. Your key focus will be enquiries management, membership administration, and assisting Committee members as required with promotion and marketing, website currency, financial management, and correspondence and reporting.

The Person
Previous experience in a

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Sprint the South West

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Orienteer of the Year Awards

At the OAWA Annual Dinner and volunteer appreciation night the Orienteer of the Year awards were announced.

Based on performance over the year at designated State Orienteering League events, covering sprint, middle and long distance events, the awards recognise the performance and achievements in these events ranked and adjusted across age groups. This year some very close contests ensured.

There are six SOL events for the year and the best four scores count

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MetrO Series

The Be Active Metro Series is held in and around metropolitan parks and reserves throughout the suburbs of Perth. Events are held most Saturday evenings between November and February, when it is too hot for running in the bush by day. Various courses are available, ranging from 3-8 km in length.

9th Nov 13 - Meller Park, Bibra Lake
16th Nov 13 - Oberthur Primary School, Bull Creek
23rd Nov 13 - Ferndale Park Reserve, Ferndale
30th Nov 13 - Midland Sports Complex,

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2014 membership

Orienteering memberships cover a calendar year from 1 January to 31 December. People wishing to  take advantage of discounted entry fees and other privileges of being a member need to renew memberships for 2014 or become a member.

To join as a member or renew membership go to Eventor.Remember to login and to review the instructions on how to use

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Australian MTBO Sprint Champs

Congratulations to Ricky Thackray for winning the mountain bike orienteering sprint distance championships held near Canberra on the weekend of October 19-20.  Ricky beat a quality field including former Aus representative David Simpfendorfer, 2012 sprint champion Steven Todkill, and local gun riders Seb Dunne and Todd Nowack to claim victory.  In the supporting events, the ACT middle and long champs, Ricky claimed 4th and 3rd place respectively with Todd and David

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National Championship Carnival Report

Cameron and IanThe last two weekends the National Championship carnival has been hosted by ACT Orienteering Association.

The Carnival encompassed the Australian Sprint, Middle Distance and Long Distance Championships plus the Relays. During the week the Australian School Individual and Relay Championships.

The WA Team performed well over the

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2013 Australian Championships underway

oscarandmarketaThe first two events of the Australian Championships were held this weekend and WA has had seven wins, our best ever national performance away from home.

At both the Sprint and Long Distance champs WA scored a stunning double header in the 17-20 junior elites with Oscar McNulty (LOST) and Marketa Novotna (LOST) taking the national champion titles in M20E

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MetrO Series: 7th December 2013

Ballajura Parklands, Ballajura

The MetrO Series is the perfect introduction to Orienteering. Orienteering provides the perfect combination of mental and physical exercise. You do not need a compass or any special map reading ability. However, it will test your thinking while

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MetrO Series: 30th November 2013

Midland Sports Complex, Middle Swan

The MetrO Series this weekend heads to the Midland Sports complex with plenty of ovals, sporting fields and creeks offering plenty of options to find your required amount of controls.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for beginners at approximately 4.30pm.  More information for beginners is available at the ...

MetrO Series: 16th November 2013

Oberthur Primary School, Bull Creek

The MetrO Series is a fun easy way to get involved in Orienteering, held on simple maps, as easy to read a local street map. Enjoy the summer, get outdoors and Be Active.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for beginners at approximately 4.30pm.  More information for beginners is available at the ...

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