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Foot Orienteering: Lake Leschenaultia 20th October 2013

Sunday 20th October 2013

This weekend Orienteering heads to Lake Leschenaultia, a 168 hectare bush land area made up of a variety of native trees including marri and wandoo. Wildflowers can be seen together with an abudance of bird life including ducks, geese, herons and swamp hens. Kangaroos, possums, bandicoots and echidnas roam the surrounding bush. Activities on offer at Lake Leschenaultia include canoeing, swimming, cycling and barbeque

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Foot Orienteering: Whiteman Park 27th October 2013

Sunday 27th October 2013

This a great opportunity to Come and Try Orienteering and enjoy the many attractions on offer at Whiteman Park, Recreation and Conservation Reserve. Come and enjoy the natural enviroment with the native flora and fauna around the park, after your event there is plenty to do from BBQ's, playgrounds, train and tram rides, village shops and various muesums. There will be a short, medium and long course on

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Next event: John Forrest National Park

Event Date : Sunday 13th October 2013

There will be a mixture of street and bush Orienteering this weekend, with four courses on offer: a long and short Expert course, one Active course, and one Starter course.  With the exception of the Starter course, roughly half the controls on each course will be in suburban Swan View, and half in John Forrest National Park.  This will provide a mixture of fast running with easy navigation and slower going

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School Sports WA Team Announced

WA Schools Team Announced for Australian Schools Championships. The following members have been selected in School Sport WA team;

Junior Boys: Oliver Martin, Joshua Bakaimis (both Peter Moyes ACS) Lee Dennis and Michael Cox (both Quinns Baptist College)
Junior Girls: Amy Attwood, Grace West (both Quinns Baptist College), Jo-Anna Maynard (Holy Cross College)
Senior Boys: Cameron Duncan (Perth Modern School)

They will be competing from September 28th till October 6th

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MTBO Sunday, 6th October 2013

Mountain Bike Orienteering, Karragullen

This MTB Orienteering event covers the track network around Karragullen.  The area contains a mix of variable riding gravel tracks, a complex network of dirt bike tracks, small pockets of pine plantation, open rideable land, rock surfaces and orchards. This event will include a short and easy navigation course of 5km, so there will be a course on offer for all abilities.

Want to get

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Wundabiniring Brook: 8th September 2013

Sunday 8th September 2013: Wundabiniring Brook

There is only two weeks left until the State Orienteering Championships, Wundabiniring provides the perfect opportunity to keep refining your navigation skills. This weekends event in the bush provides a mixture of open areas and pockets of complex granite. The assembly area is in an open area and good for a picnic after your run.

There will be a guided active course departing at 10.00am,

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Bunbury: SWOT 25th August 2013

Sunday 25th August 2013

This weekend we head down to Bunbury. The South West Orienteering Trekkers (SWOT) are holding their event on Sunday afternoon. The map surrounds the Leschenault Inlet with nice parkland areas to have an enjoyable run on (it includes the most southerly mangroves in Australia

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Foot-O: Julimar 1st September 2013

Sunday 1st September 2013

The Julimar Map brings a mixture of spur, gully terrain with undulating woodland with sections of good rock detail.  Vegetation is also a mixture of open woodland (runnable) and regrowth (moderate to slow) due to die-back allowing undergrowth to flourish.  There a plenty of new tracks about due to Motor Cross riders. There is good linear features for interesting Starter courses – with cross-country options

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Be Active State Long Distance Championship

September 22 2013, Ngangaguringguring Hill

The Be Active Long Distance Championship will be held at the popular Ngangagurringguring Hill map. The event is part of the State Orienteering League and provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a long distance course within a two day weekend of orienteering.

If you enter the Be Active Long Distance Championship you will participate in age class competition over

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Be Active State Middle Distance Championship

September 21 2013, Ngangaguringguring Hill

 The Be Active Middle Distance Championship will be held at the popular Ngangagurringguring Hill map. The event is part of the State Orienteering League and provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a middle distance course within a two day weekend of orienteering.

If you enter the Be Active Middle Distance Championship you will participate in age class competition over a middle

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Results: WA State Sprint Championship 2013

John XXIII College, Mt Claremont was the venue for this year’s WA State Sprint Orienteering Championship on August 10 2013 with a large field of 96 pre-entered competitors representing many states and countries! On a small, yet complex map which challenged map reading and running skills many pushed the pace and made small but costly errors.

In both the Men 21A and W 21A classes first and second were separated by seconds. In fact in Men 21A Steve Fletcher held off Henry McNulty by 1

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Foot-O Jorgensen Park 18 August 2013

Sunday 18th August 2013: Jorgensen Park

A close in event to Perth, up in the hills of Kalamunda. Jorgensen Park has great views, lots of tracks and lovely scenery.  There is a small playground with swings and slides. There are BBQs and toilets in the park. This is the perfect opportunity for newcomers to come and try Orienteering. As always there will be volunteers on hand to assist you in selecting the appropriate

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WA rider takes out Australian MTBO championship

This weekend (27-28 July) Queensland hosted the Australian MTBO Championships near Gympie in the Toolara South Forest.  Ricky Thackray, WA local MTBO Champion had a strong ride on Sunday to win the Australian Long Distance Open Men’s Championships.  Ricky’s ride was just on 40km and 2hours.  The map had a complex track network taking a lot of concentration to get the route choice right, after a fast start Ricky caught and was racing with Callum Fegg for much of the

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July Double header weekend

NavDash: Christmas Tree Creek, Jane Brook Sat 27th July 2013

FOOT O: Marginata, Middle Distance Event, Sun 28th July 2013

A weekend of orienteering to enjoy this weekend with NavDash in the Swan Valley and in the bush at Marginata. Both events are enter-on-the-day and everyone is welcome. Instructors will be on hand and assistance is available for those new to the sport or trying it for the first time. Courses range from

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Double Header 27 and 28 July 2013

NavDash: Christmas Tree Creek, Jane Brook Sat 27th July 2013
FOOT O: Marginata, Middle Distance Event, Sun 28th July 2013

A weekend of orienteering to enjoy this weekend with NavDash in the Swan Valley and in the bush at Marginata. Both events are enter-on-the-day and everyone is welcome. Instructors will be on hand and assistance is available for those new to the sport or trying it for the first time. Courses range from those suitable for

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