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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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Foot-O: Marginata 28th July 2013

Sunday 28th July 2013

The third of the State Orienteering League (SOL) events, this one is a middle distance format, which means tight courses, lots of controls and expected winning times of between 25 - 35 minutes. And all while you enjoy the beautiful Marginata bush. Questions on the State Orienteering League? Full SOL Information.

Organising

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Results: Be Active MTBO Championships

Over a very cool, but almost dry, weekend the Dryandra Woodland MTBO map near Narrogin was thoroughly explored by orienteers on their mountain bikes for the Be Active Mountain Bike Middle and Long Distance WA Championships.

In the Open Men 21 competition both days were won by Australian MTBO team member Ricky Thackray. MTBO Australian team manager Ian Dalton took out second place on both days. In Women 21 the Be Active Long Distance MTBO Championship was Judy Wenban, who claimed top

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NavDash - Christmas Tree Creek

Christmas Tree Creek, Jane Brook, Saturday  27th July 2013

A different type of venue for NavDash this week – complex rocks instead of complex buildings! The venue is a former paddock on the western edge of John Forrest National Park, very open with patches of regrowth forest, and lots of rocks of various sizes and formations. As the name suggests, Christmas Tree Creek runs through the area; this is a tributary of Jane Brook and although not deep,

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Foot O - Gunapin

Sunday 4th August 2013

Down on the farm
On Sunday orienteering returns to Gunapin, a beautiful farming property south west of York. The Expert courses run through bush areas with gullies and lots of rocks while the Active and Starter courses include some open areas. Come along the afternoon before and camp with the organisers (BYO everything). Our thanks go to the owners and managers of Gunapin for allowing us to use this

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State Orienteering League - Frazzle Rock

Foot O: Frazzle Rock, Sunday 7th July 2013
State Orienteering League event

This weekend Sunday morning foot orienteering returns to the Frazzle Rock area first used for the Easter Frazzle Rock carnival in 2011.  With fast open rock strewn farm land the area is ideal for some quick running and the event is the second event in this years State Orienteering League, so come along and get your points tally growing.

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Pre-entry open : MTBO and Sprint Championships

Part of the Be Active Mountain Bike Orienteering series the Middle Distance and the Long Distance 2013 State Mountain Bike Championship are now open for entries. Entries for the Mountain bike events close Sunday 14 July 2013 while the final sprint event for the year is the WA Sprint Championships on August 10 and entries close for this event on Monday 3 August 2013. To be part of the Championship competition you'll need to pre-enter so come along and enjoy.

Be Active

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Pre-entry open: 2013 Sprint Championships

The final sprint event for the this year is the WA Sprint Championships on August 10 and entries close for this event on Monday 5 August 2013. To be part of the Championship competition you'll need to pre-enter so come along and enjoy.

2013 WA Sprint Orienteering Championship Saturday 10 August 2013  at John XXIII College
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Women’s Training Day 2013

Date: Saturday 3rd August 2013

Calling all women orienteers! Feeling like there is room to impove your orienteering?Why not come to the Women's Training Day to enjoy some training, tips and coaching advice in the supportive company of your fellow women orienteers. 

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Nav Dash - Edith Cowan University

Mt Lawley Campus , Saturday 29th June 2013

Half-way through the year, half-way through the Orienteering Calendar, and event 7 of 10 NavDashes for 2013! The ECU Mt Lawley NavDash will follow the usual format, with two sprint orienteering courses around a complex set of buildings and grassed areas encompassing both the University campus and Mt Lawley secondary and (temporary) primary schools.

Setter: Tony Simpkins...

August 10 - State Sprint Championship

WA State Sprint Championships, Saturday 10 August 2013

THis weekend is final NavDash event for 2013 and is also the 2013 WA Sprint Orienteering Championships. Put your sprint orienteering skills to the test on a fun and interesting campus map. Enjoy this once a

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Event Report : Be Active 2013 WA School Orienteering Championships

Almost 1,000 students enjoyed sunshine in the bush at Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda at Wednesday’s School Orienteering Championships. Electronic punching and timing was used for the first time at the Championships, made possible by a tremendous effort from OAWA volunteers to get the timing chips ready and distributed.

Event Double Header: 29 and 30 June

NavDash: Edith Cowan University Mt Lawley Campus, Sat. 29th June 2013
FOOT O: Jumbuck Hill, Swan Valley, Sun. 30th June 2013

A weekend of orienteering to enjoy this weekend with NavDash in the city and in the bush at Jumbuck Hill. 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 experienced

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