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Foot-O : Jumbuck Hill

Sunday 30th June 2013

Close to the city and depending on your course you might get some great views of the city too! Enjoy orienteering in the beautiful Perth hills and After your morning in the bush you could check out the Swan Valley attractions on your way home or enjoy a picnic in Walyunga National Park.

Organising Club: KO

Setters: Martin Coleman, Russell Candy
Controller: Phil

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2013 Be Active WA Schools Orienteering Championships

This week the annual Be Active Schools Orienteering Championships is being held at Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda on Wednesday 19th June. With just over 1000 primary and secondary school children entered in the event it is by far the largest Orienteering event of the year in Western Australia. To all those taking part we hope you enjoy this popular event.

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MTBO State Championships: Enter Now

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.

Held over the one weekend, Saturday and Sunday, why not enter both events and experience the popular Dryandra woodlands maps. With a variety of trails Dryanda has riding that is suitable for everyone, from world championship representatives to beginner mountain bike enthusiasts.

Enter using the Eventor listing for

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2013 Be Active MTBO State Championships

Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July 2013

Part of the Be Active Mountain Bike Orienteering series the Middle Distance and the Long Distance 2013 State Mountain Bike Championshipat at Dryandra Woodland near Narrogin.

Be Active Mountain Bike Orienteering Middle Championships Saturday 20 July 2013 - Afternoon

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MTBO Long Distance Championships

Sunday July 20th, Dryandra Woodland (near Narrogin)

Organising Club: WOW
Setters: Carol and Ken Bownlie
Organisers: Carol and Ken Bownlie

Courses: Courses and Classes available
Distance noted is shortest possible ride
How age classes work

Course 1 :     33 km for M21
Course 2 :     24 km

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MTBO Pickering Brook

Sunday 16 June 2013

This MTB Orienteering event covers the complex track network around Pickering Brook, Courses range for those suitable for experienced orienteers and first time participants. The shorter courses are easily achievable by beginners, non-mountain bikers and families.

Courses: (approx)
Long: (30km) | Medium: (20km)  | Short: (10km)

Registration: 9:00 – 11:00am Start

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Nav Dash - Shenton College

Saturday 15th June 2013

The next Orienteering event is a NavDash at Shenton College, Shenton Park on Saturday, 15th June. The event will be held within the grounds of Shenton College in a small, compact  area with complex features, such as the buildings and passages, and is also very suitable for beginners.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for

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Nav Dash : Guildford Grammar

Guildford Grammar School Saturday 13th July

The next Orienteering event is a NavDash at Guildford Grammar School on Saturday, 13th July. The event will be held within the grounds of Guildford Grammar in a small, compact  area with complex features, such as the buildings and passages, with plenty of playing fields and is also very suitable for beginners.

Courses: Short and Long (2 to 3.5km's)
Setter: Ricky

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Foot Orienteering Lovers Lane Bush Event

Sunday 9th June 2013
Standard Foot Event at Lover’s Lane

Orienteering this week is on Sunday morning at the Lovers Lane area, just north east of Perth. It is an area with varied terrain offering something for everyone from novices to seasoned orienteers. WA orienteers will remember it from the State Championships in 2011.

Everyone welcome, with registration on the morning and courses are available for both beginners

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WA Classic Event Report

DSC01225The bush sprint map of Pre-Frazzle, first used at Easter 2011, provided a great venue for a complex Middle Distance event on Day One while Sunday was classic distance orienteering on Hill Park Dale, a nearby area with a mix of open running and extremely complex rock detail to challenge all comers. The event had biggest

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WA Classic Day Two : Hill Park Dale

Sunday 2nd June 2013
Classic Distance Event

Just down the road from Pre-Fazzle visit a favourite WA map, Hill Park Dale. Another farm map with lots of rock classic long distance courses will be on offer Sunday morning.

Registration: 9:00am to 11am
Start Times: 9.30am to 11.30am
Courses Close: 1.00pm

Facilities: Toilets, water at assembly and on the course,
Cake Stall

Bring: Sportident

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WA Classic Day One : Pre-Frazzle

Saturday 1st June 2013
Middle Distance Event

On the 1:5,000 Pre-Frazzle Map first used for the Easter Prologue events in 2011.  With fast open rock strewn farm land the area is ideal for middle distance style courses. Expect lots of controls and many twists and turns to keep you concentrating.

Setting Team: Richard Matthew, Nicole Davis, Virpi Komulainen
Organiser: Nicole Davis
Map: Pre-Frazzle

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MTBO Event Langford Park/Coronation Road

Sunday 19th May 2013

This MTB Orienteering event covers the complex track network around Langford Park and Manjedal scout camp and for the longer courses, includes a newly mapped area east of Nettleton Rd, 'Alcoa Hilltop', where you can relive the history of aluminium mining in WA's south west.  The area includes mining access trails, dirt bike tracks and regrowth plantation forest.  Come and try out the courses designed by WA's national MTBO

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NavDash Whiteman Park

Saturday 18th May 2013

Courses are set to Sprint Orienteering standards – easy navigation but fast decision-making required if you want to run at speed.

Event Directions

Setters: Ken and Helen Post
Map: Whiteman Village, 1:4,000
Courses:
Short: 2.3km (straight line distance)
Long: 3.3km (straight line

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