Previous news and announcments

MetrO Series: 14th December 2013

Ashdale Primary School, Darch

The final MetrO Series event for 2013. This weekends event starts at Ashdale Primary School and takes in Belvoir Park and Kingsway sporting fields. There will be up to 30 checkpoints marked on a specially prepared orienteering map that is used to help navigate your way around the local parks and streets.

The MetrO Series events are for everyone, attracting walkers and joggers through to


MetrO Series: 23rd November 2013

Bannister Creek Event: Ferndale Park Reserve, Ferndale - 23rd November 2013

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 giving you a great workout in a friendly, safe, outdoor environment.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are


MetrO Series: 9th November 2013

Meller Park, Bibra Lake - 9th November 2013

The MetrO Series is on again. The first event of twelve events in the series. Orienteering is a fun way to get fit and practise orienteering skills. It is open to both walkers and runners.

No special equipment is needed, just turn up in your sneakers and comfortable clothing for walking or running. You will be able to enter at the event. You don’t need to be a club member, just turn up and enjoy the


Be Active State Middle and Long Distance Championships

21 and 22 September 2013, Ngangaguringguring Hill


The Be Active Middle and 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 two day weekend of orienteering.

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Pre Entry Open: Middle and Long Distance Championships

Entries are open for the WA Middle and Long Championships on September 21 ad 22, entries close for this event on Monday 16th September 2013. To be part of the Championship competition you'll need to pre-enter so come along and enjoy. There is a suitable class for everyone.

2013 WA Middle Distance Orienteering Championship Saturday 21st September 2013 at Ngangaguringguring


Special Event: UWA Cancelled

September 7: UWA event cancelled

The special event programmed earlier in the year to be held at the University of Western Australia has been cancelled.

Foot Orienteering: Calophylla 15th September 2013

Sunday 15th September 2013


This Sunday’s orienteering event is at Calophylla and once again features beautiful, open Wandoo forest. Enjoy the excitment of Orienteering this weekend.

A full range of courses will be available, including the usual Starter courses for


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


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


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


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


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


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,


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


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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