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Weeknight Winter Training

Lightpole Orienteering

Lightpole Orienteering returns for Thursday evenings to help keep your navigation and running tuned up over the winter. The goal of these training events is to collect as many designated lightpoles (you write down the unique code to prove you made it to the checkpoint) as you can in the 45-minute time limit. Don't forget it will be dark so it can be harder than you think!

Everyone is welcome but make sure to bring along a

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Weeknight Winter Training 2018

Lightpole Orienteering

Lightpole Orienteering returns for Thursday evenings to help keep your navigation and running tuned up over the winter. The goal of these training events is to collect as many designated lightpoles and you write down the unique code to prove you made it to the checkpoint. This is a scatter format, so pick your own route and get as many controls as you can in the 45-minute time limit.

Don't forget it will be dark so it can

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Wanted Metro Series Coordinator

Could you run the 2018 - 2019 Metro Series?

After several years as Metro Series Coordinator OWA member Ricky Thackray is taking a well-earned break from the role. Thank you to Ricky for his efforts over the past few years, in particular the mapping of a large number of new areas.

OWA is looking for a person or persons to coordinate the 2018/2019 series. The role comes with an honorarium of $1,000....

Great line up of Coming Events

There is a wealth of events to choose from over the coming weeks so be sure to mark your calendars and don’t miss out on your chance to try all types of orienteering sprint, mountain bike and bush events are all on offer. On Saturday 27th May there is NavDash at Canning Vale College, while you can get on your

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WA Classic Two Day

Warranine bush event

Sunday 4th & Monday 5th June 2017

This two event is a popular and regular feature on the WA orienteering calendar and everyone is welcome. This is a two Day event with cumulative times used to decide the places over the two races. This year it will be held on a farmland area which has a mixture of bush, dense strands in part and open terrain which is generally fast running. Make a weekend of it and enjoy camping on Sunday evening.

There

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2018 WA Classic Weekend

PerFrazzleSueFrazzle Rock, near Beverley

Sunday 3rd & Monday 4th June 2018

Look forward to two challenging days of orienteering at Frazzle, first mapped for the Australian 3 Day event in 2011.
Sunday afternoon offers a middle distance style in bush with lots of open rock surfaces and a lot of rock detail, while

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2017 Junior Camp

Junior TrainingThis year's camp will be held in Bullsbrook from 1 to 3 July.

The Junior Camp is Orienteering WA's major training camp of the year for 10-17 year old orienteers and is held over the July school holidays. Run by our accredited coaches the camp provides for a wide range of orienteering abilities.

This training camp is suitable for

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2018 Junior Camp

Junior TrainingThe 2018 Junior camp will be held in at Camp Kerem, Bullsbrook from Saturday 30th June till Monday 2nd July.

Registration is open until 15th June 2018

The Junior Camp is Orienteering WA's major training camp of the year for 10-17 year old orienteers and is held over the July school

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Hill Park Dale

farmmapSunday 9th July

Location: Hill Park Dale, near Beverly

The Hill Park Dale map is a favourite in the West Dale area. With a mixture of farmland and remnant forest with a liberal scattering of rock it always presents a challenge to the orienteer to navigate through or around the complex sections of rock.

Look

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Peterdine State League Event

PeterdineSunday 30th July

Location: Peterdine, near Northam

The Peterdine map is mostly on grazed farmland with rock detail but very little undergrowth so fast running is possible.  As this event is the Long Distance event for the State Orienteering League, if you want to be eligible for SOL points, ensure you enter in

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Frazzle Rock

PerFrazzleSueSunday 6th August

Location: Frazzle Rock 

Frazzle Rock has patches of intricate rock detail, large bare rock surfaces and remnant areas of native bush. The M, E and VE courses also go through open farm land.

Camping is possible at the assembly area on Saturday night.  The portable toilet will be

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