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Previous news and announcments

WA representative selected for Australian MTBO team

Ricky Thackray has been rewarded for his great results at the Victorian MTBO championships with selection in the Australian MTBO team heading to the world championship events in Lithuania later this year. After placing 2nd in the sprint, 1st in the long distance and 1st in the middle distance at the event, which were also the selection races, Ricky earnt his place on the Australian team.

Congratulations Ricky!

The Australian MTBO WOC team is

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Happy Easter Break

A break from orienteering in Perth for Easter but there will be plenty of action across the Tasman with the Oceania Championships and the World Masters Orienteering Championships

Best of luck to all those Orienteering WA members, young and old, who are taking part. Some will be in Australian team colours and others for the love of the sport.

Oceania Championships

http://oceania2017.nz/

World Masters Orienteering

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Bunbury Weekend - April 1st & 2nd

SWOT logoIt is not an April Fool joke! The weekend of April 1st & 2nd will see SWOT hosting a double header event in Bunbury.  Come enjoy Autumn Orienteering in Bunbury.

The weekend kicks offs with courses in the Maidens Park and the southern edge of the city. The Maidens is a triangular section of sand dunes and bush to the south of Bunbury.  The

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OrientShow

StevewithmapOrientShow for Thursday Training

Thursday Training Series, Daglish, Thursday 16th March 2017

Remember Orientshow? The original OrientShow in WA was held in 2008. It is a short distance event where running speed is important, but mapreading skills are absolutely crucial. 

Control points are very close together, and

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Double header weekend

KarenpunchingWhen one event is not enough!

This weekend you’ll have a chance to leap back into the NavDash at Curtin University as well as enjoy the final Metro Series event, putting your score event skills to the test in Mt Claremont. Sharp quick decisions are needed for the NavDash while considered route planning pays off for score events. Both

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NavDash 1: Curtin University, Bentley

Saturday 18th March 2017

NavDash returns for 2017 at one of Perth’s most popular campus maps, with a Saturday afternoon event at Curtin University kicking things off.

NavDash are short distance (2-3.5kms), line courses where controls must be visited in the numerical order shown for each course, making the most of the complex buildings and passages of a university campus. The hard courses are navigationally challenging while the easy course is more suitable for

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Metro Series: Mt Claremont

Sunday 19th March, 2017

Mount Claremont Primary School, Jacaranda Ave, Mount Claremont
Score Event

This is the final summer series event for the 2016/17 series and will follow the score format through the complex street network of Mount Claremont and Graylands Hospital. Don’t forget this is on Sunday morning so don’t be late. Take note of the registration and start time windows and don’t forget your watch and your e-tag, if you have one, as

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NavDash 2: John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle

Sten Run ThroughSunday 26th March 2017

The second NavDash outing for 2017 is on a Sunday morning, taking advantage of a brand new map at John Curtin College of the Arts. There will be plenty of navigational challenges including some small areas of bush next to the school coupled with the school grounds.

The location is close to the many Fremantle coffee shops, perfect for

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North Fremantle Metro Series

Glengarry 0061Head to Gilbert Fraser Reserve, Johannah St, North Fremantle on Sunday morning, 12th March, for a classic "between river and sea” scatter event. You’ll discover parts of North Fremantle you have never seen before, including Harvey Beach, Cypress Hill, Buckland Hill and its old world war two gun emplacements. There is plenty of river frontage to explore

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2016/17 Metro Series Standings

With only the final event at North Fremantle to go, the Metro Series Category Awards have arrived at the pointy edge!

There are several classes where the current standings can change at North Fremantle, and two classes where people need to run in order to have completed 8 events.

The Open Men (Long Course) prizewinners are decided, their positions cannot change. On the Medium Course, in Veteran Women, Sharon McFarlane, currently in 6th position, could leapfrog those ahead of

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This week: Kingsley Metro Series

flagsSaturday 4th March

Goollelal Primary School, Cadogan St, Kingsley

Mass start scatter event with 3 distance options so choose the distance that suits you. Select from a 2-3km, 4-6km or 7-8km course. Registration is open from 4.15pm with the start at 5pm. Metro Series events are all enter on the

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Current Standings in the Metro Series

With only 3 events to go, the Metro Series Category Awards are up for grabs!

Have you run the 8 events you need to make your scores from your events count towards the overall series results? The current standings can change during the final 3 events, however to improve your position and possibly qualify for an award you must have completed 8 events.

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