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MTBO Turner Hill

Rohan29th July 2018

Turner Hill, Banksiadale

Location: Kesners Road (off Scarp Rd)

Mountain bike orienteering gives you the chance to combine your map reading skills, route choice decisions and bike riding ability. Like foot orienteering, the idea is to navigate your way around a series of controls

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MTBO 2018 WA Long Distance Championships

enews26th August 2018

Kalamunda

Location: Farrell Grove, off Mundaring Weir Road

Come and enjoy the MTBO Long Distance Championships at an MTBO favourite venue close to the city. While part of the Kalamunda map used for this event was used for the middle distance event in 2017, the map has been extended by

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MTBO 2018 WA Middle Distance Championships

Tash725th August 2018

Roleystone

Location: off Feldts Rd

Come and enjoy the MTBO Middle Distance Championships at an MTBO favourite venue close to the city. A different assembly area will allow most riders to explore a new part of this popular area. ...

Mountain Bike July Skills Training Camp

Friday 7th July to Sunday 9th July 2017

OWA will be hosting a mountain bike skills camp in Pemberton for anyone who wants to:

  • feel more confident on a mountain bike
  • feel more confident navigating
  • enjoy their MTB or MTBO more!

MTBOKangarooGully2websiteThis three day

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Ricky Thackray wins David Hogg Award

We are very pleased to announce that Ricky is the 2017 recipient of the David Hogg award for services to Event Management.

Swan Valley Ad Centre Sprint Champs 2017 Ricky 2 724x1024The successful 2016 National MTBO carnival in Dwellingup was just the latest in a string of

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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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