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Nav Dash - Edith Cowan University

Mt Lawley Campus , Saturday 29th June 2013

Half-way through the year, half-way through the Orienteering Calendar, and event 7 of 10 NavDashes for 2013! The ECU Mt Lawley NavDash will follow the usual format, with two sprint orienteering courses around a complex set of buildings and grassed areas encompassing both the University campus and Mt Lawley secondary and (temporary) primary schools.

Setter: Tony Simpkins...

August 10 - State Sprint Championship

WA State Sprint Championships, Saturday 10 August 2013

THis weekend is final NavDash event for 2013 and is also the 2013 WA Sprint Orienteering Championships. Put your sprint orienteering skills to the test on a fun and interesting campus map. Enjoy this once a


Event Report : Be Active 2013 WA School Orienteering Championships

Almost 1,000 students enjoyed sunshine in the bush at Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda at Wednesday’s School Orienteering Championships. Electronic punching and timing was used for the first time at the Championships, made possible by a tremendous effort from OAWA volunteers to get the timing chips ready and distributed.

Event Double Header: 29 and 30 June

NavDash: Edith Cowan University Mt Lawley Campus, Sat. 29th June 2013
FOOT O: Jumbuck Hill, Swan Valley, Sun. 30th June 2013

A weekend of orienteering to enjoy this weekend with NavDash in the city and in the bush at Jumbuck Hill. Both events are enter-on-the-day and everyone is welcome. Instructors will be on hand and assistance is available for those new to the sport or trying it for the first time. Courses range from those suitable for experienced


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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