St Hilda's Girls School, Mosman Park

Come and find your way around the complex campus that is St Hilda's!

Pre-entries for the State Championships close Tuesday, August 8th at 11:59pm, but some courses will be available to enter on the day.

Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda

BO takes out the coveted Rutty Rock Relay trophy!

There was a tight contest for the top few placings in the Open and Masters categories with BO ultimately winning both categories.

Closing 31 July 2023

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Jumbuck Ridge, Upper Swan

The orienteering event at Jumbuck Ridge was a success, with approximately 80 competitors enjoying a sunny but cool day. The area's steep and challenging terrain provided an exciting experience for participants.

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June

NavDash 5 - Araluen (SOL)

Saturday 17th June, Roleystone

The beautiful and historic Araluen Botanic Park in the hills of the Canning River valley was the venue for this event. Heavy rain in the weeks leading up had left the park lush, with the streams full and flowing, and recent very cold days had enticed the earliest bulbs out - small white lillies and yellow daffodils. But on the day the sun came out and it was a wonderful day for a run.

Saturday 1st - Monday 3rd July

Swan Valley Adventure Centre, Middle Swan

Held over three days, the winter camp was held in stunning fine weather with very cold mornings. Twenty juniors attended and ten adults instructed and supervised. WA Schools Team (see below) was announced at the end of the camp.

Flynn Road, Gorrie

Come and explore the mostly open eucalypt forest with scattered rock features - boulders, rocky ground, bare rock surfaces and cliffs - and watercourses, although there may not be any water in the watercourse beds (depending on recent rainfall). Some parts have been burnt recently and are quite open, but thicker vegetation areas remain.

Jorgensen Park, Crescent Road, Kalamunda

The Club Relays are a fun event open to all members. The park has some very open runnable "fairways" plus areas of bush to challenge your navigational skills. Come, wear your club tops and help your club vie for the prestigious Rutty Rock.

Entries for the club relays are now closed, but there are several enter on the day courses available.

Manning Park, Spearwood

The Orienteering Association of Western Australia (OWA) held the 2023 Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships at Manning Park on Wednesday 7th June. The organising team and participants were happy that the terrible weather finished in time for the event to be rain free. Over 300 students from 15 schools participated. Twenty-one volunteers from OAWA helped run the event and Nathan Johnston from City of Cockburn ensured the event went smoothly.

Jumbuck Ridge, Upper Swan

Come and enjoy the rocks, valleys and coastal views while navigating around your course.

The area was last used for the 2018 Middle Distance Championships. The start for all courses will begin at a high location to limit the amount of climb on the shorter courses, so give yourself enough time to get up there with all your gear. Clear and checks will be at registration and at the start.

Sunday 4th - Monday 5th June


The arrival at Kenine was on a clear afternoon. Recent rains had enabled seeding in the Kenine paddock and sheep were running in the top triangle paddock – which left Bulloak Lane for campers. After towing one of the toilets all the way it was discovered there was an issue with flushing capability – luckily SWOT’s equipment officer was on hand to an put his handyman skills to use with the installation of a genuine Australia made all stainless steel


Saturday 1st - Monday 3rd July

Swan Valley Adventure Centre

Our popular junior camp will be held over two days and two nights at the start of the July School holidays. Led by a team of OWA coaches, it will provide activities on site and training on a bush map, as well as attending the OWA event in Walyunga National Park.

We are looking for young people who enjoy orienteering, want to learn more about it and have a fun time with other young people.

Dwellingup Trails and Visitor Centre, Dwellingup

We arrived in Dwellingup on Sunday morning to beautiful clear blue skies. There was a downside to this, because at 8.30am the mercury was hovering at only 6°C. Nonetheless, 30 odd mountain bikers ranging from 8yrs old to 70+ arrived to test the courses set by Andre Morkel.

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June

This weekend brings a double-header with a NavDash event on Saturday 17th and a Bush event on Sunday 18th June!

Both of these are State Orienteering League (SOL) events, so you'll be able to earn some OY points. In addition, both events are WA Schools Team Selection Events. They are also suitable for beginners and families.

Julimar State Forest

There were 71 orienteers who competed in the first “bush” event of the year. Despite a rather cool start to the day, the middle of the day provided sunshine for the lunchtime picnickers.

Looking at some of the Livelox routes most people managed the spur gully terrain very well - even after a long break from bush running. A number of runners had trouble with a control on the very convoluted Spice Brook, a control which on reflection should not have been used. Despite spending


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Acknowledgement of country

Noongar country logo 2023 150pxNgalak kaaditj nidja Noongar Boodjar. Koora-Yeyi-Kalyakool.

Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.