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Previous news and announcments

Be Active 2017 WA Schools Orienteering Championships

The Secondary Schools Championship on Wednesday 21 June 2017 and  Primary Schools Championship on Wednesday 30 August 2017 will both be held at Whiteman Park.

For all queries, please contact the organisers via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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NavDash ECU Mt Lawley

John Curtin Sten resizedSaturday 20th May 2017

Location: Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley campus

This Campus offers a lot of choices for Sprint Orienteering, with overlays of buildings added over time making subtle route choices, which will reward the quick thinking as well as the fast moving

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NavDash Canning Vale College

SprintChamps004webSaturday 27 May 2017

Location: Canning Vale Collge, Canning Vale

This a newly extended map, so a great chance to be one of the first to run on this popular and now larger map. NavDash provides a quick, easy to learn orienteering experience. Compact areas with complex features

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MTBO Kangaroo Gully

IanDaltonMTBOSunday 25th June 2017

Location: Dale Rd, Karragullen

For the next in the series of Mountain Bike Orienteering events we return to the popular Kangaroo Gully Map, with former national MTBO Manager Ian Dalton setting expect some first class courses to test your MTBO

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Greenmount Foot-O

SteveTrailOSunday 11th June 2017

Location: Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Looking for a different Orienteering experience, this event will be a bit different to your nomal bush event and is set Trail Orienteering style. So while cross country routes will still be an option, longer trail routes will be there for those that

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Be Active 2017 WA Primary Schools Orienteering Championship

Entries for the WA Primary Schools Orienteering Championship close on Friday 4 August.  

The event will be held at Whiteman Park on Wednesday 30 August 2017.

Please review all the information below about the day, specific event details and registration forms.

For all queries, please contact the organisers via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

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NavDash Swanleigh

John Curtin Sten resizedSunday 27th May 2017

Location: Swan Valley Adventure Centre,
Yule Avenue, Middle Swan (Swanleigh)

The Swan Valley Adventure Centre, formerly known as Swanleigh Hostel, is right next to the Swan River in Middle Swan and comprises of 89 acres of park and bushland, with several old

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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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Bunbury Weekend

SWOT logo24th & 25th March 2018

Get in early this year for the SWOT weekend events in Bunbury and surrounding area. Saturday 24 March is a NavDash event at the Bunbury Senior High School. The school is celebrating 100 years this

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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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