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Ashdale Primary School, Darch

The final MetrO Series event for 2013. This weekends event starts at Ashdale Primary School and takes in Belvoir Park and Kingsway sporting fields. There will be up to 30 checkpoints marked on a specially prepared orienteering map that is used to help navigate your way around the local parks and streets.

The MetrO Series events are for everyone, attracting walkers and joggers through to champion runners. If you like running or walking with a navigational

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January 23-27th 2014

A new 5 event Sprint Festival is being held in Canberra on January 23-27th 2014. Come along and race with the elites who will be using the festival to brush up their speed and sprint skills as part of a high performance training camp. All welcome. Entries close midnight Saturday 18th January 2014.

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Midland Sports Complex, Middle Swan

The MetrO Series this weekend heads to the Midland Sports complex with plenty of ovals, sporting fields and creeks offering plenty of options to find your required amount of controls.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for beginners at approximately 4.30pm.  More information for beginners is available at the MetrO Series page.

There will be three courses on offer of

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Ballajura Parklands, Ballajura

The MetrO Series is the perfect introduction to Orienteering. Orienteering provides the perfect combination of mental and physical exercise. You do not need a compass or any special map reading ability. However, it will test your thinking while giving you a great workout in a friendly, safe, outdoor environment.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for beginners at

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oscarandmarketaThe first two events of the Australian Championships were held this weekend and WA has had seven wins, our best ever national performance away from home.

At both the Sprint and Long Distance champs WA scored a stunning double header in the 17-20 junior elites with Oscar McNulty (LOST) and Marketa Novotna (LOST) taking the national champion titles in M20E and W20E. 

Carol Brownlie (WOW) continued her winning form to become the national Sprint and Long Distance Champion in W60. Kjell Winther

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Bannister Creek Event: Ferndale Park Reserve, Ferndale - 23rd November 2013

The MetrO Series is the perfect introduction to Orienteering. Orienteering provides the perfect combination of mental and physical exercise. You do not need a compass or any special map reading ability. However, it will test your thinking while giving you a great workout in a friendly, safe, outdoor environment.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There

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A reminder that early bird entries for Gold’n Ponds Easter 2013 finish on Sunday 16th December.  Enter soon to take advantage of great discounts.

We are also pleased to confirm the camping arrangements for the event have been finalised.  Accommodation in Bendigo is already heavily booked for the Easter weekend so this provides an exclusive, low cost option for orienteers.  To book accommodation select the Service for camping in the 3-day event within Eventor.

NavDash: Christmas Tree Creek, Jane Brook Sat 27th July 2013

FOOT O: Marginata, Middle Distance Event, Sun 28th July 2013

A weekend of orienteering to enjoy this weekend with NavDash in the Swan Valley and in the bush at Marginata. 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 orienteers to first time participants.

NavDash: Christmas

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Oberthur Primary School, Bull Creek

The MetrO Series is a fun easy way to get involved in Orienteering, held on simple maps, as easy to read a local street map. Enjoy the summer, get outdoors and Be Active.

No previous orienteering experience is necessary, and members of the public are welcome at this event. There will be a briefing for beginners at approximately 4.30pm.  More information for beginners is available at the MetrO Series page.

There will be three courses on offer of approximately 3km,

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At the OAWA Annual Dinner and volunteer appreciation night the Orienteer of the Year awards were announced.

Based on performance over the year at designated State Orienteering League events, covering sprint, middle and long distance events, the awards recognise the performance and achievements in these events ranked and adjusted across age groups. This year some very close contests ensured.

There are six SOL events for the year and the best four scores count towards each competitor's total

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Meller Park, Bibra Lake - 9th November 2013

The MetrO Series is on again. The first event of twelve events in the series. Orienteering is a fun way to get fit and practise orienteering skills. It is open to both walkers and runners.

No special equipment is needed, just turn up in your sneakers and comfortable clothing for walking or running. You will be able to enter at the event. You don’t need to be a club member, just turn up and enjoy the day out.

No previous orienteering experience is

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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 Taylor
Organiser: KO

Courses: Expert 1, 2, 3, and 4; Active 1, Starter 1 and 2
Map: Jumbuck Hill: 1:10,000, 5m

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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. Entries for the Mountain bike events close Sunday 14 July 2013 while the final sprint event for the year is the WA Sprint Championships on August 10 and entries close for this event on Monday 3 August 2013. To be part of the Championship competition you'll need to pre-enter so come along and enjoy.

Be Active Mountain Bike Orienteering Middle

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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 each event. Entries

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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.

Recent Results

NavDash at Shenton College : RESULTS
Mountain Bike Orienteering Event at Pickering Brook : RESULTS | ROUTEGADET

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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.