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WA State League Results

Four SOL event for the series have been held, with the results now incorporating the State Sprint Championship, so just two events left!

Current Standings

The State Orienteering League (SOL) has 6 events make up the series where, if you run the nominated course for your age group, you will be able to track how your performance is going and

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Mt Observation Bush Event

Sunday 12th May 2013

This Sunday’s orienteering event is at Mt Observation, near York and once again features beautiful, open Wandoo forest.

A full range of courses will be available,

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Foot-O: Julimar 1st September 2013

Sunday 1st September 2013

The Julimar Map brings a mixture of spur, gully terrain with undulating woodland with sections of good rock detail.  Vegetation is also a mixture of open woodland (runnable) and regrowth (moderate to slow) due to die-back allowing undergrowth to flourish.  There a plenty of new tracks about due to Motor Cross riders. There is good linear features for interesting Starter courses – with cross-country options

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Wundabiniring Brook: 8th September 2013

Sunday 8th September 2013: Wundabiniring Brook

There is only two weeks left until the State Orienteering Championships, Wundabiniring provides the perfect opportunity to keep refining your navigation skills. This weekends event in the bush provides a mixture of open areas and pockets of complex granite. The assembly area is in an open area and good for a picnic after your run.

There will be a guided active course departing at 10.00am,

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Foot Orienteering: Calophylla 15th September 2013

Sunday 15th September 2013

 

This Sunday’s orienteering event is at Calophylla and once again features beautiful, open Wandoo forest. Enjoy the excitment of Orienteering this weekend.

A full range of courses will be available, including the usual Starter courses for

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Foot Orienteering: Lake Leschenaultia 20th October 2013

Sunday 20th October 2013

This weekend Orienteering heads to Lake Leschenaultia, a 168 hectare bush land area made up of a variety of native trees including marri and wandoo. Wildflowers can be seen together with an abudance of bird life including ducks, geese, herons and swamp hens. Kangaroos, possums, bandicoots and echidnas roam the surrounding bush. Activities on offer at Lake Leschenaultia include canoeing, swimming, cycling and barbeque

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Be Active State Long Distance Championship

September 22 2013, Ngangaguringguring Hill

The Be Active Long Distance Championship will be held at the popular Ngangagurringguring Hill map. The event is part of the State Orienteering League and provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a long distance course within a two day weekend of orienteering.

If you enter the Be Active Long Distance Championship you will participate in age class competition over

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Be Active State Middle Distance Championship

September 21 2013, Ngangaguringguring Hill

 The Be Active Middle Distance Championship will be held at the popular Ngangagurringguring Hill map. The event is part of the State Orienteering League and provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a middle distance course within a two day weekend of orienteering.

If you enter the Be Active Middle Distance Championship you will participate in age class competition over a middle

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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

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MTBO Sunday, 6th October 2013

Mountain Bike Orienteering, Karragullen

This MTB Orienteering event covers the track network around Karragullen.  The area contains a mix of variable riding gravel tracks, a complex network of dirt bike tracks, small pockets of pine plantation, open rideable land, rock surfaces and orchards. This event will include a short and easy navigation course of 5km, so there will be a course on offer for all abilities.

Want to get

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Foot Orienteering: Whiteman Park 27th October 2013

Sunday 27th October 2013

This a great opportunity to Come and Try Orienteering and enjoy the many attractions on offer at Whiteman Park, Recreation and Conservation Reserve. Come and enjoy the natural enviroment with the native flora and fauna around the park, after your event there is plenty to do from BBQ's, playgrounds, train and tram rides, village shops and various muesums. There will be a short, medium and long course on

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Next event: John Forrest National Park

Event Date : Sunday 13th October 2013

There will be a mixture of street and bush Orienteering this weekend, with four courses on offer: a long and short Expert course, one Active course, and one Starter course.  With the exception of the Starter course, roughly half the controls on each course will be in suburban Swan View, and half in John Forrest National Park.  This will provide a mixture of fast running with easy navigation and slower going

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Australian MTBO Sprint Champs

Congratulations to Ricky Thackray for winning the mountain bike orienteering sprint distance championships held near Canberra on the weekend of October 19-20.  Ricky beat a quality field including former Aus representative David Simpfendorfer, 2012 sprint champion Steven Todkill, and local gun riders Seb Dunne and Todd Nowack to claim victory.  In the supporting events, the ACT middle and long champs, Ricky claimed 4th and 3rd place respectively with Todd and David

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National Championship Carnival Report

Cameron and IanThe last two weekends the National Championship carnival has been hosted by ACT Orienteering Association.

The Carnival encompassed the Australian Sprint, Middle Distance and Long Distance Championships plus the Relays. During the week the Australian School Individual and Relay Championships.

The WA Team performed well over the

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Event Report

Special Event: UWA Cancelled

September 7: UWA event cancelled

The special event programmed earlier in the year to be held at the University of Western Australia has been cancelled.

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Acknowledgement of country

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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.