Mosman Park : Be Active Metro Series

Be Active Metro Series Finale

The final event in the 2012/13 Series will be held this Saturday, at the usual time of 5.00pm, at Jabe Dodd Park, Mosman Park.  

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Annual General Meeting

The OAWA AGM will take place after the NavDash event on Saturday 16 March 2013 at Ascot Waters


Please attend the meeting and nominate for Council positions.  The sport needs you!

Be Active Metro Series

Final Series Results

The final event of the 2012 - 2103 Be Active Metro Series was held on Saturday 23rd February at Mosman Park.

Congratulations to all the winners of the varous classes and to the overall Short, Medium and Long course winners; Ricky Thackray who dominated on the long course, the medium course was won by Lee Holliday and the win on the short course went to WOW club junior Kellie Martin.


Navdash is back

NavDash 2013 Commences Saturday 2nd March!

The popular NavDash Sprint Orienteering Series will commence on Saturday 2nd March, at Murdoch University.  Registration for the event will be open from 1.00pm to 2.00pm, with the first starters heading off at 1.30pm.  There will be a short briefing for beginners at around 1.20pm.

The NavDash events are short distance (2 – 4kms) held in a compact area with lots of map detail.  The courses are suitable


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Upcoming NavDash and Bush events

NavDash starts Saturday 2nd March

As the Be Active Metro Series of Orienteering finishes, keen orienteers will be preparing for the sprint and bush orienteering seasons. The NavDash sprint series will commence on Saturday 2nd March at Murdoch University, followed by a NavDash event at Ascot on 16th March. 

Bush events start soon too

The first bush event for the year will be on the following morning, Sunday 17th March,


Easter 2013 Entry Deadline

Standard entries close Sunday 3rd March 2013

A reminder that the standard entry fee period for Gold’n Ponds Easter 2013 finishes on Sunday 3rd March. That is less than one month away! Visit the event website for full details and to enter the event today.

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Mt Claremont : Be Active Metro Series

Be Active Metro Series

This week’s Be Active Metro Series event will  start from John XXIII College in Mt Claremont, at the usual time of 5.00pm on Saturday. Registration will be open from around 4.15pm, and a briefing for beginners will be conducted at around 4.45pm, before a mass start at 5.00pm.

There will be three courses with simple navigation – Short (2-3kms), Medium (5-6kms), or Long (7-9kms).  You can walk,


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Noranda : Be Active Metro Series

Be Active Metro Series

Orienteering comes to the NE Suburbs this week with a Be Active Metro Series event taking in Noranda and Beechboro on Saturday 9th February, at the usual time of 5.00pm on Saturday 9th February registration will be open from around 4.15pm. A briefing for beginners will be conducted at around 4.45pm, before a mass start at 5.00pm.

There will be three courses with simple navigation – Short (2-3kms), Medium (5-6kms), or Long


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2013 Membership now available

Join online today!

Your 2013 Membership is now due. We will be using the new Eventor System for membership, event information and entries over the coming year. To join or renew your OAWA membership for 2013 online you will need to use Eventor.

How to sign up for your OAWA Membership using Eventor

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North Lake : Be Active Metro Series

Saturday 2nd February

The Be Active MetrO Series heads South to another new area on Saturday 2nd February at 5.00pm, with an event near Adventure World in Bibra Lake. The event assembly area is adjacent to Bibra Lake, near the junction of Progress Drive and Gwilliam Drive.    

The event is not far from the coast – Coogee Beach or the beaches in the new Port Coogee Marina, and Fremantle’s many cafes are a 15-minute drive.

There will be three


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Wanneroo : Be Active Metro Series

Come along to this weekend's Be Active Metro Series orienteering event and enjoy the vast, open expanse of parklands bordering Lake Joondalup.  This map also takes in the Wanneroo Showgrounds and other parkland areas and is a great location for an evening picnic.  There is also a large playground nearby for the kids to play on afterwards.

There will be three courses with simple navigation – Short (2-3kms), Medium (5-6kms), or Long (7-9kms).  Beginners are most


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Results: WA State Sprint Championship 2013

John XXIII College, Mt Claremont was the venue for this year’s WA State Sprint Orienteering Championship on August 10 2013 with a large field of 96 pre-entered competitors representing many states and countries! On a small, yet complex map which challenged map reading and running skills many pushed the pace and made small but costly errors.

In both the Men 21A and W 21A classes first and second were separated by seconds. In fact in Men 21A Steve Fletcher held off Henry McNulty by 1



WA rider takes out Australian MTBO championship

This weekend (27-28 July) Queensland hosted the Australian MTBO Championships near Gympie in the Toolara South Forest.  Ricky Thackray, WA local MTBO Champion had a strong ride on Sunday to win the Australian Long Distance Open Men’s Championships.  Ricky’s ride was just on 40km and 2hours.  The map had a complex track network taking a lot of concentration to get the route choice right, after a fast start Ricky caught and was racing with Callum Fegg for much of the


Results: Be Active MTBO Championships

Over a very cool, but almost dry, weekend the Dryandra Woodland MTBO map near Narrogin was thoroughly explored by orienteers on their mountain bikes for the Be Active Mountain Bike Middle and Long Distance WA Championships.

In the Open Men 21 competition both days were won by Australian MTBO team member Ricky Thackray. MTBO Australian team manager Ian Dalton took out second place on both days. In Women 21 the Be Active Long Distance MTBO Championship was Judy Wenban, who claimed top


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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.