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WIth MTBO, NavDash and the bush foot event all getting underway don't forget to sign up for 2018 Membership of Orienteering Western Australia today. All full members of OWA recieved discounte event fees for every event.

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Next: Peppermint Grove Metro Series

Peppermint Grove (Event 7)
Manners Hill Park, Lilla St, Peppermint Grove.  
Saturday 26 November
This Saturday we are popping into posh Peppermint Grove! Check

Fantastic time at the OWA Dinner 2016

OWA Dinner 2016 051On Saturday 19th November 100 OWA members put on their finest and gathered to celebrate the year that was, celebrating the athletic achievements of all ages of Orienteers and acknowledging the volunteers who made such an effort to run our sport in 2016.


Forrestfield Metro Series event

Sunday 20th November

Start Location: Hartfield Park Recreation Centre, Hale Rd, Forrestfield.      

Join us on Sunday!...

Koondoola Metro Series event

Saturday 12 November
The Koondoola courses will provide you with a perfect mixture of woodland and suburban street/path networks. With wildflowers, high viewpoints and hopefully the odd kangaroo, this event is a beaut!
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WA wins MTBO state shield!

A hard fought battle across the three rounds of the National Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships held in Dwellingup over the weekend saw WA triumphant over strong Vic, NSW and Qld competition to win the state shield for the first time in ten years.  The last time we won the shield was also on home soil in 2006.  WA riders overwhelmed the competition in the sprint and middle distance events although Victoria fought back to win the long event but not enough to take the


Week 3: Leeming

Metro Series 2016-17

Saturday 29 October

No metro event this week due to MTBO Champs but we'll be back on Saturday 29 October (mass

Metro Series 2016-17

Week 2: City Beach North

Sunday 9 October

Enjoy last week? There's more this week! Join us at City Beach North on SUNDAY morning. Register from 08:15am, ready for a mass start at 09:00am. Click ...

Summer Metro Series 2016-17

Next event: Karawara (metro series event 1)

Our beloved summer metro series is soon to return for another action packed year. The calendar is available here, but keep an eye out on the website for full event information.

Next Events: WA State Middle & Long Distance Champs

Middle Distance - Saturday 10 September 2016

OWA returns to the lovely Lovers Ridge for the 2016 Middle Distance Championships. Russell Wade has planned a set of fantastic middle distance style courses—short courses with legs of varying length and frequent changes of direction. The terrain will be an interesting mixture of granite, areas of open running and


Help with a new direction for OWA

Orienteering Western Australia (OWA) have developed a survey to help with the development of a new strategic plan.  The previous OWA strategic plan has been reviewed and the questions within this survey have arisen from the review process.

The OWA Council are aiming to develop a


MTBO Sunday @ Pickering Brook

Sunday 28 August 2016

Sunday is a FUNday with OWA! Join us, only 30 minutes from Perth, for this great event. 9190 981921298510067 8923102388073583532 nTerrain is mostly flat, with a few hills to test the quad muscles.


Next event: Hill Park Dale

Sunday 21 August 2016

First used for an Australian Championships Hill Park Dale offers first class orienteering terrain. Complex granite outcrops with rocky ground underfoot and fallen timber make for slower going in places, interspersed with fast open running in the paddocks


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