The 2012 Australia-New Zealand MTBO Orienteering Challenge will be contested at the Otago MTBO Carnival in the Long, Middle and Sprint Distance Championships from 8-14 January 2012. Australian teams of 3 + Reserves will be selected for the following age groups (if sufficient nominations are received):
M-20, 21, 40, 50, 60, 70
W-20, 21, 40, 50, 60, 70
Eligibility: Any Australian citizen who is a current financial member of their State Associ ation and a Club (regardless of where they live).
Primary guides to selection: Performances at the 2010 Australian MTBO Championships, 2010 National MTBO Rankings, 2011 National MTBO Series events, and the 2011 Australian MTBO Championships. People who contest only one of these will still be considered.
To nominate for the AUS MTBO Team: Please advise your name, age class (as of 31 December2012), state and club, email address, phone numbers, and whether you need an Australian MTBO jersey on the “Register” page of the http://www.otagomtbotrip.weebly.com by 21 August 2011. If you wish to purchase a jersey, check the size chart on the website.
Note: Each selected member of the AUS team must ride in the same age class at each of t he three events in the team jersey.
The team will be announced by the National MTBO Selection Panel in early November.
Blake Gordon, OA MTBO Convenor