Schools Team Nominations

We have extended the nomination deadline for the Australian Schools Team to compete in NZ in April. The new deadline is January 5 2017. Please see the earlier news item for details and how to nominate.

ANZ Challenge team for 2017 Oceania Championships in NZ

ANZ Challenge team for 2017 Oceania Championships in NZ W16: Ella Cuthbert, Zoe Melhuish, Caitlyn Young (reserve Emily Sorensen) M16: Dante Afnan, Tristan Miller, Noah Poland (reserve Ryan Gray) W/M18/20/21: To be selected after the NOL race in Tasmania W40: Jenny Casanova, Anna Fitzgerald, Rachel West M40: Bruce Arthur, Graham Braid, Blair Trewin W45: Jennifer Enderby, Wendy Read, Karen Wild-Allen … Read More

2017 Aus-NZ Schools Team Nominations

OA is calling for nominations from athletes interested in selection in the Australian Schools Team to compete against New Zealand in Rotorua after the Oceania Championships in April 2017. To nominate please read the following document and follow the link in the document to the online nomination form. Aus Schools Team Information

2017 WOC and JWOC Announcements

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce team management positions and selection criteria for 2017 WOC and JWOC teams. WOC Coach: Jim Russell WOC Manager and Assistant Coach: Wendy Read JWOC Coach: Ralph Street JWOC Manager: Christopher (Toph) Naunton Thanks to these dedicated people for volunteering their time to support Australia’s national teams. Selection criteria and preliminary information on these teams … Read More

2017 Training Camps

Summer is nearly here, and so is the 1st Training camp. But before we go there, have you put your names forward to be in a squad From the 10 – 17th will be the camp in NZ, entries have now closed. The next camp will be at Falls Creek from the 2nd to the 8th January. This is at … Read More

2016 Rankings

Rankings in the non-elite classes for 2016 have been determined based on results in each of the days in the Australian Easter 3-Days (E1, E2, E3) and Australian Championships (AS, AM, AL) Points are awarded for each event completed on the basis of 100 points for first place and lower scores for other orienteers. An orienteer’s best 3 events count … Read More

Jenny Bourne wins 2016 Silva Medal

The Silva Medal for 2016 has been won by Jenny Bourne (EU.V W60) for the third time. The Silva Medal award is based on points for participating and placing in the following events: Australian 3-Days (each day considered as a separate event) and the Australian Championships (Sprint, Middle and Long). Points are awarded: 4 for first; 3 for second; 2 … Read More

Squads – New applications

Are you the next Julian Dent? Do you want to represent Australia at Junior World Champs? What about WOC? Or maybe University Champs? Maybe represent Australia in the Bushrangers challenge against New Zealand. To do this, you have to be part of a Squad, and on AMP. To put in a expression of interest, to become a squad member, please … Read More

Seeking a coach and a manager for the Schools Test Team at Oceania Championships

Orienteering Australia is calling for applications for coach and manager positions for the Australian schools team to tour NZ over the Oceania Carnival events and subsequent schools test-match events. It is anticipated that the team will travel together from Friday 14th of April to Thursday 20th of April. The schools test match will be held over the last two events … Read More

Oceania Nominations, MW16 and extension

Update for Australian Challenge Team for Oceania – Extension for nominations for all age classes now including MW 16 (Close Sun 6th November – all age classes) Recent information from New Zealand and School Sport Australia clarifying the competition arangements and age classes now require the Australian Junior selection panel to select the MW 16 Oceania team. Therefore, all interested MW 16 Oceania candidates … Read More