2009 National MTBO Series Announced

The High Performance Management Group of Orienteering Australia announces the 2009 National MTBO Series program. The 2009 National MTBO Series will consist of 7 races conducted over three rounds. The Series rolls away in 2009 in Victoria in late April followed by the National MTBO Championships in June. In September, the MTBO Series heads to Queensland to finish the year. Full details below

Round 1                              Victoria                                      Victorian Championships

  1. April 25    Middle Distance                                 Woodend, Vic
  2. April 26   Long Distance                                    Woodend, Vic


Round 2                              South Australia                        Australian Championships

  1. June 6 Sprint Distance                                  Mt Gambier, SA
  2. June 7          Long Distance                                    Mt Gambier, SA
  3. June 8 Middle Distance                                 Mt Gambier, SA


Round 3                              Queensland                            Queensland Championships

  1. Sept 5 Middle Distance                                 Beerburrum, Qld
  2. Sept 6          Long Distance                                    Beerburrum, Qld


The four classes in the 2009 National MTBO Series are M21 Elite, W21 Elite, M17-20 Elite and W17-20 Elite.

Mike Dowling

Director, High Performance