MTBO Australian Team Selection Trials, Training Camp and National Squads.

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JWOC & WOC MT BIKE ORIENTEERING Trials – Victoria  – 28-29th April

-The selection trials for the World Championships to be held in Hungary from  August 20-25th are all 3 events at the National Series round 1 on 28-29th April based in central Victoria at Maryborough and Newstead.  There will be a sprint, middle and long race.  See VOA website for further details.

Nominations for the Australian team are due by APRIL 1st. (see below)



This will occur all day Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning and be based in Castlemaine or nearby.

Ian Dalton, the national coach, will lead this and accommodation costs during the camp will be met for squad members by the OA MTBO budget.  Other orienteers, of 16 years and above, and including veterans, are welcome to attend.   OA can provide a verification letter to schools or universities re attendance at the training camp.



Return to both Ian Dalton ( and Kay Haarsma (OA High Performance Manager) at  by APRIL 1st.

NAME:                                                                 DOB:                                      Email:

Postal addres:

Ph numbers (h)                                       mobile

If under 21 please add your parent/s names and email.


I wish to nominate for JWOC / WOC Australian team      – YES / NO

I wish to attend the training camp on April 25-27th               – YES / NO

If you can only attend part of the training camp please state which day/s.

Elite Women

– Thor Egerton (VIC); Mary Fien (NSW) Melanie Simpson (NSW).

Elite men

– Steven Cusworth (VIC), Jamie Goddard (VIC); Oscar Phillips (TAS) Rob Preston (VIC)  Alex Randall (VIC); David Simpfendorfer(ACT); Ricky Thackray (WA);


– Chris Firman (QLD), Marc Gluskie (TAS); Tom Goddard (TAS); Tim Jackson (VIC), Heath Jamieson (VIC), Angus Robinson (VIC), Karl Withers (QLD);