Tasmania win Australian Schools Championships

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Tasmania have won the Australian Schools Championships after a consistent set of results in the relays on Wednesday. While they did not win any of the four relays, they were second to New Zealand in both junior relays, and performed well enough in the two senior relays to ensure they extended their overnight lead. The best finish of the day … Read More

2011 Australian Schools Orienteering Champs

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Today saw the commencement of the 2011 Australian Schools Orienteering Championships at Murraguldrie State Forest.  Fine weather blessed the organisers and competitors for the Schools Individual race. The Junior Boys race saw Callum Herries of New Zealand establish a winning time from virtually the beginning of the day and had to wait until the last starters finished to be finally knocked … Read More

Australia hold off NZ narrowly in Individual Challenge

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Australia have narrowly held off New Zealand in the Australia-New Zealand Individual Challenge, winning 9 classes to 6 in the race contested at the Oceania Long Distance Championships on Saturday. It was the closest New Zealand have come to winning on Australian soil, with the result in doubt until the two elite classes were finalised late in the day. Rob … Read More

Arena Spectacular at Yackandandah

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Oceania Middle Distance Championships Results Splits Route Gadget Winsplits Oceania Long Distance Championships Results Splits Route Gadget Winsplits Presentations for both events were deferred due to bad weather.  Awards will be presented at Cooma, or distributed to winners. See the Galary of some photos from Yackandandah.  Come back later for more photos and videos from the production team.   GPS Tracking … Read More

Oceania Orienteering Carnival starts on Saturday

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Well spring has arrived, and disappeared again in some parts of the country. The 2nd major orienteering carnival for 2011 kicks off this weekend with the Wangaratta to Cooma via Wagga Wagga Oceania Carnival. The Victorian events- The Oceania Long and Middle Distance races have gone to major lengths to ensure the races will be of the highest quality for … Read More

Minister’s Foreword

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The Victorian Government is a proud supporter of the 2011 Oceania Orienteering Championships through the Significant Sporting Events Program. Victoria is a world leader in delivering successful major and significant sporting events, and with Orienteering Victoria conducting over 250 events for 24,000 participants annually, this Championship is no exception. Wangaratta and Yackandandah are two fantastic locations to stage the Championships, … Read More

Orienteering to Feature on TV

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Orienteering to Feature on TV Permanent orienteering courses in park and urban environments featured on Channel 7 Queensland’s lifestyle program The Great South East on Sunday 11 September. In June, Orienteering Queensland president, James Mitchell, together with Emily Cantwell, filmed a segment in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens showing presenter, Richard Champion, the permanent course there which involves answering questions at … Read More

Positions Vacant- Elite and Junior Elite Coaches

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Australian Coaching & Management Positions advertised.  National Orienteering Coaching / Managing Positions are for two year terms and thus the following positions are now open for applications: – Australian Junior Coach – Australian Junior Manager / Assistant Coach – Australian Elite Coach – Australian Elite Manager/Assistant Coach Links to the appropriate job descriptions can be found below: Applications close 30 September … Read More

National MTBO Coach Appointment.

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OA congratulates Ian Dalton on his appointment as the MTBO National Coach for 2012 & 2013. Ian is an OAWA member who has had much experience in both MTB and foot orienteering, competing at an elite level since 2004.  He attended MTBO WOC 2007 as the team media officer and recently attended a Level 1 MTB course conducted by Cycling … Read More

Final chance to be part of the Oceania Carnival 2011 Action

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Be part of the Oceania Carnival 2011 Action!  Enter now. This is an event you will not want to miss!  The Carnival will run from 1st to 9th October 2011 with events in Wangaratta, Wagga Wagga and Cooma.  The online entry system will be open until 4 September 2011. Last week, we told you about Wangaratta and Wagga Wagga.  Here you … Read More