The leg from the second last to the last control at Kooyoora last Saturday was a reminder of all that is good about our sport; running across an open slope between the rocks high on a hill, with views over an expanse of forest, boulders and rock slabs. A few weeks ago, many of us were looking forward to Easter, … Read More
The final round of 2020 NOL, which was to have taken place on the South Coast of NSW on May 16-17 has been postponed by OACT to a yet to be determined date. Depending upon when events can resume the 2020 NOL season will either be cancelled or will be reinstated later in the year.
Given the current situation relating to the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), it has been decided that riders are no longer required to attend the April 4 & 5th MTBO events in the Beechworth (Vic) area for the MTBO WOC selection trials. Although actual riding is not a health hazard most nominees will need to fly to the event, thus … Read More
On 13 March, the Australian Prime Minister announced that “holding non-essential, organised public gatherings of more than 500 people” should not proceed. The Australian 3-Days Easter 2020, NSW Middle and Long Distance Championships and mid-week events have been postponed to Easter 2021 and the week following Easter 2021. The 3-Days scheduled for Queensland and the ACT in 2021 and 2022 … Read More
Races 1-4 of the Melbourne Sprint Weekend were the first round of the 2020 Wildfire Sports National Orienteering League. Frederic Tranchand (Victoria) leads senior men with team mate Aston Key being the best local. Bridget Uppill is defending last year’s senior women’s title well with a 6 point lead over Tash Key. Alastair George (NSW Stingers) and Ella Cuthbert (Canberra … Read More
Riders are advised that the first event bulletin for this years MTBO champs carnival in Newcastle, NSW from 17-20th September, has been published by the event organiser. It contains all the preliminary info on the event stages being offered, event locations and accommodation options for your trip. Download the bulletin – Aust MTBO Bulletin 1 pdf or check out Eventor or the … Read More
The 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place at Molong Central School on Sunday 12th April 2020 at 3pm. The Notice and provisional Agenda can be found here – 2020 AGM – agenda Call for nominations for OA elected positions can be found here – 2020 AGM – call for nominations The proposal for OA to become a company limited by guarantee … Read More
Additional explanation has been added to the document about the NOL 2020 pointscore. The revised document can be found here.
The National Orienteering League has changed to be a competition conducted over the first half of the season culminating in an exciting final weekend. The final weekend includes a chasing start race to determine the individual winners and a relay to determine the team winners. The last race will count in everyone’s season total for the individual competition. There are … Read More
Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce that Mikkel Kaae Nielsen and Warren Key have been appointed the Coach and Manager for this year’s Junior World Orienteering Champs (JWOC) in Turkey. Natasha Key will assist the team for the Pre JWOC acclimatisation week, with Brett Weihart helping out for the competition week. Mikkel is back. After being an assistant last year, … Read More