Nominations list published for WOC, JWOC World Cup and Bushrangers 2023

Fredrik Johansson2022 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, Uncategorized

Thank you all that have nominated for WOC, JWOC, World Cup and Bushrangers 2023! The list of recieved nominations can be viewed here for WOC, JWOC, World Cup. Bushrangers 2023 can be viewed here Any errors or omissions to the lists should be communicatedwith Fredrik Johansson 0423 030957 no later than 6.00pm on the 26 March 2023.

2023 Senior and Junior Bushrangers Team nominations and selection criteria

Fredrik Johansson2023 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, Uncategorized

Orienteering Australia will be selecting a Senior and Junior Bushrangers Team to compete against the New Zealand Pinestars over three events in New Zealand on June 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Kings Birthday 2023 Expression of interest/nomination form is open for this team using the online form found here and will close March 19th together with the nominations for WOC/JWOC. We … Read More

New OA Competition Rules published


The 2023 update of the OA Competition Rules has been published. There have been a large number of changes, but most of these are to remove redundant provisions or bring terminology into line with IOF rules, and will have no significant impact on the way the events are run. The most substantive changes are: It is no longer required that … Read More

Controller Accreditation and Training Review Completed

Arpad KocsikUncategorized

OA has recently completed a review of the process for training and accreditation of Controllers. The project team has reviewed and refreshed the documentation, to deliver a framework guide that covers the common aspects of the system, as well as individual curricula for delivery of 3 FootO levels and 2 new MTBO levels. The documents and accompanying application forms have … Read More

The Whiteside Bequest Applications Grants Applications Open

Arpad KocsikUncategorized

Applications for grants from the Whiteside Bequest are now open for organising states of Australian Championships (Australian 3 Days aka Easter, Australian MBTO Championships and Australian Championships Carnival). All states received the grant application details and documentation late last year from the OA Office and have hopefully discussed this with affiliated clubs if they are organising and Australian Championships on … Read More

OA PAID POSITIONS – Send your Expression of Interest

Arpad KocsikUncategorized

Orienteering Australia is seeking Expressions of interest for the following paid positions. National Participation ManagerThe Participation manager is responsible for:·       Developing, updating and implementing the national participation plan for orienteering·       Working with OA board to allocate participation funding to new or ongoing projects·       Overseeing participation projects, in consultation with general manager and projects manager·       Working with member organisations of OA and … Read More

National Team manager and Coach Positions for 2023

Brodie Nankervis2023 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News, Uncategorized

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for WOC 2023, JWOC 2023 and World Cup 2023 Round 1,2 and 3. ● World Orienteering Championships 2023 (11-16 July Flims & Laax, Switzerland)● Junior World Orienteering Championships 2023 (2-9th July Baia Mare, Romania) ● World Cup Round 1 (27-30 April Østfold, Norway)● World Cup Round 2 (2-6 August Ždírec, Czech Republic) … Read More

Oceania Middle Distance Championships Wrap Up

Mike Dowling2023 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, Uncategorized

In the Oceania Middle Distance Championships, it was a threepeat for both New Zealand’s Lizzie Ingham in W21E and Australia’s Aston Key in M21E. Both orienteers are now the titleholders of all three individual formats being contested at these IOF Regional Championships.   On the new Hunt Tin Mine map with two intense zones of old alluvial mining terrain Ingham … Read More

Oceania Long Distance Champonships Wrap Up

Mike Dowling2023 Archive, High Performance News, News, Uncategorized

The Oceania Long Distance Championships was a fitting test of navigation and fitness in the steep granite strewn hill sides of the Bells Marsh map north west of St Helens.   In W21E New Zealand’s Lizzie Ingham repeated her victory from Saturday’s Sprint Distance with a convincing 12 minute margin over Grace Crane (AUS). Ingham took 84:35 to complete the … Read More

Oceania Sprint Distance Championships Wrap Up

Mike Dowling2023 Archive, High Performance News, News, Uncategorized

The 2023 Oceania Championships got underway in Launceston, Tasmania today with the Sprint Distance held at the University of Tasmania – Launceston campus. The Sprint was also the opening race of first round of the 2023 National Orienteering League (NOL). The first round of will also include the Long Distance on Monay January 9, the Middle Distance on Wednesday January … Read More