Applications for Sporting Schools orienteering funding in Term 1 2020 are open until 22 Nov 2019. Local state coaches available to run programs in schools. Local mappers available to map school grounds with early notice required. Workshops available Australia-wide for teacher accreditation to facilitate teacher-led programs.
The Calander of events that make up the 2020 NOL (National Orienteering League) has been released. It can be found HERE The season starts with Melbourne Sprint weekend on the 7-8 March, before heading to Orange for the Easter 3-days. The next round will be on the Gold Coast on the Anzac Day weekend, before the final round on the … Read More
Aston Key had one of Australia’s best recent results in a World Cup, as he secured 21st place in the World Cup final held yesterday evening in China. After a steady start, Aston moved up to 13th place at the 7 control, a place he still held at the 16th control, before losing a little time over the last 6 … Read More
The annual Aus v NZ Challenge, held during the Australian MTBO Championship carnival at Maryborough, Victoria, saw Australia emerge victorious 18 points to 14. The challenge was contested over the 8 age classes nominated by the visiting nation in each of the 4 races. In both races 1 & 2 the teams shared the honours with 4 wins each. In … Read More
Sunday evening, Australian time was the Sprint Relay, with only the Sprint to go before the World Cup is wrapped up for season 2019. Nanhai Movie and TV Town was the venue, with the opening leg being a choice of one side or the other of the large hill that dominated the mapped area World of O article here … Read More
The final races of the World Cup for 2019 are underway in China, Australia has a full team, of 6 Men and 6 Women. In the Middle today, Brodie Nankervis was the best-placed Australian in the Men, with a place inside the top 50, with Krystal Neumann the best-placed Women, just outside the top 50 Results for the Middle are here Tomorrow, … Read More
The most comprehensive Australian Championship MTBO carnival ever conducted takes place this weekend (Oct 25-27th) in the forests around Maryborough, Victoria. The program includes 4 individual races over different formats and distances plus a training event using the innovative MapRun technology. There are competitors from Ireland, Great Britain & Hungary as well as 25 New Zealanders who are contesting an … Read More
Earlier today Valerie Barker, Orienteering Australia Schools Committee Coordinator and 2019 Australian Schools Orienteering Championships organiser released confirmation of the results from the 2019 Australian Schools Championships and Southern Cross Junior Challenge held recently in the Wagga Wagga area. The full results can be found here.
Congratulations to orienteer Carolyn Jackson who again claimed gold in the recent World Masters Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships in Germany. Despite inclement weather with 5 degrees temperature and rain that had the bike tracks resembling rivers, Carolyn was able to bring home gold in the long event and bronze medals in both the sprint & mass start races in the … Read More
Orienteering Australia is pleased to confirm the 2019 Australians Schools Orienteering Championships Honour Team as follows: Junior Girls Mikaela Gray (QLD), Milla Key (VIC)*, Iida Lehtonen (NSW), Nea Shingler (NSW) Junior Boys Torren Arthur (VIC), Aldo Bosman (WA), Alvin Craig (NSW), Sam Woolford (NSW) Senior Girls Mikayla Cooper (TAS), Ella Cuthbert (ACT), Zoe Melhuish (ACT), Caitlin Young (ACT) Senior Boys … Read More