EXPRESSION OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF UPDATED COACHING SYLLABUS – LEVELS 1, 2, and 3

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, to update its three levels of coaching syllabus for use by State Orienteering Associations (SSOs) & Territory Orienteering Associations. Suppliers may wish to respond to one or more of the services sought by the EOI. It is possible that one supplier may wish to provide all services, or … Read More

Closing Dates extended for National School’s Orienteering Program Kit Projects EOI’s

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, Schools, Schools Development

After receiving feedback from the State Associations Orienteering Australia has updated the two previously released documents and extended the closing dates for receiving Expressions of Interest (EOI) to the National Primary and High School Program kit projects. The updated documents can be found here: Updated National High Schools Program Kit Request for EOI Updated National Primary Schools Program Kit Request … Read More

Wildfire Sports supports National Orienteering League as official sponsor

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, High Performance, National League

Wildfire Sports and Trek has supported Australian elite orienteering since 2017, first by providing prizes for the ultra-long race and then by providing prizes for winners of National Orienteering League races and season winners. Orienteering Australia is now pleased to announce that Wildfire Sports and Trek  has joined as the official sponsor of the NOL and will continue to provide … Read More

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ORIENTEERING RESOURCE KIT

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Schools, Schools Development

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, for the Provision of a National High School Kit for use by State & Territory Orienteering Associations (SSO’s). Orienteering Australia Inc. (OA) is the peak body for the governance and delivery of the sport of orienteering in Australia. OA has 7 affiliated State and Territory Associations who … Read More

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST | PROVISION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL ORIENTEERING RESOURCE KIT

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Schools, Schools Development

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, for the Provision of a National Primary School Kit for use by State & Territory Orienteering Organisations (SSO’s). Orienteering Australia Inc. (OA) is the peak body for the governance and delivery of the sport of orienteering in Australia. OA has 7 affiliated State and Territory Associations who … Read More

Member Feedback Requested

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching

One of OA’s  Sport Core Funding Projects for 2020 is to review OA’s coaching syllabus at all levels, to update the content and to expand their scope beyond orienteering technique. The current coaching syllabi for levels 1-3 were last reviewed in 2017, but the style and accessibility of the material was not improved at that time. It has also been … Read More

Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame Inductees

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Featured News, News

At last week’s (virtual) AGM, Orienteering Australia President Blair Trewin, in addition to the annual Service Award winners, announced the 2020 inductees to OA’s Hall of Fame. At the same time the  previous 2019 inductees were also announced. The Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame was inaugurated in 2016. The Hall of Fame recognises both those who have been outstanding performers as … Read More

Orienteering Australia Annual Awards

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Featured News, News

At last week’s (virtual) AGM, Orienteering Australia President Blair Trewin announced the recipients of the 2019 OA Service Awards. Each year Orienteering Australia recognises the contribution and service by its volunteers through the presentation of perpetual awards, special awards and certificates of appreciation. The 2019 winner’s are: Silva Award for Services to Orienteering : Greg Bacon (Newcastle Orienteering Club, NSW) Greg … Read More

Aston Key named as Athlete of the Year

blairFeatured News, News

Aston Key has been named as Orienteering Australia’s Athlete of the Year for 2019. In July, he became the second Australian to win a gold medal at the Junior World Orienteering Championships when he won the sprint event in Denmark. He followed this up with a bronze medal in the long distance, and a fifth place in the middle distance. … Read More