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

January Athlete Interview with Leith Soden

Brodie Nankervis2023 Archive, Athlete Profiles, High Performance

Last month Brodie interviewed up and coming South Australian junior, Leith Soden. Leith is a member of the OA National Junior Development squad, and runs for the SA arrows in the National Orienteering League. Leith has had an impressive start to the season at the Oceania Championships in Tasmania, and now sits 5th in the junior men ranking. Read on … Read More

2023 MTBO World Championship Team selection trials

Craig SteffensMountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

Riders wishing to try out for the Australian MTBO Team will be able to demonstrate they meet the standard required at the selection races to be held at the Victorian MTBO Champs on 22 and 23rd April in Castlemaine. The trial events will comprise the Sprint, Middle and Long distance stage at the VIC Champ. The trials are for both … 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

Competition and Performance Coach Orienteering Accreditation 2023

Brodie Nankervis2023 Archive, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest for individuals interested in gaining competition (previously level 2) or performance (previously level 3) orienteering coach accreditation. Competition orienteering coach accreditation provides individuals with the skills and knowledge required to support orienteering participants to develop their orienteering and achieve their personal best. These coaches will work with orienteers at different life stages 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