JWOC Manager 2006-2007

Applications are invited for position of JWOC Manager for JWOC 2006-07. Please see attached. Junior World Championships 2006-07

Bushranger Test Matches 2006

Australia and NewZealand have finalised their Test match program for 2006.  The first in NZL on 3-5 June (their long weekend) and the second on the QLD Champs NOL Event on 19/20 August.

Victorian Elites complete Melbourne Marathon


Following the completion of the National Orienteering League season in Tasmania, Victorian Nuggets and Melbourne Forest Racers pair Bruce Arthur and Blair Trewin tried their hand at marathon running. The Melbourne Marathon returned to its traditional route from Frankston to the Melbourne Arts Centre, following the edge of Port Phillip Bay. The point to point route is susceptible to wind, … Read More

National Champions lead Elite Rankings


As the orienteering season concludes, the National Elite Ranking lists are almost finalised for 2005. Only minor changes are expected between now and December 31 when the 2005 list becomes official, as there may still be some World Ranking Events and expiration of late 2004 events. Hanny Allston (TAS) is a clear leader in W21E with 6408 points (best 5 … Read More

Maps for Denmark 2006

Old versions of maps to be used for WOC 2006 in Denmark can be found here — thanks to Jim Russell: Sprint Area Long Distance Final Long Distance Qualification Middle Distance Final Middle Distance Qualification Relay

Micr-O Racing

The IOF Foot Commission has released a Micr-O training guide for perusal. Micr-O_training_guide_v1

Results from World Cup Final in Italy

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The World Cup Final is underway near Rome, Italy with the Aussie team of David Brickhill-Jones, Julian Dent, Eric Morris and Eddie Wymer competing. First results are through from the Middle Distance with BJ finsihing 24th and Julian 28th in the final. Eric and Eddie failed to qualify for the final and competed in the B final. In the Sprint … Read More

Canberra Cockatoos retain National League title

The Canberra Cockatoos retained the National League title today for the 11th time in the last 12 years after the final event of the season, the Australian Relay Championships. A win in the M21A event and a second place in W21A saw them to their victory, as their tenuous six-point lead at the start of the day was stretched to … Read More

Dufty and Post win the West

Western Australian Long Distance Championships at Umuna on 17, 18 September 2005 Craig Dufty retrieved the WA Men’s Championship trophy from second place-getter John Toomey with two days of slick orienteering across the granite strewn slopes of Umuna (scene of the two rounds of the National Orienteering League in May). Long time M21 stalwart Terry Farrell completed the top three. … Read More

Australian Long Distance Championships

We have new Australian Orienteering Champions in both the men’s and women’s elite class. For Hanny Allston it was success at the first attempt. The Tasmanian junior is still eligible for the junior world championships next year, but has been performing well at elite level, with a 6th place at the recent world championships in Japan. Allston won comfortably in … Read More