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

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

HP Squad Fundraiser BBQ at Oceania Championships  

Brodie NankervisUncategorized

The newly announced high-performance squad invites you to join them for a BBQ dinner and Q&A session during the Oceania Championships! Open to all, this event will also double as a social event for the National Orienteering League. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to gleam an insight from some of Australia’s top orienteers, including Aston Key, 5th in WOC … Read More

Australia – New Zealand Challenge Team Announced

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

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the team for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will be held in conjunction with the 2023 Oceania Championships. Orienteering Australia’s ANZ Challenge selection panel has made the selection for the age group classes and the HPMG group have made the selection for the Elite classes. Classes to be contested in the Challenge … Read More

2023 National Teams Selection Criteria and Nominations

Fredrik Johansson2023 Archive, Featured News, High Performance, High Performance News

                                      SELECTION CRITERIA AND NOMINATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL EVENTS 2023 Nominations are now open for the events listed in the table below. Here you can find information regarding the events, the selection criteria and the link to the nomination form as well. EVENT … Read More