Rules, Guidelines and Resources

Orienteering Australia produces rules and guidelines for major events. The rules are binding for group A and B events, while the guidelines are produced to assist organisers of National League events. These are available for download  from Section 2 РTechnical and Competition of the OA Operational Manual.

International control descriptions (2004 edition) should be used at all Australian events. These can be downloaded from the links below:

 Resources for Course Planners

User Guide: Planning relay courses in OCAD. This document covers the following with an example relay course:

  1. Course splitting
  2. Assignment of team numbers
  3. Printing maps for each team
  4. Export course details to for import into Sports Software for Relays (OS)

Resources for Review

  1. Event Management Documents (Zip 3.6mb)
  2. Explanation of Zip file contents (Doc 208kb)