Mapping workshop in Sydney Aug 29-30

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ONSW will be conducting a mapping workshop in Sydney on August 29-30. Alex Tarr, one of Australia’s leading mappers, heads an impressive list of presenters. This is the course to attend if you wish to learn how to map an area, and if you wish to take your mapping to the next level. The workshop will concentrate on work in … Read More

Wrap up of JWOC training week

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The team met in Sofia at various hours of the afternoon and evening on Sunday 13th July. We were most impressed with our accommodation, quite luxurious really with shared rooms but no other teams around, a huge lobby with terrific wifi and the meals were going to prove to be just as impressive. Our first morning together involved introducing ourselves … Read More

Follow World Championships live via IOF LiveCenter

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The IOF would like to remind everyone of the LiveCenter service that the IOF has set up. You can follow live GPS tracking, web streaming and arena speaker voice from the World Orienteering Championships here: This is the only way GPS tracking is shown from Italy. To guarantee that you can see the GPS tracking from the start, please … Read More

2015 National Orienteering League program announced

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The 2015 National Orienteering League program has been finalised as follows. Round Date Event Location/Map 1 Sat 7th March Mixed Sprint Relay Sydney – map TBC 2 Sat 7th March Sprint Qualification Sydney – map TBC 3 Sun 8th March Sprint Final Sydney – map TBC 4 Fri 3rd April Elite Prologue Jamestown SA 5 Sat 4th April Easter Day … Read More

Update on Eventor

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At the Orienteering Australia AGM held during Easter several states put forward motions relating to progressing the development of Eventor. An update on the progress of the items discussed at the AGM is described below. One of the suggestions put forward was that the newly established Eventor Working Group (EWG) be comprised of a representative from each state to ensure … Read More

Early Bird Entry Discount Entry For Oceania Championships In Tasmania Finishes Midnight Sunday May 31

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Did you know that the early bird discounted entry finishes at midnight next Sunday May 31 for the Oceania Orienteering Championships to be held in Tasmania next January? Did you know that like all major Australian orienteering carnivals there are courses and categories for everyone to take part in too regardless of age or experience? Well don’t delay, enter you … Read More

Early bird entries for Oceania 2015 closing soon

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Less than 14 days left to get an early bird entry to Oceania Championships. Check out all the info on the entry page at* Make sure you read the entry process information first before entering on the page. And after Oceania stay on for The Hobart Shorts in Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city. 6 events in and around Hobart with … Read More

2014 Australian Foot Orienteering Championships update

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Early bird entry rates for 2014ausochamps only last until 30 June so enter now for the best value. See The organisers of the 2014 Australian Championships at the Karrak Karnival in Western Australia are also pleased to announce that all the events will have the O-Lynx runners’ live progress and results display system together with live streaming of commentary … Read More

Participation grants opportunity for incorporated orienteering clubs and state associations

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Grants available for innovative ideas to increase participation in grassroots and community based sport Today, the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) launched its Grants 4 Grassroots (G4G) Fund, a newly established small grants program funding innovative initiatives and programs aimed at increasing participation in grassroots and community based sport. Applications are now open and we hope that you will help us … Read More