Saturday, 10 April 2021
On the day before the predicted deluge associated with Cyclone Seroja, 39 people competed in the first MTBO of the year starting next to Bibra Lake and heading off into the surrounding suburbs on the hunt for 40 controls. The event was a score event and competitors had two hours to visit as many of the 40 controls as possible.
The course was set by Ben Coetzer and Brian and Anne Austen helped place the 40 controls on the morning of the event. Most of the controls were accessible by road or hybrid bikes with a few that required a mountain bike to access. Overall, competitors were very happy with the course and it was really pleasing to see a few family groups giving orienteering a go.
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Ellen Street, Fremantle
NavDash events have courses to suit all abilities and it's a great way to continue orienteering after the Metro Series. There is more information on NavDash events on the OWA website. Please pre-enter via Eventor if at all possible.
A multi-level Sprint spectacular!
We’ve visited John Curtin College of the Arts a few times since Noel mapped it in 2017. For a campus that is composed almost entirely of orthogonally positioned rectangular buildings, it has proved to be surprisingly challenging, both mentally and physically. Those who'd like a sprint challenge better get a good night’s sleep on Saturday 17th April as the event on Sunday 18th April will be the most physically and mentally challenging of them all! It will still be great fun for those who prefer to navigate at a slower pace.
Sunday, 28 March 2021
A bright sunny autumn morning saw around 80 competitors make their way around some challenging and interesting courses.
The map is a nice mixture of buildings, open paddocks, some more vegetated areas around dry creek beds and some adventure game structures.
Results can be found here.