Christmas Novelty Event

DaisyandTomSunday 17th December 2017

Jackadder Way, Jackadder Lake, Woodlands

Want more than just your two front teeth for Christmas? Then plan to join Two Terrible Teachers (aka Daisy and Tom) on Sunday morning, 17th December.

From 8:30-9:30am you will be able to enter the Christmas Novelty Orienteering Event; get lost, get found, take some selfies (watch this space), win loads of prizes and eat far too much food afterwards; it’s bound to be fun for the whole family!

Get ready for a fun Sunday morning celebrating Christmas Orienteering. Remember - you won’t have to save your pennies because this one is compliments of OWA.

Event: 8.30am - 9.30am
BYO: Breakfast picnic post event beside the lake

Coaching Course January 2018

sharonmcfarlaneenewsWould you like to become part of the accredited Orienteering WA coaching team?

A Level One coaching course is being arranged for early in 2018 so nominate now to take part.

You’ll need to be currently competently completing orienteering events at a Moderate or higher level and have the time to do the 3 course components. These are a series of online modules, practical 2 day workshop, over 2 weekends in late January, and then put your news skills into practice to plan, prepare, adapt and evaluate a sequential program for an individual or group.

The Level 1 Coaching Course Information Sheet has all the details. If you would like to undertake the Level 1 coaches course and can commit the requisite time to it, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Metro Series: South Lake

singlerunnerSaturday 9th December 2017

Hopbush Park, Hackettiana Ave, South Lake
As the name suggests there is a lake, an abundance of parkland and a residential street network to keep you interested while you complete your chosen course.

This is a revised map by Metro Series Co-ordinator Ricky Thackray, originally drawn for Mountain Bike Orienteering in 2016, but the area has not been on the Metro Series calendar since before 2000. Take this chance to become reacquainted at the final Metro Series event for 2017.

Registration: 4.15pm
Start Time: 5.00pm
Courses Close: 6.15pm
Scatter Event: Mass start scatter event with 3 distance options 2-3km, 4-6km, 7-8km
Event details in Eventor

As usual, there'll be friendly people on hand to assist you with planning and registration if you need it and newcomers are welcome. If you like to be prepared check out our guide on Urban Orienteering.

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