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OWA Council Members 2020

We are pleased to announce that the following people were appointed Council members for 2020 at the AGM on Sunday 22nd March, 2020.Anna Napier

A lot of names are unchanged from last year.  Some newer members may not know our new President - Anna Napier - though she was Easter Carnival Coordinator last year; here's a photo so you can put a face to the

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A New Life Member

Richard Matthews 

Richard Matthews

Attendees at the OWA 2020 AGM unanimously approved Council's proposal to confer life membership to Richard in recognition of his achievements and dedication to our organisation.  He is the only person in WA to be

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Any plans for this weekend?

Saturday 18th April 2020

Missing getting out and about? Fed up that the Bush Season isn't starting in 2 weeks' time? There’s never been a better time to enjoy the great outdoors at home!

Nature Play WA is calling on WA families to make April 18 the world’s biggest backyard campout from the COVID-19 safe surrounds of your own home!

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MetrO Series Season Tickets

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MetrO Series Season Tickets are now half price

As we head towards the end of the series, season tickets are now only $50 ($25 concession rate).  With 4 events left in the series, this is still worthwhile for non members who are keen to do several events. The tickets can be purchased

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Bush 11 Julimar / Spice Brook

Sunday 8th September 2019

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Join us for more early-spring orienteering at Julimar / Spice Brook on September 8. There is just a hundred metres or so of gravel driving to reach the assembly area with plenty of parking and pleasant spots to gather after

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Bush 12 Gunapin

Sunday 15th September 2019

Location: Gunapin, west of BeverleyRobB Gunapin

Gunapin, although an old map is still in good condition and there aren’t too many changes to the vegetation.  There are some tight sections to the courses that should give some navigational headaches and some route choice that will

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Bush 10 Fred Jacoby / North Ledge Trail-O

Sunday 1st September 2019

Location: Fred Jacoby Park near Mundaring WeirStenMalmalling

This is a trail orienteering event, ideal for novices to learn more about orienteering, but it’s also a fun event for regular orienteers as it provides something different from our

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MTBO 5 Darlington

Sunday 28th July 2019

Kalamunda kiddo 2019Location: Owen Rd, Darlington

Venture up into the hills for some mountain bike riding on the historic Heritage Trail through the scenic suburbs of Darlington, Glen Forrest and Boya. The creeks are

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MTBO State Middle and Long Distance Champs

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24th and 25th August, 2019

MTBO Champs Weekend

The season finale for MTBO launches on the weekend of August 24 and 25. The Middle Distance Championships on Saturday afternoon at popular Langford Park, near Jarrahdale, will be followed on

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WA Middle Distance Championships

Sunday 21st July 2019

Location: Avon Valley National Park KenineHill2019

The State Middle Distance Championships will take place on the Quarry Road part of the Avon Valley map located off Toodyay Road. Come and enjoy the challenge of an old favourite, first used for the National Carnival

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NavDash 6 ECU Mt Lawley Sprint OY

Saturday 20th July 2019

Location: Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley Willeton Eddie 2019

The Sprint Distance SOL will take place at ECU Mt. Lawley on Saturday afternoon, July 20th. Come and enjoy running around the university campus with

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Bush 8 JFNP Tavern Club Relays

Sunday 4th August 2019

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The annual Club Relay Championships at JFNP will be in a Sprint format around the park facilities and granite terrain near the Tavern carpark. The courses to run are

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June Weekend Double Header

MarlizeKenine8th - 9th June 2019

Once again we have a weekend packed with orienteering events, beginning with the third MTBO event of the season on Saturday and on Sunday, the 5th NavDash in another mini-bush format at Russells Gully in Brigadoon. Another amazing weekend to practice your biking and running skills!

Event Report: NavDash 4 Garvey Park

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Garvey Park, Ascot

An interesting venue close to Perth on a perfect autumn day encouraged both members and newcomers to do a course or two. (tRicky, the running machine, did every course). Three sprint courses and

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