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Bush 4 & 5 Kenine Hill (WA Classic)

Kenine Hill, near Katanning

Sunday 6th and Monday 7th June

Another long weekend is coming up, 5 - 7 June, and there are two O events scheduled thanks to our friends in ADHOC and SWOT! Expect grazed farmland with lots of small and some large granite on the Kenine Hill map, last used in 2019. Camping will be available, and if that is not your thing, then you may

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Bush 3 - Malmalling NE

South of the Lakes

This area is typical WA granite orienteering terrain with hills and streams, on the northern flank of the Helena River valley and with fewer thicket areas than Mt. Billy.

Note that this event is not at Jumbuck Hill, which appeared on a draft program, due to a bushfire early this year.

Please note: Please comply with any COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time of the

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MTBO 2 - Marrinup/Dwellingup

Dwellingup

Enjoy a morning riding through one of the most beautiful parts of the state! The Marrinup/Dwellingup MTBO event is in score format; you will have 4 hours to visit as many controls as you like on WA's largest orienteering map.

From the Visitor Centre in Dwellingup, you can either

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Bush 2 - Helena Junction/Mt Billy

Southeast of Sawyers Valley

It's been some time since this area has been used for an event. Come and enjoy re-acquainting yourself with this popular area on courses set by Craig Dufty, Rachel West and Matt Seward.

Please note: COVID-19 restrictions including wearing of masks, as announced by the WA Government, still apply at the time of writing and may still apply to this event. If any restrictions are still in

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Bush 1 - Whiteman Park

Whiteman Park, Swan Valley

Come to scenic Whiteman Park to try OWA's first bush event for 2021! Spend your Sunday morning exploring the park while looking for hidden orange and white flags, then continue to enjoy the park in a more traditional manner after you are done with your map!

The area is generally flat and sandy with kilometres of fences and thousands of kangaroos (beware of ticks). Navigating in Whiteman Park is

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MTBO 1 Bike At Bibra

Progress Drive, Bibra Lake

Return to this popular area, this time with your bike. It's the first MTBO event for the year, so get the tyres pumped up and the chain lubricated.

Bike at Bibra is a two hour long bike orienteering event suitable for all ages and abilities. Start at 2 pm and spend up to two hours riding your bike through the suburbs of Bibra Lake, South Lake and North Lake looking for controls. You can ride by yourself or with your family or

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New Life Members

Attendees at the 2021 AGM unanimously approved the proposal to confer life membership on Jan Fletcher and Carol Brownlie. 

We can't quite say this was proposed by Council since both ladies were council members and little subterfuge was required to ensure they were taken by surprise by the additional item of business that had been kept off the agenda.

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Upcoming Event: NavDash 3, SVAC

Orienteering this weekend is NavDash 3 at Swan Valley Adventure Centre, Middle Swan.  Please check Eventor for instructions on how to get there, parking etc

NavDash events are a great way to get into orienteering.  Come and have a go.

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Upcoming Event: NavDash 1, Gosnells

This weekend is the start of the winter series with the first of 7 NavDash events.

The courses are mainly in parkland so the control sites are mostly on visible features, not in nooks and crannies as can be the case in heavily built areas. Come and enjoy a pleasant area beside the Canning River (which was actually flowing 2 weeks before the event).

If you're up for the challenge, see how quickly you can get round the course without mispunching. You're always welcome to run

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Upcoming Event: NavDash 2, Garvey Park

There's no orienteering event this coming weekend - 6/7 March.  If you are keen to get out on a map, then download one of the Anytime Orienteering Courses.  There are several to choose from.

The next organised orienteering event is NavDash 2 at Garvey Park.   NavDash events are a great way to get into orienteering.  Come and have a go.

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Upcoming Event: NavDash 2, Garvey Park

Our next orienteering event is NavDash 2 at Garvey Park.  NavDash events are a great way to get into orienteering. Come and have a go.

If you're up for the challenge, see how quickly you can get round the course without mispunching. You're always welcome to run another course afterwards if you want to (no additional charge). 

If you want to take things at a more leisurely place, that's no problem. Running's not compulsory - just be back at the assembly area by

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Perth Waldorf Sprint

With the end of the MetrO Series it's time to get back into the bush!  Well not quite but the Perth Waldorf sprint event is as near as you're going to get until the cooler months.  Set in a natural bush setting in Bibra Lake, you can almost forget you're in the city as you race around a "very" tightly knit campus featuring oddly shaped and non-uniformly spaced buildings, a couple of grassed areas, playground equipment (for the kids of course) and many pathways to keep you on your

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Thornlie MetrO 1 Today

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TODAY - Saturday 7th November

Location: Thornlie Community Centre, 14 Glenbrook Rd, Thornlie

The first event of the Metro season is in Thornlie on the banks of the gently flowing Canning River in all its leafy goodness. You can explore the

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