WA State Championship Weekend 2018

triplecollageA weekend of high standard orienteering is available for all those wanting to get out and enjoy spring in the WA bush. Two events over the weekend on two classic WA areas so don’t miss out. These events are open to everyone and, while it is a championship standard weekend, enter on the day courses are on offer each day.

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WA State Championship Weekend

Saturday 21st September & Sunday 22nd September
Pre entry is now closed

A weekend of high standard orienteering is available for all those wanting to get out and enjoy spring in the WA. As a double header weekend you can enjoy both sprint and long distance events. The sprint will be held on the popular Murdoch University campus map on Saturday afternoon while Sunday morning sees a return to the Helena Valley for a classic distance bush event. The


Junior Camp Wrap

The Junior Camp was held in Bullsbrook from the 1-3 July with 25 participants reaping the benefits of orienteering coaching, attending an event and lots of other fun events.

Training at Russell’s Gully, courtesy of Rachel West and Craig Dufty, was damp but well appreciated while a games night was enjoyed by everyone.

At Spice Brook many camp attendees put new found skills and techniques to the test with higher course levels than they had previously tried. Plus there


WA Schools Team

The WA Schools Team for the 2017 Schools Championship in Hill End NSW as part of the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 has now been announced. Congratulations to all!

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Mountain Bike Orienteering Weekend

IanDaltonMTBO12th -13th May 2018

Wellington Forest and Bussell Brook

Saturday 12th May - MTBO Wellington Forest
Location: Pile Road, east of Dardanup

Fabulous south west forest with tracks galore and scenic outlooks to the coast (if you climb far enough up the hills). Due to


MTBO Murray Valley

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Murray Valley, Dwellingup

Location: RIver Road, Dwellingup

Courses will feature native bushland, pine plantation, mostly on fast logging trails. The short course has been specifically designed to include minimal climb in this hilly area, but


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MTBO Turner Hill

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Turner Hill, Banksiadale

Location: Kesners Road (off Scarp Rd)

Mountain bike orienteering gives you the chance to combine your map reading skills, route choice decisions and bike riding ability. Like foot orienteering, the idea is to navigate your way around a series of controls


MTBO 2018 WA Long Distance Championships

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Location: Farrell Grove, off Mundaring Weir Road

Come and enjoy the MTBO Long Distance Championships at an MTBO favourite venue close to the city. While part of the Kalamunda map used for this event was used for the middle distance event in 2017, the map has been extended by


MTBO 2018 WA Middle Distance Championships

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Location: off Feldts Rd

Come and enjoy the MTBO Middle Distance Championships at an MTBO favourite venue close to the city. A different assembly area will allow most riders to explore a new part of this popular area. ...

Mountain Bike July Skills Training Camp

Friday 7th July to Sunday 9th July 2017

OWA will be hosting a mountain bike skills camp in Pemberton for anyone who wants to:

  • feel more confident on a mountain bike
  • feel more confident navigating
  • enjoy their MTB or MTBO more!

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Ricky Thackray wins David Hogg Award

We are very pleased to announce that Ricky is the 2017 recipient of the David Hogg award for services to Event Management.

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