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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

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Sprint the South West

The small Bunbury based SWOT club organised a very successful Sprint the South West series of 4 events - 2 at Bunbury campuses, the 3rd around Cowaramup ("Cowtown"), and the 4th at AMaze-In Margaret River. The varied courses were fun and challenging, with cows making novel control sites and many competitors losing the plot amongst the maze's convoluted pathways and deadends!
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State Championship ENTER NOW

CLOSING SOON: Championship class Pre-Entries close on Monday 11 September 2017

Now is the time to get your entries in for the middle distance and long distance state championship event. There are course available to suit all ages and abilities so come along and enjoy some high quality orienteering

WA State Middle Distance Championships
16th September 2017
JUMBUCK HILL

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Hill Park Dale

farmmapSunday 9th July

Location: Hill Park Dale, near Beverly

The Hill Park Dale map is a favourite in the West Dale area. With a mixture of farmland and remnant forest with a liberal scattering of rock it always presents a challenge to the orienteer to navigate through or around the complex sections of rock.

Look

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Peterdine State League Event

PeterdineSunday 30th July

Location: Peterdine, near Northam

The Peterdine map is mostly on grazed farmland with rock detail but very little undergrowth so fast running is possible.  As this event is the Long Distance event for the State Orienteering League, if you want to be eligible for SOL points, ensure you enter in

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Frazzle Rock

PerFrazzleSueSunday 6th August

Location: Frazzle Rock 

Frazzle Rock has patches of intricate rock detail, large bare rock surfaces and remnant areas of native bush. The M, E and VE courses also go through open farm land.

Camping is possible at the assembly area on Saturday night.  The portable toilet will be

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Yetar Spring State League Event

yetargrasstreescropSunday 20th August

Location: Yetar Spring, East of Sawyers Valley

Yetar Spring has lots of complex rocks and maybe some early wildflowers will be on view. A great reason to get outdoors and enjoy the bush close to Perth. This event is a Middle Distance event as part of the State Orienteering

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Lover's Lane

Lovers Lane 4 1024x340Sunday 27th August

Location: Lover's Lane, West of Toodyay

The Lover’s Lane map is a familiar area just south of Toodyay. It contains a mixture of undulating farmland, relatively open woodland with a scattering of rocky areas and numerous small waterways. A most enjoyable location

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Mallmalling Foot Event

MalmallingpromoSunday 10th September 2017

Location: Chambers Rd, Sawyers Valley,
off Gorrie Rd Sawyers Valley

Spring will have (hopefully) sprung for our second Malmalling visit of the season. It’s a typical WA Helena Valley area, with patches of good rock detail and a mix of terrain with some open bush

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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

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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!

MTBOKangarooGully2websiteThis three day

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Weeknight Winter Training

Lightpole Orienteering

Lightpole Orienteering returns for Thursday evenings to help keep your navigation and running tuned up over the winter. The goal of these training events is to collect as many designated lightpoles (you write down the unique code to prove you made it to the checkpoint) as you can in the 45-minute time limit. Don't forget it will be dark so it can be harder than you think!

Everyone is welcome but make sure to bring along a

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WA Classic Two Day

Warranine bush event

Sunday 4th & Monday 5th June 2017

This two event is a popular and regular feature on the WA orienteering calendar and everyone is welcome. This is a two Day event with cumulative times used to decide the places over the two races. This year it will be held on a farmland area which has a mixture of bush, dense strands in part and open terrain which is generally fast running. Make a weekend of it and enjoy camping on Sunday evening.

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Great line up of Coming Events

There is a wealth of events to choose from over the coming weeks so be sure to mark your calendars and don’t miss out on your chance to try all types of orienteering sprint, mountain bike and bush events are all on offer. On Saturday 27th May there is NavDash at Canning Vale College, while you can get on your

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Acknowledgement of country

Ngalak kaaditj nidja Noongar Boodjar. Koora-Yeyi-Kalyakool.Noongar country logo 2023 150px

Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.