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


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


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


Middle Distance State Championship

lilymiddlepromoSaturday 16th September 2017

Location: Brigadoon, Jumbuck Hill
Walyunga National Park

Saturday afternoon head to Jumbuck Hill and enjoy a map that has been recently updated by Alex Tarr. Pre-entry start times are from 1.30pm with enter on the day also available.

There is quite the mixture


Long Distance State Championship

wayneSunday 17th September 2017

Location: Marginata, Yarra Road, near York

The WA Long Distance Championships returns to the familiar map of Marginata offering complex navigation with granite rock and a mixture of sheoak and wandoo forests.

This event is open to everyone and, while it is a championship, if you


Middle Distance State Championship 2018

lilymiddlepromoSaturday 22nd September 2018

Location: Jumbuck Hill, Bells Rapids,
Walyunga National Park

Not a jumbuck or a tucker bag will be in sight at the Jumbuck Hill Middle Distance Championships. Instead, there will be intricate courses with short legs, lots of changes in direction and ample navigational


Long Distance State Championship 2018

wayneSunday 23rd September 2018

Location: Ngangaguringguring, Flynn Road, east of Sawyers Valley

The WA Long Distance Championships returns to the familiar map of Ngangaguringguring offering complex navigation with a mixture of jarrah/marri and wandoo forests, with sheoak groves.

This event is open to everyone


Malmalling event

JaneBushshotSunday 7th May

For the first bush orienteering of the season we head back to the Helena Valley and onto the Malmalling map. With plenty of rock and abundant grass trees and few hills the area is an ideal return the bush. Much of the area offers good open runability as it was many years ago a farm which has left it without too much undergrowth. What


Spice Brook

JaneBushshotSunday 2nd July

Location: Spice Brook, near Bindoon

Spice Brook is one of WA’s premier complex spur and gully bush areas with additional rock detail but also a network of watercourses and tracks for the easier courses. The area has generally open running in mature forest, with only a few thicker sections of


Garvey Park Relays and NavDash

NavdahrunnerSaturday 15th July

Location: Ascot & Interclub relays

The 2017 Interclub Relays will be at Garvey Park Sprint Map. Teams are organised prior to the event via your club, so if you have entered a team make sure to be there by 12.30pm to completed team registration and be at the briefing and mass


WA Club Relays and NavDash

charlotteNoelSunday 12th August

Location: Edith Cowan University, Joondalup

The 2018 Interclub Relays will be at on the popoular ECU Joondalup sprint campus map. Up for grabs is the Rutty Rock Club Relay Trophy. Relay Orienteering is fast, furious fun as the runners come through tagging their team mates. You can


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Metro Series Survey

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We tried out several new things at the recent completed 2016 -2017 Metro Series. Different event times and days, different event types and we gave electronic punching a whirl too. Take our quick online survey via survey monkey and let us know.

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WindowSkytowerForeign Correspondent Report from New Zealand

The World Masters Games are held every 4 years and this edition is in Auckland with some 28,000 athletes from 100 countries makes for a colourful city and buzz around the cafes and bars.  The opening ceremony was held at Eden Park, the home of the All Blacks, with Mauri dancing, lasers


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Events coming up

Saturday 29th April 2017

NavDash 4 : Murdoch UniversityNavDash

NavDash returns on Saturday afternoon, utilising another of our popular and challenging campus maps.

NavDash are short distance (2-3.5kms), line courses where controls must be visited in the numerical order shown for each course, making the most of the complex


NavDash Wildflower Tavern

wildflowertavernSaturday 8 April 2017

Location: John Forrest National Park

John Forrest is a long-time favourite for orienteers and the sprint map based around the Wildflower Tavern makes the most use paths, picnic areas and the bush.

Registration: 1-2pm
Starts: from 1.30pm until 3pm...

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