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Sprint Sydney Weekend- NOL events

National Orienteering League Sprint Sydney Weekend March 7th and 8th The Queensland Cyclones (Yasi) were successful in the Sprint Relay held at Sydney University. The two favored teams were the Canberra Cockatoos (Gang Gangs) team …
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Australian Three Days – Standard Entries Closing March 1st

Australian Three Days Standard Entries are closing soon – Sunday March 1st. This Three Day event (3rd  to 6th April) begins with an urban event in Jamestown, followed by three bush events in mallee areas east …
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OA National Squads 2015

Orienteering Australia National Squads have been selected by the High Performance coaches. Athletes who have applied to be part of the squad structure have been assessed on their performances during 2014 and including the World …
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2015 Australian MTBO WOC/JWOC Selection Races/NSW MTBO Championship

The Australian MTBO selection trials for the World Championships (WOC & JWOC) in the Czech Republic in August will be held on March 21-22 in Newcastle, with 3 races (middle, sprint and long). This event …
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World Cup Wrap Up: Australian Team Finishes Strongly at Long Distance

The Long, (10th January) The long distance held on the final day of the 2015 Orienteering World Cup in Tasmania saw the Australian team finish its campaign strongly. Julian Dent, 13th, (1:29.22) and Hanny Allston, …
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Australian World Cup Orienteering Team Ready to Shine in Tasmania; January 2-10, 2015.

With Round One of the 2015 Orienteering World Cup about to commence on the 2nd of January, beginning with the sprint qualification at Cataract Gorge Launceston Tasmania, the Australian team of 12 women and 11 …
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WOC 2015 OA Selection Criteria-Nomination Form

Orienteering Australia selection criteria for World Orienteering Championships in Inverness, Scotland- 31st July-7th August 2015 are now available WOC 2015 Selection Criteria Online “WOC 2015 Athlete Nomination Form” is available here http://goo.gl/forms/CTPWrqjjmK Nominations to be submitted by …
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Australian Three Days 2015 South Australia – Early Bird Entries Close December 31st

The 2015 Australian 3 Days will be back in South Australia from the 3rd – 6th April 2015. This traditional Easter orienteering event will begin with the Prologue in Jamestown using a newly mapped area …
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OA High Performance News December 2014

OA High Performance News December 2014 JWOC Selection Criteria have been available for a while and nominations must be made to Chair of the Junior Selection Panel, Jan Hardy janhardy@iprimus.com.au  by 31st December 2014. OA …
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Australian Team- 2015 Aus-NZ Challenge

The Australian team to compete against NZ at the Oceania Championships to be help in Tasmania in conjunction with the World Cup is listed below. Felicity Crosato has been appointed as the Manager of the …
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Coaching News

OA is organising two very significant events as part of our plan to increase the number of qualified coaches within each state and also to develop a greater knowledge of how successful orienteering countries structure …
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Survey – Have your say

Orienteering Australia is seeking your input for a media and communications paper which will be presented at the OA conference in early December. We would appreciate you taking 5-10 minutes to complete the online survey. Your input …
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Double Gold to Jenny Bourne at WMOC in Brazil

Following on from decisive win in the W60 class in the Sprint Final, Jenny Bourne who qualified fastest from her two heats in the Long Qualification races was also the winner in the Final of the …
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Aussie Victory at WMOC in Brazil

The World Masters Orienteering Championships are currently being held in Brazil. This is the first time a world orienteering championship has been held on the South American continent. There is a small contingent of Australians …
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Australian Schools Team

Congratulations to the following Australian junior orienteers who will travel to Tasmania in January to compete against NZ juniors in the AUS – NZ Schools Test Match. Junior Girls Rachel Allen TAS Lauren Baade QLD Joanna Maynard …
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World Masters Orienteering Championships 2015 entry deadline approaching

The next entry deadline for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2015 to be organized in Gothenburg, Sweden is approaching: it is still possible to enter with the 70 EUR accreditation fee until 31 March! Please …
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Minister for Sport releases new ASC Participation strategy

From the ASC: Today the Minister for Sport, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, launched the Australian Sport Commission’s new participation game plan, Play.Sport.Australia. This plan sets out the Australian Government’s big picture vision for boosting …
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Orienteering Australia AGM and committee meetings, 4 & 5 April

Saturday 4 April: OA Committee meetings, Jamestown Community School, Ayr St, Jamestown (also known as the Wilkins Highway), at the junction with Humphris Terrace. Parking available in school car parks off Ayr St in the …
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2015 MTBO National League commences in Newcastle next weekend

The first 2015 MTBO National League event takes place this coming weekend March 21-22 with 3 individual events being conducted just west of Newcastle, NSW.  The long distance event on Saturday afternoon is based at …
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Orienteering Sporting Schools implementation consultation meeting

The Orienteering Australia consultation meeting with state association representatives on the $80,000 ASC grant to implement Sporting Schools orienteering will be held at 5pm on Saturday 10 January in the St Helens Training Centre (St Helens …
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Sprint Final Results – Oceania and World Cup

Australian World Cup Orienteering team take out men’s and women’s Sprint Oceania titles with top twenty results in World Cup races in Tasmania. Rachel Effeney (QLD) and Julian Dent (NSW) are the 2015 Oceania Sprint …
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Aussie World Cup Team Performs Strongly in first Race of World Cup

The Australia team started its 2015 World Cup campaign with a solid opening performance. 9 Women and 7 Men made the cut to reach the top 40, and will run the sprint final to be …
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Start lists for today’s World Cup Sprint Qualification now available

Start lists are now available at the event website http://oceania2015.com/world-cup-live/ for the World Cup Sprint Qualification races at the spectacular Cataract Gorge, a photographers’s delight!! There will be live radio splits at http://o-lynxlive.com/ First starters: WOMEN 1 …
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New Anti-Doping Policy comes into force on 1 January 2015

Orienteering Australia has a new Anti-Doping Policy coming into force on 1 January 2015 & complying with WADA, ASADA and IOF Anti-Doping policies coming into force on the same day. The OA policy is found …
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New Orienteering Australia enews team

Orienteering Australia has appointed a new monthly Enews editorial team following the retirement of Maggie Jones from the position. The team comprises Managing editor: Nicole Davis (over 20 years experience in marketing, website management and newsletter …
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