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Sat 20 Apr 9:00 am
Forest Orienteering and Navigation Skills Day
Smiths Creek Reserve, Campbelltown (meet at Waminda Reserve, Macquarie Av, Campbelltown.

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Sun 21 Apr 9:30 am
NOY2 - Redgum Ridges (Freemans Waterhole)
 Redgum Ridges. 1:10 000. 5m contours.

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Sun 21 Apr 11:00 am
Broken Bago Orienteering
Scout Hall, Tallwood Avenue, Wauchope.
Mon 22 Apr 7:30 pm
Orienteering Australia 2024 AGM
Online via Zoom.
Tue 23 Apr 7:30 pm
Orienteering NSW April Board Meeting

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Wed 24 Apr 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness #1 Northbridge
corner of Sailors Bay Road and Kameruka Road (Bonds Corner), Northbridge

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Sun 28 Apr 9:30 am
Newcastle Pairs Relay Champs & Minor Event
The Range (South) 1:7500, Killingworth
Sun 28 Apr 10:00 am
Waggaroos - AWOC Interclub #1, 9 Mile Reserve

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Wed 1 May 6:30 pm
Newcastle Night Champs - Eleebana
Thomas H Halton Park. Revised by D. Orr 2024. 1:4000, 2 metre contours and 1:1000, 2 metre contours.
, Thomas H Halton Park, Eleebana
Sat 4 May 9:30 am
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Welcome to Orienteering NSW

Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the body and the mind. It's also loads of fun!

The aim is to use a special orienteering map to navigate your way around a course and visit marked check points along the way. You choose a course that suits your age and experience and proceed at your own pace: walk, jog or run. It is a race but you decide if you want to just race yourself or be the next world champion! The course may take you through urban areas, parks, schools, farmland or forests.

Events are conducted weekly across NSW and beginners are welcome at all events.

New to orienteering? Click here for more information.

Want to enter an event? You can see what's on by looking at the Coming Events at left or by going to the Event Calendar. Some events are enter on the day - you just turn up and register at the start. Other events require pre-entry and for that you need to know about (and register with) Eventor - read the Eventor FAQ.


2023 Hunter Valley Championships

2023 Hunter Valley Championships  - Orienteering Fun for everyone this Sunday only 90 to 100 mins north of Sydney and the weather looks good!

As well as being the last event in the club’s Newcastle Orienteer of the Year series, this Sunday’s event at Kitchener (3km south of Cessnock, 22 minutes from the M1) is also the 2023 Hunter Valleys Championships. The “Kitchley Green” map is typical Lower Hunter spur-gully terrain which mapper and course setter Denis Lyons describes as having “good detail in the gullies and watercourses which run off the steeper section of the map”.

Seven courses are on offer - Very Easy (2.0km) , Easy (2.4km) , two Moderate (2.1km & 3.1km) and three Hard (3.2km, 5.5km & 7.1km) - with a range of championship age classes from 12 up to 80+. 

An opportunity for some late season quality orienteering or a good warm up for those heading to WA for the Kambarang Carnival. Pre-entry before the day is preferred and will ensure a map for your chosen course but EOD will be available for all courses (subject to map availability).

Information & pre-entry here: Eventor Australia - Event information: 2023 NOY8 / Hunter Valley Champs (orienteering.asn.au)