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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.


Uringa’s 50th Anniversary Lunch

Lunch at the Palace Hotel, Mortlake, on Sunday, March 3rd, saw many long term Uringans together with some newer members celebrate the club’s anniversary.

Uringa Orienteers was formed in May 1974 to share the load of supporting orienteering in southern Sydney with Kareelah Orienteering Club.  

(Kareelah was founded to serve the southern Sydney suburbs in 1972 as NSW’s second orienteering club, while Bennelong Occasional Orienteers, founded in 1971, served the northern suburbs).   

Dave Lotty was elected inaugural president and continued in that role to 1986 (today he continues serving the club as Treasurer). 

Subsequent club presidents were Dick Ogilvie (1987-1990), Rollin Burford (1991-1992), Keith Richardson (1993-1994), Terry Murphy (1995-1998), Lisa Lampe (2000-2002), Matt Peters (2003-2007), Ron Pallas (2008-2010), Linda Sesta (2011-2016), Jim Mackay (2017-2018), Anthony Nolan (2019-present).

[Five former club presidents and the current president were present. Many of the others present are listed for one or more club officer/director/committee roles, and for a few years.]