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Sun 23 Jan 9:00 am
Waggaroos MapRun Series #4 Lake Albert
Lake Albert (Rawling's Park). This is a MapRun event. Entry is free.

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Wed 26 Jan 4:30 pm
2021/22 Sydney Summer Series #11 St Ives & 31st Anniversary Line Course
St Ives Bungaroo, Bryce Reserve, Bryce Avenue, St Ives
Wed 26 Jan 5:00 pm
Newcastle SSS9 - Blackbutt
Regent Park, Evescourt Rd, New Lambton.

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Sat 29 Jan 9:00 am
SHOO's Summer Saturday #3 Narellan Vale
Narellan Vale 1:7500 (new map), Liquidamber Reserve, Liquidamber Drive, Narellan Vale.

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Sun 30 Jan 9:00 am
Central Coast Summer Series 9 - North Entrance
Entrance North Boat Ramp and Fish Co-Op, off Central Coast Highway, North Entrance.

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Sun 30 Jan 9:30 am
West Sydney Orienteering Series 2021-2022 #6 - North Epping
Ron Payne Park, Woods St North Epping.

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Sun 30 Jan 10:00 am
Gwynneville - #1 Illawarra Map Running Series
Beaton Park (off Foley Street).

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Wed 2 Feb 4:30 pm
2021/22 Sydney Summer Series #12 Rhodes
Exile Bay., Rhodes Park, Killoola St (do NOT go to Rhodes Foreshore Park).
Wed 2 Feb 5:00 pm
Armidale Summer Series 21/22
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Wed 2 Feb 5:00 pm
Newcastle SSS10 - Raymond Terrace
Raymond Terrace

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.


Junior boys win national relay title

A massive congratulations to the NSW junior boys team who took out the Australian schools relay and prevented a Kiwi clean sweep.

Alistair George (BF, R), Duncan Currie (GO, L) and Callum Davis (BF) had three wonderfully consistent runs to finish 1:18 ahead of the New Zealand side. The Big Foot boys were fastest in their races, while Duncan was second in his leg.

Alistair has been posting sensational times in MetrO and State Leagues this year, Duncan has been running up an age group in M16A and Callum performs best when the big events are on. 

The whole NSW orienteering community salutes these boys, coach Joack and manager Sally for this win.

The senior boys (Garingal trio Daniel Hill, Toby Wilson, Aidan Dawson) were fourth home, 10:37 behind the Kiwi champs but only 4:25 adrift of the first Aussie team home (Tasmania).

The senior girls were also fourth, alas 43 minutes off third place. The junior girls were last of the 10 teams but they are a very young bunch and have some years ahead of them in this division.

In the schools individual champs on Wednesday, our best performers were Georgia Jones (UR) third in the senior girls and the second Australian home and Daniel Hill seventh (third Australian) in the senior boys. Callum was ninth in the junior boys and Claire Burgess (NC) 14th in the junior girls.

Following the two days of schools action, Georgia and Daniel were named in the Australian Schools Honour Team. 

The relay results are here and the individual results here.

Courses

Feb 1 - Purple Pen

Feb 26 - Sprint Workshop 

Major Events

 Schedule 2021 - 2023

 QLD Easter 2022

Event Series

NSW State League

MetrO League

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