Coming Events

Wed 5 Oct 4:30 pm
2022/23 Sydney Summer Series #1 Pyrmont
Pyrmont, Pirrama Park Kiosk

Sat 8 Oct 2:00 pm
Wollongong - Cordeaux Heights
Cordeaux Heights 1:7,500, Sheargold Park (Derribong Drive) Cordeaux Heights

Sun 9 Oct 9:30 am
MetrO League Final
Galston Recreation Reserve, 412 Galston Road, Galston.

Sun 9 Oct 10:00 am
Goldseekers 2022 Bush #8 - TBC

Wed 12 Oct 4:30 pm
2022/23 Sydney Summer Series #2 Wentworth Park
Wentworth Park, Glebe (outside grandstand).

Wed 12 Oct 5:00 pm
2022/2023 Newcastle Summer Series Warmup - Cardiff South
Cardiff South.
Sat 15 Oct 9:30 am
SOS Term 4 #1

Sun 16 Oct 11:00 am
Hastings Port Macquarie Orienteering - Lake Cathie
Jonathon Dickson Reserve, Lake Cathie.

Wed 19 Oct 4:30 pm
2022/23 Sydney Summer Series #3 Bantry Bay
Burnt Bridge, Bantry Bay Reserve

Wed 19 Oct 5:00 pm
2022/2023 Newcastle Summer Series #1 - Macquarie Hills
Macquarie Hills.

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.

2022 ACT & NSW Ski-Orienteering Championship

The 2022 ACT & NSW Ski-Orienteering Championship will be held at Perisher Valley on Sunday 14th August, organised by Red Roos, Big Foot and Perisher X Country. This event forms part of XC Ski week ( ) with the start in front of the beautiful, warm and special Nordic Shelter at Perisher. Everyone who loves or dreams of trying Skiing or Orienteering, will be able to take an opportunity to combine both skills and to take part in our exciting Championship. It will be the 8th Championship, after Swedish ski-o expert Patrik Gunnarsson brought the concept back to Perisher in 2014. It was no events in 2020-2021 due to the Covid. It is the only Ski-O event in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere!!!

Courses: ROGAINE – 2 hours - SOLO and TEAMS (kids – 1 hour Rogaine)
Start: Start any time between 10:00am-11:30pm; Finish closes at 1:30pm

Entries already are open here:
Please register through Eventor -

Information Promotional Flyer - link

Invitation to 2022 Ski-O Championships - link


QB3 Day 2 Review in Wagga Wagga

Day 2 at Burngoogee was cold with some misty rain.

Course setters for today’s long races were orienteering royalty, Jenny Bourne and Geoff Lawford on behalf of OACT, and their courses were well received, utilising the faster, more open terrain with some classic long legs mixed with shorter technical legs in the scattered granite.

In the elite classes, Nea Shingler, Sam Woolford, and Grace Crane all backed up their day 1 wins with comfortable wins over the longer distances.

Alistair George also went back-to-back but he was chased all the way by Martin Dent, the final margin being just 45 seconds over 11.1 kms.

One of the closest results came in M18 where Oscar Brown pipped Cooper Horley by just 4 seconds after 6.9km.

In M70A, Nick Dent, Bill Jones and Bruce Bowen finished 1, 2, 3 for the second day straight. 

There were many other 2-day winners across junior and senior classes, leaving them well placed for overall victory after tomorrow’s Sprint at CSU.


QB3 Day 1 Review in Wagga Wagga

Day 1 Middle distance was cold but dry with the courses set by NSW Stingers young guns Ewan Shingler and Duncan Currie testing competitors and drawing praise.

After a steep walk to the start, courses zig zagged across and down the steep hillside through technical granite terrain.

A stand out (see photos) was 98 year old Herman Werner completing the M95 course, with support from daughter Kirsten.

NSW Stingers WOC team member Alistair George was a strong winner in M21A whilst Canberra's Grace Crane won clearly in W21A.

JWOC bound Stingers Nea Shingler and Erica Enderby quinella'd W20A whilst another Stingers JWOC team member, Sam Woolford, won M20A.

It was also very encouraging to see so many entries in the junior classes.

Please fill in the quick Course Setter of the year survey here.


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 Schedule 2022 - 2026


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Event Series

NSW State League

MetrO League



West Orienteering Series