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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
SOS Northside

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.


Big Foot Sprints on this Sunday morning in St Ives

Bigfoot Sprints is on this Sunday morning, December 17th.  

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, St Ives.

Assembly: Lambert’s Clearing (eastern part of park).

Details are on Eventor
 
Please enter by Friday midnight as no entries will be taken on the day.
 

WHO EVENT & AGM Sunday 10 December 2023 at Lapstone

WHO EVENT & AGM Sunday 10 December 2023 at Lapstone

West Sydney Summer Series event is open to all orienteers enter here in Eventor by Sunday 9am or on the day.

The schedule for the day is - Western Sydney Orienteering Series event #1.  

Location Lapstone Netball Courts with starts from 9:30am to 11am. 

Course closure 12:30pm followed by:
- Lunch
- Award presentations and AGM from approximately 1:30pm
Looking forward to seeing you there
Maureen, Secretary and Public Officer

Club Website - Western and Hills Orienteers Inc 

 

Central Coast Summer Series continues each Sunday morning

Sunday morning on the lovely scenic Central Coast is a 30 control Score Couse in 45mins - Avoca this week.

Location: Heazlett Park (south east side). Parking in Car park at end of Ficus Ave. 

MINI COURSE: There will be a traffic-free Mini course available for this event. 

It is open for entries here on Eventor now or enter on the day and make a day of it!  
 

So, this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who would like to find out what orienteering is all about to come along and have a go - free entry for first-timers. 

The start window is between 9 and 10.30 am. Our full summer series program is on our web-site.

 

River and Bay Orienteering Series

The 7th and final round of the 2023 River Bay Series is on today - Sunday - December 3rd at Sir Joseph Banks Park, Mascot.
 
One of the interesting things about this park is that it was home to Australia’s first zoo. The site’s owner at the time, a timber merchant named William Beaumont, improved the hotel and created the ‘Pleasure Gardens’, which is a more scandalous and giggle-inducing name today than it would have been back then. The gardens included the private zoo.
As well as many animal statues there is a great playground as well as a traffic set up for littlies on their bikes or scooters plus a bbq or two.
The Botany Bay Gift was first held at Sir Joseph Banks Park in 1894, two years before the modern day Olympics, but was cancelled in the 1930s due to corruption before being revived by local business owners in the 1980s. Some of the world’s best runners including British athlete Lynford Christie took part in the race in the nineties, as did Olympic gold medallists Cathy Freeman and Nova Peris.
Details of the event can be found here:
 
More Info and History see webpage - Orienteering NSW - Sydney South (onsw.asn.au)
 
 
All coming events map click here 
 

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