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Tue 23 Jul 7:30 pm
Orienteering NSW July Board Meeting

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Wed 24 Jul 4:00 pm
2024 Sydney MapRun #2 Putney
Putney Park Toilets (South), Pellisier Rd, Putney

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Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Northside - Arcadia
Vision Valley, 7 Vision Valley Rd, Arcadia

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Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Hills District - Baulkham Hills
Meet at 2nd Baulkham Hills Scout Hall, 25 Jasper Rd, Baulkham Hills
Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Term 3 Season Pass

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Sat 27 Jul 10:00 am
Learn to Orienteer - Port Macquarie
Mackillop College Oval.

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Sat 27 Jul 2:00 pm
Jetty Foreshores Orienteering
Jetty Foreshores, Coffs Harbour

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Sun 28 Jul 9:30 am
2024 Metro League #4 - Clay Pan
Tristram Road Reserve, Ben Love Place, Beacon Hill

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Sun 28 Jul 9:30 am
NOY 6 - Belford National Park
“Belford National Park”. Scale 1:10 000. 5m contours. Remapped: Ian Dempsey 2015. Partial updates: Glenn Burgess 2023-24.

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Sun 28 Jul 10:00 am
Waggaroos - AWOC Interclub #5, Goombargana

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.


Orienteering focus moves to the Southern Highlands this weekend!

Highland Forest Series - Penrose State Forest (Saturday, 13th April) and State League #4 (Sunday, 14th April)

Saturday SHOO Event - Assembly at Kingsbury VC Rest Area, Hume Motorway 2km south of the Sutton Forest service centre. 

See latest flyer here.

NSW Schools Team Selection: A special course (Schools Moderate) has been specifically set for the Junior Boys and Junior Girls as a selection trial for the NSW Schools team. Candidates for selection must enter this course, NOT the normal ‘moderate’ course. Senior Boys and Senior Girls should enter the Long Hard course.

Map: Penrose Forest North, 1:10,000
Facilities: limited toilets - recommended to use facilities at the Service Centre. 
This event is part of the SHOO Highlands Forest Series (4 events).
Courses: Long Hard, Short Hard, Moderate, Easy - suitable for beginners and Very Easy.

State League #4 is a Long Distance event at Snows Hills. Mayfield Cross Road, Mayfield. 

About 1 hour drive south of Goulburn and 1.5 hours east of Canberra. 

Beginners are welcome on Easy, Very Easy, Moderate courses and Enter on Day will be available at both events.

Have a weekend in the beautiful Southern Highlands.

The State League series points score page for 2024 is here and 

NSW Interclub 2024 Pointscore - Points, with Newcastle leading Western Hills and Big Foot in 3rd.

 

2024 NSW State Middle & Long Championships at Clandulla

The 2024 NSW Middle and Long Distance Champs are being held this year at Clandulla.

Bennelong Northside and Uringa Orienteers are working together to bring you the Champs, using one arena and parking area.

With Planners Eric Morris and Ant Nolan, and Controllers Simon George and Scott Simson, we will have championship level courses and a weekend that will be fantastic preparation for the AOC carnival a few weeks later. 

Preliminary details are available on Eventor:

2024 Eventor NSW Champs Link and Preliminary Event Info PDF here

Champs Weekend organiser, Sheralee Bailey, Bennelong Northside (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

 

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.]

 

2024 June Long Weekend - KB3 days

Garingal invites you to the 2024 King’s Birthday 3 Day event centred around Rylstone for 3 great SL events, each on very different terrain. 

Back to Breakfast Creek + Dungaree SF + Rylstone Common (all maps to current IOF specs).

Book accommodation sooner rather than later.     

Details will be on Eventor soon

NSW State League events 5 to 7.

 

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