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Coming Events


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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

What to Bring to an Event

Equipment that you might consider bringing along to an event includes the following:

For Beginners

For Regulars

Essentials

Optional Extras

* Comfortable exercise clothes

* Covered shoes with good grip

* Watch

Water

* Money for entry fee
* Sunscreen

* Whistle (for bush events) 

 

 

 

 

For mountain bike events:

* a bike in good working order

* an Australian Standards-approved helmet

* Hat

* Headband

* Compass

* Change of clothes

Food

 

 

 

 

 

 

For mountain bike events:

* pump

* repair kit

* spare tubes

* SportIdent stick

* Compass
Control description holder

* Orienteering top that will be cool, not absorb water and not tear easily

* Orienteering pants

* Gaiters

* Orienteering shoes

 

For mountain bike events:

* cycling shoes/cleats

* map board

 

To purchase orienteering equipment such as compasses, map boards, headlamps, orienteering shoes and SportIdent gear, Orienteering NSW recommends the following suppliers who provide some tremendous support to the sport in NSW:

Peter Shepherd (0419 610 797 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Colin Price at aussieogear (0415 210 339 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ralph Koch at OSOA (03 9714 8540 or 0419 577 514 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

For running shoes and clothing, Orienteering NSW recommends PACE Athletic (formerly Northside Runners):

Phone - 02 8065 3583 (Crows Nest), 02 8964 8871 (Manly), 02 9960 7986 (Mosman), 02 9555 9845 (Rozelle), 02 9380 4702 (Kings Cross). 

ONSW members receive 10% of RRP on shoes. Purchases will be happily mailed to members.