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Coming Events

Fri 1 Oct 8:00 am
Newcastle October-November Street Events
Sun 3 Oct 10:00 am
Waggaroos Local
Pomingalarna

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Wed 6 Oct 6:00 am
Newcastle Map Ride Event 1 Jesmond Park

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Wed 6 Oct 7:00 am
Newcastle Map Ride Event 2 Myall Road

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Sun 10 Oct 10:00 am
NTOC - Kooringle
Bundarra Road, west of Armidale
Sat 16 Oct 9:30 am
SOS Term 4 Event 1
TBA

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Sun 17 Oct 10:00 am
Interclub #6 - Waggaroos (New Date)
Wolfram
Sat 23 Oct 9:30 am
SOS Term 4 Event 2
TBA

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Sat 23 Oct 11:30 am
NSW State League #8 (New date)
Mackillop College, Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie.

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Sun 24 Oct 9:30 am
NSW State League #9 (New Date)
Broken Bago State Forest, Tallowwood Ave, Wauchope.

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.