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Sun 3 Jul 8:00 am
2022 Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot
George Bell Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill

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Sun 3 Jul 9:30 am
“The Range” (Killingworth) - “Contours & Compass” training event
“The Range” (Killingworth)

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Sun 3 Jul 10:00 am
Interclub #5 - Albury-Wodonga
Goombargana
Sun 3 Jul 10:00 am
2022 Bush Series #5 Orange Botanic Gardens
Orange Botanic Gardens, Hill Street, Orange

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Wed 6 Jul 1:00 pm
Orienteering NSW Junior Training Camp
Bonny Hills, Port Macquarie.

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Sat 9 Jul 1:00 pm
2022 NSW State League #10
Mackillop College, Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie.

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Sun 10 Jul 9:30 am
2022 NSW State League #11
Broken Bago State Forest, Tallowwood Ave, Wauchope.
Wed 13 Jul 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness #3
Shrimptons Creek

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Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Leichhardt ultrasprint
Pioneers Memorial Park, Norton Street, Leichhardt
Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Newcastle Bush 2022 OY #5
Red Gum Ridges.

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.