Coming Events

Sun 23 Jan 9:00 am
Waggaroos MapRun Series #4 Lake Albert
Lake Albert (Rawling's Park). This is a MapRun event. Entry is free.

Wed 26 Jan 4:30 pm
2021/22 Sydney Summer Series #11 St Ives & 31st Anniversary Line Course
St Ives Bungaroo, Bryce Reserve, Bryce Avenue, St Ives
Wed 26 Jan 5:00 pm
Newcastle SSS9 - Blackbutt
Regent Park, Evescourt Rd, New Lambton.

Sat 29 Jan 9:00 am
SHOO's Summer Saturday #3 Narellan Vale
Narellan Vale 1:7500 (new map), Liquidamber Reserve, Liquidamber Drive, Narellan Vale.

Sun 30 Jan 9:00 am
Central Coast Summer Series 9 - North Entrance
Entrance North Boat Ramp and Fish Co-Op, off Central Coast Highway, North Entrance.

Sun 30 Jan 9:30 am
West Sydney Orienteering Series 2021-2022 #6 - North Epping
Ron Payne Park, Woods St North Epping.

Sun 30 Jan 10:00 am
Gwynneville - #1 Illawarra Map Running Series
Beaton Park (off Foley Street).

Wed 2 Feb 4:30 pm
2021/22 Sydney Summer Series #12 Rhodes
Exile Bay., Rhodes Park, Killoola St (do NOT go to Rhodes Foreshore Park).
Wed 2 Feb 5:00 pm
Armidale Summer Series 21/22
Wed 2 Feb 5:00 pm
Newcastle SSS10 - Raymond Terrace
Raymond Terrace

What to Bring to an Event

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

For Beginners

For Regulars


Optional Extras

* Comfortable exercise clothes

* Covered shoes with good grip

* Watch


* 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








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.


Feb 1 - Purple Pen

Feb 26 - Sprint Workshop 

Major Events

 Schedule 2021 - 2023

 QLD Easter 2022

Event Series

NSW State League

MetrO League



West Orienteering Series