Coming Events

Sat 1 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Northside - Frenchs Forest
meet at Frenchs Forest Girl Guide Hall, Grattan Crescent, Frenchs Forest

Sat 1 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Hawkesbury - Richmond
UWS Richmond, Science Rd (accessed from Campus Drive), Richmond
Sun 2 Jun 9:00 am
Waggaroos Local event, Rocky Hill plus LTO training session.

Sun 2 Jun 9:30 am
The 49th Great NOSH Footrace

Sun 2 Jun 9:30 am
NOY4 - O'Donnelltown Rock - East (West Wallsend)
O'Donnelltown Rock - East. Scale 1:10000 for all courses. 5m contours., O'Donnelltown Rd, West Wallsend GPS: 32°54'14.8"S 151°34'00.1"E.

Sat 8 Jun 12:00 pm
2024 KB3 3-Days (NSW State Leagues) - Rylstone Area

Wed 12 Jun 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness - VIVID (Waverton & Wollstonecraft)
Berry Creek., Brennan Park, Waverton

Sat 15 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Northside - Belrose
access from the western end of Wyatt Ave, Belrose

Sat 15 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Hawkesbury - Ropes Crossing
Wianamatta Regional Park (access from Mainwaring St, Ropes Crossing)

Sun 16 Jun 9:00 am
Waggaroos Local event, CSU plus LTO training session.

School Championships

NSW Schools Orienteering Championships

All students are invited to enter this peak NSW event for school-aged students. There is no minimum standard and no qualification required. Students can choose from an A (moderate to hard) or B (easy) course.

All finishers in each age group at Regional Championships are encouraged to attend and compete at NSW Schools Championships.

The 2024 NSW Schools Orienteering Championships are to be hosted by Bold Horizons on the 17th & 18th of August 2024.

2024 Regional Schools Championships

Each year Orienteering NSW, under the supervision of the NSW Education Department’s School Sports Unit, conducts various regional schools championships.

Some are for primary and high school students, some are for high school students only.

In some regions ONSW conducts gala days - open to all schools.

Students do not need any orienteering experience to participate. They receive basic coaching at each event from ONSW volunteers.

The link under each region is to the Eventor, see information sheet for more details.

Click here for a generic risk assessment relating to regional champs.

Entry spreadsheet for entries to 2024 Sydney North, Sydney West and Sydney South West Primary - RegionalSchoolsEntry2024 


Teacher tips on preparing students for regional school orienteering events - Click Link

Sydney West Schools Orienteering Championships Coaching Sessions for Students - Click Link


The draft dates for 2024 events are (click on blue links for information & flyers): 

Date Region Flyer Results
Tuesday May 7th Riverina (Wagga Wagga) Eventor  
Mon June 24th Sydney South West Secondary Schools Flyer  
Wed July 3rd Sydney South West Primary Schools Flyer  
Tuesday July 30th Independent Schools Flyer  
Thu August 1st Sydney West Primary Flyer  
Fri August 2nd

Sydney West Secondary

Mon August 12th Sydney North Flyer  


Newcastle Hunter Schools Championships    
Sat August 17th 

NSW Schools Championships (Forest)

Sun August 18th  NSW Schools Championships (Sprint & Sprint Relay) Macquarie University  
October 1st to 3rd Australian championships (Armidale) Website


Oct/Nov Armidale Schools gala day (TBC)    


The number of regions conducting Championship events is growing every year with Sydney North added in 2011, the Riverina in 2012, and gala days on the South Coast and at Centennial Park in 2013. There are, however, still a few regions that don’t have a Schools Championship or gala day.

If you know of any teachers in the area who may be interested in co-ordinating an event, please ask them to contact ONSW.

Experienced ONSW people arrange everything; we just need a teacher to be the official Department of Education organiser.

Last updated 27th March 2024.