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OA Shield

The OA Shield is awarded to the champion state in the Long Distance event at the Australian championships each year. 

Points shall be allocated in all classes as follows:

  Elite and A classes A short classes B classes
1st 3 points  2 points 1 point
2nd 2 points 1 point  
3rd 1 point    

 

The Orienteering Australia (formerly OFA) Shield was introduced in 1979. In the early years NSW and VIC were fairly even but as VIC numbers declined and NSW numbers increased NSW has dominated the competition, only losing to the host states on a few occasions.

Previous winners are: 

2019 ACT 
2018 Victoria
2017 NSW
2016 NSW 
2015 Victoria 
2014 NSW
2013 NSW 
2012 Tasmania 
2011 NSW 
2010 NSW 
2009 ACT 
2008 Queensland 
2007 NSW 
2006 WA
2005 NSW 
2004 NSW 
2003 NSW 
2002 SA 
2001 NSW
2000 NSW
1999 NSW
1998 NSW
1997 ACT
1996 NSW
1995 NSW
1994 NSW
1993 NSW
1992 ACT
1991 NSW
1990 Victoria
1989 NSW
1988 WA
1987 NSW/ACT equal
1986 NSW
1985 NSW
1984 NSW
1983 NSW
1982 NSW
1981 Victoria
1980 Victoria
1979 NSW

 

 

Courses

 

Major Events

 Schedule 2022 - 2026

 

 

Event Series

NSW State League

MetrO League

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West Orienteering Series

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