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Foot O Edmund Rice College

Lovers Lane 4 1024x340Sunday 6th May 2018

Edmund Rice College, near Bundoon

KO welcomes you to the first bush event for the season at Edmund Rice College (previously Catholic Agricultural College), Bindoon. The map encompasses jarrah and wandoo forest, granite, and spur and gully terrain and


Event CANCELLED Marginata

Sunday 20th May 2018

Unfortunately due to a prescribed burn across the whole of the map area the Orienteeringe Event scheduled for this Sunday, 20th May, is cancelled.

We will look to re-schedule the event later in the year. We are sorry for the inconvenience but it is out of our control.

Richard Matthews
OWA President

Xmas Tree Creek NavDash

familySunday 10th June 2018

Pechey Road, Jane Brook, Swan View

NavDash returns to the bush for this event, so think creeks instead of buildings, and rocks instead of stairs. The area is fast and open, with plenty of detail to keep you thinking. The recent rain means the grass is green, so it’s a perfect time to enjoy competing


Foot O Umuna

umunawebSunday 24th June 2018

near Beverley

Orienteering returns to this beautiful rocky ridge, south-west of Beverley. The terrain is open and fast, but steep in parts, which makes good route choices essential. Magnificent granite boulders, cliffs and rock surfaces are complemented by panoramic views. A


Foot O Jumbuck Hill

Warranine Brook Vanessa resizedSunday 8th July 2018

Walyunga Road, Walyunga National Park

Jumbuck Hill is a great orienteering area not too far from the city. It has some steep slopes which are offset by amazing views. Granite rocks provide some complex navigation especially in areas where the visibility is


Jorgensen Park Easy Trail Orienteering

SteveTrailOSunday 22nd July 2018

Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda

This event is set near the start of the splendid Bibbulman Track and the family friendly Jorgensen Park. All the courses are designed to be easy on the navigation, encouraging participants to follow trails rather than bash through the bush, but as energetic as you want


Foot O Little Frazzle

umunawebSunday 5th August 2018

near Beverley

Previously known as Pre-Frazzle, this challenging area consists of grazed paddock with very little undergrowth. Parts are quite steep and rocky. It is ideal for middle-distance courses with plenty of granite detail. The property is owned by Grant Hobbs who has generously provided


Foot O Marginata

postburnmarginatawebSunday 9th September 2018

Marginata, near York

LOST hosts the event at this beautiful bush map with a mix of gullies and rock, and sprinkling of grass trees. This is classic Helena Valley orienteering and spring is a perfect time to enjoy the area. A range of courses will be available to suit all abilities and


Foot O Lovers Lane

Warranine Brook Vanessa resizedSunday 16th September 2018

Lovers Lane, near Toodyay

Lover's Lane is 10km south west of Toodyay and consists of spur-gully terrain with widespread shallow quarrying and diggings, surrounded by typical WA granite detail, farmland and some laterite breakaways. The map is


Foot O Gunapin

FullSizeGunapinHPwebSunday 2th September 2018

Gunapin, near York

Spring is a great time to be out orienteering and Gunapin provides a lovely spot to enjoy bush, emerging flowers, rocks and paddocks.

Make dad's Fathers Day and take him Orienteering.


Christmas Novelty Event 2018

ChriswebnoveltySunday 16th December 2018

Piney Lakes Reserve in Winthrop

Make sure you put this highlight of the orienteering year on your calendar. Lock in the date and be ready for a fun Sunday morning and celebrate Christmas Orienteering with OWA. In the spirt of Christmas you won’t have to save your pennies because this


Upcoming April Events

veronikawebSunday 7th April 2019 & Sunday 14th April 2019

With the Easter 2019 Carnival fast approaching it is time for some last minute tune up to your orienteering skills, either out in the bush for full on terrain practice or enjoy a school campus NavDash for sprint training. Why not do both?

Bush Event: Peterdine, near


NavDash 2: John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle

Sten Run ThroughSunday 26th March 2017

The second NavDash outing for 2017 is on a Sunday morning, taking advantage of a brand new map at John Curtin College of the Arts. There will be plenty of navigational challenges including some small areas of bush next to the school coupled with the school grounds.

The location is close to the many Fremantle coffee shops, perfect for


North Fremantle Metro Series

Glengarry 0061Head to Gilbert Fraser Reserve, Johannah St, North Fremantle on Sunday morning, 12th March, for a classic "between river and sea” scatter event. You’ll discover parts of North Fremantle you have never seen before, including Harvey Beach, Cypress Hill, Buckland Hill and its old world war two gun emplacements. There is plenty of river frontage to explore


2016/17 Metro Series Standings

With only the final event at North Fremantle to go, the Metro Series Category Awards have arrived at the pointy edge!

There are several classes where the current standings can change at North Fremantle, and two classes where people need to run in order to have completed 8 events.

The Open Men (Long Course) prizewinners are decided, their positions cannot change. On the Medium Course, in Veteran Women, Sharon McFarlane, currently in 6th position, could leapfrog those ahead of


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