Previous news and announcments

Jumbuck Hill Event Report

Jumbuck 1Sunday 8th July 2018

The river was flowing and the courses made the most of the views as a host of orienteers enjoyed the Jumbuck Hill map at Walyunga National Park. A great way to spend a Sunday morning. School holidays saw lots of families enjoying the day out too.

With a lovely sunny day and close proximity to Perth the event saw


2018 Sprint Championship Event Report

statechampsSunday 15th July 2018

A brand new map, covering the intricate pathways of Willetton Senior High School and Burrendah Primary School provided plenty of challenges for competitors with courses designed to maximize route choice on every leg. Grey clouds loomed over the event but thankfully the rain held off and everyone stayed dry.

Jorgensen Park Event Report

ianwebenewsSunday 22nd July 2018

Easy Trail Orienteering
Jorgensen Park, Kalamunda

The wild, wet and windy weather didn't deter a generous turn-out for the low-key and fun Jorgensen Park Trail-O, which was greatly appreciated by the many people who put the event together and hoped for fine


Australian Schools Championships

School Sport Team 2017 2 1024x724WA schools team will be heading off to New South Wales to be part of the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017.

They will be representing Western Australia at the Australian Schools Championship events as well as taking part in the national championship events. The carnival will take in seven events between


MTBO Greenmount

MTBOChampsSunday 3rd September 2017

Location: Darlington Hall, Owen Rd, Darlington

This will be the first time an MTBO event has started at this venue so only the longer courses will traverse the Goat Farm. The Railway Heritage Trail runs right past the start venue so it should be a gentle ride in and out for all courses. The short course


State Championship ENTER NOW

CLOSING SOON: Championship class Pre-Entries close on Monday 11 September 2017

Now is the time to get your entries in for the middle distance and long distance state championship event. There are course available to suit all ages and abilities so come along and enjoy some high quality orienteering

WA State Middle Distance Championships
16th September 2017


WA State Championship Weekend

craigrachelWA State Middle & Long Distance Championships

16th & 17th September 2017

A weekend of high standard orienteering is available for all those wanting to get out and enjoy spring in the WA bush. Two events over the weekend on two classic WA areas so don’t miss out. These event are open to everyone and,


WA State Championship Weekend 2018

triplecollageA weekend of high standard orienteering is available for all those wanting to get out and enjoy spring in the WA bush. Two events over the weekend on two classic WA areas so don’t miss out. These events are open to everyone and, while it is a championship standard weekend, enter on the day courses are on offer each day.

WA State Middle


Junior Camp Wrap

The Junior Camp was held in Bullsbrook from the 1-3 July with 25 participants reaping the benefits of orienteering coaching, attending an event and lots of other fun events.

Training at Russell’s Gully, courtesy of Rachel West and Craig Dufty, was damp but well appreciated while a games night was enjoyed by everyone.

At Spice Brook many camp attendees put new found skills and techniques to the test with higher course levels than they had previously tried. Plus there


WA Schools Team

The WA Schools Team for the 2017 Schools Championship in Hill End NSW as part of the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 has now been announced. Congratulations to all!

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Mountain Bike Orienteering Weekend

IanDaltonMTBO12th -13th May 2018

Wellington Forest and Bussell Brook

Saturday 12th May - MTBO Wellington Forest
Location: Pile Road, east of Dardanup

Fabulous south west forest with tracks galore and scenic outlooks to the coast (if you climb far enough up the hills). Due to


MTBO Murray Valley

MTBOKangarooGully2website17th June 2018

Murray Valley, Dwellingup

Location: RIver Road, Dwellingup

Courses will feature native bushland, pine plantation, mostly on fast logging trails. The short course has been specifically designed to include minimal climb in this hilly area, but


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