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School Membership

Schools and community groups are able to become Group Members of Orienteering Western Australia.  Membership provides the following benefits:

  • 15% discount on shop items;
  • Reduced entry fees for inter-school events, including the WA School Orienteering Championships;
  • Reduced entry fees (members rates) at all Orienteering Western Australia events.  The reduced fees are available to all students and staff of the School;
  • Free professional

WA School Teams, Junior Camp, and Training Events (2)

School Team

OAWA selects a School Team of up to 16 members to represent WA at the Australian Schools Orienteering Carnival, which is held in different states each September.

Click here for details of  how and when to nominate for the Schools Team, which events are used for selection to the team, and what course you need to compete in.

Junior Training


Be Active WA School Orienteering Championships

2015 WA School Orienteering Championships,  Wednesday 17th June, at Fred Jacoby Forest Park, Mundaring.

Frederick Irwin Anglican School and St Brigid's Primary School are the Champion Schools for 2015.

In a very close contest for the Secondary School title, Frederick Irwin finished with 31 points thanks to a clean sweep of the top 6 places in the Pairs 16 class, with Warnbro Community High School 2nd on 22 points, closely followed by Scotch College on 21 points.


Orienteering Events and COVID-19

In line with current restrictions on outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, all orienteering events are cancelled for the time being.

You can be sure that we will have events running again just as soon as we can.
Check back here or our Facebook page when restrictions on outdoor activities are lifted further.

For now, with hiking and camping allowed again, why not check out our Anytime Orienteering courses. 
All the old permanent courses have been


EXTRA EVENT...Australian Ultra-Long Control Challenge

This weekend - Saturday 6 June or Sunday 7 June 2020

Start photoWith COVID restrictions still in place and large social gatherings a short time away, Orienteering Australia has created the Australian Ultra-Long Control Challenge!

The format is a DIY


OWA Sponsors

Australian Sports Commission
Department of Local Government,Sport and Cultural Industries