Welcome to Orienteering in South Australia

 Orienteering in South Australian is managed by Orienteering SA and is a sport in which participants navigate to complete a course using a map & compass. Newcomers click here.Click here to read or subscribe to ENEWS  Click here to use our Mobile/Tablet Version

If you have not previously registered to receive a hard copy of the Australian Orienteer and would like to do so the deadline for the September edition is Tuesday 15th August. Go to Australian Orienteer on the menu

Mid-week evening training now focuses on fitness - see the calendar on the coaching and training page.  Training calendar for Term 3 available on this page.

Training event in Mt Crawford Forest (Lucky Hit) on Wed 16th Aug

Entries now open for Rock Oyster OY #8 on Sun 20th Aug. and close on Wed 16th Aug. Enter on the day also available.

Entries now open for Mt Barker - Cornerstone College Short Course Event - 2 events in one on Sun 27th Aug. Entries close on Wed 23rd Aug. Enter on the day also available. 

MTBO Event on Sat 26th Aug in Mt Crawford Forest. Email pre entry by Tues 22nd Aug

Entries are now open for the SA Championships Weekend near Burra and close on Friday 25th Aug. Pre entry essential. Limited courses will be available for enter on the day.Camping available.






SA Schools Relay Championships

Friday, 11 August 2017

Perfect Weather in SE Parklands

Today in perfect weather conditions 48 teams from South Australian Primary & Secondary Schools competed in the South Australian Schools Relay Championships in the South Eastern Parklands. Well done to all those schools who took part and a big thank you to all the club members who assisted in the organisation of the event. Well done to David Tilbrook (organiser) and Clive & Marian Arthur (Course Planners) Particular thanks also to both the Adelaide Croquet Club and the South Tce Croquet Club for allowing us to use their facilities. Full results and splits can be found on the results page:  

First Mass Start













One of the Senior Courses: 3.7km




Primary Boys Winners Max, Finn & Jayden Goodwood PS

Senior Girls Winners Alyce, Abigail & Joanna Trinity College



Senior Boys Winner Angus,Chris & Rohan Pembroke School

Primary Girls Winners Abbie,Lily & Daisy Burnside PS

Recent News
SA Schools Relay Championships Friday, 11 August 2017
Worlds End and Wirra Wirra Monday, 7 August 2017 Long OY events on contrasting weekends
World Championships in Estonia Monday, 17 July 2017 The world orienteering championships were held in Estonia from 30th June to 7th July in Estonia.
KUITPO WEEKEND Saturday, 1 July 2017 Come join Tjuringa for a Camp on Saturday and the OY event on Sunday.
Perfect weather for OY event at Para Wirra Tuesday, 20 June 2017
World Orienteering Day at Thorndon Park Friday, 26 May 2017
New Permanent Courses at Hawthorndene Reserve Monday, 15 May 2017
World Masters Games - New Zealand Sunday, 23 April 2017 South Australian orienteers are this week competing in the orienteering competition as part of the World Masters Games being held near Auckland
Oceania Championships - New Zealand Friday, 14 April 2017 A number of South Australians are competed at the Oceania Championships around Auckland over Easter
Kuitpo Photos Tuesday, 11 April 2017 131 photos on Facebook!
SA Orienteers to represent Australia in New Zealand Thursday, 6 April 2017 Some SA orienteers are travelling to New Zealand to compete in the Oceania Championships over Easter followed by the World Masters Games
Forest Orienteering Begins at Belair NP Monday, 27 March 2017 Local orienteers competed in an event on Sunday 26th in Belair NP whilst some of our elite Southern Arrows were in Canberra for a round of NOL events
Great start to MTBO Season Monday, 27 March 2017
SA Sprint Champs in ideal weather Monday, 6 March 2017