Welcome to Orienteering in South Australia

Orienteering: An Adventure Based Navigation Sport

 Orienteering in South Australian is managed by Orienteering SA. Orienteering is a sport in which participants navigate to complete a course using a map & compass.   READ or  SUBSCRIBE to ENEWS.

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 Next Training event on Wed 30th April in Mt Crawford Forest (Chalks). Please note change of date and venue.

Next Sun Metro Series event on 4th May at Flagstaff Hill. Courses to suit beginners and regular orienteers. Enter on the day for all courses.

Next Sat Metro Series on 10th May at Beaumont. Courses to suit beginners and regular orienteers. Enter on the day for all courses.

Entries are now open for the Badge Event at Lady Alice Goldfield on Sun 18th May and close on Tues 13th May. Please note change of venue Limited enter on the day courses. This event also incorporates the SA/Victoria Challenge, a SA Schools Team selection trial and an OY event. Please note: 19th April..error in payment process corrected.

Entries are now open for event at Kuitpo Forest on Sun 25th May. Pre entry close on Tues 20th May and ensures a pre marked map. Enter on the day for all courses also available.




Australian Three Days - Easter 2014 - NSW

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The Australian Three Days were held near Kandos north of Lithgow in NSW over the Easter Weekend.  The event comprises the Elite Prologue (Sprint Distance on the Friday) followed by the Family Relays and the Open Prologue, followed by 3 days of bush orienteering.  The maps comprised gorges flanked by rocky outcrops, with gently undulating to steeper spur gully terrain.  See links at http://onsw.asn.au/easter-results for maps and courses on Route Gadget, plus full results and the link to splits.

The top results for SA were win by Simon Uppill in the Mens 21E Class after dominant performances on the longer courses of Days 2 and 3, and a 6th place by Olivia Sprod in W20E which earned her selection in the Australian JWOC team.


Top results from South Australians at the event:

Abigail George 3rd W12, Emily Sorenson 3rd W14, Dante Afnan 3rd M14, Olivia Sprod 6th W20E, Simon Uppill 1st M21E, Kerrin Rattray 6th M21E, Bridget Anderson 8th W21E, Ruhi Afnan 2nd M45A, Jane Fuller 3rd W35AS, Robin Uppill 3rd W60A, Tony Radford 1st M65A, Sandra Afnan 2nd W Open B.

The team of Simon Uppill, Bridget Anderson and Robin Uppill was second overall in the Australian Family Relays and 3rd on Handicap.

There are 4 albums of thousands of photos of the Easter carnival at http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Orienteering/
Many have already been published on the Orienteering Australia Facebook page but there are many others.

Some photos of South Australians are on the SA Facebook page.

Videos from the weekend:

Day 1 (Elite Middle Distance) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED7FxLq-1us&list=UUVULnhfQMLaXseNGrUCMWJw

Day 2 (Elite Long Distance)  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvo9ME7J2Bc&list=UUVULnhfQMLaXseNGrUCMWJw


Recent News
Australian Three Days - Easter 2014 - NSW Wednesday, 23 April 2014 A dominant performance on Days 2 and 3 gave the win in M21E to Simon Uppill, while a 3rd place by Olivia Sprod on Day 3 earned here a place in the Australian JWOC Team.
Australian MTBO Championships being hosted By Orienteering SA Tuesday, 1 April 2014
SNAP Sprint Series wraps up at Belair National Park Saturday, 8 March 2014
SNAP Sprint Series - 2 Events Completed Saturday, 15 February 2014 Two events - one on a hot day and on on a more tropical humid day, are completed
The SNAP Sprint Series is here again Sunday, 19 January 2014
Training Days in February Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Fundraiser for 2014 SA Schools Team Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Orienteering SA Presentation Night Monday, 25 November 2013
SA MTBO Championships Monday, 28 October 2013 The SA MTBO Championships were held on the Craigburn MT trails on Sunday. Other orienteers competed in the Black Hill Challenge
Australian Championships Carnival Wrap Up Wednesday, 9 October 2013