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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Pre Entry is now open for the SNAP Sprint Series. The second event is at Flinders University on Fri 12th Feb. Online entries http://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/3532 for this week close at midnight on Wed 10th Feb but enter on the day is also available. Events are open to all with two courses 2-3.5km & electronic timing.

Club Membership for 2016 is now due. Renewal could not be easier for individuals or families. Just click on the renew button and follow the prompts. Pictorial help sheets available on Clubs & Membership Page New members also have the option of downloading a paper form. Sport Vouchers are available again for primary age students so if eligible remember to apply before renewal or applying for membership. Casual registrations are also welcome.

Introduction to Orienteering for Juniors (group for adult beginners as well) on Sun 21st Feb at Wadmore Park (Athelstone). Registration by dusk on 17th Feb essential.

Training Event in Kuitpo Forest (The Eucalypts) on Wed 24th Feb.

Entry is now open for the Flinders Carnival on the Anzac Weekend 23-25th April. This incorporates the SA Middle Distance Championships (NOL Event 9), SA Long Distance Championships (NOL Event 10 Elite Ultra Long WRE) and a Middle Distance Event



Shift to Shorter Format Courses Presents Challenges at Adelaide Uni

Monday, 8 February 2016

The Twilight Series format shifted to the shorter format (Sprint) on last Friday evening with many orienteers being challenged by the more detailed map of Adelaide University with stairs and multi-levels of the campus.  The event next Friday at Flinders Uni will likewise be challenging with stairs and several levels, with the last 2 event maps of Lochiel and Belair NP being simpler (all on one level and lacking the building complexes and stairways). Map of the longer course: AdelaideUni Long Course

The winners of the Twilight Series Scatter Series, Joanna George and George Reeves, were presented (vouchers from Southern Orienteering Supplies).


The results from all Twilight Series events, the Sprint Series (and the ongoing series scores) are available here: http://sa.orienteering.asn.au/results/2016Results/

For those who have not been to Flinders University, or have not been there recently – here is the map.  Note that some areas shown here as under construction have almost been completed.

Flinders Uni Sprint Map

Punching styles for SPORTIdent controls

Recent News
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