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

Latest edition of the SA Orienteer is now available online (Sept 2017)

Inter Club Relays on Sun 15th October at Flinders University. Final event information is now available at https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Documents/Event/3798/1/Information-flyer  

Contact your club’s secretary for team lists and running numbers (to be handed out on the morning). This will be a fun spectator event so family and friends are welcome to watch and may even want to try one of the enter-on-the-day courses:  easy 1.6km or moderate/hard 2.2km around the uni campus. Newsflash: Come prepared to sample the Junior Arrows’ catering!(cheese toasties, baked goods and drinks)

SA MTBO Championships on Sat 21st Oct at Craigburn. Pre entry is required by Wed 18th Oct. Please note change of date and venue.

Summer training program will be available soon on the  coaching and training page.  Summer technical training Wed 18th October, 6 PM at Belair NP (Golf Course Car Park)






Australian Championships in NSW

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Orienteering SA wishes all the best to all SA Orienteers who are competing in the Australian Championships carnival starting this Saturday. In particular to the Schools team (in the photos of the junior camp below) who are competing in the Australian Schools Championships.
For the background to the schools team members see the article in the September edition of the Australian Orienteer magazine here: https://issuu.com/orienteeringaustralia/docs/auso-2017-3

The selected team members are
Senior boys: Dante Afnan, Cameron Green, Angus Haines, Rohan Jackson
Senior girls: Alyce Heap, Sarah Lim, Meredith Norman, Emily Sorensen NTR: Maia Von Baumgarten-Tucker
Junior Boys: Toby Cazzolato, Max Grivell, Jack Marschall, Ethan Penck TR1: Leith Soden TR2: Oscar Johnston
Coaches and Managers: Bridget Anderson, Simon Uppill and Olivia Sprod

More about the events and results here: http://onsw.asn.au/ozchamps2017/

Our juniors preparing at the Burra Training Camp in July

Weekend of 23 - 24th Sep

Australian Sprint Championships - Results

 Bathurst campus of Charles Sturt University 

 SA Placegetters were

Jemima Lloyd - W10 A 3rd 
Joanna George - W16 A 3rd
Paul Hoopmann - M65A - 1st

 Austalian Middle Distance Championships - Hill End - Results

 A map of mining terrain very similar to Victorian Gold Mining terrain 

 SA Placegetters

Simon Uppill - M21E 3rd
Joanna George - W16A 2nd
Andrew Kenneddy - M21AS 1st

Al Sankauskas - M65AS 1st

 For GPS tracks of some elite competitors for the 2 events - see https://www.tulospalvelu.fi/gps/

Photos on the championships Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/ozchamps2017/


Route Gadget for all course maps - http://garingal.com.au/gadget2014/cgi-bin/reitti.cgi




Recent News
SA Club Relays at Flinders University Monday, 16 October 2017 A warm sunny day provided ideal weather for the club relays on Sunday 15th October.
Australian Championships Long Distance and Relay Saturday, 30 September 2017 The second weekend of the Australian Championships will conclude with the Long Distance and he Relay
Australian Schools Championships Tuesday, 26 September 2017 Three events - Long Distance, Sprint Distance and Relays are to be held this week.
Australian Championships in NSW Thursday, 21 September 2017 The Australian Championships events are to be held from Saturday 23rd Sep to Sunday 1st Oct.
Narrinyeri by Night - and by Day! Thursday, 7 September 2017 Last OY Foot Orienteering Event for 2017!
SA Middle and Long Distance Championships Sunday, 3 September 2017 These events were both held north of Burra on 2nd and 3rd September
A Sprint and an Ultra-Long Race Sunday, 27 August 2017 Local orienteers had a 2 stage sprint event whilst the Southern Arrows competed in the NOL Ultra-Long in the ACT this weekend.
WONNA CREEK AND PARADISE Friday, 25 August 2017 The 2017 SA Middle and Long-Distance Championships, Burra, 2-3 September.
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