Event Management & Competition Rules

This section contain material useful for organisers and course planners of orienteering events. This and other useful guidelines can be found in the Guidelines and Policies Section.

1 OSA Course Specifications updated Dec 2016

Course Planning Guidelines updated July 1998

3 Event Organisation Guidelines updated Feb 2000

4 IOF Control Descriptions 2004

4B IOF Control Descriptions Australian Version 2004

 5 Safety Guidelines Updated Feb 2015

 5B Event Cancellation Hot Weather April 2015

5C Incident Report Form March 2015

6 Course Planning with  OCAD 28th Aug 2015

7 ForestrySA_Event Application.docx May 2016  Contrary to what is said on form please send this form to Pech.Di@forestrysa.com.au

8 Guidelines for use of SportIdent Equipment updated 7th Nov 2016

9 OE2010 User Guide    updated 19th Sept 2015

10 Environment Code of Practice 2003

10 OA Environment Code of Practice 2003

11 OSA Orienteers and Your Land Written 2003, updated March 2011

12 Event Directions and Signage Guidelines Oct 2010

13 ASC Junior and Newcomer Program Guidelines April 2013

14 OSA Twilight Series Guidelines Dec 2016

15 Using Purple Pen For Course Planning  20th April 2017

15A Download symbol.xml (updated 13th Oct 2016) to align Purple Pen with Australian Control Descriptions. You need ver 2.1.0 or higher. Save to Purple Pen directory & unzip there to replace original symbols.xml file (leave it there as you will need to unzip this file each time you do an update): symbols.zip

16 Eventor Guide EventManagement OrienteeringSA Version 23rd Dec 2016


16A For Administrators - Linking Event Fees to Membership in Eventor 7th March 2016

17_Risk Statement 18th Feb 2014 

17A risk statement for events.docx  , 17A risk statement for events.pdf

18 Event Information Template Example.docx April 2015

19 Non Sport Software Result Import Template.xls

20 Badge Calculator And Results Formatter updated 22nd Nov 2016

 Other Documents Relavent to Event Organisation

2017 Certificate_of_Currency_Cover Sheet This is adequate in most situations.

2017 Certificate_of_Currency_Full Version This full version should only be used  where an owner or organisation has specifically asked to be listed. If they are not listed do not use this version..

OA: Competition Rules for Foot Orienteering Events Feb 2016

OA: Competition Rules for MTBO Events updated Jan 2014

Local Rules updated Feb 2003

SA_Victoria Challenge Rules Sept 2011 

SA Night Championships Club Challenge  June 2012

SA Relay Championships Dec 2016

Relay Championships Handicap Scorer.xls Aug 2012

Critical Incidents  Adopted June 2016

SA Night Championships Club Challenge  Updated Oct 2016