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  • Congratulations to Robin Uppill who has been awarded an OAM (Order of Australia Medal) for services to Orienteering in the Australia Day Awards for 2020.Robin has encouraged orienteers in many states of this country and is always working to improve orienteering, pass on her knowledge and make participation in this sport a great for the rest of us.

  • Newsflash 26th Jan 2020: Fox Creek permanent courses closed for the present due to the impact of the Cudlee Creek fires

  • New permanent courses are now open at Shepherds Hill Recreation Park.(see article below) Thanks to Adrian Uppill for his work in setting up these courses. Go to DIY Orienteering for more information on this and all the other courses. An ideal activity for the school holidays.

SA School Team Announced

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Congratulations to the 2019 SA Schools orienteering team.. 
Junior boys:
Mitchell S (YA)
Mitchell M (TJ)
Toby C(TJ)
Remi A(YA)
Oscar J (TJ)
Tom W(OH)

Junior girls:
Sienna W (LO)
Lucy B (YA)
Ana P(YA)
Jemima L (TT)
Abbie F (TJ)
Zoe C (TJ)

Senior girls:
Abigail G (TT)
Joanna G (TT)

Senior boys:
Leith S (OH)
Ethan P (YA)
Dante A (YA)
Jack M (TT)
Max G (TT)

Manager/training coach- Bridget Anderson
Coach- Simon Uppill
Assistant manager/training coach- Olivia Sprod
Assistant coach- Evalin Brautigam (coach in residence)

The team consists of a number of experienced and new team members. For the first time in many years, a Port Lincoln orienteer will be representing their state in the Schools competition. This year overseas trials were included in the selection process to assist athletes who were living overseas at the time.
This year there are no reserves, all team members have equal opportunity to participate in the competition.
The team will be travelling across to Wagga Wagga to compete in the Australian Schools orienteering competition as part of the Oceania carnival from the 27th September - 6th October.

Article by Bridget Anderson

 

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