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For upcoming orienteering events see the Event Calendar or Upcoming events to right

To do orienteering in your own time - see our Permanent Courses or virtual courses using the MapRun phone app


  • The Dec edition of the SA Orienteer is available online. Go to About Us -> SA Orienteer
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Summer Orienteering

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The Adelaide series of parklands – street events comprising the Twilight Series begins on 19th November, with a series of 8 events through to the end of January.

Each event will provide the following courses

• Short 20 min winning time, 2-3 km, Easy – suitable for the younger juniors and newcomers
• Medium 30 min winning time, 3.5 - 4.5 km, also suitable for newcomers who want a longer course
• Long 40 min winning time, 5.5- 6.5 km, for the fitter person
• Scatter-O 45 min winning time, 5.5-7.5 km, choose the controls to be visited

The basics of the orienteering map and course used for these events are shown below:

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The areas used generally comprise parklands, with some of the longer courses having some street sections.

These events are open to anyone to participate, and you can jog or walk as an individual, or as a group of family members or friends. 

Event fees are listed under each event, and for the full program see the Summer Orienteering page.

Folloiwing the Twilight Series, the format shfts to shorter courses through February - with each event comprising the Sprint Series offering 3 courses (around 3.5 km, 2 km and 1.5km) using more detailed maps.

Other one-off events held over the summer are listed under the event calendar

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