• ALL EVENTS CANCELLED FOR 7 DAYS from 6 pm 20th July due to COVID lockdown

    All events throughout the State including any unlisted training activities are cancelled until midnight on Tues 27th July. Naturally this end date is subject to review and may effect additional events. This currently effects the following scheduled events:

    • Cheeseboard Hill Whyalla Sun 25th July
    • Surfleet Cove/Stamford Beach Port Lincoln Sun 25th July
    • Mid Week Training on Wed 21st July  Kuitpo Forest. This has been re-scheduled for Wed 28th July  postponed until further notice

    Authorised by Rob Tucker President Orienteering SA

  • Entries are now open for the SA Schools Relay Championships which will be held at the SE Parklands on Fri 20th Aug. Entries close on Mon 9th Aug
  • The online June edition of the Australian Orienteer is now available.
  • The latest June edition of the SA Orienteer is now available. A wide range of articles to see.
  • Scroll down to see upcoming Southern Darts Training Events Flyer. ie just below the SA School Champs Article.
  • Club Membership for 2021 can be taken out or renewed. For more information go to About Orienteering -> Join Now .

South Australian Schools Team 2021

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The team to represent South Australia at the upcoming Australian Schools Championships in Tasmania in late September has been announced. Congratulations to all team members.

For information on the championships and for all the events of the Australian Championships week see the event web site.https://aoc2021.tasorienteering.asn.au/

Schools Junior Girls         Schools Junior Boys

Schools Senior Girls        Schools Senior Boys

June Long Weekend Orienteering near Wilpena, Flinders Ranges

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Three days of orienteering were held in the Wilpena area over the June Long Weekend – the weather was mu8ch kinder than our last foray into this area in October 2020 when the events were held in hotter and in one case very dusty weather.

The Saturday afternoon event run by Onkaparinga Hills was held at Manawarra, where the complex knolls and creeks enable technical Middle Distance style course planning.  The courses set by Evelyn Colwell followed this style well and all course can be seen on Route Gadget. Course 1 below


Sunday morning OY event was on the Wilpena Spurs map, off the Sacred Canyon Road with National Parks kindly allowing access to the area as this road is closed to the general public.    Courses were set by Phil Hazell with the event run by Tintookies.  Some controls on subtle topographic features added to the challenge to the runners. All course are available on Route Gadget

Monday morning used a start at the northwestern end of the Rawnsley Park map, with event by Tjuringa and courses by first time course planner Phil Hearnden.  The shorter courses were around the bush camping and adjacent areas, whilst longer courses went through the gap in the range returning the same way of having a leg over the ridge line.  All course are in Route Gadget.

For many photos from all days, see the Facebook weekend album here

All results can be found on Eventor or by the links on the Results page.

Southern DartsTraining Events

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For all younger juniors who have enjoyed the after school weekday orienteering events, weekend orienteering training activities are now planned from mid-June.

These activities come under the banner of the Southern Darts Training Squad, and are for the younger juniors who are new to orienteering. As they become more experienced they move to the Junior Arrows. For more information about the Darts - see this page:


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