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updated 27th Feb 2024

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 2023

2 Course Planning Guidelinesupdated Jan 2018

3 Event Organisation Guidelines Jan 2018

4 IOF Control Descriptions. Jan 2024

4B IOF Control Descriptions Australian Version updated 2018

 5 Safety GuidelinesUpdated  Apr 2023

 5B Event Cancellation and Adverse Weather April 2023

 5C OSA Incident Report Form March 2015

 6 Course Planning with OCAD May 2020

 7 ForestrySA Event Applications  Feb 2019 Application must first be made online (after 4th March) at: https://www.forestrysa.com.au/recreation/mount-crawford-kuitpo/ The detailed Application Form must then be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to the event. Training Events are exempt from this process. For training events email the following: Event date, timings, location of car parking, estimate of numbers attending & provide map showing control locations, contact name and mobile number on the day. There continues to be no charge for Training Events. After the event we send the numbers attending; to show the numbers of people using the forests for recreation.

8 User Guide for SportIdent Equipment  24th May 2023

9 OE2010 User Guide

10 OA Environment Code of Practice 2003

11 OSA Orienteers and Your Land  2003, updated March 2011

12 Event Directions and Signage Guidelines Oct 2010

13 ASC Junior and Newcomer Program Guidelines April 2013

14 Using Purple Pen For Course Planning 23rd Jan 2024

15 Eventor Guide Event Management OSA Version 19th Jan 2024

16 Risk Statement May 2022

16A Risk statement for events May 2022

17 Event Information Template Example.docx April 2015

18 Entering non Sportsoftware Results into Eventor April 2019



20 Live Results Feb 2022


 Other Documents Relavent  to Event Organisation

1A 2024 Certificate of Currency Cover Sheet This is adequate in most situations.

1B 2024 Certificate of Currency Full Version This full version should only be used  where an owner or organisation has specifically asked to be listed. 

OA: Competition Rules for Foot Orienteering Events applies from 1st Jan 2024

OA: Competition Rules for MTBO Events valid from April 2023

OSA Local Rules

SA-Victoria Challenge Rules Sept 2011

SA Night Championhips Club Challenge updated Oct 2016

SA Relay Championships  Dec 2016

6A Relay Championships Handicap Scorer Aug 2012 (Excel Spreadsheet)

Critical Incidents   Adopted June 2016

OY Points Calculationand Rules Feb 2008, Updated Dec 2023

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