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Yalanga Awards

Barbwire Jocks | Performance of the Year | Club Champion
Junior Encouragement Award | Mappers Award | Al(astair) Simmonds Trophy

  Barbwire Jocks

  The criteria for this award are simple - you must be injured or become distressed to a level where any sane person would retire and seek assistance, but nonetheless you refuse all help and complete your course.

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1990 - Peter Mayer 2000 - N/A
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1991 - Kym Barnett 2001 - N/A
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1992 - Bill Catchpoole 2002 - N/A
1983 - Peter Thompson 1993 - N/A 2003 - Rob Tucker
1984 - Al Simmonds 1994 - N/A 2004 - N/A
1985 - N/A 1995 - N/A 2005 -
1986 - Irena Palmer 1996 - Rob Klienig 2006 - ?
1987 - Garth Barnett 1997 - Peter Mayer 2007 - ?
1988 - Benie Henriksen 1998 - Ian Harding 2008 - ?
1989 - Leslie Smith 1999 - Ruth Nicolson 2009 - ?

Performance of the Year

  Contrary to what one may think, the “performance” refers to something a member does that is real bad or just plain stupid.

1982 P.McArdle 186 mins. 6.7km, Devil's Gully.
1983 Leigh Twining 107' 31", 5km, Snow Hill.
1984 Bill Catchpoole For failing to punch not once but twice, teams Champs, Mount Pleasent.
1985 Peter Thompson ...of the Yalanga Whackers for sending both of his team mates to the same control.
1986 Ashely Dodsworth For exchanging two control stands during a Yalanga event at Loftia Park.
1987 Pat Fisher For running a complete course backwards.
1988 Dennis O'Brien 60 mins. searching for the buried control Bullapaunga Hill.
1989 Peter Mayer Australian Champs, Controls 3-4, 400m, 60 mins.
1990 Doug Mc Murray 24 hours in the bog, Keyneton Station.
1991 Bente Kenricksen Ran off the map!, Vixen Gully.
1992 Philip Rattray I beat Ken Fisher.
1993 Leslie Smith 60 mins. searching for the top of every boulder at Marne Rocks.
1994 Philip Rattray Failed to relocate from the finish, Austrlain Champs.
1995 Kym Barnett Para Wirra, 3/9/95, DNF'd with a prickle in his shin.
1996 Christine O'Keefe For an international phone call.
1997 Leslie Smith For losing it all at Broken Hill.
1998 Doug McMurray State Champs, "What were all the others doing?"
1999 Richard Hallett 180° error, tour of Mt. Gawler during the Goblin's Glen Relays.
2000 Doug Fotheringham
2001 Sandra Afnan Introduce-A-Novice
2002 Steve Cooper
2003 Rob Tucker For getting bogged at South Para
2004 Peter Mayer For self-inflicted injuries to his Porsche 4WD. “Bushland: 2, beats Porsche: Nil”
2005

2006

Club Champion

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1990 - Amanda Smith 2000 - Lachlam Hallett
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1991 - Tony Woolford 2001 - Lachlan Hallett
1982 - Al Simmonds 1992 - Bente Henriksen 2002 - Zebedy Hallett
1983 - Bill Catchpoole 1993 - Irena Palmer 2003 - Lachlan Hallett
1984 - Doug McMurray 1994 - Peter Mayer 2004 - Steve Sullivan
1985 - Amanda Smith 1995 - Irena Palmer 2005 -
1986 - Miriam Palmer 1996 - Peter Taylor 2006 - ?
1987 - Peter Mayer 1997 - Lachlan Hallett 2007 - ?
1988 - Amanda Smith 1998 - Lachlan Hallett 2008 - ?
1989 - Amanda Smith 1999 - Zebedy Hallett 2009 - ?

Junior Encouragement Award

  An award to encourage the younger members to continue their orienteering.

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1990 - Kym Barnett 2000 - N/A
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1991 - Danny Ullmer 2001 - N/A
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1992 - Rebecca Smith 2002 - Michael Fisher
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1993 - Kim Tucker 2003 - Thomas Fotheringham
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1994 - Imogen Fry 2004 - Liana Crebbin
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1995 - Jason Nicolson 2005 -
1986 - Garth Barnett 1996 - Zebedy Hallet 2006 - ?
1987 - Krista Barnett 1997 - Shannon Nicolson 2007 - ?
1988 - Ben Mitchell 1998 - Zebedy Hallet 2008 - ?
1989 - Sarch Mitchell 1999 - Shannon Nicolson 2009 - ?


Mapper's Award

  Awarded to a member who has given up their time to produce, with great effort, a map for the club.

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1990 - Irena Palmer 2000 - Irena Palmer
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1991 - Irena Palmer 2001 - Irena Palmer
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1992 - Irena Palmer 2002 - Irena Palmer
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1993 - Irena Palmer 2003 - N/A
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1994 - Ian Harding 2004 - N/A
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1995 - Garry Trethewey 2005 -
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1996 - Ian Smith 2006 - ?
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1997 - N/A 2007 - ?
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1998 - Irena Palmer 2008 - ?
1989 - Ian Smith 1999 - Irena Palmer 2009 - ?

Al(astair) Simmonds Trophy
  Outstanding Service to the Yalanga Orienteers Club

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1990 - Glen & Jeanette Matthews 2000 - Gerry Velaitis
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1991 - Ken Fisher 2001 - Ken & Pat Fisher
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1992 - Dexter & Irena Palmer 2002 - Gerry Velaitis
1983 - Gavin Bowden 1993 - Ian Smith 2003 - Barb Lane
1984 - Tony Miers 1994 - Irena Palmer 2004 - Daryl & Julie Crebbin
1985 - Ian & Barb Smith 1995 - Peter Mayer 2005 -
1986 - Dexter Palmer 1996 - Bill Catchpoole 2006 - ?
1987 - Jill & Ashley Dodsworth 1997 - Gerry & Pat Velaitis 2007 - ?
1988 - Doug McMurray 1998 - Ian Harding 2008 - ?
1989 - Pat & Ken Fisher 1999 - Barb Lane 2009 - ?