Message to all Orienteers from the President of Orienteering South Australia
    In the light of the following message from Orienteering Australia (below) and the current situation with Covid -19 all orienteering events and OSA training activities in South Australia will be cancelled until after the June long weekend. Future cancellations will be revisited closer to that time. This will also cancel the OY competition and the schools selection trials.
    We apologize for the disappointment and look forward to the day when we can all go orienteering again.
    Rob Tucker President
    The full message from Orienteering Australia is here.
  • Permanent course maps at Kuitpo HQ and The Eucalypts have been updated. Thanks to Paul Hoopmann. When using this and other permanent courses remember that large groups are no longer appropriate and that current social distancing rules must be applied. For more information about this and other courses go to DIY Orienteering .
  • The March edition of the SA Orienteer is now available for viewing online.The main articles are on Robin Uppill's Order of Australia award, her life as an orienteer, and transition from geologist to IT worker. Other articles are on Junior Arrows recruitment, SA's Sprint Champion of Champions, orienteering techniques, including an orienteering simulator, Hill's fires, Top End snippets, smart phone orienteering, new sprint symbols, the 2020 interstate program, and more.Go to About Us -> SA Orienteer
  • The March Edition of the Australian Orienteer is now available online.

Final Events in the 2020 Summer Sprint Season in Adelaide

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Training and competition events are available from Friday 21 – Sunday 23rd Feb as the Adelaide Sprint Camp organized by our coach in residence Evalin Brautigam. Adelaide Sprint Camp will be a weekend full of orienteering training and races. We invite everyone to come out for all or part of the weekend. There is a lot happening so if you can’t do it all, then just sign up for the races. This still lets you compete for prizes. The highlight of the weekend is the Knock-out sprint on Sunday which is a series of 4 short races where you shuffle up or down groups depending on how you place. We will also be using SI-Air+ for all the races during the weekend, and even if you don’t have one you will have the chance to rent one for free. Full details in the event bulletin here, with the program as follows:

Friday 21- AM – Training 1 and 2 at Flinders University

Friday 21 – Evening – Final event in the Snap Sprint Series at Stirling

Saturday – AM – Training – Botanic Gardens

Saturday – Early PM – Training – Eastern Adelaide CBD

Saturday Evening – Competition Event – Semaphore Park

Sunday - AM – Knockout Sprint – 4 short races at Trinity College


The following weekend is the final event of the summer sprint season, the SA Sprint Championships at the Waite Campus of Adelaide University on Sunday March 1st. Course setter is Dante Afnan.

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