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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


  • Entries for Xmas 5-Days are now open and close on Dec 14th.
  • The online December edition of the Australian Orienteer is now available. Go to About Us -> News -> Australian Orienteer.
  • Memberships for 2022 are now open. Sport Voucher applications are also open now. They have been extended & are now available for students aged 5-15 as of 31/12/2022. For more information go to About Orienteering -> Join Now  A good time for non members to consider joining now as it includes members entry rates at events in Nov & Dec 2021

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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