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  • The Dec edition of the SA Orienteer is available online. Go to About Us -> SA Orienteer
  •  Memberships for 2022 are open. To get member discounts you need to renew or take out membership before entering. 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 and the Sport Voucher link go to About Orienteering -> Join Now 

Summer Orienteering

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OSA's Summer Orienteering Program is held across Metropolitan Adelaide during the warmer months. Events are generally held on Friday evenings through November to February. They are designed for easy access by public transport.

Kicking off with the Twilight Series, it's a fun way to introduce friends to the sport. Click the links below to register on Eventor.

Twilight and Sprint Series events are held on park and street maps.  For the basics of the orienteering course and map used for these event, see the picture below the event list. And under that is an example of a typical summer orienteering sprint course.

 

Twilight Series

Starting on Friday 19 November through to January 2022.

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TWILIGHT SERIES PROGRAMME

19th November – South East Parklands, City


26th November – Panorama


3rd December – Torrens Linear Park, Paradise


10th December – North East Parklands, City


17th December – Henley Beach

18th December - extra novelty event on the Saturday evening at Mitcham Reserve


14th January – Hazelwood Park and Burnside


21st January – Northern Adelaide City Parklands


28th January – Kingston Park, Marino

*Twilight Series flyers designed by Max Grivell. 

 
 Twilight 1 SM
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Snap Sprint Series

Look out for details - as soon as locations are confirmed we'll post the links here.

  Basics of Orienteering Map and Course

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 Sample Snap Sprint Map:

Underdale Long

 

Event Calendar

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Always check with the details of any listed event below as changes are sometimes necessary.

For rogaine events see the SARA Event page here.

DayDateEventOrganising clubDiscipline
Friday21-Jan-22Twilight Series #7 - Northern Adelaide City ParklandsOrienteering SAPark and street orienteering,
Foot orienteering
Friday28-Jan-22Twilight Series #8 - Kingston Park, MarinoOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Friday04-Feb-22Snap Sprint Series Race 1Orienteering SAFoot orienteering
Friday04-Feb-22Adelaide Sprint Camp- all daysOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Friday04-Feb-22NT: Wet Season Series: LudmillaTop End OrienteersPark and street orienteering
Friday11-Feb-22Snap Sprint Series Race 2Orienteering SAFoot orienteering
Wednesday16-Feb-22Midweek Training Season TicketOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Wednesday16-Feb-22Midweek Training Carisbrooke ParkOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Friday18-Feb-22Snap Sprint Series Race 3Orienteering SAFoot orienteering
Friday25-Feb-22Snap Sprint Series Race 4Orienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday06-Mar-22SA Sprint Championships Keithcot FarmTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday13-Mar-22Wetlands-Tower HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Wednesday16-Mar-22Midweek Training Chalks Mt CrawfordOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday20-Mar-22West Adelaide ParklandsTjuringa OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday27-Mar-22Gowrie-LaceySaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Sunday27-Mar-22Belair National ParkOnkaparinga Hills Orienteering ClubFoot orienteering
Wednesday06-Apr-22Midweek Training KuitpoOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday10-Apr-22Cheeseboard HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday10-Apr-22Mack Creek OYTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday01-May-22Moonabie RangeSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Wednesday11-May-22Midweek Training Para WirraOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday15-May-22City to Bush Event Wadmore Park & SurroundsTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday29-May-22Cooyerdoo HilSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Monday06-Jun-22Cobbler CreekYalanga OrienteersMountain bike orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Saturday11-Jun-22Mulga ValleyTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Wednesday15-Jun-22Midweek Training Mt CrawfordOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday19-Jun-22Casuarina RidgeSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday03-Jul-22Wild Dog HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Wednesday13-Jul-22Midweek Training Wirra WirraOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday31-Jul-22Moonabie WestSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday31-Jul-22Roseworthy Sprint EventTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Wednesday17-Aug-22Midweek Training Mt CrawfordOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday28-Aug-22SA Middle DIstance Champs PymptonTintookies OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday11-Sep-22Whyalla HillsSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Wednesday14-Sep-22Midweek Training KuitpoOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Sunday25-Sep-22Whyalla EastSaltbush OrienteersPark and street orienteering
Wednesday19-Oct-22Midweek Training BelairOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Wednesday16-Nov-22Midweek Training Mt CrawfordOrienteering SAFoot orienteering
Wednesday07-Dec-22Midweek TrainingOrienteering SAFoot orienteering

Country Club Event Calendar

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Lincoln Orienteers Events in the Port Lincoln area are organised by Lincoln Orienteers.

For further information on Lincoln events visit the Lincoln Orienteers website

 Saltbush Orienteers

Saltbush

Saltbush Orienteers organises event in Whyalla and surrounding areas

For further information on Saltbush events please  visit the Saltbush Orienteers website:

 

 

Top End logoTop End Orienteers

Top End Orienteers is based in Darwin and organises events in the Darwin area and other locations within the Northern Territory including Alice Springs. For more information visit the Top End Orienteers Website

 

DayDateEventOrganising clubDiscipline
Friday04-Feb-22NT: Wet Season Series: LudmillaTop End OrienteersPark and street orienteering
Sunday13-Mar-22Wetlands-Tower HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Sunday27-Mar-22Gowrie-LaceySaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Sunday10-Apr-22Cheeseboard HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday01-May-22Moonabie RangeSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday29-May-22Cooyerdoo HilSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday19-Jun-22Casuarina RidgeSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday03-Jul-22Wild Dog HillSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday31-Jul-22Moonabie WestSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering
Sunday11-Sep-22Whyalla HillsSaltbush OrienteersFoot orienteering,
Park and street orienteering
Sunday25-Sep-22Whyalla EastSaltbush OrienteersPark and street orienteering

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Event Guide

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For details of all events, click on the event link in the list at the right, or on the Event Calendar page.

All events are open to both club members and the general public. 

Enter as a Group or as an Individual.

The event details will specifiy of the event is Pre-entry only, or of Enter at the event is possible.  Currently many events are pre-entry only.

For events run by the country based clubs see the menu "Country Club Events".

Bringing a larger group - if you are coming in a group of 6 or more people (e.g school group), please let the contact person for the event know so they can ensure that enough course maps are available for your group.

Event Cancellation - very rarely events have to be cancelled e.g. very hot or cold weather or when there is a fire ban in a restricted area so always check the event details for updates close to the event

Orienteering Event Series

Twilight & Snap Sprint Series
A series of Friday evening events through the summer months in Adelaide’s parklands and suburban regions,ideal for newcomers, walkers and groups.
 
Urban Events & City to Bush Series
A series of events in May held in the Adelaide metropolitanarea utilising both park/street and bushland areas.
 
Bush Events
The standard series of events running from March untilOctober including Orienteer of the Year Events (OY) where member participants earn points toward the Orienteer of the YearAward in their age category.
 
Training and Introduction to Orienteering Events
 
Many training events are held throughout the year, including Sunday training days, Wednesday half days, the Women’s Training Day, Introduction to Orienteering Events
and other general training.  See the Coaching and Training page.

 Mountain Bike Orienteering Events

Combine traditional foot orienteering with mountain bike racing.

Other Navigational Actvities

The SA Rogaine association provides several events through the year that are moderate (3 hr) and longer duration (24 hr) navigation events.

See the SARA website here.

 

 

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