Event Management & Competition Rulescontrolflagsmall

updated 21st Aug 2021

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 Jan 2020

2 Course Planning Guidelinesupdated Jan 2018

3 Event Organisation Guidelines Jan 2018

4 IOF Control Descriptions. Jan 2018

4B IOF Control Descriptions Australian Version updated 2018

 5 Safety Guidelines Updated Feb 2015

 5B Event Cancellation Hot Weather April 2015

 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 21st Aug 2021

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 5th Aug 2019

 14A Download symbol.xml (updated 1st May 2018) to align Purple Pen with Australian Control Descriptions 2018. Save to Purple Pen directory & unzip there to replace original file: symbols.zip

15 Eventor Guide EventManagement OSA Version  19th Nov 2020

16 Risk Statement March 2019

16A Risk statement for events March 2019

17 Event Information Template Example.docx April 2015

18 Entering non Sportsoftware Results into Eventor April 2019




 Other Documents Relavent  to Event Organisation

1A 2021 Certificate of Currency Cover Sheet

1B 2021 Certificate of Currency Full VersionThis full version should only be used  where an owner or organisation has specifically asked to be listed. 


OA: Competition Rules for Foot Orienteering Events March 31st 2021

OA: Competition Rules for MTBO Events updated Nov 2018

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

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