The SA Schools Orienteering Championships was held at Belair National Park on Monday 27th May, on a cool cloudy but fine day. Approximately 340 students were entered from 16 Primary Schools and 14 Secondary Schools. Students entered 36 different age classes, with A classes for the more experienced, and B classes for those newer to the sport. Recreational pairs classes were also available to primary school students.
The event was presented by Onkaparinga Hills Orienteering club, with
Course Planners: Adrian and Robin Uppill
Controller: Peter Cutten
Organiser: David Tilbrook
assisted by helpers from OH and all other metropolitan clubs.
The presentations to primary classes were made by Ruhi Afnan representing “Surveying and Mapping SA”, which provided medals for these classes. Senior class medals were presented by the local state MP Sam Duluk.
The shields were won as follows
John Williams Primary Shield – Woodside PS, with Goodwood and Stirling East PS in 2nd and 3rd places
Brian Wale Secondary Shield – Heathfield HS (first time winners of the shield) with Black Friars Priory School, and Marryatville HS in 2nd and 3rd places.
Thanks to all who participated, all helpers that made the event possible and National Parks for permission to use the park for the event.
Results are here.
Course for MOpenA and M16A
Students at the Presentation