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Sprint Adelaide Australia Day Long Weekend

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Late News:A reminder that pre entry closes at midnight on Tues 22nd January. Enter on the day is possible for the medium and short courses but pre entry is preferred.

Over the Australia Day long weekend in late January, Adelaide is the focus for sprint orienteering – Sprint Adelaide.

Four days and five sprint races in detailed urban and forest terrain open to all competitors. The event is being organized by the national orienteering squads as part of a training camp in Adelaide.
Come and compete against Australia’s best or simply enjoy some fun summer holiday orienteering.

  • Course 1, Long, Hard Nav, aimed at the Elite Orienteer
    • 2 Individual Sprint races
    • 1 Night race
    • 1 Knock out sprint race
    • 1 3k track time trial
  • Course 2, Medium, Hard Nav, nearly as long as long, for all other who want a challenge
    • 4 Individual Sprint races
    • 1 Night race
  • Course 3, Short, Moderate Nav, for all other competitors
    • 4 Individual Sprint races
    • 1 Night race

Events are

Friday 25 Jan – Night Race – Belair Golf Courseand NP
Saturday26 Jan AM- 3 km Time trial for those entering Course 1 only
Saturday 26 Jan PM – Sprint Event, Heathfield– sprint map has been extended
Sunday 27 Jan AM – Knockout Sprint preliminaries for those entering Course 1, Sprint race for others, Flinders University

Sunday 27 Jan – PM - Knockout Sprint Finals for those entering Course 1, Sprint race for others, Flinders University 
Monday 28 Jan – Sprint Race, Mt Barker

Best 4 of 5 events to count

If you want to enter ALL 5 races https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/7566 or enter each individually at the links for each event

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February is Sprint Orienteering month

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The Friday evening orienteering events shift in February to the shorter format of “Sprint Orienteering”. The events have shorter courses on more complex map areas, however an Easy course is available for newcomers. Each event has two technical courses, usually around 2 km and 3 km in length, although you will generally travel longer than this due to the many obstacles on the map.

The series begins at Adelaide University, followed by events at the Uni SA Campus at Mawson Lakes, Torrens Linear Park at Lochiel north east of the city, and the final event on the Torrens Linear Park at Underdale, west of the city.

Pre-entry is available from the event link at left or from the Event Calendar page. Enter either male or female junior, open or veteran, for either the short or long course. Enter on the day is available at all events as well.

The series is sponsored by Snap Printing and Wildfire Sports, and hosted as a fundraiser by the Southern Arrows, South Australia’s elite orienteering squad.

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Principal Sponsor

SA Office for Recreation and Sport

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Other Sponsors and Supporters

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