SALTBUSH ORIENTEERS HOMEPAGE
Orienteering for 44 years.
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Saltbush Orienteers is based in the city of Whyalla which is located on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. The club was first established in 1974. Most of the maps we use are in the nearby Middleback Ranges within 30-60 minutes driving time from the city. New to orienteering: Click here for more information about orienteering..
Go to Events & Location to see 2018 Programme as well as combined Saltbush & Lincoln Orienteers Programme.
Please visit the Saltbush Orienteers Facebook Page
Next event is a cross country event on Sunday 26th May 2019. Courses for all levels of ability. See article below
Casuarina Ridge cross-country event on Sunday 26th May 2019
* Participants can start between 10 am and 1 pm. Return to the orienteering van by 3 pm
- Casual fees - Individual $10.00 and Family/Group $15.00
Directions to the Casuarina Ridge event
June Long Weekend
Hope you are able to join in the orienteering events on the June long weekend.
Attached is all the information about the courses on Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th and Monday 10th.
Make it a whole weekend holiday, staying at Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay or Nyroca, or somewhere else if you can. Compete in one, two or all three events!
Contact person for Nyroca accommodation is Warren Dickie - 0427 828 235.
There are Recreational Courses available on the Sunday.
Awards presented for the season
(l-r, John Paterson, Darren Bergmann and Jason Munday, absent - Tonia Munday)
The annual general meeting of Saltbush Orienteers was held on Friday 19th October and members were awarded for their efforts in the past season. Jason Munday received the Male Golden Flash for being the fastest male runner (average run rate (bush) of 10:22 (min/sec per kilometre) and the Male Orienteer of the Year, Tonia Munday received the Female Gold Flash (average run rate 16:33) and Female Orienteer of the Year, Most Improved Orienteer was Darren Bergmann and Club Person was John Paterson. Second placed in the Golden Flash awards were Darren Bergmann and Mel Bergmann.
The committee positions changed slightly and Greg Hancock was elected President, Darren Bergmann was elected Vice-President and the rest of the committee remained in place.