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Junior Arrows

JuniorArrowsSA Junior Arrows Orienteering Squad

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The SA Junior Arrows Orienteering Squad will cater for young school aged orienteers aged 12-18. On leaving high school hopefully they will progress to the Southern Arrows Team.

The squad will at times be grouped into sub-squads; namely the junior boys and girls and the senior boys and girls.

 The objectives within the squad will be:

·                     Junior Boys and Girls Sub-squad

o    Orienteer with due regard to personal safety.

o    Learn and develop the basic skills and techniques of moderate courses.

o    Learn and develop the advanced skills and techniques of moderate courses.

o    Achieve high placing at orienteering events for their gender and age.

o    Gain selection in the Junior Boys/Girls section of the SA Schools Orienteering Team.

o    Gain an introduction to the skills and techniques of hard courses.

o    Progress to the Senior Boys and Girls Sub-squad.

·                     Senior Boys and Girls Sub-squad

o    Orienteer with due regard to personal safety.

o    Learn and develop the basic skills and techniques of hard courses.

o    Learn and develop the advanced skills and techniques of hard courses.

o    Achieve high placing at orienteering events for their gender and age.

o    Gain selection in the Senior Boys/Girls section of the SA Schools Orienteering Team.

o    Progress to the Southern Arrows Team on leaving high school.

As all activities up to at least after the June Long weekend are cancelled - all events prior to that are removed

 

2020 training dates:

Throughout summer there are orienteering trainings on Wednesday night at 6pm. Information about these trainings are on the OrienteeringSA Facebook page every Monday. In 2020 Junior Arrows trainings will be held once a month around orienteering events.

These dates are below:

 

• Junior Arrows training camp 9th-12th July Venue TBC

School Selection Trials

Each year we select a team of up to 20 for the South Australian Schools Orienteering team to compete at the Australian Orienteering Championships. This year the championships will be held in Tasmania! To be selected for this team you need to nominate and attend as many of the Schools Selection Trials as possible. You must run either MW14 or up in the trials or run the course stated by the Schools Coach/Manager.

 

• 12th July (last day of SA junior camp)

 

Nomination forms: 

https://forms.gle/cuPEDZrjFSGuj3vf9

 

Contacts and further information

If you want more details about the Junior Arrows Squad  please contact

Junior Arrows & SA School Teams Coach: Bridget Anderson email1

Junior Arrows Deputy Coach:  Simon Uppill email1 

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