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SA Schools Team

SA Schools Team 2024

South Australian Schools Orienteering Team nomination

In 2024 the SA schools team will be competing in the Australian Schools Orienteering Championships (ASOC) as part of the National carnival to be held in New South Wales around Armidale in the September/October school holidays.

More information about the National carnival can be found in this link:

The team that will be selected based on the criteria set out below will be looking to build on the success of recent years. The team will be selected by an independent panel of orienteers, with the chair being the appointed Schools team coach.

As in previous years, the focus for selection will be on participation and results at the Schools Selection Trial Events, and the Junior Arrows trainings and training camp held July (Date TBC). Results from 2024 National League races, the Easter Carnival in SA, or any overseas major competitions will also form part of the extended criteria for selection.

The minimum age selection criteria is that you must be turning 12 years old during 2024, regardless of whether you are in primary or high school. Sign off from your school principal will be required should you be successful in being selected.

Nominations are required to be submitted online via Eventor by Friday 30th May. Should you have any questions please contact

Jack Marschall 0490 688 603  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Patsy Burley 0416 197 696 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kate Marschall  0413 154 862 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The SST trials are below:

  1. Sprint Champs - 3rd March
  2. Easter weekend - 29th-1st March
  3. SA Schools Champs - 27th May
  4. Woodhouse OY - 2nd June
  5. June Long Weekend - 8-10th June
  6. July Training Camp - TBA

 

Secondary trials (backup races):

  1. Para Wirra OY - 26th May
  2. Oceania or any other National League races.
  3. Overseas races to the date of 17th July.
  4. Lincoln, Saltbush and Top End runners need to nominate a local race for one of their selections.
  5. Nominees should aim to submit a 5km time trial as a secondary trial

Please note that there is not a minimum SST to attend but it is HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED that those nominating attend as many events as they can.

It is also recommended that those who nominate also participate in the July Orienteering Camp.

Overseas trials include Oringen and any national championship results from international countries. 

 

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