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Metro Series Resumes This Saturday

Metro Series Resumes This Saturday

The 2019 ACT Metro Series & Junior League will resume this Saturday 27 July with event #10 at the University of Canberra (pictured above). All the event details are available here. Bushflyer and reigning Australian Schools Sprint Champion, David Stocks, has set the following sprint courses: Course Length (via shortest route) Controls Scale Map Flip …

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Tidbinbilla Proved to be a Challenging Area

Tidbinbilla Proved to be a Challenging Area

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, the venue for 2019 ACT League # 8 and the newest for Orienteering in the ACT, proved to be a challenge for the course planner and competitors alike, and for some competitors and insurmountable challenge.  The more successful orienteers used canny route choices to avoid the impenetrable undergrowth, which was mainly blackberries, …

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Tara and Tate are Orienteering ACT’s Nominations for People’s Sporting Champion Award

Tara and Tate are Orienteering ACT’s Nominations for People’s Sporting Champion Award

In early July Orienteering ACT was encouraged, at short notice, to submit two nominations for the 2019 Canberra Milk People’s Sporting Champion Award.  The nominations could be a representative of our sport whom we considered had achieved any number of the following: Outstanding sporting results during the year; Provided inspiration to the voter; Given back …

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Introducing our next International Coach in Residence: Fryderyk Pryjma!

Introducing our next International Coach in Residence: Fryderyk Pryjma!

Last Summer OACT hosted the French/Finnish coaches Fredo and Saara and they ran a wide range of technical and physical training activities for our community. They also delivered a lot of orienteering classes in ACT schools and made one new school map. You can find lots more information about the program here and previous coaches …

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New Tidbinbilla Map – This Sunday!

New Tidbinbilla Map – This Sunday!

The ACT Classic Series continues this Sunday 21 July on a brand new map of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. This will be the eighth round of the 2019 ACT League. A full range of courses suitable for all abilities will be available. The event details are available here. Nathan Guinness (course setter) & Phil Walker (controller) …

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