Permanent courses allow you to print your own map and do an orienteering course in your own time. We have a number of permanent courses in Canberra and courses to suit all ages an abilities.

MapRun is an Android/iOS orienteering app that provides GPS based punching and timing for courses. There are plenty of courses to try and you can compare your time to others.

NEXT EVENT: Sunday, 27-Sep-20 :  ACT Classic Series: ACT League #6, Orchard Road  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Details of Sunday’s Classic Series Event

Details of Sunday’s Classic Series Event

Due to a technical issue the normal event information and eventor pages are temporarily unavailable, the details of this Weekend’s Classic Series event at Orchard Road are instead available below. COVID-19 Event Entry Policy Anyone entering an OACT event MUST comply with the current Covid-19 health advice in both their home state and the ACT, …
Final Junior League Scores for 2020

Final Junior League Scores for 2020

A much shorter than usual 2020 Junior League concluded with the first use of the new Cork Oak map on Saturday.  A total of 122 juniors entered an event during the season with 70 completing the minimum of five events needed to qualify for the final scoring.  Competitors best seven scores across the nine events …
Ian Prosser Proves Age is no Barrier

Ian Prosser Proves Age is no Barrier

On Sunday, Ian Prosser, approaching his 60th birthday, proved the validity of the Orienteering ACT Age/Gender Handicap factors in being one of the oldest competitors to win a round of the ACT League, when he had the fastest kilometre rate on corrected time in event 5 of the 2020 ACT League at Tidbinbilla. After finishing …
New Map for Metro Series Final – This Saturday

New Map for Metro Series Final – This Saturday

Abominable O-men and Canberra Cockatoos stalwart, Shannon Jones, has created some intricate and fast flowing courses for the final event of the Junior League on Saturday September 19th. While the parking and assembly area for the event is at the usual location for Aranda Snow Gums, all courses will start in the old Cork Oak …
Understanding Orienteering ACT’s Age/Gender Handicap Competitions

Understanding Orienteering ACT’s Age/Gender Handicap Competitions

2020 is the 30th anniversary of Orienteering ACT having an Orienteering of the Year competition, with the winner being presented with the Wehner Cup, named in honour of Claire and Hermann Wehner, for their contribution to the establishment of orienteering in the ACT. This article explains how the system of determining the ACT Orienteering of …

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