NEXT EVENT: Sunday, 22-Jul-18 :  ACT Classic Series: ACT League #9, Mt Jerrabomberra  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Perfect Winter’s Day for ACT Midweek #11 on Black Mountain

Perfect Winter’s Day for ACT Midweek #11 on Black Mountain

Canberra orienteers enjoyed perfect weather for ACT Midweek event # 11 on the western slopes of Black Mountain in the shadow of Telstra Tower. It was a cloudless 12C degree day. Organiser and course planner Tim Cox prepared excellent courses that gave competitors a number of options for negotiating the numerous, deep erosion gullies. The […]

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Sunday’s ACT League event, Jerrabomberra

Sunday’s ACT League event, Jerrabomberra

Next Sunday’s Classic Series event, ACT League #9, will be held on the recently updated and extended Jerrabomberra Hill map.  Ian Elz has set some interesting courses suitable for all abilities, so come along and enjoy the challenge.  Terrain is varied, including runnable forest, some steep sections, and a wide variety of erosion features.  The […]

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Cockatoos Trio Representing Australia in JWOC in Hungary

Cockatoos Trio Representing Australia in JWOC in Hungary

Three junior Canberra Cockatoos, Tara Melhuish, Zoe Melhuish and Patrick Miller will be competing for Australia in the 2018 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Hungary starting on Monday. The event centre will be at Kecskemét, a city in the central part of Hungary. It is the 8th largest city in the country and the county […]

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ACT Junior League reaches the half way point

ACT Junior League reaches the half way point

We are halfway through the Saturday ACT Junior league for 2018 after Saturday’s event at the Pinnacle. More than 150 juniors have competed in an event this season with 35 of those competitors completing all seven events.  The highest scorers across the men’s and women’s classes both come from the 16 year classes with David […]

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Map Mates Presentation

Map Mates Presentation

The Map Mates winter competition, which ran for four weeks in conjunction with the Saturday ACT Metro Series, concluded today with a presentation BBQ. The Map Mates competition was hotly contested this season with only four points separating the top four teams. The brother and sister team “Which Way?” received the highest team points by […]

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