ACT Schools Orienteering Team Trials Information - 2017
Thursday, 18 May 2017
ACT Schools Orienteering Team Trials Information -
We encourage all keen school aged ACT Orienteers
to trial for the ACT School Orienteering Team.
If you are regularly and comfortably running Orange
courses (Junior category - see below) or Red Courses. ( Senior category - see
below), we encourage you to nominate for the team trials.
Details of what is required:
The ACT Team
An ACT student team will be selected, annually, to take
part in the Australian Schools Orienteering Championships
(ASOC) This year the Championships will be held in the Bathurst region,
The team will comprise of 4 competitors in 4 categories
(8 girls, 8 boys) with up to 4 travelling reserves (at the discretion of
the ASOC Championship organisers each year) Competition age
categories: age is at 31st Dec in the year of competition.
1. Junior Girls 15 years and under
2. Senior Girls 16 years and over (open)
2. Junior Boys 15 Years and under
4. Senior Boys 16 years and over
SELECTION CRITERIA: Students wishing to be considered for selection must:
1. Attend school in the ACT or be registered as
an ACT school pupil (home schooling).
Students must turn 12 years of age or older in the year of the
2. Participate in the majority of the following
Ratall Creek LEAGUE EVENT
Mt Ainslie Nth
Kowen Forest LEAGUE
SATURDAY 29 July
• Participation in at least 4 of the primary selection
events is preferable.
• Participation in at least one of the ACT League
Events at Red Course standard is compulsory for Seniors.
• Start times will be allocated to athletes who have
nominated and selection courses will be run with a blind start; i.e maps will
not be viewed before the allocated start time.
3. Show commitment to the sport:
• Be an active member of an Orienteering ACT club.
• Demonstrate regular attendance at Saturday and ACT
League Series events and other Squad activities.
• Show willingness to participate in other events as
well as the selection races to improve your skills and fitness.
4. Nominate no later than FRIDAY 2 June 2017 on
the ACT School Sport nomination page: https://www.schoolsportact.asn.au
Please nominate well before the due date so we can have
an up to date list of those trying out for the team. We look forward to
receiving your nomination. If you have any questions or require more
information please contact Andrew Cumming Thom 2017 ACT Team Manager 0419 246
School Sport ACT Nomination Process:
School Sport ACT now collects all registration
information online – this is to prevent the movement to and fro of a paper note
and have all information readily available to ofﬁcials prior to the trial. As
this process incurs a fee for data storage, system maintenance and admin a
small $3 fee payment via credit card will be required.
1. Go to the School Sport ACT website – www.schoolsportact.asn.au
2. Click Register (top right corner of homepage) to create
or access an Account – enter parent details and password
3. A conﬁrmation email will be sent to your chosen email
that will contain a link that you must click on to verify the email account.
4. Click Log In (top right hand corner of home page) enter
password then click on top tab My Proﬁle 5. You will see a ‘dashboard’ of your
information, click green box to Add Student – enter student and medical details
5. Go to the Sports Tab – choose your speciﬁc sport, click
on Trial Information box then click on the Register to Trial link.
6. Select your child’s name from the dropdown box and then
enter the optional ﬁelds for Playing History and Representative Experience.
7. Make the $3 credit card payment then click to register.
8. An automated email will then be sent to your
Principal/School Approver for their approval to trial (no need to take anything
to school for the Principal to sign).
9. You will be able to see the process has been complete
back in My Proﬁle – once your Principal/School Approver has completed the
approval process your child’s information will be collated onto a list for the
Team Manager and Coach prior to trial.
10. Note the registration process closes two days before
the ﬁrst trial date to allow sufﬁcient time for approval and sharing of