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: Saturday, 21-May-22 :  ACT Metro Series: Junior League #4 & Map Mates #2, Campbell Park  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

2022 Junior League update after three rounds

The 2022 edition of the ACT Junior League has just completed the third round. 59 juniors competed in an event while fourteen competitors have completed all three.¬† The three events have been quite different with the transition from the urban park setting of Weston Park to the bush sprint of Mt Taylor. Isaacs Ridge contrasted …

MTBO Series #2 at Majura Pines, 22 May

The second event of MTBO Series 2022 will take place at the beautiful Majura Pines, utilising the fast and enjoyable mtb single tracks of Majura Park. ACT MTBO Series is a Series for everyone! For those who have practiced MTBO skills for a while, for experienced mtbikers and orienteers, and for families and an absolute …

ACT League Tied After Three Races

Pictured (L to R): Grant Bluett, David Stocks, Grace Crane The 2021 ACT League ended with Grant Bluett and Matt Crane tied on 670 points, after the ACT Middle and Long Distance Championships were postponed for 12 months because of COVID-19 restrictions. The 2022 ACT League¬† began with three events, two associated with National League …

Formative Years of Coaching Plus Hard Work Pays Dividends

Congratulations to Caitlin Young (selected for the World University Championships and World Championships) and David Stocks (selected for the World University Championships and Junior World Championships) on their recent selection in Australian representative teams. The podium is a familiar space for Caitlin Young and David Stocks, both having been part of ACT Schools Team since …

Nominations Called for 2022 ACT Schools Team

The OACT Board is calling for nominations from any interested ACT Juniors who are eligible for selection in the 2022 ACT ASOC team, to compete in the Australian Schools Orienteering Championships, held in conjunction with the Australian Orienteering Championships, in Victoria from 23rd September to 3rd October 2022. A series of selection trials will be …

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