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, 03-Dec-23 :  ACT Sprint Series #1, Bruce CIT  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Learn to Orienteer Pilot Program Recap

Learn to Orienteer is a new Orienteering Australia program funded through the Australian Sports Commission. The Orienteering ACT pilot program ran for 7 weeks, Orienteering Victoria ran a second pilot with 4 sessions of the same concept. The program was open to anyone who wanted to learn how to orienteer; beginners of all ages were…
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Spring SC-ORE School Orienteering 2023

Spring SC-ORE 2023 is now over after four wonderful events at Hawker PS, Blue Gum PS, Haig Park and Aranda PS respectively. There were twenty-one teams with 82 students from 8 primary schools and home educated starting the day with navigation and running before school. It has been great to see so many children enthusiastically…
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Sprint Series Starts This Sunday

The 2023-24 Sprint Series will start on Sunday 3 December at Bruce CIT. A single short course of about 2.5km will be available, with starts anytime between 9am & 10am. We have a fantastic program coming up: Sunday 3 December Bruce CIT Sunday 10 December Trinity Christian School Sunday 17 December Greenhills Sunday 14 January Telopea Sunday 21 January…
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Primary School Champs Entries Close Friday

Entries will soon close for the 2023 ACT Primary Schools Championships, to be held at Barrenjoey Peninsula on Wednesday 22 November. Entries are open to all ACT Primary School students in years 3 – 6. Parents/Carers/Teachers MUST remain at the event with the child/children in their care for the duration of the event. Children must not…
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