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, 21-Apr-24 :  ACT Classic Series: ACT League #2, Ballinafad Creek  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Entries Open for Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics

The Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics, which are National Orienteering League and ACT League events, will be staged over the weekend of 18-19 May, 2024. Saturday 18 May Wildfire Autumn Classics Day 1, Wee Jasper National Orienteering League Round 4, Race #1 & ACT League #7 This is limestone karst terrain, unique in Australia. Although mostly…
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ACT League #4 (Mt Taylor’s Version), Sunday 28 April

Dear Reader, The Cruel Summer of sprint O is over. It’s time to Shake It Off and pack your compass, SI, and friendship bracelets ’cause ‘Tis the Damn Season for some Fearless bush O! The Mastermind of this event says to check what course you enter because this terrain Hits Different. Mt Taylor has a…
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Bulletin 2 Available for 2024 Australian MTBO Carnival and Championships

The ACT Mountain Bike Orienteering team warmly welcomes you to a vibrant celebration of Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering – the Australian MTBO Carnival and Championships 2024, on 17-20 October in Canberra! Bulletin 2 is available here Bulletin 2 contains more details on our new Partners and Sponsors, a brief overview of the competition terrains, and…
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Autumn SC-ORE School Orienteering 2024

Autumn SC-ORE 2024 is now over after four wonderful events at Hughes PS, Curtin PS, Eddison Park and Forrest PS respectively. There were fifteen teams with 60+ students from 8 primary schools and home educated starting the days with navigation and running before school. It has been great to see so many children enthusiastically taking…
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Event Postponed – ┬áBallinafad Creek, Sunday 7 April

Heavy rain has made the assembly area for this Sunday’s Classic Series event inaccessible, the event will not go ahead on Sunday 7 April.The event has been postponed to Sunday 21 April. All existing entries will be transferred to the rescheduled event.Please email the OACT Office if you would like to have your entry cancelled…
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