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: Wednesday, 10-Aug-22 :  ACT Midweek Series: Stirling Ridge  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

One Week Left to Enter ACT Championships

The 2022 ACT Middle and Long Distance Championships will be held on the weekend of 20-21 August. Both events will be part of the ACT and NSW State Leagues. Entries to both events will close at 11:59pm on 14 August. There will be no late entries or enter on the day for either event. Middle …

Orienteering Training for Girls and Women

Six training sessions over two weeks, 1-9 September. Preparation for:  Australian Championships in September Twilight season starting October SCORE – Primary School Orienteering November or just keen to catch up with other girls and to start nailing some of those controls! Structured group training for confident navigation, especially in the bush. Compass use, contours, landscape, and feature identification, as …

Women Rule at Castle Hill

Pictured (L to R): Alison Inglis, Ana Herceg, Grace Crane ACT League race 8 was staged on Castle Hill, the dominant feature of the landscape of the Lanyon Valley. From an orienteering perspective Castle Hill creates a challenge both for course planners and competitors alike. The course planner Ross Stewart and controller Matt Stocks were …

ACT Schools Team for ASOC 2022

Orienteering ACT is pleased to announce the ACT Schools Team to compete at the 2022 Australian Schools Orienteering Championships. Australian and New Zealand school students will contest the championships which will be part of the 2022 Australian Orienteering Carnival being held in Victoria in September. Each Australian state and territory can send a team of …

Shannon Jones Scored Max Points at the AIS

Pictured (L to R): Shannon Jones, Martin Dent, Eoin Rothery Shannon Jones scored the maximum points in ACT League 7, the ACT Sprint Distance Champs with a corrected handicap km rate of 4 minutes 33.44 seconds, but her win does little to improve her standing as she did not score any points in the first …

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