Event 1 - Oceania Sprint Distance Championships & UniSport Nationals Orienteering Championships
28 September 2019
Location: 10km north of Wagga Wagga
Map: Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga 1:4 000, 2m contours
Terrain: Typical university campus with some multi-level buildings, mapped to the primary running level. In addition, a steep and rocky hillside may provide a bush sprint experience on many courses.
Travel directions and parking
From central Wagga Wagga travel west along the Sturt Highway (Edward St), turn right onto the Olympic Way (Moorong St) and follow north across the Murrumbidgee River. About 1.7km after crossing the river, veer left onto Boorooma Street (signposted to Estella and University). At the 3rd roundabout turn left
(O signs) onto Darnell-Smith Drive and follow signs to parking.
Registration and start
Registration: will be open from 12.00 pm. EOD registration closure time TBC.
Note: all M20E, M21E, W20E and W21E entrants must comply with the entry instructions for World Ranking Events – IOF athlete IDs must be provided as a ‘service’ on Eventor at the time of entering.
Course & class information
Course format: Sprint
Courses: Courses are being structured to achieve winning sprint distance times of 12-15 minutes.
|1||M21E, M20, M18|
|4||W21E, W20, W18, M45, M16|
|5||M50, W35, W21A|
|13||M85, M90, M95, W75, W80, W85|
|14||M14, W14, M Open|
|15||M12, W12, W Open|
Oceania eligibility: competitors must confirm that they are a citizen of either Australia or NZ to be eligible for official Oceania championships.
If entry numbers exceed 90 on any non-elite class, classes may be split into parallel classes in accordance with the OA Foot Orienteering rules.
UniSport Nationals Orienteering Championships
UniSport Nationals Orienteering Championships will be conducted in the M/W20E and M/W21E classes. It’s open to all students enrolled in a UniSport Australia member university in 2019 who enter in those age and class categories. For a university to be eligible to win a UniSport Nationals pennant, they must enter a minimum of two individuals in the competition (per gender). For more information on team point score calculations, please see the UniSport Orienteering competition guideline.
To complete entries
- please mark your entry for the Universities Championships in the ‘additional services’ field in Eventor.
- send your University name and student ID number to