The Heritage day weekend of 24 to 27 September 2015 saw the delivery of the first-ever SAOF Orienteering Coach Assistant training course. This course was possible thanks to funding from SRSA and the generosity of the British Orienteering Federation (BOF) in sharing their knowledge and course work with us. (link to full article)
Bulletin 3 has been published for SAOC 2015
The inaugural SAOF Coaching Conference was held at Bryanston High School on Saturday 11 July 2015. Thirteen coaches and perspective coaches gathered to share coaching ideas and expand their knowledge in various areas. The main theme for the conference was the sprint orienteering discipline. The morning started with an adaption of presentation given by one […]
The Maccabiah Games, which are organised every four years in Israel under the auspices of the Maccabi Federation, is an international Jewish multi-sport event. In the next Maccabiah Games in 2017 orienteering will be organised as a competitive sport for the first time.
This past weekend, 29 of our Top Orienteering Schools League and Checkpoint Challenge Schools League participants, together with seven coaches and assistants, attended an orienteering camp at Bushtrails in the beautiful Magaliesberg.
A superb FINAL at Kloofendal wrapped up a fantastic OSL 2015 season.
Our 2015 Urban Series brings together a variety of urban environments for a series of 10 events
Successful SA O Champs 2014 hosted by DOC and RACO at Hilton College, KZN.
The 2014 Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTB O) calendar is in full swing.
The SILVA TROPHY – awarded to the person who has made a significant contribution to South African Orienteering throughout the past year – went to RACO Chairman Paul Wimberley. This year there were 3 nominations for the award, Karen Chambers, Bruce Meier and Paul Wimberley. Voting for the award is done at the SAOF AGM. […]
The 2016 National Selection documents have been released by the SAOF. The documents contain information for high performance athletes for the year ahead and beyond. They cover information: For Senior, Junior and Youth orienteers; About selection to squads, to various teams and tour groups; Regarding the selection process including the selection criteria; and About squad members responsibilities and the […]
The SAOF management committee is very pleased to announce that Sarah Pope (WitsOC) has agreed to join the SAOF management committee in the position of Vice-President Administration. This fills the vacancy that arose after our 2015 AGM in Sabie. The SAOF management committee is now at full strength for the 2015/16. On behalf of all […]