Orienteering in South Africa

2024 HIGH PERFORMANCE SQUADS

The SAOF Selection Committee is pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes into the High Performance squads for 2024. Senior Squad: Matthew Dos Santos, James Hancock, Carl Holmes, Bradley Lund, Alex Puntigam, Sarah Wimberley. Junior Squad: Tristan Babcock, Shelby…
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National Senior and Junior Squads

The SAOF is pleased to announce that the window for applications to the 2024 Senior or Junior National Squads is now open.  The application form is included in the appendix of the 2024 Seasonal Policy lined below. The closing date for applications…
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SAOF National Squad Applications Open

National Senior and Junior Squads The SAOF is pleased to announce that the window for applications to the 2024 Senior or Junior National Squads is now open.  The application form is included in the appendix of the 2024 Seasonal Policy…
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IOF Transgender Policy

On 1 August 2023, the IOF adopted it’s updated Transgender Policy. The policy was updated following the now clear scientific evidence that testosterone suppression does not significantly eliminate the advantages in strength, stamina and physique gained through undergoing male puberty.…
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Updated SAOF Constitution and Safeguarding Policy

An update constitution and safeguarding policies were approved at the recent SAOF AGM at Maretlwane. Amendments to the Constitution SAOF Constitution The main change to the constitution was the addition of a clause about Public Benefit Organisation Requirements. It was…
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JWOC 2023 Selection Announcement

The SAOF is pleased to announce the following selections of athletes to represent South Africa at JWOC in Romania in July. Men:  Connor Morrison, Cameron Morrison Women:  Sarah Wimberley The 2023 JWOC is a forest championship and will take place in…
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WOC 2023 Selection Announcement

WOC 2023 SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT The SAOF is pleased to announce the following selections of athletes to represent South Africa at WOC in Switzerland in July. Men:  Brian Gardner, Michael Crone and Carl Holmes who was selected for the 2024 WOC…
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Expedition Africa becomes an Associate Member of the SAOF

The SAOF is pleased to announce that Expedition Africa has been granted Associate Member status of the South African Orienteering Federation (SAOF). On 24 November 2022, the SAOF received an application from Expedition Africa to become an Associate Member of…
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High Performance Squads

The SAOF Selection Committee is pleased to announce the selection of the following athletes into the High Performance squads for 2023. Senior Squad (4): Michael Crone, Brian Gardner, Carl Holmes, Nicholas Mulder, Sarah Wimberley Junior Squad (8): Connor Bell, Matthew Dos…
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Expedition Africa becomes an Associate Member of the SAOF

Expedition Africa becomes and Associate Member of the SAOF The SAOF is pleased to announce that Expedition Africa has been granted Associate Member status of the South African Orienteering Federation (SAOF). On 24 November 2022, the SAOF received an application…
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