4th March - The Coves in Hartebeespoort

4th March – The Coves in Hartebeespoort

Urban Series #4 It is well worth coming out to The Coves on March 4th for the 4th of the Urban Series. We held the SA Sprint Champs there last year and it is a nice mix of urban and bushveld areas. Leg cover is recommended. Many of the residents will be participating so lets […]

Interesting New Orienteering at The Campus

Interesting New Orienteering at The Campus

ROC added a new feature at last Sunday’s event at The Campus. Alex Pope mapped a section of the underground parking. The parking was shown as a separate map next to the main map. Several people were caught out when they got to the transition point. Mainly because they had not read the event noticeboard! […]

Urban Series 2 - Wits Main Campus

Urban Series 2 – Wits Main Campus

Join us at Wits University for the second sprint event. The event sheet is HERE. Orienteering is a competitive form of land navigation. It is for all ages and degrees of fitness & skill. It provides the suspense and excitement of a treasure hunt. The object of orienteering is to locate control points by using […]

Urban Series has begun

Urban Series has begun

Urban Series has begun The Urban Series has kicked off with a well attended event at Emmarentia Dam. There were surprise winners in both woman’s and men’s events. Kirsten Chambers beat Michelle Botha while Alex Pope beat Tim Chambers.

Additional members to the 2018 National Squads Announced

Additional members to the 2018 National Squads Announced

  It is  with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces the addition of the following two members to the development squad Khutšišo Matlakala (POC) and Thato Phogole (POC) We congratulate these athletes and wish them all the best in their orienteering endeavours. Tania Wimberley Chair – SAOF Selection Committee

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2018 National Squads Announced

It is  with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces the Senior, Junior, Youth and Development National orienteering squads for 2018 as follows (in alphabetical order, with their club for 2017 in brackets): Senior Squad Timothy Chambers (UCTMSC) and Michael Crone (ROC) Junior Squad Kirsten Chambers (RACO), Christie Courtnage (RACO), Andries Swart (RACO) and […]

World Orienteering Day 2018

World Orienteering Day 2018

WOD 2018 The next World Orienteering Days will take place on May 23rd 2018! We aim to beat the record participation of 288,000 people in 2017.

20th Annual Sprint Cup

20th Annual Sprint Cup

The 20th Annual Sprint Cup is at Pretoria Botanical Gardens on Sunday 3 December 2017 This is a fun event with two races. Starting time for the second race is based on your time for the first race. You can also just walk or run the first race. No experience needed, we will explain how Orienteering works. View the […]

SAOF 2018 Squad Applications Open

The SAOF selection committee wishes to advise that the 2018 selection documents have been published and are available here https://www.orienteering.co.za/high-performance/hp-policies/ An important extract from those documents is set out below Athletes interested in being members of the National Senior and Junior Squads will be required to apply for squad membership at the beginning of each […]

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2018 National Youth Squad Announcement

The selection process for the youth squad ordinarily only occurs in December/ January for the following year Exposure to training in international terrain is a key building block to develop our athletes and therefore in April/ May 2018 there will be an international training camp to Sweden for a limited number of members of the youth […]

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