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 benefits.
Please note that interested athletes need to apply for membership of the Senior and Junior squads in 2016. Only members of one of the SAOF squads can represent the SAOF at world-class competitions and make use of the various training and other benefits provided by the squad. The details and the application form can be found in the documents : https://www.orienteering.co.za/high-performance/hp-policies/
Potential youth squad members do not need to apply with this form, as the selectors will do a direct selection from eligibile orienteers around the country for this squad.
Please note that the cut-off date for application for the Senior and Junior squad is 15 November 2015.