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2018 WOC Team

It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces that the team that will represent South Africa at WOC in 2018 is as follows (in alphabetical order): WOC Timothy Chambers, Christie Courtnage, Bradley Lund We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their training over the next few weeks as they prepare for […]

2018 JWOC Team

It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces that the athletes that will represent South Africa at JWOC in 2018 are as follows (in alphabetical order): Kirsten Chambers, Christie Courtnage, and  Andries Swart We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their training over the next few weeks as they […]

JWOC 2018 Coach/Manager

The SAOF is pleased to announce that Nicholas Mulder has been appointed the Coach/Manager for JWOC 2018. We wish him all the best in his appointment.

Call for JWOC 2018 Coach / Team Manager

The SAOF, in line with the objectives and goals described in the SAOF’s High Performance Strategic Plan, aims to provide the 2018 JWOC team with a qualified coach and suitable manager during the event. Applications are now open and will close on the 8th March 2018. More details available here

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 […]

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 […]

Dr Ricky Raine - Honorary Life Membership

Dr Ricky Raine – Honorary Life Membership

Congratulations to Dr Ricky Raine from Penoc who has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the SAOF in recognition of his meritorious services over many years to SAOF and to orienteering in South Africa. In this photo Dr Ricky is  shown with his Honorary Life Member certificate awarded to him by the SAOF.

KZN O Project

In December 2016 and January 2017 the South African Orienteering Federation held 2 orienteering training courses in KwaZulu Natal. These courses were held on behalf of the KwaZulu Natal Department of Sport & Recreation.  Two members of the Polokwane Orienteering Club (POC) were invited to assist the SAOF’s team that presented the courses. Click here […]