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SAOF 2018 Squad Applications Open

The SAOF selection committee wishes to advise that the 2018 selection documents have been published and are available here 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 […]

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 […]

Michael Crone qualifies for WOC final again!

Michael Crone qualifies for WOC final again!

Last week, Michael Crone qualified for his second sprint final at the World Orienteering Championships. He is the only South African who has every qualified for a final, having done so for the first time in Switzerland in 2012. We are, once again, incredibly proud of his achievement and commend him for all his hard […]

Junior World Champs

Junior World Champs

3 South African’s will be taking part in the Junior World Orienteering Championship in Finland. Christie Courtnage, Andries Swart and Carl Holmes are representing SA in the competition which runs from the 9th until the 16th of July. Live tracking will be availalbe for all races. More information can be found on the official website: as […]

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.

2017 JWOC Team

It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces that the team that will represent South Africa at JWOC in 2017 are as follows (in alphabetical order): JWOC Christie Courtnage, Carl Holmes and  Andries Swart We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their training over the next few weeks as […]

SA National Coach Announced

SA National Coach Announced

The SAOF is pleased to announce that Tania Wimberley has been appointed as the National Coach from 1 April 2017 until 30 September 2018.

National Coach Advert 2017/2018

The SAOF would like to invite interested parties to apply for the position of National Coach for 2017/2018. The position will run from the 1st of April 2017 until the 30th of September 2018. The main responsibility of the National Coach is to ensure that national squad training camps are run successfully. Full details of […]

JWOC 2017 Coach and Manager announced

The SAOF is pleased to announce that Sarah Pope and Andries Swart will be accompanying the 2017 JWOC Team to Finland as Coach and Manager respectively.

JWOC Management Team for 2017 – Applications open

The SAOF wishes to invite interested parties to apply to be part of the coaching and management staff which will accompany the Junior team to JWOC in Finland. A description of the role and responsibilities of each position can be found in the attached documents. Applications must be submitted to by the 28th of […]