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11th March 2018 – The Coves Hartebeespoort

Urban Event #4 It is well worth coming out to The Coves on March 11th 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 […]

Live Orienteering

Live Orienteering

The IOF has announced the introduction of their new external web platform, LIVE Orienteering. www.LIVEOrienteering.com

Urban Series 2016

Urban Series 2016

Our 2016 Urban Series brings together a variety of urban environments for a series of 9 events

SAOF training of Level 1 Coaches

SAOF training of Level 1 Coaches

The Heritage day weekend of 24 to 27 September 2015 saw the delivery of the first-ever SAOF Orienteering Coach Assistant training course. This course was possible thanks to funding from SRSA and the generosity of the British Orienteering Federation (BOF) in sharing their knowledge and course work with us. (link to full article)

2015 Coaching Conference

2015 Coaching Conference

The inaugural SAOF Coaching Conference was held at Bryanston High School on Saturday 11 July 2015. Thirteen coaches and perspective coaches gathered to share coaching ideas and expand their knowledge in various areas. The main theme for the conference was the sprint orienteering discipline. The morning started with an adaption of presentation given by one […]

Calling Jewish orienteers for the 2017 Maccabiah Games

Calling Jewish orienteers for the 2017 Maccabiah Games

The Maccabiah Games, which are organised every four years in Israel under the auspices of the Maccabi Federation, is an international Jewish multi-sport event. In the next Maccabiah Games in 2017 orienteering will be organised as a competitive sport for the first time. 

Schools Camp fun at Bushtrails

Schools Camp fun at Bushtrails

This past weekend, 29 of our Top Orienteering Schools League and Checkpoint Challenge Schools League participants, together with seven coaches and assistants, attended an orienteering camp at Bushtrails in the beautiful Magaliesberg.

Fantastic schools final at Kloofendal

Fantastic schools final at Kloofendal

A superb FINAL at Kloofendal wrapped up a fantastic OSL 2015 season.

Schools run at Golden Harvest

Schools run at Golden Harvest

At our final Orienteering Schools League event, 161 pupils enjoyed running through or around a mix of open grassland, dense bush and forest at a well looked after City Park in the Northgate area.

Muddy fun in the park

Muddy fun in the park

A beautiful summer’s day Orienteering in lush green parkland. A total of 197 pupils took part in our 4th league event. Our event centre was set up at the tables and benches under beautiful shady trees situated outside the Delta Park Environmental Centre.