SA Junior Orienteering Team at OR Tambo Intl. airport On Tuesday 21 June, the South African Junior Orienteering team left for JWOC 2010 to be held in Denmark. To follow their progress follow the various links in the full story.
The 2010 Young Orienteers Challenge Short Course Series, run in Gauteng and the Western Cape, has now wrapped up. Tania Wimberley has complied a report that sums up the Series and compares attendance and participation to that of last year.
The weekend of the 8-9 May saw members of the National Junior Squad put through some tough training exercises by National Junior coach, Nicholas Mulder.
In celebration of 40 years in Orienteering, Ian Bratt donated a beautiful set of trophies for the the newly held South African Sprint Orienteering Championships.
We have created this short video as an introduction to orienteering. It shows you the basics, step-by-step from what controls look like, to using EMIT, orientating your map, control descriptions and progressing through an orienteering course.
The W Cape Orienteering Champs entries can now be done online through PayPortal. Although manual entries will still be accepted, we do encourage you enter online. If you are new to PayPortal, you need to register first.
Keurboom Park saw 33 pupils (Grades 5, 6 and 7) and four teachers from Cannons Creek School in Pinelands participating in a one-hour score event, with 24 controls.
The South African Orienteering Championships will be held in the Western Cape between 24 and 26 September 2010. The following area is embargoed and may not be entered, trained upon or surveyed by intending competitors between 1 March and 24 September 2010.
This year, the Western Cape Orienteering Championships, presented by the Peninsula Orienteering Club (PENOC), takes place over the weekend of 10 and 11 April 2010. Middle and classic distance events will be held in the Lebanon South area of the Grabouw forests.
For the first time in the 2010 Short Course season Gauteng was blessed with perfect weather for the Zoo Lake event, hosted by Adventure Racing Club. And, to mark the occasion, we had a wonderful turnout with around 125 cards and 175 participants.