Orienteering in South Africa

2018 National Squads Announced

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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…
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World Orienteering Day 2018

WOD 2018 The next World Orienteering Days will take place on May 23rd 2018! We aim to beat the record participation of 288,000 people in 2017.

20th Annual Sprint Cup

The 20th Annual Sprint Cup is at Pretoria Botanical Gardens on Sunday 3 December 2017 This is a fun event with two races. Starting time for the second race is based on your time for the first race. You can also just walk or…
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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 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…
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2018 National Youth Squad Announcement

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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