Orienteering is a sport in which participants navigate around a course using a map.  Orienteering ACT organises and promotes Orienteering in the ACT.

Approaching Events - All are welcome (see "Events" for later events): 

- Wed 29 Oct: Red Hill Twilight Event.
- Wed 29 Oct: Navigation Workshop Series Start. Spaces limited. Book now. 
- Wed 5 Nov: Cooleman Ridge Twilight Event.
- Wed 5 Nov: Entries close for Primary School Champs. Volunteers wanted.
- Fri 7 Nov: Easter 2016 logo competition closes. See entries so far here.

- Street Orienteering is back - see news - Volunteer Organisers wanted!

- Girls around 10-15 years FOG training group resumes  - 3 week series - 24/10, 31/10, 7/11. See juniors page for more information!

- To print Map Symbols (colour legend) - see  Coaching  Page.
- To purchase SI-sticks, compasses etc visit the Contact and Links page 


Street Orienteering is Back!

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Street orienteering is back, commencing Monday 3 November with a mass start at 6.15 pm. Navigational Workshops for beginners from 5.15 pm. The provisional details of the events for the remainder of 2014 are as follows:





Monday 3 November


Monday 10 November


Monday 17 November

Campbell   & NavWS 5.15 pm

Monday 24 November

Weston      & Nav WS 5.15 pm

Monday 1 December

Turner       & NavWS 5.15 pm

Saturday 6 December

Bruce        & NavWs 5.15 pm

Full details of the events will be published on the OACT website shortly.

Organisers have been secured for these events. Street orienteering will be extended further into December if organisers for events can be found. If you are interested in organising an event, please send an e-mail to Geoff Wood (geoffwood232@gmail.com ) and the OACT office (orienteering.act@webone.com.au) with the date(s) and map(s) that you would like to use. Expressions of interest for organising 2015 street orienteering events are also welcome. Nav Workshops require booking. Spaces limited.

Michael Burt for the OACT Board 

Street Orienteering is Back! Thursday, 23 October 2014 Street orienteering is back, commencing Monday 3 November
Easter 2016 Logo Competition - Closes Nov 7th. Wednesday, 22 October 2014 Deadline extended to Nov 7th
Canberra Cockatoos Among Finalists for ACT SportStar Awards Monday, 20 October 2014 The Canberra Cockatoos team and coach Grant McDonald are among those named as finalists for the 2014 The Tradies ACT SportStar of the Year Annual awards
BYO BBQ to Welcome Another Swiss Coach Named Lukas Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Orienteering ACT is arranging a BYO BBQ to welcome Lukas Frei to Canberra as the new visiting coach
John Suominen to Sign Off on 30 October Sunday, 12 October 2014 John Suominen has advised the OACT Board that he will be retiring at the end of October