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):

- Mon 9 Mar: O'Connor  Street Orienteering
- Wed 11 March: Commonwealth Park

- We now have a brand new Coaching and Tips Page  - see  Coaching  Page.
- For Sporting Schools see our new Juniors page -see Juniors and Schools  

Leading Mapper Alex Tarr’s Master Class on 14-15 March

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Alex Tarr, one of Australia's leading mappers, will be holding a master class on 14-15 March. This is the workshop to attend if you wish to learn how to map an area, and if you wish to take your mapping to a higher level.  The workshop will concentrate on work in the field. Emphasis will be on fieldwork with concentration on accuracy, interpretation and legibility. Some knowledge of OCAD will be presumed.  The dates and times and the two venues, with different and distinctive terrain and features, are:

  • Saturday 14 March14 9:30am - 5:00pm. At O’Connor Ridge, Dryandra St, O’Connor.  A mixture of typical Australian gully/spur terrain in a metropolitan environment.
  • Sunday 15 March 9:30 - 5:00pm. At Tharwa Tor, Behind the Tharwa store, Tharwa. A mixture of typical Australian gully/spur terrain covered with granite boulders of varying sizes and shapes.

To book a place please email rohan.hyslop@bigpond.com without delay.


Scroll down for info on the Twilight Radford event on Wed 4th

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