Welcome to Orienteering in South Australia

 Orienteering in South Australian is managed by Orienteering SA and is a sport in which participants navigate to complete a course using a map & compass. Newcomers click here.Click here to read or subscribe to ENEWS  Click here to use our Mobile/Tablet Version

Twilight Series  Program  now available! Urban events to suit all ages and abilities on Friday nights with the next event at Northfield-Dry Creek. Pre entry now open and closes on Tuesday 28th November. Enter on the day also available. Note location of start change from previously advertised - see event details.

OSA Presentation Afternoon - this Sunday Nov 26th - 4:30 PM Glenuga Hub, Glenside - see details here

Updated (12 Nov) summer training program available on the  coaching and training page.  Summer technical training Wed 29th Nov - Semaphore Park (West Lakes) - 6 PM

Final Mid Week Training Day & Lunch on Wed 13th Dec at North Adelaide.






Australian Championships Long Distance and Relay

Saturday, 30 September 2017

The carnival returned to Hill End this weekend for the final 2 events, the Long Distance and the Relays.

Australian Long Distance Championships

The Long Distance was held on a map with open forest on spur gully terrain with areas of complex mining detail in some creek lines. Most hard courses had some long legs with more technical sections in the mining areas.

South Australian Placegetters were:

Toby Cazzolato – M14A 3rd
Rohan Jackson – M20A – 3rd
Simon Uppill – M21E – 1st (photo below)
John Nieuwenhoven – M21AS – 1st
Andrew Kennedy – M21AS – 3rd
Al Sankauskas – M65AS – 1st
Kate Marschall – W21AS – 1st
Jenny Casanova – W40A – 2nd
James Lloyd – MOpenB – 1st

Results - https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/ResultList?eventId=4495&groupBy=EventClass

And to see where classes were won and lost – see

WinSplits - http://obasen.orientering.se/winsplits/online/en/default.asp?page=classes&databaseId=51803

RouteGadget - http://garingal.com.au/gadget2014/cgi-bin/reitti.cgi


 Australian Relays - Hill End


The event covered some of the same terrain as the previous days Long Distance event.

SA Team placings were


W21E - Bridget Anderson, Olivis Sprod, Jenny Casanova - 3rd
W16A - Joanna George, Abigail George, Emily Sorensen  - 2nd
WOpenB- Jemima Lloyd, Sandra Afnan, Anna Penck - 1st (photo below)
M14A - Toby Cazzolato, Leith Soden, Remi Afnan - 2nd 




Kate Marschall (left) in the mass start - in a team of W21AS with Zara Soden and Susan George that were 4th by a second!


Results are here










Recent News
OSA Presentation Afternoon Tuesday, 28 November 2017 Held Sunday Nov 26th
Twilight Series Starts Friday 17th Nov Thursday, 9 November 2017 The first event is in North Adelaide parklands
Introducing Manu Jurado - Coach in Residence Monday, 23 October 2017 Manu Jurado from Valencia in Spain is the 2017-18 OSA Coach in Residence
SA Club Relays at Flinders University Monday, 16 October 2017 A warm sunny day provided ideal weather for the club relays on Sunday 15th October.
Australian Championships Long Distance and Relay Saturday, 30 September 2017 The second weekend of the Australian Championships will conclude with the Long Distance and he Relay
Australian Schools Championships Tuesday, 26 September 2017 Three events - Long Distance, Sprint Distance and Relays are to be held this week.
Australian Championships in NSW Thursday, 21 September 2017 The Australian Championships events are to be held from Saturday 23rd Sep to Sunday 1st Oct.
Narrinyeri by Night - and by Day! Thursday, 7 September 2017 Last OY Foot Orienteering Event for 2017!
SA Middle and Long Distance Championships Sunday, 3 September 2017 These events were both held north of Burra on 2nd and 3rd September
A Sprint and an Ultra-Long Race Sunday, 27 August 2017 Local orienteers had a 2 stage sprint event whilst the Southern Arrows competed in the NOL Ultra-Long in the ACT this weekend.
WONNA CREEK AND PARADISE Friday, 25 August 2017 The 2017 SA Middle and Long-Distance Championships, Burra, 2-3 September.
SA Schools Relay Championships Friday, 11 August 2017
Worlds End and Wirra Wirra Monday, 7 August 2017 Long OY events on contrasting weekends
World Championships in Estonia Monday, 17 July 2017 The world orienteering championships were held in Estonia from 30th June to 7th July in Estonia.