Technical Information

The following documents are useful for event organisers, course setters and controllers.  Refer also to Event Management page. 

Course planning overview by Stefano Raus - COURSE_SETTING_RAUS.pdf 

Course Planning Workshop 2014

Course Planning Workshop 2014 No Maps.pdf
Course Planning Workshop 2014 Hard Courses No Maps.pdf
Very Easy Course Example.pdf
EasyCourse Example.pdf
Moderate Course Example.pdf
Hard Course - Long Distance Example.pdf
Middle Distance Example.pdf
Sprint Distance Example.pdf

 L2 Controllers Workshop 2015


2015 L2 Workshop Slides.ppt 

Course navigational difficulty.docx 

Event Organisation Activities.docx 


L2 Controller Workshop All Files

2015 Mapping- Notes for Controllers Workshop.pdf 

Documents from Other Workshops and Articles

Course Formats Summary - EventFormatsSummary.pdf

Notes from 2006 Course Setting Workshop - Course Setting Notes and

Notes from 2004 Level 1 Controllers Workshop - L1 Controllers Workshop.ZIP

Notes from 2006 Level 2 Controllers Workshop - L2 Controllers Workshop.ZIP

Water on Courses - Water on Courses.doc

Restricted Areas and Routes - Restricted Areas and Routes.doc

Control Placement - Siting of Control Flags.doc

Course Setting Moderate and Hard Courses - Course Planning Moderate and Hard Courses.doc

Course Setting Easy, very Easy and Street Courses - Course Planning Easy, Very Easy and Street-Park Courses.doc

Run Rates for Maps by Adrian Uppill   Run Rates for Maps.xls

Course Length Determinator by Adrian Uppill  Course Length Determinator.xls

 Technical Links

Refer also to the Technical section of Orienteering Australia's web site

Mappers Corner: Useful Information & Links for OCAD Users


Environmental Impacts of Orienteering


Several articles based on an environmental survey associated with a major orienteering event in Namadgi NP, ACT are available here.