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All Orienteering Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

All Orienteering Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Due to COVID-19 and the strong government advice to avoid all gatherings and unnecessary travel, it is with a heavy heart that we are cancelling all orienteering events until further notice.
Although orienteering is an outdoor sport run individually a...

Message from OQ President reagrding Orienteering and Covid-19

Message from OQ President reagrding Orienteering and Covid-19

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Message to all Orienteers from the President of Orienteering Queensland
 
We take seriously the safety of our members and all those involved in organizing and putting on events
Things and advice are changing daily as regards Covid-19 and its im...

Queenslanders shine in Melbourne Sprint Weekend

Queenslanders shine in Melbourne Sprint Weekend

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Eighteen of Queensland's elite orienteers travelled to Melbourne for the Melbourne Sprint Weekend. The MSW comprised a series of six exciting sprint orienteering races over the three days. The races were on predominantly campus terrain, but there was o...

OY1 Sprint Event at UQ Gatton

OY1 Sprint Event at UQ Gatton

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

What a fantastic way to finish up the Cyclones Sprint Series for 2020 and what a wonderful way to begin the 2020 OY Series.
Conditions were fine and warm and UQ Gatton provided a great variety of buildings, gardens and light bush for a sprint event. T...

Scouts & Orienteering Team Up

Scouts & Orienteering Team Up

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Last Sunday a group of about 20 scouts and leaders enjoyed an orienteering activity at Baden Powell Park, Samford.
Scouting Queensland (SQ) Branch Commissioner (Adult Training and Development), Bryan Brown, requested the activity&n...

Elli wins Polka Dot Jersey in NZ Sprint the Bay

Elli wins Polka Dot Jersey in NZ Sprint the Bay

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Ellie de Jong was awarded the Polka Dot singlet  for fastest climber over the 6 races  of the Sprint the Bay Sprint Series held in the Hawkes Bay area of NZ.

Sprint The Bay started out in 2010 as a revolutionary event, a combination of Le ...

Christmas 5 Day Carnival Successes

Christmas 5 Day Carnival Successes

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Many Queenslanders made the trek after Christmas to the annual Christmas 5 Day Carnival, this year held in the Armidale area of NSW.
There were many excellent daily results but those who achieved an top 5 position in their class over the course of the...

Congratulations to QLDers named in National Squads

Congratulations to QLDers named in National Squads

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

The Orienteering Australia senior and junior selection panels have named squads for 2020.
Congratulations to the following Queenslanders on their selection:
High Performance Squad: Krystal Neumann
National Development Squad: Caroline Pigerre, Anna S...

Ugly Gully Park-O Series a great success

Ugly Gully Park-O Series a great success

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

What a fantastic series ! The six event Ugly Gully Park-O Series has been run in some of western and central Brisbane's most spectacular parks. Almost 100 orienteers have attended several of the events and a whopping 50 new families and individuals tri...

QLD Jukola - An overwhelming Success

QLD Jukola - An overwhelming Success

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

The inaugural Queensland Jukola Relay, held at Wivenhoe Dam as an end of year break-up celebration for our Junior Orienteers was a huge success.
Six evenly matched teams of three runners lined up at dusk last Saturday evening. The Easy course runners ...

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