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QLD Jukola - An overwhelming Success

QLD Jukola - An overwhelming Success

by Linda Burridge

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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 ...

OQ Club Relay Championships

OQ Club Relay Championships

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

You can capture the excitement of the 2019 OQ Club Relay Championships on this short video clip of the chaotic mass start.
When all the dust had settled, the first three teams were:
1    EN1      &nbs...

2019 OQ President's Award

2019 OQ President's Award

by Linda Burridge

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This years Presidents Award goes to someone who has volunteered his time for nearly 10 years. Some people wonder what is the use of statistics but John Cooper has not only compiled statistics - a requirement for both Orienteering Australia and for our ...

2019 OQ Awards

2019 OQ Awards

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Congratulations to the following orienteers who were presented with awards at last weekend's Club Relays 
ELITE AWARDS
WOC Team 2019                 Krystal Neumann
WOC Team 2019      ...

World Cup in China

World Cup in China

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

The final round of the 2019 Orienteering World Cup is being held this weekend in Guangdong, China and Australia is sending a top quality, full size team! Queenslanders, Krystal Neumann and Anna Sheldon are part of the 12 person Australian team com...

Oceania concludes with QLD medals in the Middle Distance

Oceania concludes with QLD medals in the Middle Distance

by Linda Burridge

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It's been a gruelling 10 days, especially for our juniors, but our Queensland orienteers have finished with a bang. There were many medals and multiple top 5 finishes. Well done to everyone who competed over the Wagga Wagga Oceania Carnival. Here are t...

Tough Going at Oceania Long Distance Event

Tough Going at Oceania Long Distance Event

by Linda Burridge

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There were some very long, tough courses at the Oceania Long Distance Event 2019 Oceania Carnival at Eldorado. With finishing times rarely under an hour and some in the vicinity of four hours, it was obviously hard going. That didn't stop our intrepid ...

Australian Schools Relay

Australian Schools Relay

by Linda Burridge

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Our Junior Orienteers gave their all in the last day of the Australian Schools Competition - the Relay. QLD had an official team in each age group. Remaining orienteers formed composite teams with runners from other states. The results for the off...

Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Today was the ever-exciting Australian Schools Long Distance Championships. Some good results saw the QLDers claw their way up one position on the Australian States Tally which currently stands at NSW 41, Vic 36, ACT 36, Qld 35, SA 35, Tas 28, WA 13. W...

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