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Car Wreck Challenge #2 - Whites Hill

Car Wreck Challenge #2 - Whites Hill

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Ready for our next challenge?
Intrepid mapper Geoff Peck has been scouting around Whites Hill and has circled 9 wrecks on the map.

Your challenge is to use the map to find them in the fastest possible time, registering your run/walk using the MapRu...

OQ Covid-Safe Event Guidelines

OQ Covid-Safe Event Guidelines

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Orienteering Queensland has developed a set of guidelines to enable clubs to organize orienteering events that comply with the current restrictions imposed by the Queensland Government. 

OQ takes the safety of our participants and all those inv...

Toohey Forest Car Wreck Challenge - great success

Toohey Forest Car Wreck Challenge - great success

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

Have you tried the Toohey Forest Car Wreck Challenge yet?

It has been a huge success, not only with regular orienteers but with the wider Brisbane community.


A group of venturers from Sherwood District have tried their hand at finding the&nbsp...

Need a Run? Try a Permanent Course

Need a Run? Try a Permanent Course

by Linda Burridge

Posted in News

From Sat May 2 there will be a slight easing of restrictions, allowing travel up to 50km for recreation, but still with a maximum group size of 2 unless you are a household. You might like to check out the Orienteering Que...

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 ...

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