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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 ...

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

Posted in News

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...

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