st-Helens-graniteAn exciting range of events has been put together to ensure that you can get your fix of orienteering during the ‘traditional’ Australian Championships week. Over 10 days you can complete 3 OST events, a fun local event, a night event, a MapRun rogaine and three training activities. All this close to St Helens - the Top Tassie Tourist Town for 2020. Come and enjoy over a week of orienteering and if you need a break there are beaches, bike trails and coffee shops to enjoy. For more details about each event see the individual events in Eventor. Keep an eye on Eventor as some locations may change due to planned burn-offs.

Entries close Friday 18 September.

See you in St Helens.

Date

Starts

Event

Description

Cost

Sat 26 Sep

1:30 - 3:00pm

Chiron Chaos

Longish bush sprint

Local fees, or free if enter all of OST 7,8 & 9

Sun 27 Sep

9:00 -11:30am

Siamese Strut

OST 7 Long

OST fees

Mon 28 Sep – Fri 2 Oct

any time between 9am and 1pm

Mini-rogaine

3 hour Maprun

Local fees

Tue 29  Sep

10:00 – 12:00

St Helens Tune Up

Training – Collecting features

free

Wed 30 Sep

10:00 - 12:00

St Helens Tune Up

Training – Simplifying legs

free

Wed 30 Sep

6:45 – 7:15pm

Dark Dash

Night event

Local fees

Thu 1 Oct

10:00 - 12:00

St Helens Tune Up

Training – Control picking

free

Sat 3 Oct

Allocated from 12:00

Middle Mayhem

Tasmanian Middle Distance Champs and OST 8

OST fees

Sun 4 Oct

9:00 – 10:30am

Littlechild Liberation

OST 9  Long

OST fees

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Important Information

Entry to events is currently by online entry only. There will be no entry or payment on the day. Entries will close at the date and time specified in the Eventor event information, usually during the week preceding the event. In order to enter online you will first need to register as a Casual or Club member of Orienteering Tasmania. Prior to entering please read the COVIDSAFE Participant Checklist.