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From May 1st, 2021 all events require participants to use the ‘Check in TAS’ app.

To speed up the registration process at events please download the app before you get to the event and register your details. If you do not have a smartphone or there is no mobile signal we will be required to record your contact details on paper. For further information on downloading the app please click here.

Please note that pre-entry and payment online is still required. In order to enter online you will first need to register as a Casual or Club member of Orienteering Tasmania.

Latest news

April 19, 2021

Does a week up at Snellens sound fun?

If you are looking to get outdoors and dirty in 2021, why not head up the east coast to St Helens, and take part in AOC2021! It’s an orienteering carnival that you can join in. Entries are now open. There are generous family discounts. And you can SAVE and enter by 31 May, to take advantage of the early bird discounts. With swamps, rocks and pits, there are 11 events to choose from in some of Australia’s Best Terrain. There’s the chance to run on NEW areas & iconic maps featuring granite boulders, intricate erosion detail, and spur gully landscapes. There’s a bonus event around Bicheno’s stunning coastline and an event in the Fingal Valley as well. ...Read Full Article
April 19, 2021

Call for expressions of interest – Assistant Manager and Assistant Coach for the Tasmanian Schools Team

Expressions of interest are sought for the positions of Assistant Manager and Assistant Coach for the Tasmanian Schools team competing in the Australian Schools Championships, which will be held as part of the Australian Championships carnival in St Helens from 25th September – 3rd October 2021. The Assistant Manager helps the Manager with all the day-to-day tasks associated with the team’s participation in the carnival. At all times, the Assistant Team Manager works under the guidance of the Team Manager, who maintains full responsibility for the team. The Assistant Team Manager is expected to stay with the team for the duration of the carnival. Orienteering Tasmania provides a subsidy to… ...Read Full Article
April 12, 2021

Christine Marshall inducted into Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame

At the Australian 3-days carnival, outgoing Orienteering Australia president Blair Trewin announced the new inductees into the OA Hall of Fame. Among them was Australopers member Christine Marshall, who was inducted into the Athlete division. Christine joins fellow Tasmanian Hanny Allston, who was inducted in 2020. Christine made her first Australian WOC team in 1981 while still a junior and attended her first World Orienteering Championships in Thun, Switzerland. Over the next 10 years, Christine was a member of a further four WOC teams, including the team which competed in the 1985 World Championships at Mt Kooyoora in Victoria (along with Mike Dowling). In 1991 she achieved her best… ...Read Full Article
April 12, 2021

Easter at Orange

A strong contingent of Tasmanian orienteers made its way to Orange over Easter to take part in the Australian 3-day championships. This series of races was scheduled to take place in 2020, but due to COVID, was postponed until 2021. While this gave us an extra year to hone our orienteering skills, it also gave the forest another year to grow a little thicker, the visibility to reduce to nearly zero and the technical challenge to escalate to AMOST IMPOSSIBLE. On Day 1, we were treated to a new area of tightly-packed rock, unusual cliff formations and criss-crossing middle-distance courses that kept us on our toes. Most of us rose to the challenge, shook off the ‘Day 1’ nerves and started to… ...Read Full Article
March 29, 2021

OST 3 at Stags Head - Open For Entry

The next OST event is to be held at Stags Head, Lower Marshes on Sunday 2nd May. At this event competitors can look forward to navigating their way through the cliffs, boulders and other rich features available in the area which was logged two years ago. Challenging courses have been provided that match the new OST requirements. This has enabled the restructuring of the harder courses and improvements to the easy and medium courses so that they use more predominant features in the open and have less reliance on tracks and fences. This event is now open for entry. Please click here to enter via Eventor and to check out the Information Flyer for full details. ...Read Full Article

From May 1st, 2021 all events require participants to use the ‘Check in TAS’ app.

To speed up the registration process at events please download the app before you get to the event and register your details. If you do not have a smartphone or there is no mobile signal we will be required to record your contact details on paper. For further information on downloading the app please click here.

Please note that pre-entry and payment online is still required. In order to enter online you will first need to register as a Casual or Club member of Orienteering Tasmania.

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