Online entry for the southern event closes at midnight Monday 15th, but has closed for the northern event. Limited entry on the day is available for both events at an additional cost.
Events on Sunday 21st March
In the south, the second local event for the year will be held at Randalls Bay, the site of last year's Sprint Championships. Entries close for this event on Wednesday 17th March at midnight. For detailed information, click here.
An event will also be held in the north west at Romaine Park, Burnie. Normal entry for this event closes on Tuesday 16th March at midnight with late entry closing on Friday 19th March at midnight. For detailed information, click here.
OT AGM 2021
Orienteering Tasmania held its 2021 AGM at St Helens last weekend, attended by 46 members. The 2020 Annual Report and a preliminary financial report were presented. The final audited report will be posted to the website shortly. Several Constitution changes were approved. Membership Officer Bert Elson presented some participation statistics and presented the award for most events attended, which went to the ever reliable and enthusiastic Matthew Cohen (pictured). The award for a northern member went to Euan Best.
The existing Board members were re-elected for another year. President: Sally Wayte; Secretary: Julian Roscoe; Treasurer: Dirk Nankervis; Vice-Presidents: Jo Bissett and Kim Nankervis; Director Development: Anthony Stoner; Director Performance: Clare Hawthorne; Director Technical: Greg Hawthorne.
Australopers Encouragement Grants
Junior orienteers are invited to apply for an encouragement grant from Australopers. The grant will consist of free membership and entry to all local orienteering events in 2021. If you have already paid for membership, we will refund it. To be eligible, you will have participated in events regularly for some time and shown enthusiasm. In return, you will show commitment to the sport by regular participation in events and attendance at training sessions and camps.
A maximum of six grants will be offered. You should apply to the secretary, by March 26.
Southern Twilight Series Results to Week 5
So far, 341 people have participated in at least one event. Each week we allocate 20 points to the winner of each class, 19 points to second and so on, down to 1 point. Just one week to go and your best 5 results will count, so the positions will change as everybody’s worst result will drop out. Check out where you stand here.
Tasmanian Schools' Championships
Entries are now open for the Tasmanian Schools' Championships to be held at Stonehenge on Sunday 28th March. This event is the first of three selection events for the Tasmanian Schools' team to attend the Australian Orienteering Championships in September. It is open for anyone to enter whether or not you are interested in Schools’ selection. There are championship (A) and non-championship (B) classes for school students, and also courses for adults.
For detailed information and entry forms, click here. Entries close on Tuesday 23rd March at midnight.
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