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Championship Weekend at Pittwater
Remember that you must enter the Southern Regional Championships and the Tasmanian Middle Distance Championships (if you did not enter the cancelled event at St Helens) by midnight tonight.
Annual Orienteering Tasmania Awards Dinner - dont miss out, entries close on Tuesday!
It’s been a tough year, but now it’s time to celebrate! The Annual Orienteering Tasmania Awards dinner will be held at the New Town Rowing Club on Saturday 24 October. With delicious catering by Food2U and awards galore, this is a night not to be missed.
Come along and find out who has won the John Brammall Award for Individual Excellence. Did you win your OST class, and who will be the Tasmanian Orienteers of the Year? Perhaps you’re in with a chance for the Vice-Presidents’ award? All these won’t be determined until after the Southern Regional Championships at Pittwater earlier in the day.
To join in you need to enter and pay on Eventor by midnight on Tuesday 20 Oct. For more information and to enter see here.
Spring Twilight Events - South
The second of these events will be held on the Lower Domain on Wednesday 28th October. Four courses are available – Long, Medium, Short and Primary. The start is next to the Australopers' shed at the Hobart Regatta Grounds. Course setters are Niko and Anthony Stoner. Entries close on Sunday 25th October. For further details see Eventor.
Hit Or Miss Metrogaine - Sunday 29th November
Come along to this fun 4 hour Metrogaine exploring the sunny eastern side of Hobart. This is a team event (2 to 5 people per team) that covers the Tangara Trail and other pathways in the Acton Park, Lauderdale and Sandford area. You can do this event on foot or on your mountain bike. More details and on-line entry are at rt.asn.au
National Awards and Championship Results
Many thanks to Rod Bissett who has spent hours trawling though past results to update our list of Tasmanian National Award winners and Championship place-getters. We now have results from 1973 to 2019 available for your perusing pleasure. The prize for our most evergreen champion orienteer must go to Clare Hawthorne, who won, among other events, the Australian Long Distance Championship in W12A in 1983, in W21E in 2003 and in W45A in 2019. Check out the document National Awards Championships Results.
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