The NWNL consists of typically 6 night events staged by different NW clubs around the region. All events have just 3 course options, Blue, Green and Orange., which are technically, just the same as day courses. A powerful head torch (and back up lighting) is essential.
Orienteering is an exciting and challenging adventure sport. It's easy for anyone to start and fun to do. You learn to navigate, develop confidence and discover new places. Orienteering is a sport that exercises both your mind and body.
List of CAPRICORN Events 1980 to 2019
We still have some PFO orienteering shirts available.
There are a number of Orienteering leagues that run throughout the year which are well worth participating in.
The scoring for each of these is based upon your best ‘x’ places out of ‘y’ events so you don’t need to do all the events to stand a reasonable chance of finishing fairly high up the table.
The NWUL was re-started last year (2017) after lapsing for a few years.
Read on for last years results, details of 2018 events and how to nominate areas for the 2019 series.
There are a growing number of Urban Orienteering races across the country with various leagues having being established.
The NWOA have re-launched their Colour Badge Scheme, which recognises the progression of orienteers through colour coded events from WHITE to LIGHT GREEN.
Check out what’s new in mapping standards for 2018.
Includes new symbols to improve map clarity and improve route choice decisions.