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Welcome to the Junior section of the Orienteering Australia website.
SA and VIC junior orienteers at a control
We aim to have it as a resource for Australian juniors with items such as a junior-relevant news items, a dedicated page for schools orienteering, a junior event guide and direct links to junior results and photo galleries. We could also set up sections such as training and competition tips, junior profiles, training, and courses.
We need YOUR help, so if you have any ideas for the junior section, would like to contribute stories or photos, please contact Ian Dalton.
Results of past national events including the Australian Schools Championships can be viewed in the Orienteering Australia Results archive.
Smartplay is a sports safety and injury prevention program. Their website has tips to reduce the risk of injury and now has a section specific to orienteering!
ASADA Anti Doping Resources
Inlcuded on this page are important resources that all junior elites should be familiar with. Information such as the current banned medications list, Therapeutic Use Exemption forms for banned prescribed medications and other resources. For more information regarding any issues contact the ASADA hotline 1800 020 506 or OA's High Performance Manager Kay Haarsma.
2011 national junior training plans announced
Friday, 24 December 2010
Orienteering Australia National Junior Coach Roch Prendergast has announced training plans for 2011. These commence with training for interested juniors at the Christmas Five Days next week. To have some idea of numbers, Roch would appreciate an email from interested juniors before Boxing Day. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas 5 Days, Armidale
Dec 27: 6pm Meet with all juniors and parents (Location to be announced)
Dec 28: Junior training on same map after presentations
Dec 29: Junior training at Oakview( Steve Doyle organising)
Dec 30: Evening talk and group meal
Dec 31: Meet with all juniors time permitting
January Training Camp (11-15 January, Canberra)
3 to 4 days of training for all Juniors in the squads or not. Costs slightly more for those not in the squad
National O League Event 12-13 March, Canberra
All squad members should attend this weekend. Performances may be considered for selection.
Weekend Training Ballarat 26-29 March: Open to all who wish to attend.
Easter 22-25 April, WA: Principal JWOC Squad selection trial.
Week following Easter: Training for Juniors during the week as a lead up to the weekend NOL. Format and process to be announced. Open to all Juniors.
Pre JWOC Camp Ballarat May or June: For all members of JWOC Team and emergencies.