Newcastle Shorts Weekend

What you need to know for a great weekend of fun orienteering!

When: Saturday and  Sunday 29/30 June


Saturday  - Event 1 - Results
                 - Event 2 - Results
Sunday  - Event 1 - Results
              - Event 2 - Results

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General Information

How to Enter:


4 events on 4 new maps over 2 days for 1 fun weekend of Short Orienteering.

Forget the June Long weekend – it’s the June Shorts weekend!


What courses are available?

Boardies Long course - 4km

Boxers Short course – 2.8km

Briefs – Novice course - 2km

How many events can I run?

Is there Enter on Day?

You can enter 1, 2, 3 or all 4 events.

Yes, but very limited – and why miss out on all the fun?

Competitions available in each class.

Saturday Best – Highest combined placings on Saturday’s 2 events.

Sunday Best – Highest combined placings on Sunday’s 2 events

Newcastle Shorts Weekend Champion - Runner’s best 3 placings to count over weekend.


Mens Boardies

Womens Boardies

Mens Boxers

Womens Boxers




  • Terrain will be a mixture of urban, campus, parkland and benign bush.
  • There will be no street crossings
  • All 4 races will have equal weighting.
  • Runners will gain points for each race entered. There are 4 events over the weekend. You can enter all 4. If you can only run on one day you are still able to be competitive as the BEST section is for best 2 runs.
  • Yes you could enter 2 competitions – eg run Boardies Best on 1 day and Boxers Best on another!


Events will be held in the Newcastle area on Saturday and Avondale area Sunday.


Start times will be approximately 10:00-11:00 and 1:30-2:30


This will be a pre-enter event!

Entries now open on Eventor or contact Geoff Peel.