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Run or walk, compete against yourself or others, or a fun family day out. Classic "forest" orienteering for all in the great outdoors. (April-Oct)
Run, walk or push a pram to a 45 minute time limit. How many points can you get? (Oct-Feb)
A great introduction to orienteering with fun courses in suburban parkland. Also includes a night event. (Feb-Mar)
Navigate around bush tracks and trails on your mountain bike. The BOSS series offers 75 minute score & line+score events. (Oct-Mar)

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                    Welcome to Newcastle Orienteering Club's annual                                                                 Urban Foot Orienteering series 

UFO

Format: Line course orienteering, generally in urban parkland and reserves, using SI punching. Two course options of approximately       4-5km & 2-2.5km plus a non-competitive "mini" course of around 1km for juniors. The UFO series consists of three "qualifying" events followed by a graded final. There is also a separate "Night Champs" event after daylight savings finishes.
Start Times
: Wednesdays 4:45pm to 6:15pm (Night Champs later)
Entry Fees: Click here.

See General Information about the UFO series for details on urban orienteering.  

 Date  Event  Map / Location Details Results
 28-02-24   UFO #1     “Blue Wren Creek”, Elermore Vale Details Results 
06-03-24  UFO #2     “Hunter Wetlands”, Shortland Details
13-03-24  UFO #3     “Green Point”, Belmont Details
 20-03-24  UFO Final     “Newcastle Sportsgrounds”, Cooks Hill Details
 01-05-24 Night Champs     “Thomas Halton Park”, Eleebana

                                              UFO Series pointscore - click here

 

   Braye Park map snippett       Urban pic 1