Oceania Program

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The program for the Oceania Orienteering Championships and World Cup Round One  is now available in PDF format for viewing and downloading by clicking the link below. Please note a printed copy will be provided to all entrants when they register at the start of the Championships carnival.

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Oceania Program.pdf (26MB) – Updated December 16 with minor change about forming teams for Oceania Relay Championships

The Event Centre for days 1 to 4 will be the city of Launceston in Tasmania’s north and the Event Centres for days 5 to 8 will be Swansea and St Helens on Tasmania’s East Coast.

A map showing event locations, major towns,  travel distance and times is available here – Oceania2015 Event Locations Map.

Events indicated with the letter O and a number (eg O1), the Oceania Relay Championships and the Hobart Shorts are open to anyone. However World Cup and Oceania Elite competitors will be unofficial if they compete in O5 (Transit Flats) having already competed on Saturday January 10 (Long Distance).

Over the length of the Oceania Championships Carnival there will be a cumulative points competition for the carnival. Events that are are part of this are indicated with the letter O and a number. The best points of four out of the five days will count towards an orienteer’s total score.

The competition will also incorporate the Australia/ New Zealand Challenge. The Challenge will consist of an Individual Challenge, based on the Oceania Long Distance, Middle Distance and Sprint Distance Championships, and a Relay Challenge, based on the Oceania Relay Championships. The full list of Trans Tasman competitions is available here – Trans Tasman Competitions

Following the Oceania Championships and World Cup week, orienteers can take part in “The Hobart Shorts” which is six races over four days in and around Hobart, Tasmania’s largest city.

Check out terrain photos, video, posts and more on the Carnival’s Facebook Page or on the Terrain Photos page.

For the social events program please see – Social Events

Oceania Championships and World Cups

Detailed event information is available by clicking the event name link.

Day One: Friday January 2nd 2015 – IOF World Cup – Sprint Qualification

Cataract Gorge, Launceston.

Day Two: Saturday January 3rd 2015 – IOF World Cup Sprint Final, Oceania Sprint Distance Championships (Oceania Carnival Race  – O1)

University of Tasmania, Launceston.

Oceania Sprint Distance Championships Start List

Day Three: Sunday January 4th 2015 – Oceania Relay Championships including non official teams

Diddleum Plains approx 45 minutes east of Launceston

Day Four: Tuesday January 6th 2015 – Oceania Middle Distance Championships (except for Elite classes) (Oceania Carnival Race – O2)

Rajah Rock, Avoca, Fingal Valley.  Approx 75 minutes south east of Launceston

Oceania Middle Distance Championships (except for Elite classes) Start List

Day Five: Wednesday January 7th 2015 – Australia/New Zealand Schools Test Match (Relay) & Public Race (Oceania Carnival Race – O3)

Kelvedon, East Coast. Approx 15 minutes south of Swansea.

Public Race – Oceania Carnival Race 3 Start List

Day Six: Thursday January 8th 2015 – IOF World Cup Middle Distance, Oceania Middle Distance Championships (Elite classes only), Aust/NZ Schools Test Match (Individual) & Public Race (Oceania Carnival Race – O4)

Coles Bay, East Coast.

Oceania Middle Distance Championships (Elite classes) Start List

Public Race – Oceania Carnival Race 4 Start List

Day Seven: Saturday January 10th 2015 – IOF World Cup Long Distance, Oceania Long Distance Championships (Elite classes only) & Oceania Long Distance Championships Model

Transit Flat, Approx 30 minutes west of St Helens.

Oceania Long Distance Championships (Elite classes) Start List

Day Eight: Sunday January 11th 2015 – Oceania Long Distance Championships (except for Elite classes) (Oceania Carnival Race  – O5)

Transit Flat, Approx 30 minutes west of St Helens.

Oceania Long Distance Championships (except for Elite classes) Start List

Presentations

Presentations will be held for Day Eight, the Australian/NZ Challenge and the Oceania carnival series in the St Helens township on Sunday January 11th at 5.30 pm

 

The Hobart Shorts

All venues are within 30 minutes of Hobart. For full details go to The Hobart Shorts page.