Orienteering

The Auckland Secondary School Orienteering season begins with the Sprint Series, early in Term 1. There are five events in this series, from which eligible students can progress to the Auckland Finals. Students can also compete in the Forest Series and Rogaine events throughout the year

When are Orienteering events held?

The Sprint Series are held midweek after school, at various secondary schools around Central Auckland. Other events are generally held on the weekend.

What are the training commitments?

Students are encouraged to build or maintain their fitness levels over the summer holidays in preparation for the start of the orienteering season.

Is there a cost associated with Orienteering?

For the Sprint Series there is a cost of $10 per event. This covers the entry fee and return transport to the event. Other events are of a similar cost. 

Do I need my own equipment?

Only a pair of running shoes is required! Entry fees cover the cost of maps and electronic control tracker.