The Alberta Orienteering Association is the provincial body responsible for the organization and promotion of orienteering throughout Alberta. This website is designed to provide information for members and visitors about orienteering, rogaining and adventure racing in Alberta.
As the majority of competitions and training events are conducted by associated clubs, follow our links page to a club in your area for details on when and where local events are held. Information on provincially, nationally and internationally sanctioned events can be found by visiting "Events" on our website.
View AOA Schedule
Next Event: 2014
March 14-16, Barebones, Canmore
May 12th, Prairie Opener: RESULTS
June 7-9th, Barenones: RESULTS
March 14-16, 2014
The 19th annual Barebones weekend, will be the first Barebones weekend entirely on snow. They have planned three ski orienteering races and some of the usual extra-curricular activities. There will be lots of exciting head to head racing, including a mass start race, a long distance race, and a Sprint race
Registration for Barebones 2014 is now open : http://barebones2014.weebly.com/
COC: Whistler :1-5 Aug
WCOC: Kamloops 8-10Aug
Registration is now open for the 2014 Canadian Champs and the WCOC
click here to register
SASS PEEPRE JUNIOR TRAINING CAMP
New this year : you have to register ONLINE for the camp SEPARATELY from the competitions. The zone4 link to register for the camp is here
The Orienteering Association of British
Columbia is currently looking for Canadian mappers who have extensive
experience producing top quality orienteering maps (OCAD) to the latest ISOM
and ISSOM standards to work on different projects in Alberta and BC during the
summer of 2014, for a period of 8 weeks. The hourly pay rate will be $29.25.
The specifics areas where we want to map
are still to be determined, but will include the Lower Mainland and East
Kootenay areas of BC. There will also be opportunities to complete further work
The mappers will be coordinated by the
Orienteering Association of British Columbia, in conjunction with the Alberta
If you are an
interested mapper, and you have the experience, send your resume at email@example.com
CANADIAN ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013
Well we can be proud of the Albertans results at the Canadian Orienteering Champs this year. For the women medal position: Emma Sherwood, Teresa Winn, Charlotte MacNaughton, Karen Martino Kitty Jones, Christin Lundgren, and Angela Peasron. For the men we have: Will Critchley,Tyson Martino, Greg Yarki, Einar Viddal, Don Scott, Geraint Edmunds Ewan Winn, Michael Svoboda.
You can find all the results and position
Congratulations to ALL the participants !
AOA 2013 LEADERSHIP RETREAT & AGM
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2013 AOA Retreat & AGM and made it a succes.
IMPACT OF ORIENTEERING ON THE ENVIRONMENT
If you are interested in receiving a PDF of the report on the impact of the APOC 2002 orienteering event on the environment in the Bow Valley Wildland Park (written by Angeles Mendoza), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AOA T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
We still have AOA technical t-shirts for sale. For details click HERE
Membership for 2014 is now open.
2014 Membership registration is open. Click HERE for online registration. If you have any question you can send an email : email@example.com
Orienteering Canada has a new Newsletter click HERE to read it!
To find out more about Orienteering Canada's long term athlete development (LTAD) model click: HERE
AOA Contact Info:
Alberta Orienteering Association