Welcome, All!

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.

Get involved at the next event: 2017

FWOC Events-Calgary area 
EOOC Events- Edmonton area


Mapping Clinic 2017:

Satuday, April 1st 10:00am

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame,

Red Deer


Orienteering Club Head Coach Wanted!

Foothills Wanderers Orienteering Club (FWOC) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Head Coach.

Apply by February 15, 2017


AOA Newsletter:

The Reentrant_2016_.pdf


Orienteering Canada Newsletter_2017_January

 NEWS archives 

  • 2016 A very successful Retreat was held at Deer Valley Meadows on November 5-7. The guest speaker was Doug Swanson who talked about Sports Psychology and F.I.R.S.T. training  A very worthwhile weekend!

  • Charlotte MacNaughton has been awarded a 2014 Alberta Sports Volunteer Recognition Award.The first award was received in 1987, for Jim Webster. Since the following AOA members also received this award: 1988 – Peter Wong, 1992 – Nancy Craig, 2005 – Adrian Zissos.
    To read about Charlotte HUGE volunteering contribution click HERE

Congratulations again Charlotte and THANK YOU for everything you have done!



WHY Orienteering?

Click HERE to see “orienteering is great because…” 

AOA _website


 One of the greatest outdoor activity for all ages and abilities!

We are proud to promote the Canadain Sport for Life Physical Literacy and Long Term Athlete Development model.

LTAD Orienteering Canada Guide




New Orienteering Canada resources for Jr/beginner programs

Orienteering Canada is excited to share the results of Phase 1 of the development of a National Athlete Development Matrix (ADM), which is a document that describes what skills athletes should be learning at each stage of development. On the LTAD web page, you will find a series of tools to help instructors, coaches, and program administrators implement this matrix throughout their programs. These new resources include a Technical Skills Progression document, a Technical Skills Development chart, a set of Lesson Plans for an 8-week junior program, and a Lesson Plan template that can be adapted to different programs. This is a big step forward on the road to creating a complete ADM. Big thanks to Jeff Teutsch and Kate Knapp for their work so far. 

We encourage feedback  (via email to juniordevelopment@orienteering.ca or in person to Kate Knapp, Jeff Teutsch, or Kitty Jones) as we move this project along.   


Check out the newest adventure organized by KIDS RUN WILD & EOOC.

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Box 1576 Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1B5  Canada
Phone 403-981-4444