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: 2015
FWOC Events 2015
EOOC Events 2015
AOA STRATEGIC PLAN
The AOA Strategic Plan 2014-2017 is now ready, you can find it HERE. We want to thank everyone who contributed one way or the other. We also want you to know that we are welcoming any comments you might have.
HOT NEWS !!
Charlotte MacNaughton has been awarded a 2014 Alberta Sport Volunteer Recognition Award.
History: These awards were first issued in 1987. That first year, Jim Webster was one of the recipients of the Sport Volunteer Recognition Award. Since then, the following AOA members also received this award: 1988 – Peter Wong, 1992 – Nancy Craig, 2005 – Adrian Zissos.
To read about Chalotte HUGE volunteering contribution click HERE
Congratulations again Charlotte and THANK YOU for everything you have done !
New way for getting yours
New for this year : AOA Membership needs to be purchase through your club:
EOOC Click HERE
FWOC click HERE
If you have any question please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper
Orienteering Canada (and its affiliated clubs) have a number of mapping projects to be completed in 2015. One or more positions are available in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Yukon.
Job Duties: Field checking of several forested areas in and near the following cities:
Cranbrook and Squamish, B.C.; Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta; Winnipeg, Brandon, Neepawa, St.Malo,and Portage LaPrairie, Manitoba; Ottawa, Ontario; and Whitehorse, Yukon. Field work on urban sprint maps may be required. Other duties include map drafting to current ISOM and ISSOM standards, artwork and legend using current orienteering mapping software, such as OCAD.
Terms of Employment: Temporary contract positions are available from 4 weeks to 4 to 5 months depending on the locations and your ability to relocate between provinces at the employer’s expense. Applicants may specify the area they are able to work in.
Wage: $25 – $30 per hour depending on experience. 40 hours/week max
Education and Work Experience required: No particular formal education requirements, however applicants must be fully conversant with International Orienteering Federation standards for preparation of orienteering maps including ISOM and ISSOM. Applicants must be able to provide examples of orienteering maps previously completed.
Must be a member of the Canadian Orienteering Mapper Registry.
Benefits: Assistance to find housing and a vehicle will be provided.
Contact: Anne Teutsch at Orienteering Canada: president AT orienteering DOT ca.
1239 Colgrove Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 5C3
tel (403) 283-0807
fax (403) 451-1681
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 email@example.com.
AOA T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
We still have AOA technical t-shirts for sale. For details click HERE
In order to complie with the anti-spam law that will take effect on July 1st, 2014 the AOA will not be sending email to anyone that will have give their consent to do so. If you wish to be added to the AOA distribution list please send an email at:firstname.lastname@example.org
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