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
Sass Peepre Junior Training Camp
17-19 Aug, 2015: Broadleaf Guest Ranch, New Brunswick
Calgary Training camp 2015
Alberta Athletes organize Calgary Training Camp 2015 to broaden orienteering experience for anyone interested in the sport. This training camp is for all atlhetes, who want to advance their orienteering skills, have fun, aspire to become elite orienteers one day or just have a dream to meet the best atletes in the world. It is here to provide role models to junior orienteers and ignite their passion in the sport. The camp also promotes orienteering as a sport for life and for all ages.
All details HERE
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 !
Sept. 19-20, 2015
Alberta Champs will take place in and around Calgary.
Tentative event locations: Middle-new map at Bowmont Park, Sprint-Fish Creek-Both on Sat. Sept. 19 Long-Sandy McNabb on Sun. Sept. 20
Eileen Charles, Magali Robert and Christin Lundgren. Meet Director: Marsha Fehr
Land use permissions are pending for Bowmont and Sandy McNabb.
Check FWOC website for Info and update
You want to know why Orienteering is a great sport?
Click HERE to see “orienteering is great because…” video clip
Pursuit of Athletic Excellence and Learning & Development Grants
As of July 2015, our programs for grant are being updated. Members will be informed as soon as the new grants are out and ready for people to apply. Thank you for your understanding.
The Reentrant April_2015 is ready
BCOC 2015 CHANGE OF DATES
Explanation about the change of dates HERE
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.
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.
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: email@example.com
AOA T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
We still have AOA technical t-shirts for sale. For details click HERE
To find out more about Orienteering Canada's long term athlete development (LTAD) model 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
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Alberta Orienteering Association