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Albertans bring home many Gold Medals!
2017 Western Canadian Orienteering Championships
Congratulation to all 19, EOOC and FWOC members attending to Westerns.We hope you all had a great time and big kudos to everyone who took home the Gold medals: Justin Astridge -FWOC, Don Bayly -FWOC, Geraint Edmunds-EOOC, Einar Viddal- EOOC, Kylie Astridge-FWOC, Robyn Astride-FWOC, Robert Gilchrist-EOOC, Carmie Callanan- FWOC, Angela Pearson-EOOC, Don Scott-EOOC, Stirling McMillan-FWOC.
I have seen the map and all I can say that probably great stories will be told about this super technical and hard terrain. The area covered by this map is true wilderness. There are no man-made features, just contours, and vegetation. It is a labyrinth-like area which requires very accurate navigation. Good job everyone!
The Final Draft of the updated IOF Control Descriptions is published:
The IOF has released the final draft of the 2018 revision of the IOF Control Descriptions.If you have any comments, please send them to email@example.com before Aug 8, 2017 (or talk to one of the Technical Committees members at the COC's). If there are comments, OC will consolidate them and pass them on to IOF.
Note the significant changes to the way boulders and knolls are represented.More information here by IOF.
2017 SASS PEEPRE NATIONAL JUNIOR TRAINING CAMP
July 30 – August 1 at Morin Heights, Quebec
For many years, the Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee has organized an annual training camp for juniors from across Canada. Junior athletes of all abilities from 11 to 20 years of age are invited to participate in the 3 day camp, which always has amazing volunteer coaches coming from the ranks of the Senior National Team, High Performance Programme athletes, ex-national team members, and parents wanting to help their kids.
Welcome to the 2017 season!
The AOA Board of Directors have been busy planning for the new season and are very excited to share the 2017 strategic focuses and roadmap. If you would like to read about it, please click here: Strategic Focuses and Roadmap.
AOA new initiative:
Focus on Grassroot development, school programs and community outreach support.
Summary of changes made to the 2017 edition of the Orienteering Canada Competition Rules
Athletes in the news:
Congratulations to our Province athletes for their accomplishment to be selected to represent Canada in at JWOC 2017.
Michael Svoboda, Emma Sherwood, Darya Sepandj from Calagary
Will Critchley from Edmonton.
Also, Damian Konotopetz from Winnipeg - now the FWOC adult program coach will be competing at the World Games.
Good luck for the upcoming races!