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Sun 3 Jul 8:00 am
2022 Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot
George Bell Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill

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“The Range” (Killingworth)

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Interclub #5 - Albury-Wodonga
Goombargana
Sun 3 Jul 10:00 am
2022 Bush Series #5 Orange Botanic Gardens
Orange Botanic Gardens, Hill Street, Orange

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Wed 6 Jul 1:00 pm
Orienteering NSW Junior Training Camp
Bonny Hills, Port Macquarie.

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Sat 9 Jul 1:00 pm
2022 NSW State League #10
Mackillop College, Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie.

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Sun 10 Jul 9:30 am
2022 NSW State League #11
Broken Bago State Forest, Tallowwood Ave, Wauchope.
Wed 13 Jul 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness #3
Shrimptons Creek

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Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Leichhardt ultrasprint
Pioneers Memorial Park, Norton Street, Leichhardt
Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Newcastle Bush 2022 OY #5
Red Gum Ridges.

Mapping Resources

FOR COMPETITORS – MAP SYMBOL SUMMARIES

GENERAL INTEREST

Video of 2021 Mapping Workshop click here

International Orienteering Federation map specifications

ONSW Manual section 7.1: Maps - rules on map ownership and map specifications

Omaps - which shows the location of and other information about Australian orienteering maps.

NSW map database - this is currently being replaced by Omaps.

FOR MAPPERS, COURSE SETTERS, VETTERS and CONTROLLERS

Who to ask

To obtain basemaps, aerial photos, etc – ONSW Mapping Officers

  • Hamish Mackie (0407 202 171) and Barry Hanlon (0490 685 936) or Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General mapping questions - ONSW Mapping Advisory Group

  • Andrew Lumsden This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 9412 3545
  • Carol Jacobson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Hamish Mackie This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0407 202 171
  • Robert Vincent This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0409 245 031

Field working using a tablet

  • Maurice Anker This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

How to convert maps to the new IOF Map Specifications - Overview

Conversion of Foot Orienteering Maps to the New IOF Map Specifications.

Background information

Orienteering Australia’s mapping pages have a lot of helpful information on making maps.

Setting up an OCAD Basemap (WHO)

Introduction to LIDAR (Russell Rigby - revised Barry Hanlon 2020)
This document has an emphasis on processing in Kartapallautin which was used in the days before OCAD added Lidar processing. However, it is still relevant to use in addition to OCAD because of the differing results which can be useful to the field worker.

ONSW Mapping Workshop Materials - February 2014

Setting up an OCAD Basemap (Russell Rigby)

More about background images (Russell Rigby)

Mapping Specifications (Carol Jacobson)

Real World Coordinates (Carol Jacobson)

Notes on Real World Coordinates (Carol Jacobson)

Mapping - Safety Aspects (Andrew Lumsden)