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It's Sprint Camp this weekend in Vancouver. The annual event includes a bundle of shorter races and training. It's a highlight for many orienteers during our winter months. Not too much snow in Vancouver at the moment, compared to elsewhere in Canada. Thanks to Jennifer MacKeigan for the pics.
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Sprint Camp 2019 Orienteering Vancouver
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Family sport at its best.....
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Check out these custom stamps (you can do that through Canada Post) that the South Shore Orienteers in Nova Scotia made. Love these!
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Hey Ottawa! Have fun out there!
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Welcome!

The Manitoba Orienteering Association is a non-profit organization with the purpose of promoting and supporting orienteering in Manitoba. It is sponsored by Sport Manitoba and recognized by Orienteering Canada as the authorized governing body of orienteering in Manitoba.

This web site manages the MOA's events and maps. Results, permanent courses, and other content can be found at www.orienteering.mb.ca.

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What is Orienteering?

Orienteering involves using a map and a compass to find a series of checkpoints. An orange and white marker (called a “control”) is located at each checkpoint, along with a card-punching device or an electronic timing unit. At most events, the objective is to visit all of the controls, in the specified order, in the fastest time.

Orienteering is a great sport because:

  • It is easy to learn and requires no special equipment to get started.
  • It can be enjoyed as a walk in the outdoors or as a competitive sport.
  • Courses of varying length and difficulty are offered so that anyone can compete, regardless of age or experience. This makes it a good sport for families.
  • For serious competitors, the sport is challenging both physically and mentally. Elite competitors have to run quickly while navigating through complex terrain.