The 2022 Oceania Orienteering Championships is a week long international orienteering extravaganza in January 2022, based in Canterbury, New Zealand. We expect to also have warm-up events and follow-on event areas others parts of the south island.
Hosted by Peninsula & Plains Orienteering Club, renowned for producing high quality orienteering events across the South Island. Covering all disciplines (sprint, middle, long and relay) and including the Australia / New Zealand Challenge.
Entries open: September 2021
Qualifier event: WOC | World champs | Including Pinestars competition
Below is the tentative program to be confirmed.
- FRI 7: Sprint Relay | Nelson
- SAT 8: Knock-out sprint for elites with warm up event | Blenheim
- SUN 9: Travel to Christchurch
- MON 10: Oceania Sprint Distance Championships | Christchurch
- TUE 11: Oceania Long Distance Championships | North Canterbury
- WED 12: Rest day or get out and explore
- THU 13: Oceania Middle Distance Championships | Castle Hill area
- FRI 14: Oceania Relay Championships | Leithfield
- SAT 15: Follow-on event | North Otago
- SUN 16: Follow-on event | North Otago