Students from schools all over the South Island ranging from Takaka to Invergargill, and Christchurch to Westport are invited to compete in the SISS Orienteering Championships in Nelson, the weekend of 8 & 9 July 2023.
In addition to establishing the South Island 2023 orienteering champions, SISS is part of secondary schools’ Te Tau Ihu NavSport Festival 2023, incorporating the NZ Rogaine Champs and the NZ Orienteering Champs, both in the Blenheim area in the days following the South Island Champs.
Students from the North Island are welcome to use the South Island Champs as a final training event for the upcoming National events: students can participate, but their results will be registered as non-competitive.
Saturday 8 July, AM | Relay event at Tahunanui, Nelson – start times from 10am
Saturday 8 July, PM | Sprint event at Founders Park (tbc), Nelson – start times from 2.30pm
Sunday 9 July, AM | Long event at Moturoa / Rabbit Island – West – start times from 10.30am
Race classes: Yr 7/8 boys, Yr 7/8 girls, Junior boys, Junior girls, Intermediate boys, Intermediate girls, Senior boys, Senior girls
Closing date for entries ( vis school sports co-ordinators) is Friday 23 June 2023