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Selection Notice – WORLD GAMES 2017
By Catriona McBean - Tue 13 Dec 2016 11:18am

The World Games will be held in Wroclaw, Poland 25-27 July 2017


The 2017 World Games Team (2 Men, 2 Women) will be held based on the following selection events:


Selection Criteria

The trials will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017.

Trial races will consist of a Sprint distance, a Middle distance and a Long distance. The Sprint and Middle distance races will be held within 20km of central Wellington on Saturday. The Long distance race will be close to Levin on Sunday.

The following existing orienteering areas are embargoed from the date of the this notice until the events have been held:

  • Whitireia Polytechnic campus
  • Waitarere Forest to the south of Waitarere Beach township


Overseas-based athletes should nominate and attend a WRE (Sprint and Middle) at any date up to and including 26 March.  (Suitable events include the Danish Spring Cup 24-26 March, and events in Portugal in 18-19 February and 4 March).

The team will be selected by 31 March 2017.


All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Games team must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright ([email protected]) by 15 January 2017.


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