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By Catriona McBean - Mon 20 Nov 2017 10:10am
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The World University Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kuortane, Finland from 17-21 July 2018.

Selection Criteria

As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2018 WUOC team will be selected on the basis of known form and the results of the selection trial.

Known form will include results from

  • the 2017 Orienteering New Zealand Championships;
  • previous performances at comparable international events.

The selection trial will be held at ONZ National Championships, Auckland 30 March-1 April 2018.

Overseas based athletes should nominate up to 2 World Ranking Events (WRE) at any date up to and including 1 April 2018.

The team will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • athletes who are judged by the selectors to have the technical ability and level of fitness to finish in at least the top 75% of the field in at least one of the three individual races.


All orienteers interested in selection for the 2018 JWOC team shall notify their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (jean.al@xtra.co.nz) by 1 February 2018.

No WUOC 2018 Athlete Contribution fee has been confirmed at this time.


Catriona McBean

General Manager


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