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Rogaines are organised and run totally by volunteers. Check out the Events and Volunteers page for where you can help out, then simply register or email the Volunteer Coordinator.

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Metrogaine 6hr - 25th Feb 2018

"Bondi to Bar"

Don't miss our first event of 2018.

You can read more about it and enter here...

The hash house will be in Coogee so there is little travel involved and good public transport options.

This event will explore a number of beaches and it is a great way to start losing those extra kilos you accumulated over Xmas.

Sea views


2018 Series Point Score

The Committee has decided to introduce a series point score for rogaines held during the 2018 calendar year.

The rules for this point score shall be:

  1. Your best 3 events this calendar year will contribute to your overall point score.
  2. Your points are individual but earned as part of a team (unless the event accepts solo entries. For example you are a 57 year old woman competing in a mixed team. Your points will be awarded to you in the Women's Super Veteran category
  3. The points you earn for each event are calculated by taking your team’s score expressed as a % of the overall median score for that event (ignoring category).
  4. There will be the usual categories as per the rules of rogaining (no junior category, only under 23).
  5. For the purpose of this point score, you're only up against others in the category that is defined by your age and gender (i.e. A men's super veteran will not also compete in the open men's category, which is different to our usual rules for event).
  6. If you change category during the year your points roll to the older one. (i.e. you turn 55 during the year your cumulative score for the year gets moved to Men's or Women's Super Veterans.)
  7. A volunteer at an event will be awarded their average score for that year.

The 2018 Series point score will be calculated after each event and posted on the internet. The point score will be tabulated in a similar fashion to orienteering's Sydney Summer Series point score.

Prizes will be awarded at the first event in the following year.

The 2018 Series Point Score does not change the usual way winners and scores are decided for each event

Any questions or suggestions can be directed to [email protected]. Winners


Calling all Marketers

We need your help!

The NSW Rogaining Association Committee is looking for a marketer to join its ranks. This was identified as one of the strategies we needed to undertake as part of our strategic plan.

You do not need to be an expert or frequent rogainer, nor do you need to be an elite athlete (we have plenty of those), you just need to be passionate about helping us develop and execute a marketing plan for our sport.

There are no monetary rewards, just lots of pizza, new friends and the opportunity to have your name behind making rogaining a well known and fast growing sport (which would look great on a young marketer's resume).

Marketer wanted

If you are interested then please send President Trev an email [email protected]. We would love to hear from you.


2018 Australasian Rogaining Championship

The Queensland Rogaine Association is pleased to announce that the 2018 Australasian Rogaining Championships, to be held on 25th and 26th August, will be held in the Gympie Region, in the area surrounding the Manumbar locality.

Anyone can enter. You can read more here...


NSW Rogaining Strategic Plan

It's a plan for you.

The NSW Rogaining Committee has been thinking about the strategic direction of our sport and have collaborated to produce a draft strategic plan.

You can read the draft strategic plan here...

We would love you to give us feedback on this draft strategic plan. You can do this in one of two ways:

  • Publicly - Contribute a blog post here... (or contribute to an existing one.
  • Privately - Send President Trev an email [email protected].


NSW Socialgaine 6 hr

“Huntergaine” - Sunday 26th November 2017

Results on the event page here...

The year's 6hr Socialgaine will be held near Newcastle about 1hr and 40 mins away from Sydney's CBD on Sunday 26th November 2017.

A Park

The map is largely suburban but includes Blackbutt and Richley Reserves and some lovely bush areas around John Hunter Hospital as well other parks and trails.

More details on the event page here...


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Orienteering NSW

Click here to be taken to the Orienteering NSW Homepage. Orienteering is a great way to hone your rogaining skills.


Where was this photo taken?

Which Mountain

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Hint - This NSW lookout is appropriately named.

If you think you know from where this photo was taken then be the first send to the Webmaster an email and your efforts will be recognised on the web site.


Emergency+

Rogainers with smart phones are encouraged to install the following app on their smart phones and carry them during events.

This Emergency+ app has been developed for Australia’s Triple Zero Awareness Working Group. When activated, the app displays current GPS coordinates. This knowledge could be very useful in a variety of rescue and support situations. No mobile coverage is required to display GPS coordinates.

The app is available in the app stores for Android, Apple and Windows devices.

To read more ...

Emergency+ App

Triple Zero (000) is Australia's primary emergency service number and should be used if urgent emergency assistance is required from either police, fire, or ambulance services.

Australia also has two secondary emergency service numbers that only work with particular technologies:

  • 112 is the GSM international standard emergency number which can only be dialled on a digital mobile phone (Some international model phones cannot dial "000").
  • 106 is the text-based emergency number for people who are deaf, or who have a hearing or speech impairment. This service operates using a textphone (TTY) or a computer with modem access.

BSAR remote first aid

Bush Search and Rescue

If you are keen to get some first aid skills, with a focus on remote area first aid, then you should check out the courses offered by the Bush Search and Rescue NSW - they run these courses that are, by all accounts, great.

Remember too that if you have been a major volunteer at a NSWRA event then you can claim $100 towards the cost of a first-aid course - like this one - rather than getting a free event entry!