Yukon Orienteering Association
The Yukon Orienteering Association is the sport governing body for orienteering in the Yukon Territory. It is a volunteer based organization that coordinates and administers various programs devoted to the promotion and development of orienteering.
The 2014 season is now over. Thank you to all the volunteers and participants that made the season such a big success!
Posted: Dec 14, 2014
Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting will be held on January 28, 2015 at 7:00pm at Sport Yukon. The AGM is open to all members.
Posted: June 24, 2014
Orienteering Maps for Sale
Due to changes in technology and in how we print our event maps, YOA has
a stock of slightly out of date maps of many of the recreational areas
in Whitehorse ...
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Bears And YOA Meets
NOTE: There may be bears in any of the map areas where YOA meets are
held. YOU must be “bear aware”. To reduce risk, use precautions set out
in the booklet
How you can stay safe in bear country
Dogs At YOA Meets
A dog biting incident last season has prompted the executive to advise orienteers bringing dogs to events to:
- Leash your dog while in the parking/assembly/start areas;
- If dogs accompany you on your course, they must be under your immediate control at all times;
- If there are more incidents or complaints, we may need to take a more stringent approach.
Become A Volunteer
Volunteering is a great way to meet other orienteers and to learn new skills.
Click here to volunteer ...
Become a member and start exploring the Yukon outdoors with your map and compass. Affordable fees and valuable benefits make orienteering a popular Yukon sport.
Click here to join ...
Learn To Orienteer
The High Performance Program (HPP) is Canada's national athletes who
show potential to represent Canada at Junior World Championships and
World Championships. Yukon's 2014 HPP members include:
Visit the Team Canada blog for more about our HPP athletes.