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.
Posted: April 12, 2016
Annual Learn-To-O Workshop
The Learn-To-O workshop will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The
$50 fee includes the workshop, 2016 YOA membership and a coupon for a map
at a regular Wednesday night meet.
Find all the details here.
Posted: February 23, 2016
Job Opportunities: Orienteering Mappers
Orienteering Canada is looking for experienced orienteering mappers
to map around Whitehorse, Yukon as well other Canadian locations in
More details at:
Posted: January 7, 2016
From The Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee:
Hi all junior orienteers,
The Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee is pleased to offer SPOTT
(Sass Peepre Orienteering Training for Teens) again this winter, a
chance to armchair orienteer in the off-season with junior orienteers
from across Canada!
Adam Woods will be our facilitator again this year. The 10 session
program will run Thursdays for one hour every two weeks from February
4th to the end of June. Sign up now though Zone 4. More details are in
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 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 2016 HPP members include:
Visit the Team Canada blog for more about our HPP athletes.