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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.

What's New

Posted: Sept 19, 2015

Employment Opportunity: Junior Program Guideline Development

From Orienteering Canada:
As a direct result of the Aug 22 meeting about junior development at the Orienteering Canada conference in the Maritimes, we’re moving forward towards the goal of starting guidelines for skill progression, that will hopefully help people who are starting new junior programs, as well as provide a resource for those organizing existing junior programs.

Orienteering Canada, through the Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee, plans to hire 1-3 contract workers to start this project. The job ad is here:

The application deadline is September 30.

Posted: Feb 15, 2015

Featured Features Online Catalog

Hannah Jickling has launched an online catalogue for a project she produced in the Yukon in 2013. Featured Features was an exhibition of landscape-based artworks, selected and interpreted by orienteers. This web catalogue documents the results with a series of texts, images and a commissioned essay by independent curator, C Magazine editor and good friend of Hannah's, Amish Morrell.

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Due to changes in technology and in how we print our event maps, YOA has a stock of slightly out of date maps of many of the recreational areas in Whitehorse ...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 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.
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Yukon's High Performance Program Athletes

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 2015 HPP members include:

Visit the Team Canada blog for more about our HPP athletes.