B Meet — Chadburn Map / May 20, 2020
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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.



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Posted: May 7, 2020

2020 Season Open!

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, we are doing things a little differently this summer. Since orienteering is largely an individual sport once we are in the woods, it is possible to participate in orienteering while respecting the physical distancing restrictions set by the Yukon Government.

Please see Quaranteering In 2020 for an introduction to how we are running meets in the 2020 season.

You can read about the Youth and Adult Programs and register for your annual membership and programs.

Staying Safe While Orienteering

Every orienteering participant should read the document Staying Safe While Orienteering (PDF).

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. Read more about the HPP here.