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Yukon Orienteering Association

The Yukon Orienteering Association (YOA) is the sport governing body for orienteering in the Yukon. It is a volunteer based organization that coordinates and administers various programs devoted to the promotion and development of orienteering.

2024 YOA Membership - now open

Information and the online registration for YOA memberships and programs. Click Here.
A $5 annual membership is needed for all YOA events.

Job Opportunity: Orienteering Mapper Yukon 2024

Orienteering Canada is looking for a mapper to work in Yukon in 2024. For more information, please download the full description here: YukonOrienteeringMapper2024.pdf

What's new in 2024?

Full time coach for expanded Junior and Adult programs. Welcome Philippe!

Mount Mac was remapped summer 2023! Look for 2024 meets on this new map.

New (easier to see) Control Flags - to replace those badly faded, damaged and eaten.

Canadian Orienteering Championships (COC) - YOA has been awarded the 2027 COCs!

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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Special Events

Become A Volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to meet other orienteers and to learn new skills.
Click here to volunteer ...


Learn To Orienteer

Orienteering Canada

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.