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Welcome to Orienteering New Brunswick!


What is Orienteering?

Orienteering is a lifelong, family oriented competitive sport in which participants find their way to various checkpoints across diverse and unfamiliar terrain with the aid of a map and compass, the winner being the one with the shortest elapsed time.

Who can do it?

Everyone is welcome! All ONB events include courses to suit participants of different skill and fitness levels from beginner to advanced. Younger children should be accompanied on their course by an adult.

How do I start?

Come to an event! An organizer will be more than happy to give you some pointers before your first attempt. Find out about our next events by checking out our calendar.

What do I need?

  • Running shoes or light weight hiking boots
  • Whistle
  • Simple compass