Welcome to Big Foot Orienteers, formerly the planet's pinkest orienteering club.

If you are interested in stepping up to the challenge or bush orienteering from Summer Series, or if you want to plan a Summer Series event yourself (score 100 points without training !) and you have a sense of humour*, please get in touch with us.

Big Foot members are active in all forms of bush orienteering, from the local metro league (where we have two teams) through the Sydney and state leagues right up to national and world championships in both foot and mountain bike disciplines. We also have members who are active in other forms of orienteering - including  rogaining and adventure races.

(* If you are going to run around the bush getting lost wearing bizarre clothing with more than a hint of pink then a sense of humour will be required.)


The Big Foot web site is being moved - check out progress on the new site here.

Summer Series Sportident Workshop - follow-up

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Post-workshop information:

  • The SI locks that Big Foot use are available from here 
  • The SI check program mentioned at the workshop didn't work for SI-5 cards. That problem is fixed and the fixed version can be downloaded from here
  • The web-site for the SI Simple program used to post-process the Sydney Sprint Series is here
  • Copies of the document we use to print registration slips from (for SSS and the sprints) are linked to on the Big Foot web-site under Event Resources.

    Two  post work-shop thoughts:

    1. Or has great help built into it
    2. Big Foot ran Big Foot Sprints using the same hardware/software before unleashing it at a Summer Series. Its probably worth running a real event before using this set-up at a Summer Series.
More News
Summer Series Sportident Workshop - follow-up Wednesday, 14 September 2011 Following two trials of SportIdent at SSS, and preceding the final Big Foot event of last season, Big Foot ran a work-shop on how it works. Here are some follow-up notes. (Re-published due to repeated requests for some of this info).
NSW Long Championships Results Monday, 12 September 2011 They came, they shivered, some conquered, some conked out. Thanks to everyone who came. We had fun, even those who camped, we hope you did. Congratulations to all the winners.
Metro League 3, Appin Sunday, 29 May 2011 Results and splits of Metro League 3.
MetroLeague 1, Harrington Park Monday, 21 March 2011 Through hell and high-water
Sydney Sprint Series #10, Callan Park Monday, 7 March 2011 The last event of the series and Andy Hill finished the series with yet another win on what was a long sprint. Another quality map and a great course from Helen Murphy and the Uringa crew.