NSW Rogaining Association

"Your Guide to Rogaining in NSW"

eNewsletter 60  -  3 February 2014

G'day Rogainers,

Metrogaine, 6hr: 9 February 2014

Registrations are now open here.

What better way to round off the summer holidays and kick-start 2014 than participating in the first Rogaine for the year.

The 6 hour Hornsbygaine encompasses the Berowra Valley National Park and surrounding suburbs. Enjoy spectacular vistas, great bush tracks, majestic trees, shy wildlife, tranquil creeks, twists and turns, The Great North Walk, The Fishponds, and a hill or two. And there are shops on the way for a cool drink or ice-cream.

Online entries for this rogaine close at midnight on Tuesday 4th February.

Notice of NSWRA Annual General Meeting 2014, 9 February 2014

The Annual General Meeting of NSWRA will be held after the Metrogaine (in Thornleigh) on Sunday February 9th 2014. It will start at approximately 3:30pm. All office bearer and ordinary committee member positions will be open for election, and nominations for all positions are welcome.

Are you interested in being a member of the committee? If so, please contact anyone on the current committee should you have any questions. These positions so far lack nominations:-

- Safety Officer

- Events Coordinator

- Vice President

- Australian Rogaining Association representative

Nominations require support of two NSWRA members and the nominee's approval in writing, and should be sent to the secretary (secretary@nswrogaining.org). Current committee members are happy to support nominees, and additional nominations may be accepted at the meeting. A nominations form is here.

Rogainer of the Year 2013

Presentation of the inaugural “Rogainer of the Year” award will be made at the Metrogaine Presentations, on 9 February 2014.

2014 Event Calendar

The Calendar has now been set, have a look on our website and mark them in your diary! Please note there have been a few date changes, to avoid clashes with other States and events.

9 February Metrogaine 6hr

30 March Minigaine 3hr

10 May Autumn Rogaine 6hr / 12hr

15 June Paddy Pallin Rogaine 6hr

2 August Lake Macquarie Rogaine 6hr/12hr

13-14 September Spring Rogaine (incl NSW Champs) 24hr and 8 hour.

16 November Socialgaine

Can you help us at a Rogaine event in 2014?

We need willing and able volunteers to ensure we can stage our 2014 events. Please have a look at the volunteer calendar page to see where help is needed and contact Ian Dempsey if you can lend a hand.

If you can’t make it to an event, setting, vetting, flag hanging or collecting can be a great way to see a course and practice your navigation skills.

The Metrogaine still needs people to hang flags on Saturday 8 Feb, and also some on-the-day help at registration.

Jason Tsui

for NSW Rogaining Association committee


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