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There is no need to call or email us about it, we are aware of it. We will email out the event info link to all registrants in the week prior to the event.


postheadericon The Rivers Run Through It 7 Hour PaddleFoot Rogaine


12th February 2022, 10am to 5pm


There has been no other WARA event like this before - welcome to a SPLASH-gaine! All teams: family, competitive, social, both foot- and paddle-based, are invited to enjoy our cool inaugural WARA water-focussed rogaine event. Teams will be able to enjoy stunning water scenery, wetland reserves, and historic features in a daytime only event. Most controls will be accessible both by foot and by watercraft, with a scattering of controls that are either foot-only or water only, with some far-flung controls for the fleet-of-foot and experienced paddle-guns. Unusual features include The Isthmus, The Peninsular. The Headland and The Island, and we predict many contour-free navigational challenges for all. Teams* will have complete freedom to choose when to use foot- and water-based travel, mix them as desired, or even portage, adding a cool dimension to rogaine planning. Teams* may bring their own watercraft (any human-powered watercraft such as kayaks, canoes, skis, SUPs, packrafts, rowboats, etc), may borrow a kayak for the event, or may simply use the provided canoes to cross water at strategic marked points on the map. Intrepid foot soldiers can enjoy wetland reserves, intricate navigation around waterfeatures, or the controls among playgrounds, cafes and icecream shops. Maps will be handed out at 8am, start at 10am, for a 7 hour event concluding at 5pm with sausage sizzle. The setting team has no idea how this event can be won (foot only, water only, or a combination?) but are sure that everyone will have fun finding out. :-)


Check out canoe hire at

Finally note that there are some special rules for this special event.

*Teams using watercraft should be composed of members all able to swim 25m, and PFDs and footwear must be used!

Last Updated (Wednesday, 12 January 2022 14:38)


postheadericon Volunteering:- your association needs you!

Volunteering is part and parcel of the culture of rogaining in WA. Unlike many other states, the WA rogaining association has been able to keep prices low and event quality high by the many members who every so often kindly forego an event to help out with administration, hash house, setting, vetting, first aid, or truck driving duties.

People step forward for the event roles usually in the last few weeks leading up to the event which is alway very much appreciated.

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Last Updated (Thursday, 06 February 2020 21:19)

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For those who don't already know (i.e. never noticed it at the bottom of the WARA web pages) WARA has a facebook page here.

Check out all the news and photos!

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postheadericon World Rogaining Championships 2022

From Jan Tojnar, WRC 2022 Director

Dear rogaining friends,

Despite the uncertain future we have launched the website of the 17th
World Rogaining Championships; the 3rd WRC hosted by the Czech

The event will take place in the marvelous landscape of the mountain
ridge of Králický Sněžník and Rychleby Mountains along the
Czech-Polish border. The start is planned on Friday, August 26, 2022.
Mind the IRF has agreed the shift of the earlier term by a week when
lower number of tourists in the event area is expected.

The COVID panepidemic presents a challenge for the organizers and
participants alike, nevertheless, we hope the conditions at the end of
the summer 2022 will allow all of us to enjoy the event safely.

In light of the expected COVID outbreak during the upcoming northern
hemisphere winter, we are going to accept basic entry fee up to April
30th, 2022.

I wish you all the best and I look forward to seeing you in the Czech
Republic next year!

Jan Tojnar, WRC 2022 Director

Note entries will open as follows at

Phase One: 11th December 2021 – 21st December 2021

Phase Two: 22nd December 2021 – 31st December 2021

Phase Three: 1st January 2022 – 31st July 2022 or before!!

Last Updated (Friday, 10 December 2021 11:27)


postheadericon What is Rogaining?

Rogaining is the sport of long distance cross-country navigation in which teams of two to five members visit as many checkpoints as possible in twenty-four hours. Teams travel entirely on foot, navigating by map and compass between checkpoints in terrain that varies from open farmland to hilly forest. A central base camp provides hot meals throughout the event and teams may return at any time to eat, rest or sleep. Teams travel at their own pace and anyone from children to grandparents can experience the personal satisfaction that comes from cross-country navigation at their own level of competition and comfort.


Last Updated (Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:14)

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postheadericon Are you proud of your rogaining achievements?

Do you sometimes feel you want to let everyone know what you've achieved, and are looking for a more subtle way then shouting it from the rooftops?
Did you know that there are points achievement badges available for purchase from WARA?

They are available for those Rogainers that achieve the points milestones in bush rogaines of 3000, 2500, 2000, 1500, 1000, or 500 points:
wara Badges
Then why not go to and place your order now.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 26 December 2018 10:30)

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