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WikiProject Orienteering is a collaboration to improve articles related to orienteering. This includes both orienteering from a sport and recreation point of view.

Article monitoring

Articles are monitored from different aspects to gain information where work is needed:

Article assessment

Main page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Orienteering/Assessment

To add an article to this project for assemssment, and to have it counted in the assessment table (above), use Template:WikiProject Orienteering. To use it, place it at the top of the article's talk page:

((WikiProject Orienteering|class=|importance=)).

The classifications, importance and further information can be found on the assessment page.


The highest possible classification FA class was assigned on January 2006 to article Amateur radio direction finding. The article was downgraded on April 2010 to C class due to lack of references.

Improvement of articles

Main page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Orienteering/Assessment to-do list

Based on the classification and importance, a list of articles that needs to be improved most of all exist. The goal is to improve the articles to match good Wikipedia standards. The list is based on the WikiProject classifications. Please, help expand these articles if you have something to contribute.

Assessment guidelines

Main page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Orienteering/Assessment Guidelines

Orienteering articles has assessment guidelines that helps with assessing importance for articles. The guidelines doesn't give indications in all cases but gives help in finding what important in Wikipedia from orienteering point of view.

Did you know?

Orienteering has been featured on the English Wikipedia Main Page with these Did you know "hooks":

Example distinct vegetation boundary orienteering.png
Bromma kyrka view06.jpg
Pawtuckaway campsite.JPG
Mountain bike orienteer


You can add yourself to this list:

Wikiproject Orienteering userbox

You can add the userbox to your user page by filling in with wiki syntax:

((User WikiProjectOrienteering))

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This user is a member of WikiProject Orienteering

Orienteerer userbox

You can add the orienteerer userbox to your user page by filling in with wiki syntax:


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This user is an orienteer,
and very seldom gets lost.

User recruiting

To recruit another user to WikiProject Orienteering place the following wiki syntax on the user's talk page:

((Wikipedia:WikiProject Orienteering/Join))~~~~

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Hi Wikipedia User,

Thanks for contributing to Wikipedia articles related to orienteering. If you are interested in orienteering, you might like to add WikiProject Orienteering to your watchlist (see Help:Watching pages).


Orienteering barnstar

Further information: Wikipedia:Barnstars

It is the custom to reward Wikipedia contributors for hard work and due diligence by awarding them a barnstar. To give the award to someone, just place the image on their talk page, and say why you have given it to them. If you are sure the barnstar is appropriate, don't be shy!

Orienteering has its own barnstar named Orienteering barnstar. To give a user the orienteering barnstar place it on the user's talk page with following wiki syntax:

((Orienteering barnstar))

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WikiProject Orienteering Barnstar
I award you the WikiProject Orienteering Barnstar for

Significant contributions to Orienteering articles.~~~


See also: Help:Navbox

A navigation template, navbox or topicbox is a grouping of links used in multiple orienteering related articles to facilitate navigation between those articles. Editing of a navigation template is done in a central place, the template page.


((Orienteering)) used for articles related to orienteering. It meant cover all essential information regarding orienteering and related subjects.

International Orienteering Federation Members

((International Orienteering Federation Members)) about IOF members and associate organizations

Orienteering Competitions

For orienteering competitions there exist the following templates:

Source: Orienteering templates, 1 May 2010

Stubs and their categories

The complete current structure of stubs and their categories (as of 11th of August 2009):

Stub structure change history

Category and article structure

Category structure, can be browsed through this link or see a three structure below:

Category structure


Other to-dos

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