NO IDeA Rogaine (16th & 17th July 2022)

Saturday 6hr - Saturday 16 July 2022

Admin Opens:8:00 am , Event Start:10:00 am, Event Finish:4:00 pm Duration:6 hours

Sunday 6hr - Sunday 17 July 2022

Admin Opens:8:00 am , Event Start:10:00 am, Event Finish:4:00 pm Duration:6 hours

Event Details

About 130km from the CBD and a short distance north of Heathcote, this event is a 2 x 6hr Rogaine which is the same course on Saturday and Sunday. Enter either day and volunteer on the other day.

Registration Date:10/06/2022, Late Date:08/07/2022, Registrations Close:13/07/2022

Location Description

The NO IDeA Rogaine will be located to the north of Heathcote.


Gently undulating open forest, except for the steeper eastern slopes of the Mt. Ida range. Most competitors will be able to choose a suitably challenging course without visiting the steeper parts.


1:30,000 printed on A3 non-waterproof paper.

Entry details

Entries will open by 10th June 2022 with late fees applicable after Friday 8th July. Entries will close Wednesday 13th July.

Once entries close, online changes will no longer be possible and no new team entries will be accepted – this includes no new team entries on the day.

Entries will be limited to a maximum of 200 competitors on course each day.

Partner Finder Service

If you would like to enter but you do not have a team, we can help you find a partner/s so you don’t have to miss out. Email Andrew with your name, age, gender and rogaining experience at least a week before entries close, but preferably as soon as possible to have the best chance of being matched with a teammate.

Event Entry Fees

Adults $40
Junior (under 18) $25 / Free entry when in a team with an adult

Late fee (for entries after 14/07/22) $20

Final Instructions and Start location

Car parking at the rogaine site will be limited, carpooling is strongly encouraged.

Final instructions will be available on the VRA website from Tuesday 12th July. The final instructions will include details of the start location, how to get there, important information about the event and the Indemnity Form.
Please print out and complete the Indemnity Form and ensure you bring it to the event. All team members must sign the form.

View the Indemnity Form

For the latest team list click ‘View Registered Teams‘ above (at the top of this page).

Please note that no pets are allowed at rogaines either on course or at the Hash House.
Please read our information about Biosecurity in Rogaining and make sure your equipment is clean before you leave home.

Mandatory equipment

Each team member must carry a compass, a whistle and a headlamp or torch. Lights and compasses on smartphones do not meet this requirement and will not be allowed.

Each team must also carry a mobile phone and a first aid kit. This should contain as a minimum
- 1 heavyweight compression bandage for snakebites
- 1 roller bandage
- 1 triangular bandage (or blood absorbent cotton pads)
- sticking plaster
- VRA first aid instruction sheet
These are available from Event Admin if needed.

There will be an equipment check before registration.

Location Map

Heathcote VIC, Australia -36.919895 144.7055118

Event Timeline

8:00am     Admin opens for registration, map and Navlight collection
9:45am     Briefing – all must attend
10:00am   Event starts
3:00pm     Sausage sizzle opens
4:00pm     Event finishes
4:30pm     Approximate time of presentation


There will be bush camping at the Hash House, and nearby Heathcote has a range of accommodation available.

Hash House Meal

A sausage sizzle will be provided at the end of the event.

Hot water, tea, coffee, and Milo will also be available. Please bring your own mug.

Course Enquiries

Ron Frederick - 0418 994 841 -

Admin Manager

TBA - -

Online Entry Assistance

Andrew Hunter - 0401 708 189 -