Open Orienteering & ARDF events April 21-22

Filed under: Radio Orienteering by Joseph on April 15th, 2018

On the weekend of  April 21-22, 2018 we will have an Open Orienteering event with all the courses on SUNDAY, and a Radio-Orienteering event (ARDF) on SATURDAY.

Both days will be held on the Birkhead Wilderness map starting from 1725 Gray Owl Road, Asheboro, NC  (Turn around on the gravel pad at the end of the driveway and then park on the side of the driveway as you are heading out.)

Sunday Open Orienteering Event 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

  • All 7 courses, beginner through expert will be set
    • White, beginner, 2k, 1:5000 scale 10 controls
    • Yellow, intermediate, 2.5k 1:5000 scale 12 controls
    • Orange, advanced, 3.5k 1:10,000 scale 9 controls
    • Brown, expert, 3.8k 1:10,000 scale 9 controls
    • Green, expert, 5.5k 1:10,000 scale 11 controls
    • Red, expert, 7.4k 1:10,000 scale 13 controls
    • Blue, expert, 11.8k 1:10,000 scale 20 controls
  • An introductory class to get beginners started.
  • Courses open at 10:30am and close at 3pm
  • Help picking up controls will be appreciated

Saturday Radio-Orienteering (ARDF) 10:30am and close at 4pm

  • a Classic 5 fox course about 6K in length on the 80m  band using Patrick’s transmitters.  Also a shorter 4 fox course.
  • A sprint course about 2k in length with 10 low power transmitters.
  • We have 8 receivers to rent ($5)
  • Courses open at 10:30am and close at 4pm
  • Pre-registration is required

Please remember NO PARKING IN THE TURN AROUND AREA. Only park along the side of the driveway.  The best plan is to turn around on the gravel pad at the end of the driveway and then park on the side of the driveway as you are heading out.  DO NOT DRIVE ON THE GRASS – IT IS SOFT – YOU WILL GET STUCK.

Registration For April 21 ARDF and April 22 Orienteering
  1. (required)
  2. (required)
  3. BOK Member?
  4. Choose your course.
  5. Saturday-ARDF Radio Orienteering

  6. Sunday Open Orienteering Event at Gray Owl

  7. Sunday Pizza Lunch for Members
  8. A Finger Stick is required. Do you need to rent a Finger Stick?
  9. (required)
  10. (required)
  11. (valid email required)
 

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