Results – ARDF Weekend at Gray Owl May 29-30

The event went very well. Almost everyone set out a control and we all got started in a timely manner both days. The rain was very cooperative and came down only before or after our events. Each person was assigned a region in which to set their transmitter and given a briefing on thinking strategically […]

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US 2021 ARDF Champs: Bulletin One

Twentieth USA ARDF Championships Hosted by BOK in North CarolinaBulletin One Name of the Event Twentieth USA ARDF Championships  Director Joseph Huberman, Joseph@BackwoodsOK.org Registrar Ruth Bromer, Ruth@Treklite.com Course Designers Charles Scharlau (Classics & Sprint) David Waller (FoxOring) Host club Backwoods Orienteering Klub, Raleigh, NC Member club of Orienteering USA (United States Orienteering Federation) Internet address […]

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Open event at Carolina North Forest May 22-23

On Saturday May 22nd and Sunday May 23rd we will have an open orienteering event at Carolina North Forest (CNF) in Chapel Hill. Courses will be the same both days. The event is open to runners of all experience levels. If you are new to the sport, we recommend you visit BOK’s Newcomer Information for […]

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Dorothea Dix Sprint May 9, 2021

Date: May 9, 2021 Registration closes at 2pm Saturday, May 8 Location: The Gazebo between Blair & Hunt Drive on Umstead Drive 35.771347, -78.661458 Event Types open to all skill levels: Short Sprint ~1.8k Long Sprints ~2.8k Registration in the BOK Store Choose your arrival time slot between 10 AM – 1:00 PM When you […]

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ARDF Results @ Eno River April 18, 2021

The event announcement is below the results section We had a terrific event at Eno River. The transmitters were set so that choosing the best order was quite difficult. In fact of the six people who took all 5 controls there were 5 different orders chosen, and the only one used twice wasn’t Patricks choice […]

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Gray Owl Open Results Orienteering & ARDF April 10 – 11

Updates as of 4/11/21. Here are the Weekend’s results. The details for the event follow the results. We had a beautiful weekend. It was warm on Saturday but the rain held off until I was picking up controls. We had great success with the FoxOring with new people trying and succeeding. The general feeling was […]

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Results Eno River ARDF Saturday March 27, 2021

We had perfect weather for our event. The hailstorm waited until Charles had collected all the transmitters, and just crossed the bridge. Needless to say he was pretty soggy by the time he got to the car. Thank you Charles for setting up a very good course. Several people had some of their best runs. […]

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Thumb Compasses

BOK has Thumb Compasses that you can borrow if you don’t have a compass or if you want to try using a Thumb Compass. We just bought a few more and now we have 12. Most orienteers use a Thumb Compass because it is quick, easy, and helps you stay in touch with the map. […]

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Results – Gray Owl Open Orienteering Sat. & Sun. March 6-7, 2021

Saturday was a great success. Lots of beginners and military at their first orienteering event. Everyone finished only two people mispunched. One didn’t check the code, and the other didn’t realize he missed it. We forgot to put the north lines on the Saturday maps, so we we put them on the Sunday maps, but […]

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ARDF Sprint at Dix Park Feb 21 – Results

It was cold and windy, but the sun was out so we could pretend it was warmer. Charles set an excellent course – it even required map reading – which isn’t easy at Dix. Some people did both the short and long course. The short course was a subset of the long course. An asterisk […]

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