Open Orienteering & ARDF at Gray Owl Jan 29-30

Everyone is welcome at our January 29-30 Orienteering and ARDF (Radio Orienteering) event at our Gray Owl house in Asheboro. The event directors are Joseph & Ruth Registration only at the BOK store: Registration for Saturday, January 29 Registration for Sunday, January 30 Location & Directions: 1725 Gray Owl Road, Asheboro, NC. (35.634843, -79.881873) There […]

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2022 US ARDF Championship

The Backwoods Orienteering Klub is pleased to invite all ARDF competitors to the 2022 US Championships Dates: April 7 – 10, 2022 with a potential practice day on April 6 Registration will open in February Location: Prince William Forest Park, a USA National Park The entire park is embargoed until April 7, 2022. Embargoed areas […]

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ARDF 2m Results at Eno 11/13/21

Charles set some challenging 2m courses. The weather was perfect, and Eno was super crowded. A couple of people went out just to see what ARDF is all about or to take bearings and study reflections. Eno River ARDF 2m, Results 2021-11-13   ARDF Short 300 min 3 Controls + Beacon 1 2005018 Nadia Scharlau […]

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BOK 2021 Annual Meeting

BOK 2021 Annual Meeting 11/9/2021 7:00pm Using Google Meet Present: Charles and Nadia Scharlau, Gheorghe Fala, Dave Waller, Ian Shields, Imre Polik, Jonathan Kross, Joseph Huberman, Ruth Bromer, Kelly and Patrick Sears, Lina Lindberg, Matt and Adalia Craig, Mihai Ibanescu, Paul Emmerson, William Allen Joseph’s remarks: We had a great year, despite covid, we hosted […]

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2m ARDF at Eno River Saturday, November, 13

2m ARDF Practice at Eno River State Park Everyone is welcome at the ARDF event. When: Saturday 13 November 2021 Registration required Starts: 9 AM to Noon Course Close: 1 PM Format: 2m Classic Start: Over the footbridge just northwest of O’Briant Cabin. Registration: One of the picnic tables near the parking lot. Exclusion zones: […]

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Expert Event 11/7/21 at Umstead West

Our next event is on Sunday November 7th 2021 and is open to 25 of our experienced runners. As always all runners must pre-register on our website. We offer four start slots on the half hour starting at noon; 12:30pm, 1:00pm and 1:30pm. Courses close at 3:00pm, so if you feel like you need a lot […]

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BOK Annual Meeting Nov. 9, 7pm (virtual)

Save the date, November 9, 2021 at 7pm for our Annual Meeting (virtual). Here is where we review the year and set goals for 2022. Of course the most important part is at the end where we set our schedule for the coming year. Think about how you want to help with an event, and […]

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ARDF at Carolina North, Oct 10, 2021

At Carolina North we will have an 80m Classic course on Oct. 10, 2021 with arrival times from 10am until 1pm. Register at our store to attend. The course closes at 2pm The start is at Carolina North Forest the end of Municipal Drive (GPS 35.9365 -79.0661) This is the first practice event of our […]

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2021 US & Region II ARDF Championships Bulletin 2

Everyone is welcome at the 2021 US & Region II ARDF Championships. Bulletin II is now available containing all the necessary event information. View Bulletin 2 as a Google Doc View Bulletin 2 as a published web page. The Bulletin is being regularly updated. Notices of changes to the Bulletin will be posted here & […]

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Dix Night Event Results August 28, 2021

It finally cooled a bit and got dark with no clouds to reflect the city lights and no moon. The parking lots and around the buildings were lit, but mostly that affected ones night vision and didn’t help finding controls. Dix is mostly open, and the controls were set so no one needed to go […]

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