Shackleford Banks, 05 Feb 2022

This event has sold out. Contact Dave at dw.orienteer@gmail.com if you want to get on a wait list. We will have a small event at Shackleford Banks, part of Cape Lookout National Seashore, on Saturday, 05 February.  We are limiting registration for this event to 25 people because of Covid and because (unless you have […]

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Outer Banks Elite Event — 05 Feb

We are only a few days away from getting iron-clad approval from the National Park Service to have an expert-level event on the west side of Shackleford Banks, NC. At this point, we have received verbal assurances from the park, and so it seems safe to make travel and/or lodging arrangements now. For many, it […]

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Results, Birkhead Score-O

Some of the region’s best orienteers gathered on a cold rainy morning at Birkhead Mountains Wilderness for our annual long score-O. Those who chose to compete in the two hour course generally came back feeling satisfied and accomplished. Gheorghe and Vladimir both realized the same set of controls that was possible for them to visit, […]

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Results, Raven Rock, December 12

We had a fun event at Raven Rock with a meet that was geared more toward beginners than to experts. A lot of newcomers attended and hopefully enjoyed their experience enough to return to future meets and build on their skills. A reminder that beginners are welcome at all of our “open” events, and our […]

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2- and 4-Hour Score-O, Birkhead Wilderness, December 19

Registration for this event is now closed. On Sunday, December 19, BOK will host its 8th annual December Score-O, this time in Birkhead Mountains Wilderness.  A “Score-O” involves a course with no predetermined route, in which competitors decide which controls they want to visit, and in which order.  This event will have 2-, and 4-hour […]

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Open Event, Raven Rock, 12 December

We have reached our participant limit for this event, and registration is now closed. Just added: We will now offer a beginner’s class at 9:15 AM. If you want to learn the basics of orienteering in a small group setting, sign up for either the 9:00 or the 9:30 timeslot, and be at the park […]

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Results — Eno Quarry, 14 Nov 2021

It was a perfect day for orienteering, and we were treated to a new map of the Quarry section of Eno River State park.  The courses visited several interesting historic sites as well as the intricate pattern of ditches, marshes, and earth walls use to control water flow around the quarry in the past.  Runners […]

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Expert event: Eno River, Quarry (new map)

Registration for this event is closed. (Because we need lead time to print maps for a Sunday event.) We will have an event that debuts a new map of the quarry area of Eno River State Park on Sunday, November 14. The event is open only to expert orienteers (i.e., those who have completed a […]

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Results, Lake Crabtree

We enjoyed perfect weather for our first open event of the season at Lake Crabtree park.  Welcome to all of the newcomers who tried our sport for the first time — we hope to see you again in the future!  Several people asked when our next open event will be, and it’s looking like it […]

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Open event, Lake Crabtree, 26 September

Registration for this event is closed. Everyone is welcome to Lake Crabtree park on Sunday, September 26 for our first open orienteering event of the season.  We will offer courses for all skill levels — from beginner (white) to expert (brown, green, red) — and they will be open between noon and 2:00 PM.  Registration […]

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