BOK 2019 ARDF US & Region II Championships

Filed under: Radio Orienteering by Joseph on February 9th, 2019

The Backwoods Orienteering Klub proposes hosting the
2019 US and Region II Championships.

When:

July 28 – August 4, 2019

Where:
In and around Raleigh, North Carolina. All the venues are within a 30 minute drive from RDU airport and downtown Raleigh. There are many hotels and restaurants to choose from. All the maps are to IOF standards and previously used maps will be available to all participants.

Organizer Contact Information 
Backwoods Orienteering Klub 
Joseph Huberman, Event Director, Joseph@BackwoodsOK.org 
Ruth Bromer, Registrar, Ruth@Treklite.com 
904 Dorothea Drive, Raleigh, NC 
www.ARDF.US 

Proposed Schedule:

  • Saturday: Arrival and equipment check
  • Sunday: Morning – FoxOring Practice ~3k Afternoon – Sprint Practice ~2K
  • Monday: 80m Practice ~4k, Blind ARDF Practice (sighted may participate blindfolded)
  • Tuesday: 2m Practice ~4k
  • Wednesday: Rest Day, Arrival, FoxOring & Sprint equipment check, Meeting
  • Thursday: FoxOring Championship ~8k
  • Friday: Sprint Championship ~3k, Blind ARDF Champs,
    Classic 2m & 80m equipment check, Meeting
  • Saturday: 2m Championship ~8k
  • Sunday: 80m Championship ~8k

Everyone is welcome 
We will include the youth and adult categories for all the events. There will be awards for the top  3 in each category. There are no restrictions to enter. International teams can be any size. 


Venues 
All the venues are within a 30 minute drive from RDU airport and downtown Raleigh. All the maps  are to IOF standards and previously used maps will be available to all participants. Subject to  permitting these are the venues we expect to use. 
 
Schenck Forest 
Dorothea Dix Park 
Umstead Park 
Eno River Park 
Carolina North Forest 
Pullen Park 


Fees 
$150 includes all events, banquet and tee shirt. 
Entry cost for just some events have not been determined 
A $20 late fee goes into effect 6 weeks before the event. 
 
You must make your own arrangements for transportation, accommodations and meals. There are  many hotels and restaurants to choose from in the Raleigh area. Easy access to I40 on the west of  Raleigh is desirable. We will announce the Event HQ Hotel when the arrangements are made. We  will be happy to assist in making reservations for our international visitors.

International participants who need invitations and/or assistance to get visas should contact the  organizers. 

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