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Advanced event Carolina North Forest March 1st

We are hosting an advanced event at Carolina North Forest on Sunday March 1st. There will be four different courses offered: Orange, intermediate, 3.5 km (description of “orange” level below) Brown , advanced, 3.8 km Green, advanced, 5.4 km Red, advanced, 6.6 km Event begins at noon and everyone must be back by 3:00pm when […]

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Open ARDF Ranking Event & Expert Long Form Orienteering at Umstead North

This is preliminary information. Stay tuned for updates. When: March 15, 2020 Courses open from Noon – 3:30 pm Location: Umstead North, Sycamore Creek Parking Area We will have Beginner ARDF (Radio-O) through Expert ARDF as well as Expert Long Orienteering courses. ARDF The Beginner and Intermediate ARDF courses will use the low power transmitters […]

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Open Event in Umstead North, Feb 23

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (North) starting at Noon on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. If you are new to orienteering, please see our newcomer page. I have also created a newcomer guide which will be available at the start […]

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Open event at Raven Rock February 16, 2020

We will have an open event at Raven Rock State Park on February 16 starting at noon. All are welcome. You will need to register at the BOK store by 5pm Friday February 14 as we are also working the JROTC event on February 15 and will have limited time to get maps printed. There […]

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Results for Ft. Macon (02.02.2020)

Sunday was a nearly perfect day for orienteering — sunny and in the mid-50’s. Everybody, from beginners on the white course to experts on the 90-minute score couse, used a new 1:5000 scale map with a 1.25m contour interval. These map specifications allowed us to put a lot of terrain detail into the map. The […]

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Results from Cape Lookout, 1 Feb 2020

A chilly gray Saturday morning brought a couple dozen orienteers out to Cape Lookout National Seashore. Some had traveled from hundreds of miles just for the unique opportunity to orienteer at the Outer Banks, on National Park Service land. The twenty-minute ferry ride from Harkers Island passed by Shackleford Banks, where we hope to have […]

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Photos from Cape Lookout

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South Umstead, Jan 26 2020 – results

It was a perfect day for orienteering and we had HUGE turnout. It really helped that some JROTC groups came and started early. The courses we quite challenging and we tried a couple of new control placement areas for advanced courses. Also Yellow course runners had to go completely off trail and do some real […]

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Open Event in Umstead Park (South) – Jan 26, 2020

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (South) on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. Don’t forget to register and pay here (even, if you are a club member). Registrations received after noon Friday (24 Jan) cannot be guaranteed a map. The entrance […]

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Orienteering on the Coast — 01 Feb and 02 Feb

Registration for these events is now closed. Join us for a weekend of orienteering on the beautiful NC coast! On Saturday, February 01 we will offer expert-level courses (brown, green, and red) at Cape Lookout National Seashore.   You must be an experienced orienteer to attend this event.  Make reservations ($17 per adult) for the 10:00 […]

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