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Open Orienteering and 2m ARDF at Umstead South Jan. 22 & 23, 2022

Please note our Covid-19 2022 policy Registration for this event will close at 4pm Friday Jan 21. There is a possibility of inclement weather on Saturday. If the park is open we plan to go ahead. Watch this space for updates and check that the park is open before venturing out. Updated 2022-01-18 at 13:30 […]

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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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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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Results, January 1, 2002 New Years Relay

On a New Years Day that was 25 degrees warmer than normal and perhaps even a bit muggy, 22 orienteers/11 teams competed in an event so new it defies categorization; it’s a Relay while at the same time being a Score O. Everyone seemed to enjoy the event and despite a potentially-confusing set of rules, […]

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New Years Relay, January 1, 2022

The New Years Day Relay returns on Saturday, January 1, 2022 in Dorothea Dix Park at the Oak Room pavilion (35.768799, -78.651344) and in a new format with a mass start at noon (12:00pm). Everyone should come early to form teams, hear the race briefing and Q&A at 11:30am, and get their maps at 11:40am. […]

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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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Bobbitt Hole – Dec 5, 2021 – RESULTS

29 starts on Brown! Wow! Kudos to many NJROTC cadets who moved from Orange to Brown in order to participate in this event. We had very nice weather for this time of the year and the courses were pretty fast with many controls and short legs. Freshly fallen and very dry leaves made it quite […]

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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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