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Advanced Event at Thornburg Farm – Apr 5, 2020

Because of the health risks associated with large gatherings of people, we are taking the following precautions for our Apr 5 event at Thornburg Farm in Birkhead Wilderness.   1.  We will not be renting fingersticks.  All competitors must either bring their own fingerstick or be comfortable participating in the event without one. 2.  There […]

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Orienteering & ARDF April 18-19 at Gray Owl

Saturday, April 18 This is no longer an Open event. We will have an Advanced orienteering event at 1725 Gray Owl Road, Asheboro. (Orange through Red courses) We have a new sprint map of the Rock Garden, a complex area with many rock and rootstock features mapped at 1:4000 by Vladimir Lyuk. The plan is […]

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Results — Eno River, 22 March 2020

For the second time in two weeks – by coincidence – expert orienteers were treated to some long-form courses, with relatively few controls and relatively long legs that required careful route choice.  The red course, for example, had only five controls and one leg that was over 2.3 km long.  People really differed on their […]

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ARDF Youth Class this Summer

Do you know of a young man or woman age 11-13 who likes the outdoors, electronics, and is looking for a fun summer activity? The Town of Cary is offering a unique opportunity — a Radio Orienteering class taught by BOK member and former ARDF World Champion Nadia Scharlau. The class will take place at […]

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BOK Uniforms Order Now

Order using this google form. We finally have BOK uniforms designed.  We will be placing the order with Oland on Monday March 30.  There is quite a selection of products, but we need, a minimum of 6 for a style to order that style, except for the jacket where we need at least 10.  Fortunately […]

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ARDF & Long O 3/15/20 Umstead N – Results

The weather was cool and then cooler, but with no rain. We used Si-Droid to check people in when they arrived and then used those check ins to make sure everyone returned. It worked quite well. Near the end I looked at the results and was easily able to see who was still out by […]

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Open event March 22 at Eno River State Park

Registration for this event is now closed. Because of the health risks associated with large gatherings of people, we are taking the following precautions for our March 22 event at Eno River.   0. We are limiting the total number of participants to 50. Current CDC guidelines limit gatherings to 50 people. Our limit of […]

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

Registration Closed 6:30 pm 3/14/20 When: March 15, 2020 Courses open from Noon – 3:30 pm Location: Umstead North, Multi Use Parking AreaGPS Coordinates: 35.867674, -78.752441 Frequencies: Beacon 3.59Mhz , Beginner 3.55 Mhz, Expert 3.51Mhz We will have Beginner ARDF (Radio-O) through Expert ARDF as well as Expert Long Orienteering courses. ARDF (Amateur Radio Direction […]

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Carolina North results, March 1, 2020

We had a near perfect day for orienteering, except for two things. One is that the event director (Lina) got sick by Sunday morning. Luckily, Joseph and Ruth offered to run the event for her so Lina only had to set things up in the morning. The other incident is a little more worrisome: one […]

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Advanced & Expert 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, advanced, 3.5 km (description of “orange” level below) Brown , expert, 3.8 km Green, expert , 5.4 km Red, expert , 6.6 km Event begins at noon and everyone must be back by […]

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