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2019-06-23 Open Sprint at Lake Crabtree

Please join us for an Open Sprint event at Lake Crabtree County Park on June 23, 2019. The event is open for members and non-members alike. There will be a beginners/white/yellow course and two Sprint courses for intermediate and advanced runners. All courses will start from the Beech shelter, with parking at the third driveway […]

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Results — Carolina North, 09 June 2019

The rain held off, and we had a blast.  We used a new format (dubbed a ‘Foxhunt’ by Peter Thelin) in which score-O competitors were required to return to me after each control that they punched.  Meanwhile, I was constantly moving around the perimeter of the park.  It was virtually impossible to plan an overall […]

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2019-06-02 Eno River ARDF/Radio-O Results

The event had a 2 m classic course using both sides of the Eno River and a foxoring course on the East side. The weather was hot but felt mild compared to the week we experienced before. We had nine participants. Seven tried the 2m classic course and five tried the foxoring course. The classic […]

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Members event at Carolina North, June 9th

Club members are encouraged to participate in a Score-O at Carolina North Forest on Sunday June 9. 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 45- and 90-minute options, and there will be a mass start […]

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2019 ARDF US and Region II Championships

Link to Bulletin 2 All of the Bulletin 2 details can be found in this Google Doc. Registration and Payment can be found on the OUSA site: Use this link to see who has already registered: Organizer Contact Information Backwoods Orienteering Klub Ruth Bromer, Registrar, ARDF@BackwoodsOK.org Joseph Huberman, Event Director, Joseph@BackwoodsOK.org 904 Dorothea Drive, Raleigh, […]

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New Registration and Store

We just went live with our new Registration and Store. To register just go to the BOK Store and pick the event you want to attend. Then you can enter your information and choose the extra things you need, like a Finger Stick, extra maps or a whistle. The price will update as you add […]

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Open Radio-O/ARDF event at Eno River, Sun. June 2.

Update 1: If you’re doing the 2m Classic, you will be crossing the Eno River. Bring an extra pair of shoes for when you get back. Update 2: It would help us if you could register before 4 PM today (Sat 6/1). Thanks. We will have an 2 m classic course and a short foxoring […]

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New SI-Box Attachment to Control Flag

Here is a much simpler way to attach the SI-box to the control. First the box is attached to one side with two wire ties. Then the ends of the string are passed through the holes in the other end of the box and secured to the flag using a constrictor hitch. Then an overhand […]

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Results for Umstead West (May 26, 2019)

It was very hot. 97! Nevertheless we had a good turnout for this kind of weather. The courses were sufficiently difficult. 30 mins per control wasn’t that unusual. It wasn’t a particular control – almost every control caused delays for some of the runners. Several people went off the map too. Thank you all for […]

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ARDF Afternoon Practice

We had another ARDF 2m practice last Monday afternoon. Ruth, Joseph, and Imre participated. Imre and Joseph each set out a transmitter at 4:30 and Ruth joined us at 5:00. We then found the “other” transmitter and communicated by phone to make sure everyone found the transmitter they were hunting. Then we moved the transmitters […]

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