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Results for Eno River (14 April 2019)

Although rain and thunder threatened, this one turned into quite a pleasant meet. A relatively small event, but the people who came enjoyed the beautiful park and Josef’s challenging courses, replete with his signature butterfly loops. On the morning of the event, Josef and I realized that Buckquarter Creek — typically ankle deep — was […]

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Camp Durant Results (13 April 2019)

Thanks to all who helped make this event happen. OAX backwoodsok.org, Split times 2019-04-13 Course1 (12) 0.6 km 7 C Pl Name / Club Time 1 (41) 2 (42) 3 (43) 4 (44) 5 (45) 6 (46) 7 (47) Finish 1 Fast Kid 05:02 0:14 +0:00 (1) 0:48 +0:00 (1) 1:18 +0:00 (1) 2:19 +0:00 […]

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Results for open event at Umstead South March 31, 2019

We had good weather for orienteering on Sunday, despite the possible threat of showers. We had several large JROTC groups and I thank their instructors for being willing to start earlier than noon and for their help in making things run smoothly for the cadets. As usual, I designed yellow courses to follow trails, and […]

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Open event at Eno River State Park, April 14

Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State Park on Sunday, April 14th. Check-in at the Fews Ford shelter, just west of the loop parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Road.  (GPS coordinates = 36.073616, -79.007005).  IMPORTANT:  DO NOT PARK IN THE LOOP PARKING LOT.  Instead, just before getting to the […]

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Members event at Camp Durant

On Saturday April 13th, club members are welcome to a special event at Camp Durant, part of the Occoneeche Scout Reservation outside of Carthage, NC.  Our event will be part of the Order of the Arrow’s annual “Conclave” and will involve introducing boy scouts to the sport of orienteering.  Approximately 1500 scouts are expected to […]

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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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Radio-O 2019 March 17 ARDF

We had a great ARDF event at Umstead Park on Sunday. We had 9 groups on the 80m classic (one group didn’t download) and 3 on the sprint. While this doesn’t sound like many, it really is a lot for a local ARDF event. We used all of our receivers, and where people went our […]

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March 3 Schenck Results

We had a great turnout for yesterday’s event at Schenck. There were 112 starts, and one of the largest beginners classes I have seen. We had six groups pre-register, with 75 participants among them. Many beginners saw enough success on their first course, that they came back and tried a second. The advanced courses took […]

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Radio-O March 17, 2019

We have a 80m ARDF event on March 17 at Umstead West. There will be a Classic 80m event and a Sprint. Everyone is welcome. We will have a beginner class at 12:30. We will rent receivers for $5 at the event. Please pre-register for this event here, and when you choose your course choose […]

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Pre-pay open event at Schenck Forest (3 March)

We welcome everyone to Schenck Forest on Sunday, March 3 to enjoy orienteering.  Registration will be at the park shelter (GPS coordinates = 35.816341, -78.723455).  Park along the access road before the gate (GPS coordinates = 35.816334, -78.720446). Start any time between noon and 2:00, with control pickup starting at 3:00.  If you’re new to […]

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