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May 3 Event Moved to Gray Owl – Includes Advanced & Expert Orienteering and FoxOring ARDF

Our May 3, 2020 event was originally scheduled for Schenck Forest, but the Forestry Department asked us to re-schedule and have the event when conditions improve, so since Ruth and I are living at Gray Owl now we are happy to hold another event there. Our plan is to offer Orange through Red Orienteering courses […]

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Gray Owl 4/19/20 ARDF Results

We had another perfect ARDF event. This time we used, for the first time, transmitters and antennas that were built by Charles. The event came off without a hitch. The antennas are unique. About a year ago I wondered if we could have antennas that didn’t need a ground wire. This wire needs to lay […]

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Gray Owl 4/18/20 Results

After weeklong forecasts of rain, we had a beautiful day out at the Birkhead Wilderness. This event was a little different from usual. First, there was a ‘sprint’ on the 1:4,000 scale map of the Birkhead Rock Garden. Then the competitors turned their map over to a 1:10,000 scale map with much longer legs to […]

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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 for Apr 5 event at Thornburg Farm

It was a very nice day for orienteering. Spring is finally here and it’s gorgeous in the woods. The courses were hard (lots of fallen trees contributed). The results are below. Thank you all for coming! There were 15 starts. Tatyana and Vladimir Thornburg Farm, Apr 5, 2020, Results 2020-04-05 Brown 4.0 km 7 Controls […]

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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.   Registration for this event is now closed. 1.  We will not be renting fingersticks.  All competitors must either bring their own fingerstick or be comfortable participating […]

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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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