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2022 ARDF Championship — Sprint results

The 2022 ARDF Championships have officially begun! We had 25 people starting the tricky sprint competition amidst a light drizzle. Despite the less than perfect weather everything ended up all right. The transmitter locations are marked on the following map: We’ve put some pictures in this album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/oSuaKpqUba5E3bLv9 Results are below. Tomorrow we are continuing […]

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Carolina North 03/27/22 – Results

It was a great day for orienteering – clear and sunny, but not hot. Courses turned out to be quite interesting too. There were 2 controls that caused problems to participants: #53 on the lake shore and #55 on a rock near a trail bend. The “lake controls” was in the right spot but well […]

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2022 ARDF Champs Bulletin 2

This event will be held at Prince William Forest Park,a National Park in Quantico Virginia, USAApril 6-10, 2022 Organized by the Backwoods Orienteering Klub Event director: Joseph Huberman Registrar: Ruth Bromer Course design & setting: Charles Scharlau Many thanks to the Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC) for their advice and assistance and particularly for providing the Prince William map […]

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ARDF Sprint Practice 4/2/22 Bond Park

The sprint practice has been canceled because of time constraints getting ready for the Champs.

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Results for Schenck Forest, Mar 20

A nice cool day for orienteering. The vegetation at Schenck is ever-changing. A large section that was cleared within the last two years turned out to be fairly confusing for runners not expecting it. Many thanks to Will and Dave for the control pickup. Schenck 2022-03-20 Brown 3.7 km (13 Controls) 1 Jonathan Kross   […]

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2m Practice Sat 3/26/22 Umstead West

We will have a 2m ARDF practice at Umstead West starting promptly at 10am. After a quick lesson on how to set up a transmitter, five people will each get a region on the map in which to set a 2m transmitter. The plan is to set the controls on hillsides and near creeks so […]

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Open event at Carolina North Forest on Mar 27, 2022

We will have an OPEN event at Carolina North Forest on Sunday March 27, 2022.Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 11:30.Park at the parking lot of Orange County Health Department (2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516) and follow BOK signs to the start, which is on a major paved […]

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Expert Event, Schenck Forest, Sunday 20 March

After a fairly long hiatus, we will be back at Schenck Forest for an Expert event. Please register before midnight on Friday so we can print the proper number of maps. We will have Brown, Green and Red courses. You can start any time between noon and 2PM. Courses close at 3PM, so please plan […]

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Results, Eno River, 13 March 2022

We had a great event at Eno River despite some unseasonably cold temperatures. Gheorghe designed some excellent courses; Joseph taught a well-attended beginner’s class; and Imre came with supplies to enjoy a fire in the shelter’s fireplace. Thanks to all who attended — we hope to see you again soon. Special thanks to William Allen, […]

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Results, Carolina North Score-O, March 6

A perfect spring day greeted 31 intrepid orienteers as they tackled a new “progressive scoring” Score-O event. The new format was generally well-received but the progressive scoring played more of a factor in the 2hr than 1hr, with William Allen gaining three spots based on the number of progressive controls obtained. For the 2hr runners, […]

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