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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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Open event, Eno River, Sunday 13 March

Registration for this event has closed. Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State park on Sunday, March 13. We will offer courses for all skill levels — from beginner (white) to expert (brown, green, red) — and they will be open between 10:00 AM and noon  Registration and map pickup will be […]

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Results – 2m Classic ARDF Event at Umstead North 2/20/22

Everything went smoothly.  We had the full 750m exclusion zone around the start.  Not usual for a local event, but good practice for the Champs. (Coming up April 5-10 in Quantico VA.)  We used our new rental 2m Receivers again.  The transmitter closest to the finish was tantalizingly close to the route to what should […]

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Results, Occoneechee Mountain – 02/27/22

Well, we got lucky – it was raining all day and we had no problem with parking whatsoever. On the other hand, it was raining all day… The courses turned out to be hard and physical. Hopefully having plenty of controls and short legs between controls made it easier to deal with. Kudos to all […]

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Carolina North Score-O: Sunday March 6

Join us for a 1hr or 2hr Score-O on March 6 at Carolina North. This is an advanced level meet and is open to any orienteer who has successfully completed an advanced course (i.e., orange, brown, green, red, or blue). Start window is 10am – 12pm at Seawell Elementary (35.940130, -79.078902). Register Here before 12pm […]

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