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ARDF Practice at Robbins Branch – Birkhead Wilderness

Charles is going to set up a practice classic ARDF event at Robbins Branch on Saturday May 23. You can register here. Charles will make a practice course similar to last time: five transmitters and ~6 km total length along the ideal route. The start window opens at 10 AM and the transmitters will be […]

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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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Open Event in Umstead North, Feb 23

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (North) starting at Noon on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. If you are new to orienteering, please see our newcomer page. I have also created a newcomer guide which will be available at the start […]

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Dix ARDF Sprint & Orienteering Middle Distance Dec. 8, 2019 (Radio and Regular Orienteering)

We are having an ARDF Radio Orienteering Sprint and an Orienteerng Middle distance event at Dix Park. Starts are from 11am – 1pm. For ARDF – We will have a course with two haves, beginner and advanced. Either half can be run separately or they can be combined into one course. For Orienteering – We […]

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GPS Orienteering

The Chapel Hill score course will be available as a GPS-Orienteering (GPSO) event. In order to use this option for the event, you will need an Android phone with the GPSO app installed, as well as some event data that I will distribute online. These data will consist of a map file, which I will […]

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Results for Sep 8, 2019 event in Umstead North

It was a very hot day and yet we had a very good turnout. North Umstead is quite runnable, even the heat and certain pits couldn’t slow down the winners. Orange course shared a number of controls with Brown/Green/Red and turned out to be rather difficult. Kudos to all who completed it. It was the […]

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Expert event, August 25th, Eno River State Park

On Sunday August 25, come out and enjoy orienteering on a brand new map of a portion of Eno River State Park.  Start any time between 10:00 AM and noon, but be off of your course by 1:00, when control pickup will begin.  This will be a smaller event, and will not offer beginner (white), […]

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Results Sunday – ARDF 80m (adults) and 2m (youth) championship

Sunday was the last day of competitions. The adults had a remote start while the kids stayed near the shelter the whole time. Unfortunately, two participants got lost and had to ask for help to find their way back to the finish. Results are below. This concludes our week of events. Thank you all for […]

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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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Yellow – Orange Advanced Class

This class will cover the following strategies: Handrails, Catch Features, Collecting Features, Attack Points, Pace Counting, Map Handling, Trail running, and Quick Compass Use. Definitions Handrails Linear feature parallel to your course Stream, Ridge, Vegetation boundary, Trail Catch Features A feature that tells you that you have gone far enough A handrail sideways You need […]

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