The following calendar details the Orienteering USA-sanctioned orienteering events for the upcoming seasons. Further information can be obtained by using the email contact, or by accessing the event website. Corrections to the Calendar should be sent to email@example.com.
|DATES||EVENTS AND REGION||CLUB|
(click name to send e-mail)
26 - 28
|Sierra Summerfest & Western States Championships|
|A-meet events include Sprint / Middle / Long.|
There are also fun events on the 25th, 26th, and 29th
The Orienteering USA annual general meeting (AGM) will be held in conjunction with the event.
|National Orienteering Day,|
sponsored by Orienteering USA
|various clubs||Clubs around the United States will host introductory sessions and invite everyone to attend! We'd love to meet you and show you why we enjoy the sport so much.|
19 - 20
U.S. Two-Day Classic Championships
(603) 978 2815
|Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, New Hampshire|
9 - 10
|O in the Oaks 2013|
U.S. Ultralong Orienteering Championships
OUSA A Meet
Middle plus Ultralong
(Pacific) Event Website
|BAOC||Steve Beuerman||Pacheco State Park, Hollister, California, 50 miles south of San Jose, California|
Day 1 – Middle.
Day 2 – Ultralong (mass start). Brown through Blue courses will be ultralong. White, Yellow, and Orange will be long classic length (not ultralong)
E-punch will be used both days. There will be separate awards each day.
16 - 17
|French Creek Fall O Festival|
2 Day Classic event
OUSA A Meet
407 Heatherwood Dr.
Media, PA 19063
|French Creek State Park (Sat) and Hay Water Auth. (Sun.)|
South of Reading, Pennsylvania
6 - 8
|Sprint The Golden Gate|
Sprint races on three separate days, Middle
OUSA A Meet
> Event Website
|Get Lost!!||Register for this event|
/ See who's registered
|Stage One: Land’s End (part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area)|
Stage Two: Golden Gate Park
Stage Three: Golden Gate Park
Stage Four: San Francisco State University
Stage Five: McLaren Park. All entirely within the city of San Francisco, California, averaging 14 miles N of San Francisco International Airport.
"A" events are distinguished from all others in that participants can earn national ranking points. Any and all comments and suggestions would be appreciated. Send via e-mail to Tom Hollowell Sr.
|COURSES: Standard courses are color coded for easy reference, as listed below.|
CLASSES: F = female, M = male. The number denotes age on Dec 31 of the year of the event. A dash indicates no age limit on that side. Example: M-12 is open to boys 12 and under, F35+ is open to women 35 and older. "Open course" classes and "21" classes have no age limit.
CLASS/COURSE ASSIGNMENTS: This table shows which classes are assigned to each course at sanctioned events.
|Length (km) ***||2 - 3||3 - 5||4.5 - 7||3 - 4.5||4.5 - 7||6 - 10||8 - 14|
|Age Classes||M / F -10||M / F -14||M / F -16||F -18||F -20||F -21+||M -21+|
|M / F -12||M / F Yellow (Open)||M / F Orange (Open)||F 55+*||F 35-54*||M -20|
|White (Open)**||Group-Yellow**||Group-Orange**||M 65+*||M / F-Green||M 35-49*|
|Group-White**||M / F Brown||M -18||M-Red|
|* 5-year age groups ** Gender neutral|
*** Length for a typical "classic" or "long" course. Other courses will vary. See Rules (A.17 through A.23) for an explanation of the different race formats.
Caution: Select a course based on your experience level before choosing one for your age. Age classes are designed for orienteers experienced at that level.