The U.S. Trail Orienteering Team is a designated group of advanced competitors that exists to promote and encourage the highest competitive standards for Trail Orienteering and to represent the United States at international events.
The team is composed of the 10 highest-ranked applicants from each class in the U.S. Trail Orienteering Rankings who meet the following conditions:
In the event that fewer than 10 applicants for the team in a class have a valid ranking, the ESC may, at their discretion, name non-ranked applicants to the team.
Please note that this is not the same as the team selected to represent the U.S. at the World Trail Orienteering Championships.
Applications for the 2017 Team are now open. Application deadline for the Open team is March 5, 2017. Applications for the Paralympic will remain open indefinitely. To apply use this form: https://goo.gl/forms/eYpZj2M1qKiFCmwc2
revised 2 February 2017
The 2017 World Trail Orienteering Championships will be held from July 10-15 in Lithuania. The team to represent the USA at WTOC 2017 will be selected in March following the California Orienteering Week ranking events.
announced 7 April 2016
announced 1 April 2016
The Orienteering USA Trail Orienteering Team is pleased to announce selections for 2015. The National Team is made up of the 10 top-ranked Trail Orienteers in each class who agree to fulfill the duties of team members. Selections were made based on 2014 end-of-year rankings with the exception of Daniel Heimgartner who did not have a ranking until recently.
2015 OUSA National Trail Orienteering Team:
The World Trail Orienteering Championships will be held this year from June 22-28 in Croatia. The team to represent the USA at WTOC 2015 was selected based on rankings immediately following the U.S. National Trail Orienteering Championships, hosted March 21-22 by DVOA. The top three ranked from each class who are interested in attending are selected.
announced 10 April, 2015
Congratulations to the 2014 USA Trail Orienteering Team! The standing team is made up of the top 10 ranked U.S. Trail Orienteers in each class who agree to the team guidelines. The team for the World Trail Orienteering Championships is made up of the top 3 ranked U.S. Trail Orienteers in each ass who agree to travel for this competition.
Note that the paralympic team has available spots. Anyone with paralympic qualifying status who might be interested in joining the team should contact the chair of the Trail Orienteering Executive Steering Committee, rules [at] orienteering.org
Brautigam, Joseph WCOC
Durand, Clare LAOC
Poulsen, Mike CROC
Crawford, Sharon RMOC
Goodwin, Peter UNO
Ebright, Richard Y. DVOA
Ahlswede, Karl DVOA
Beuerman, Steve BAOC
Sturtevant, Dean NEOC
Ebright, Richard H. DVOA
Irving, David SDO
Cafferty, Glen CROC
U.S. Trail Orienteering Committees