Orienteering is the sport of navigation—often held in unfamiliar terrain—using a map and compass.

It's easy to learn and a fun way to exercise your body and mind as you enjoy the outdoors.

It's a sport for everyone and beginners are always welcome.

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North American Championships 2024

The 2024 North American Championships (NAOC) will be held in eastern Canada from August 6-11, 2024.  The Championships are being held as part of the Canadian Orienteering Festival which will begin with the 3-Day Canadian Orienteering Championships near Toronto August 3rd-4th. 

Events will then move to the Kingston area for NAOC/COC Sprint, NAOC Relay and NAOC Knock-Out Sprint events before finishing up in Ottawa for the final NAOC forest races in Middle and Long disciplines.

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