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.
World Rogaining Championships 2023
The World Rogaining Championships are being hosted in Lake Tahoe California from July 17-30, 2023. The Championships are being held as the culmination of more than a week of other major orienteering events. This event was originally scheduled for summer 2021 but has been postponed due to pandemic related border restrictions.
Orienteering USA Nationals 2022
LAOC is proud to host the 2022 OUSA Nationals
in our premier desert terrain this November.
Sprint (Nov 11) – Pierce College will be a brand new sprint map. This community college in the San Fernando Valley is well known for it’s agricultural programs.
Middle (Nov 12) – Vasquez Rocks is an internationally known map that has been used for prior Relay and Trail-O Championships along with NJROTC Champs. It is optimal middle format terrain with highly technical rock detail and fast running.
Long (Nov 13) – Red Rock Canyon State Park has been used for local events on a quick and dirty USGS based map. The Nationals will feature a newly field-checked ISOM map. This terrain features subtle wash features along with old mining features and desert hills.
Registration is open now.