SafeSport transitioning to new training platform

Posted on

In partnership with the U.S. Center for SafeSport, we are migrating our members’ SafeSport accounts to the Center’s new learning management system Absorb starting November 18th, 2020.  All new SafeSport training from that date on will be done at safesporttrained.org.  Your current account and records of SafeSport training have been moved to this new system, […]

2020 OUSA President’s Award(s)

Posted on

The Orienteering USA President’s Award, in contrast to the Silva & Golden Service Awards, which are both based on nominations from membership, is awarded by the OUSA President to person(s) the president deems have gone above and beyond to help the organization operate smoothly. This year’s award goes to 2 people, Victoria (Tori) Campbell of […]

2020 Golden Service Awards

Posted on

Each year Orienteering USA recognizes several individuals that have provided service to the sport of orienteering beyond the club level by playing key roles at National Events, organizing training camps and festivals, serving on boards or committees at the national level and more. This year we award the Golden Service Award to the following seven […]

2020 AGM Video Available

Posted on

Video from the 2020 OrienteeringUSA Annual General Meeting is now available for viewing on the OUSA YouTube Channel. The meeting has been divided into 10 segments corresponding to the meeting agenda. Supporting links and archival information can be found on the 2020 AGM web page.

2020 Silva Award Winner: Sandy Fillebrown

Posted on

Sandy has been a long time volunteer for Orienteering USA. Most recently, she assumed a range of administrative duties when Orienteering USA, in financial difficulty, found it necessary to transition from paid to volunteer services in these areas. For three years Sandy served as the primary contact for Orienteering USA, handling correspondence and maintaining the […]

Virtual AGM Details available

Posted on

Due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic and lack of national events, this year’s OrienteeringUSA Annual General Meeting will be held, like so many other things these days, in an online virtual format.  The meeting date is now less than 4 weeks away on October 22nd. Please be aware that in order to coordinate the technology […]

EventReg Team seeks feature request feedback

Posted on

Earlier this year, due to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Orienteering USA waived the EventReg fees for local club use through the end of next year (2021). This gives clubs the opportunity to utilize the online system to streamline registration & administration at their local events to help maintain social distancing protocols while still holding regular […]

OUSA Announces Basic Orienteering Online

Posted on

Orienteering USA is pleased to announce its new Basic Orienteering Online curriculum. This orienteering resource has been developed as a companion platform to OUSA’s Discovering Orienteering (hardcopy & e-book).  Each lesson includes resources to understand, practice, and reflect upon the skills, techniques and processes involved in getting serious about improving navigation. Take the full course, or focus […]

In memoriam: Per Stensby

Posted on

Per Stensby died August 17 at age 89. A Norwegian, he loved orienteering – it was in his blood. He was one of the first in the early evolution of the sport in the United States intimately involved in the beginnings of USOF (now OUSA) and was a founder of Backwoods Orienteering Klub in North […]

Fall 2020 Orienteering Season

Posted on

With the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic showing no signs of abating in the next few months, most of the high level orienteering events scheduled for Fall of 2020 have now been cancelled or postponed. Recently cancelled events include: 42nd Annual Billygoat (WCOC), New England Championships (NEOC), Run the Rotary NRE (EMPO) and Chapel of the Four Chaplains […]