2021 Junior Team Announced

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Orienteering USA’s Junior Team Executive Steering Committee (JTESC) is pleased to announce the athletes in the National Junior Program for 2021. Due to the lack of competition in 2020, no changes to team placement into the Junior National Team (JNT) were made at this time. Applications to the Junior Development Team (JDT) are accepted year round. […]

2021 JWOC Team Selection Criteria

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The JWOC Selection Committee will choose up to six young male and six young female athletes to represent the USA at the 2021 Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) in Turkey. In order to be considered a candidate for 2021 JWOC Team Selection, a junior (born in 2001 or later) must meet the IOF eligibility requirements […]

2021 Senior Team Announced

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The Orienteering USA Executive Steering Committee (ESC) is pleased to announce the Senior Team for 2021. Due to the lack of competition in 2020, no changes to team placement were made in the Elite & Performance squads. The Development squad welcomes three new members: Bridget Hall (NEOC), A.J. Riley (DVOA) and Danny Riley (CAOC). 2021 […]

Puzzle Friday: Southwest Spring Weekend ’21

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Happy Friday everyone! This week’s puzzling excursion takes us to Arizona where, in a normal year, the annual Southwest Spring Week Orienteering Festival (SWSW) would have taken place. But, like most things over the past 12 months, this year’s festival was reduced to a mere Spring Weekend ’21 but that still beats no orienteering at […]

2020 Iain Wilson Character Through Competition Award

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Philadelphia, PA — The Wilson Awards, in partnership with Orienteering USA, is pleased to announce the winners of the seventh annual Iain Wilson Character Through Competition Award.  This award honors the memory of Iain Wilson by recognizing young athletes whose efforts demonstrate character through their commitment to growth and improvement in the sport as well […]

Overlook NRE & Letchworth Goat

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Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC) is taking the optimistic route choice to the end of the Covid Pandemic and is scheduling an orienteering weekend September 18/19, 2021.  The following announcement is from Race Director Rick Worner: “On Saturday we will host a one-day NRE middle distance event on a new map at Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area and […]

OUSA Welcomes New Administrative Specialist

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Orienteering USA would like to welcome Shawn Callahan as our new Administrative Specialist. A native of Virginia Beach, VA, he has been involved in the orienteering community for over 20 years with experience as a meet director, mapper and teaching orienteering with a number of clubs. Shawn is currently the general manager of Adventureworks Wetland […]

Upcoming OUSA Board Meeting: Feb 8, 8pm EST

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The next meeting of the Orienteering USA Board of Directors will be held online via Google Meet on Monday, February 8th from 8pm-10pm EST. Among the topics to be discussed are: Updates and Review of upcoming NRE and Championship events, MTBO events policy for 2021 and review of the 2021 budget. More details and meeting […]

YMP Map of the Month – January 2021

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As we head into the new year, Orienteering USA’s Youth Mapping Program (YMP) is moving ahead full steam. At last count there were seventeen (17) new maps in production by 17 different mappers, plus an equal number of remote field checkers serving as ‘eyes on the ground’. And the committee has more map requests queuing […]

OUSA Seeks Part-time Administrator

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1/20/21 – OUSA Administrator position is no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest in Orienteering USA. Orienteering USA seeks a part-time contractor to handle administrative functions.  Duties to include: Serve as the primary OUSA office contact. Handle deposits, invoices, and check requests and interface with OUSA accountants to ensure processing. Work with Vice-President […]