OUSA Announces Basic Orienteering Online

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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 […]

Roundtable 8pm EST Jan 18, 2020, on Strategic Plan

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Help the OUSA Board develop a Strategic Plan for OUSA. The Board will host a roundtable at the Georgia Navigator Cup to present results from the Strategic Planning Survey and solicit responses from the membership. Where: Covington Hampton Inn – event hotel meeting room When: 8:00 pm, Saturday, January 18, 2020 After Saturday’s event, at […]

2020 Junior Team Applications

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Information about and applications for applying to the National Junior Program (Junior National Team and Junior Development Team) are now posted on the Junior Team page. Note that applications for the Junior National Team are due December 15, 2019. Development Team applications are accepted throughout the year.

New Website Launched

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Welcome to the new Orienteering USA website. We hope you like the adjustments. Please update any links to Orienteering USA website as our site organization has dramatically changed. If you don’t update the link, you will be redirected to the homepage. Thank you to Bob Forgrave and the many people who made up his focus […]

Youth Development and Coaching in Orienteering

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The Future is Fun by Erin Schirm, Junior Team Coach I recently attended the 2018 U.S. Olympic Committee American Development Model (ADM) and Youth Sports Symposium in Colorado Springs withBarb Bryant [current VP-Youth Initiatives]. The conference brought together a mix of people ranging from youth sports initiative leaders, to people heading up national sports governing organizations. […]