National Junior Program Update

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At the end of 2019, Junior National Coach Erin Schirm, and Junior Development Coach Greg Ahlswede, are both stepping down from their coaching roles in the National Junior Program (NJP) to get back to working on their respective career paths. They are not stepping away from coaching altogether, or from being part of the Orienteering […]

Senior Team Coaching Position

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 The U.S. Team is looking for a coach to review individual training plans, training logs, be a general source of information on elite orienteering, and help provide a basic communication structure for the team. The position would be as a private contractor with Orienteering USA. If you are interested in pursuing this possibility, select the […]

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 […]

Call for 2019 Competitive Award Nominations

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Nominations Open for 2019 Orienteer of the Year Competitive Awards The Competitive Award Program’s goals are to recognize and reward outstanding competitive accomplishments by U.S. orienteers at the end of every year. The Program Committee is currently soliciting nominations from Orienteering USA membership for athletes and teams who demonstrated outstanding performance during the 2019 national […]

BoardNet and ClubNet Transitioning

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OrienteeringUSA along with many of its clubs use yahoo groups to manage email lists.  Yahoo is removing most of Yahoo Groups’ capabilities very soon.   On 28 October the ability to upload files to Yahoo Groups was removed.On 14 December all remaining functionality of Yahoo Groups ceases with the exception of email capability.  All historical records […]

2019 Orienteering in Europe with Keegan Harkavy

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My summer officially began with the Boston Sprint Camp which was held the first weekend of June. This was the first time since the April team trials where I could see some of the Junior National Team members and it was super fun to spend time with them, both racing and socializing. The races themselves […]

2019 Orienteering in Europe with Bridget Hall

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In 2018, I set the goal of being selected to represent the U.S. at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). A year of steady training, both physical and technical, led to good runs at the Junior Nationals in April; and, thanks to a generous grant from NEOC, I was on my way to Denmark! When […]

OUSA Mapping Clinic at Older Dash

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You can orienteer at the Older Dash in Gunstock, NH and learn more about mapping, too. Friday October 18th, the day before the event, a mapping workshop will be held at a nearby site for those interested in learning how to map. The workshop will use LIDAR data to assist in the mapping process. The […]

2019 Golden Service Award Recipients

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GLENN HASELFELD (GPHXO) Here is a bullet list of Glenn’s accomplishments and activities promoting our beloved sport: Longtime Board member and current Vice-President of Greater Phoenix Orienteering Club (GPHXO) Organized and directed dozens of local events for GPHXO, TSN, JROTC and Arizona high schools Created over 30 new event maps in Arizona and at least […]