JWOC and WMTBOC Cancelled

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The International Orienteering Federation Council, at its digital meeting held this past Friday July 31st, decided that the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2020 scheduled to be held in Turkey in October and the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships (WMTBOC) 2020 scheduled to be held in Portugal in October will be cancelled due to the […]

OUSA Recommendations for Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission at Events

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Orienteering USA has approved the following recommendations for holding events in the new coronavirus era. These recommendations are required for OUSA sanctioned NRE events. Clubs holding local events are strongly encouraged to follow these recommendations as well, in conjunction with local, state & federal guidelines in place at the time of the event. These guidelines […]

Save the Date – 2020 OUSA Virtual AGM

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With the continuing SARS-CoV-2 issues facing the US, the Orienteering USA Board has agreed to hold this year’s AGM as a virtual meeting. The Annual General Meeting will take place Thursday, October 22nd, from 8pm-10pm EDT. Meeting details, agenda and more are currently being developed. Details will be posted here as they become available: https://orienteeringusa.org/events/virtual-agm-2020/

CRNA Offering Free Virtual Trail-O Course

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The Capital Region Nordic Alliance will be hosting a series of four online Trail-O training sessions over the next five weeks. This course is intended as an introduction to Trail-O and is free of charge. Each class will cover fundamentals and progressively utilize more training and virtual Trail-O’s throughout the four sessions. Classes will be […]

Coaching Course Survey Announcement

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Are you interested in becoming a certified orienteering coach, or are you looking for some formal technical orienteering training? Members of OUSA’s Youth Coaching Working Group have been transitioning the workshop content from the Level 1 Coaching Certification Course and Zero to Orange into an online, blended education model. As we prepare our proposal to […]

New EventReg Administrator: Videlin Aleksiev

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Orienteering USA welcomes Videlin Aleksiev from the Quantico Orienteering Club as its new EventReg Administrator. In his new role with OUSA, Videlin will serve as the primary club contact for the Event Register system and will work closely with registrars to facilitate using the system for their events.  He began orienteering as a youth in […]

OUSA Board of Directors – Call for Nominations

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This fall, Orienteering USA will hold it’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). At that meeting, there will be voting for at least three openings on the OUSA Board of Directors. The term of office for a Board member is three years. To be considered, you must have been a member of the Federation for at least […]

SARS-COV2 Recommendations – DRAFT for review

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Orienteering USA’s SARS-COV2 Task Force is currently developing recommendations for holding events at both the local and national level in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.  The Task Force recently released a DRAFT document for comments.   Comments from the orienteering community can be made directly on the document for others to see.  The Board will […]

2020 JWOC Team Announced

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The JWOC selection committee is excited to announce the athletes who have been chosen to compete in the 2020 Junior World Championships. We realize that the world situation with COVID 19 means that the champs may or may not happen and that the timing may be sub-optimal for athletes especially who live in the US […]