Virtual AGM Details available

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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

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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

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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 […]

In memoriam: Per Stensby

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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

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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 […]

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 […]