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 […]

2019 President’s Awards Recipients

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Kris Beecroft Kris is recognized for her exceptional work as President and Secretary of OUSA, putting in a considerable amount of time and work above and beyond the usual requirements of these positions during a transitional time for the organization. Pat Meehan Pat is recognized for his exceptional work as VP of Finance for OUSA, […]

2019 Silva Award Winner, Donna Fluegel

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Donna has published Orienteering North America (ONA) for the past twenty years. During her tenure the magazine has continued to serve as a significant communication tool for OUSA and as a primary benefit for our members. This is a labor of love for Donna, with OUSA funds only covering the basic costs of publication. In addition to […]

Team USA At WOC

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The biggest event of the international racing scene, the World Orienteering Championships, took place in Norway in the middle of August. Team USA had some outsanding performances. Anton Salmenkylä (CSU) finished 37th in the middle distance final, just over 8 minutes behind the world champion Olav Lundanes of Norway. This was the best U.S. men’s […]

2019 OUSA Strategic Planning Survey

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Calling all U.S. orienteers! The OUSA Strategic Planning Committee seeks your input as we conduct long-range planning to inform how OUSA focuses its efforts and distributes its resources.  Whether you are an OUSA member, a local orienteering club member, or an occasional orienteer, we want your thoughts. Please fill out the general survey at: https://forms.gle/6ezRaB9JxcmVsF9p6.  It […]

US Team Results at World Orienteering Championships 2019

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Middle Qualification, August 13 MEN Heat 11. Olav Lundanes (NOR), 24:20; 2. Daniel Hubmann (SUI), 25:12; 3. Oleksandr Kratov (UKR), 26:25; 20. Anton Salmenkylä 30:25; 29. Michael Svoboda (CAN), 37:39; 35. Jordan Laughlin, 44:41 Heat 21. Lucas Basset (FRA), 24:49; 2. Magne Daehli (NOR), 25:40; 3. J.V. Guildys (LIT), 25:53; 27. Robert Graham (CAN), 33:45, 30. Eric Bone, […]

2019 Annual General Meeting – proposed Bylaws change

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The following Bylaws change proposal was approved by the board to be considered by the membership at this year’s AGM. Bylaws , Article IV, section B.1.f Current language: A family membership consists of two or more individuals related by blood or marriage living in the same household. Proposed language: A family membership consists of multiple […]

2019 Silva and Golden Award Nominations Sought

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The Annual General Meeting of Orienteering USA will be held on Saturday, September 7th, in conjunction with the Nationals, at Cabrillo College in Altos, California. One of the highlights of the AGM will be the naming of the recipients of the 2019 Silva National Service Award and 2019 Golden Service Awards. There are a lot […]

2019 US Team to WOC Announced

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Below are the selections for this year’s World Orienteering Championships in Østfold, Norway, August 12–17. We saw some great performances at the Team Trials at West Point, and we hope all the athletes are able to stay/get healthy and train well. for those of you who didn’t make the team this year, please keep training […]