Announcements

2019 Annual General Meeting - proposed Bylaws change

The following Bylaws (pdf) 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.

2019 Silva and Golden Award Nominations Sought

The Annual General Meeting of Orienteering USA will be held on Saturday, September 7th, in conjunction with the Nationals, at Cabrillo College in Aptos, 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 of orienteers who have given a lot of themselves to advance orienteering in this country. The Golden Service Awards program is a wonderful way of honoring these people. We hope that you, and other members of your club, take part this year by submitting a nomination.

Call for 2018 Competitive Award Nominations

Nominations Open for 2018 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.

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse:
Mandatory Reporting and the 2018 Federal Law

In February 2018, Congress enacted The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act. This law has direct impact on both clubs and our national federation. Key points:

2018 Silva and Golden Service Award Nominations Sought

The Annual General Meeting of Orienteering USA will be held on Saturday, September 1st, as part of the Rocky Mountain Orienteering Festival in Laramie, Wyoming. One of the highlights of the AGM will be the naming of the recipients of the 2018 Silva National Service Award and 2018 Golden Service Awards. There are a lot of orienteers who have given a lot of themselves to advance orienteering in this country. The Golden Service Awards program is a wonderful way of honoring these people.

Call for 2017 Competitive Award Nominations

Nominations Open for 2017 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.

2017 Annual Fundraising Campaign

As we approach our main fundraising campaign of the year, I first wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has ever given money to OUSA. We are largely a self-funded sport, and without your generosity, we would certainly not have as robust of a sport as we have today…and certainly not quite as much fun!

Junior Development Coach Applications Requested

Introduction

The Junior National Program is expanding! After five years of development under head coach Erin Schirm, the Junior National Program is in need of a Junior Development Coach to supplement the activities of the head coach to broaden the Junior National Program and help improve results. Primary responsibilities will include the organization and execution of training camps, recruiting for the program at National Events, and support for athletes already on the team.

2017 Silva and Golden Service Award Nominations Sought

The Annual General Meeting of Orienteering USA will be held on Saturday, September 16th, as part of the Letchworth Falls Classic National Event in New York. One of the highlights of the AGM will be the naming of the recipients of the 2017 Silva National Service Award and 2017 Golden Service Awards (previously the Golden Troll). There are a lot of orienteers who have given a lot of themselves to advance orienteering in this country. These programs are wonderful ways to honor worthy volunteers and we hope you, with your club(s), nominate someone who has given service.

Nominations Open for 2016 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.