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Event Announcement Archive (2022)

The Bay Area Orienteering Club has been holding orienteering events for many years, and this archive of pre-event announcements comes in handy for planning future events. The announcements for recent years are stored on our wiki, and can be viewed below by selecting the year and pressing the reload button (or by following these links: 2022 (, 2021 (, 2020 (, 2019 (, 2018 (, 2017 (, 2016 (, 2015 (, 2014 (, 2013 (, 2012 (, 2011 (, 2010 (, 2009 (, 2008 (, 2007 (, 2006 (, 2005 (

Even older event announcements for the following years are stored in their original format: 2004 (, 2003 (, 2002 (, 2001 (, 2000 (, 1999 (, 1998 (

Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date. The formatting of the pages varies, due to the fact that this web site has undergone a number of cosmetic changes over the years. If you know the name of the park where the event was held, but not the date, it may be easier to find by using the search box in the upper right-hand corner of this page.


Date Event Name,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
Jan. 7 - 16 Oceania Orienteering Championships 2022; Christchurch, NZ
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long events in three areas of the South Island; vaccination passport required (entry deadline: Dec. 14) — rescheduled from 2021
Jan. 8
Wild Goose Chase 5k & 10k; Martinez, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (LOCO)
Rex Winterbottom
Trails, trails, trails, so many to choose from. Enjoy the scenic waterfront views & fresh air of the Martinez waterfront! Follow a map to find checkpoints—there'll be a variety of routes to choose from. Preregister for lower fees. (Not a BAOC event)
Jan. 14 - 17 GAOC O-Fest; Carrollton & Pine Mountain, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; Friday Sprint at University of West Georgia; Saturday–Sunday 2-day Classic & Southeast Interscholastic Champs (SEIS) at F.D. Roosevelt State Park; Monday Extreme-O at F.D.R. State Park (entry deadlines: Jan. 7 & 12)