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Event Announcement Archive (2006)

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: 2019 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2019), 2018 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2018), 2017 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2017), 2016 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2016), 2015 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2015), 2014 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2014), 2013 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2013), 2012 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2012), 2011 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2011), 2010 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2010), 2009 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2009), 2008 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2008), 2007 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2007), 2006 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2006), 2005 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2005)).

Even older event announcements for the following years are stored in their original format: 2004 (http://baoc.org/sched/s04/), 2003 (http://baoc.org/sched/s03/), 2002 (http://baoc.org/sched/s02/), 2001 (http://baoc.org/sched/s01/), 2000 (http://baoc.org/sched/s00/), 1999 (http://baoc.org/sched/s99/), 1998 (http://baoc.org/sched/s98/).

Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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.

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Date Event Name,
Location,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
Jan. 14 - 15 Desert O-Fest 2006, Anza-Borrego State Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
A; 2-day individual USOF "A" meet
Jan. 22
(Sun.)
Burton Creek Ski-O
Burton Creek State Park, Tahoe City, CA
- 650.793.8764 Matthias Kohler
Ski-O
Jan. 29
(Sun.)
Indian Valley Open Space Preserve
Novato, CA
- 415.895.6039 George Minarik
B; White, Yellow, Orange, & Brown courses open to everyone; Red & Green courses by reservation only
Feb. 4
(Sat.)
Tahoe Donner Ski-O
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, Truckee, CA
- 650.793.8764 Peter Graube
Ski-O
Feb. 5
(Sun.)
Royal Gorge Ski-O
Royal Gorge Cross Country, Soda Springs, CA
- 650.793.8764 Brenda Giese
Ski-O
Feb. 18 - 19 Georgia Navigator Cup, Pine Mountain, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; 2-Day individual USOF "A" meet
Feb. 18
(Sat.)
Millbrae Street Scramble
City of Millbrae, Millbrae, CA
- 206.913.3790
Meridian Geographics (MerGeo)
Eric Bone,
Terry Farrah
Street orienteering; foot or bike; 90-minute or 3-hour Score-O. Presented by Meridian Geographics.
Feb. 26
(Sun.)
Bear Valley Ski-O
Bear Valley, near Arnold, CA
- 650.793.8764 Thorsten Graeve
Ski-O
Mar. 5
(Sun.)
Pt. Pinole Sprints
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 510.779.8808 Steve Gregg
C; BAOC Sprint Championship, plus White, Yellow, and Orange courses
Mar. 11
(Sat.)
Huddart Park
Woodside, CA
- 650.851.5688,
- 650.365.4275
Mike Fleishman,
Nancy Lindeman,
Brian Kirshner
C; "Come and Try It" event -- White and Yellow, and more
Mar. 19
(Sun.)
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol, CA
- 510.407.1876 Gary Carpenter
B; All seven courses -- White through Blue
Mar. 26
(Sun.)
Golden Goat and Golden Kid
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 510.658.4327 Penny DeMoss
Extra long and strenuous courses; NO BEGINNER COURSES due to park restrictions on the number of participants at this assembly area due to limited parking
Mar. 31 - Apr. 2 Flying Pig X "A" Meet, Ohio Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; 2006 U.S. Relay & Sprint Championships
Apr. 3
(Mon.)
BAOC Board Meeting - 415.681.7075
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 pm; pizza will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Apr. 9
(Sun.)
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
- 415.948.5593,
Stanford Orienteering Club
C; White, Yellow, Sprint, and two Mystery-O courses
Apr. 15
(Sat.)
Spring Lake Regional Park
Santa Rosa, CA
- 415.456.8118 Scott Aster
C; White, Yellow, and Sprint courses, plus a special course with an Easter theme
Apr. 22 - 23 2006 Blue Ridge Classic, Brevard, NC Carolina Orienteering Klubb (COK)
A; 2006 U.S. Interscholastic Championships; 2-day individual USOF "A" meet
Apr. 23
(Sun.)
[GCO] Sacramento Bar
Sacramento Bar, Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and one advanced course
Apr. 29 - 30 2006 U.S. Short & Long Championships Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO)
A;
Apr. 30
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.604.3760,
- 510.886.7360
Derek Maclean,
Dean French
B; Standard seven courses (White through Blue)
May. 7 - 14 European Orienteering Championships, Estonia
A; Public events on May 12, 13, 14
May. 20
(Sat.)
Shell Ridge Open Space
Walnut Creek, CA
- 707.557.6251,
- 925.926.0853
François Léonard,
Marie-Josée Parayre
B; Standard White through Blue courses; BAOC Annual General Meeting & Officer Elections
May. 20
(Sat.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
Shell Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek, CA
- 206.913.3790
Annual membership meeting & officer elections
May. 21
(Sun.)
[GCO] Goethe Park
River Bend Park, Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, and Orange courses
Jun. 3 - 4 San Francisco Night & Day Challenge
San Francisco, CA
- 206.913.3790,
- 206.291.8250
Terry Farrah,
Eric Bone
Urban Rogaine; bike or foot; Presented in conjunction with Meridian Geographics.
Jun. 10 - 11 Mt Pinos 2-day "B" Meet, Frazier Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B;
Jun. 11
(Sun.)
China Camp State Park
San Rafael, CA
- 510.526.9071 Bill Papendick
B; Standard seven courses (White through Blue), plus Long Orange course for Adventure Racers
Jun. 17 - 18 Jukola & Venla Relays, Salo, Finland
Jun. 19
(Mon.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 pm; pizza will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Jun. 24 - 25 Tahoe 2-Day "A" Meet
Spooner Lake/Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Between Incline Village, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA
- 510.779.8808,
- 510.681.6181
Thorsten Graeve,
Dan Stoll-Hadayia
A; 2 Days of Orienteering in the South Lake Tahoe Area
Jun. 24
(Sat.)
Spooner Lake State Park
Spooner Lake/Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Between Incline Village, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA
- 510.779.8808,
- 510.681.6181
Dan Stoll-Hadayia
C; White, Yellow, and Orange recreational (non-competitive) courses in conjunction with the "A" meet
Jun. 25
(Sun.)
Spooner Lake State Park
Spooner Lake/Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Between Incline Village, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA
- 510.779.8808,
- 510.681.6181
Thorsten Graeve
C; White, Yellow, and Orange recreational (non-competitive) courses in conjunction with the "A" meet
Jul. 1 - 7 (WMOC) World Masters Orienteering Championships 2006, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Jul. 2 - 9 (JWOC) Junior World Orienteering Championships 2006, Lithuania
Jul. 14 - 15 Western Canadian Championships, Whitehorse, YT, Canada
Jul. 15 - 21 Swiss O Week 2006, Zermatt, Switzerland
A; 6 events over 7 days at the foot of the Matterhorn
Jul. 15 - 21 O-Ringen Hälsingland 2006, Söderhamn, Sweden
Jul. 22 - 23 Seattle Night & Day Challenge, Seattle, WA Meridian Geographics (MerGeo)
Jul. 30 - Aug. 5 Danish WOC Tour, Aarhus, Denmark
A; 5 public events over 6 days
Jul. 30
(Sun.)
Bayfront Park
Bedwell Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713 Brad Wetmore
C; White, Yellow, Motala (1-3 loops), Fog-O, and Trail-O courses
Aug. 1 - 5 (WOC) World Orienteering Championships 2006, Denmark
Aug. 4 - 6 Urban Festival of Orienteering
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom,
Dwight Freund (GCO),
Joe Scarborough
C; Four events in three days
Aug. 4
(Fri.)
Suburban Sprint and Sausal Canyon Maze-O
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; USOF Sprint and Score-O
Aug. 5
(Sat.)
"Tour de Fog"
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181 Dwight Freund (GCO),
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Long Orange, and USOF Sprint courses
Aug. 5
(Sat.)
Urban Goat II, plus Dinner and a Movie
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; Short "Goat" course
Aug. 6
(Sun.)
"Oakland Hills Thrills"
Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom,
Joe Scarborough
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green, and USOF Sprint courses
Aug. 9 - 20 Rocky Mountain 1000-Day, Laramie, WY and Buena Vista, CO Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club (RMOC)
A; 6 A-meet days (including U.S. Classic & Night-O Championships, & Western States Championships) plus 5 non-sanctioned events
Aug. 18 - 27 [Gators OC] Canadian Orienteering Championships Festival, Collinwood, ON, Canada
Aug. 26 - 27 Trail Building at Huddart Park
Huddart Park, Woodside, CA
- 206.913.3790
Organized by V*O*Cal. We will join with dozens of others to rebuild the Chickadee Trail. All meals are provided.
Sep. 9 - 10 British Columbia Championships 2006, Whistler, BC, Canada
Sep. 10
(Sun.)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley, CA
- 510.862.5481 George Minarik
C; Campus O -- White, Yellow, and Prologue & Motola Sprint
Sep. 14
(Thu.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 pm; pizza will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Sep. 16
(Sat.)
Coyote Hills Regional Park
Fremont, CA
- 408.313.3753 Jim Fish
C; National Orienteering Day "Come and Try It" event for beginners
Sep. 17
(Sun.)
Spring Lake Regional Park
Santa Rosa, CA
Judy Koehler - 707.778.1604 Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; National Orienteering Day "Come and Try It" event for beginners; White, Yellow, & Fog-O courses
Sep. 17
(Sun.)
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
- 415.453.3679 Vic Revenko
C; National Orienteering Day "Come and Try It" event with White, Yellow, and 2 Orange courses
Sep. 23 - 24 2006 NE Regional Sprint, Middle, & Classic Champs, Cortland, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
A;
Sep. 24
(Sun.)
Calero County Park
San Jose, CA
- 408.732.4818,
- 408.996.8749
Dan Greene,
Tapio Karras,
Bill Strauss
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event
Sep. 30
(Sat.)
Environmental Service
Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- 206.913.3790
On National Public Lands Day, help landscape and remove invasives
Oct. 6 - 9 Golden Leaf Orienteering Festival, Milton, Ontario, Canada Golden Horseshoe Orienteering Club (GHO)
A; 2006 North American Orienteering Championships
Oct. 8
(Sun.)
Monte Bello and Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserves
Palo Alto, CA
- 206.913.3790 Kent Ohlund
B; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green, Red, and Blue courses
Oct. 15
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Gavin Wyatt-Mair
B; 14th annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels (also see regular BAOC event)
Oct. 15
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Gavin Wyatt-Mair
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 22
(Sun.)
The Astrogaine at North Grant Ranch
Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA
- 925.462.2254,
- 408.262.3457
Mark Blair,
Kelly Wells
4-hour or 7-hour Rogaine with the usual age/gender team divisions
Oct. 31
(Tue.)
Trick-Or-Treat O' II
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; Score-O -- Navigate amongst Trick-Or-Treaters and well-decorated houses!
Nov. 4 - 5 O in the Oaks IV "A" Meet
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
- 925.516.7622,
- 925.516.7622
Martin Kunz,
Hannu Haarma
A; 2-day event, with separate results for each day
Nov. 11 - 12 Fall A-Meet, Pine Barrens, Southern NJ Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Middle/classic courses (Sat), classic courses (Sun)
Dec. 3
(Sun.)
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
- 408.599.9709 Russell Neilson
C; Afternoon beginner and Score-O courses, Night-O, potluck dinner social
Dec. 3
(Sun.)
Possum Trot X, Kansas City, MO Possum Trot Orienteering Club (PTOC)
Annual 15-km orienteering event
Dec. 6
(Wed.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 pm; pizza will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Dec. 10
(Sun.)
Tilden Park
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
,
- 510.409.9285
Evan Custer,
Jay Hann
B; 2006 BAOC Club Championships on a NEW MAP
Dec. 10
(Sun.)
Vasquez Rocks, Santa Clarita, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B;
Dec. 16 - 17 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
- 510.658.4327,
- 510.658.4327
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; Volunteer appreciation event -- Advanced courses only -- Attendance limited -- RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Dec. 17
(Sun.)
Holiday Lights Night-O in Willow Glen - CANCELLED
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 408.524.2723 Thorsten Graeve
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Dec. 22 - 31 [APOC] 2006 Asia-Pacific Orienteering Championships, Hong Kong, China