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Event Announcement Archive (2008)

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Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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. 13
(Sun.)
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, CA
Martin Kunz
B; First "B" meet of the year
Jan. 19 - 21 Georgia Navigator Cup Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; 2-day classic "A" meet, Extreme-O
Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 2008 Sierra Avalanche Ski-Orienteering Championships
Lake Tahoe Area
- 650.793.8764 Steve Miller,
Bob Baylor,
Matthias Kohler
4 Ski-O events in 5 days in the Lake Tahoe area
Feb. 9
(Sat.)
Bayfront Park
Bedwell Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA
- 925.872.3935 Manfred Kopisch
C; Four short courses, roughly equivalent to short White, Yellow, Orange, and Brown courses. First event in 2008 Sprint Series. Memory-O option for the "Brown" course.
Feb. 15 - 17 U.S. Interscholastic Championships, Athens, TX North Texas Orienteering Association (NTOA)
A; 2-day classic "A" meet + sprint
Feb. 22 - 24 2008 Western States & U.S. Intercollegiate Champs, Sonoita, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
A; Trail-O (Fri), 2-day classic "A" meet (Sat+Sun), sprint (Sat)
Feb. 24
(Sun.)
The Sprints at Point Pinole
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 510.779.8808 Steve Gregg
C; Prologue and Chase sprint courses, plus White, Yellow, and Orange courses
Mar. 1 - 2 Snowgaine 2008, Winona State Forest, Mannsville, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
A;
Mar. 2
(Sun.)
BAOC Ski-O Championships
Bear Valley, near Arnold, CA
- 650.793.8764 Julie Raymond,
Neil Hunt
White, Orange, Green, Red, and Blue Ski-O courses
Mar. 9
(Sun.)
Emerald Hills
Redwood City, CA
- 650.281.5280 Brian Kirshner
C; White course and Western Massachusetts Rules Score-O
Mar. 11
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 PM; pizza will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Mar. 29
(Sat.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 510.658.4327 Penny DeMoss
C; INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED COURSES ONLY--there will be no Beginner (White/Yellow) courses available due to park restrictions on parking
Apr. 4 - 6 Flying Pig XII, U.S. Sprint Champs & Long Champs, Hamilton/Amelia, OH Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Sprint and long courses
Apr. 6
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Red courses
Apr. 13
(Sun.)
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol, CA
- 510.862.5481 Rex Winterbottom,
Gary Carpenter
B; Standard 7-course "B" event and BAOC Annual General Meeting
Apr. 13
(Sun.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
Annual membership meeting & officer elections
Apr. 13
(Sun.)
30th Annual Billygoat Run; Clear Lake Scout Reservation, near Mahopac, NY Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO)
Apr. 19
(Sat.)
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
- 650.843.0753,
- 650.843.0753
Ido Green
C; White, Yellow, Score-O (60-minute limit), and Sprint
Apr. 19 - 20 2008 U.S. Middle and Relay Championships; Rochester/Danville, NY Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
A; Sprint, relay, and middle distance
Apr. 27
(Sun.)
Indian Valley Open Space Preserve
Novato, CA
- 415.895.6039 Scott Aster,
Heidi Whalen
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Sprint courses (part of Spring Sprint Series)
May. 3 - 4 Sprint/Middle/Long "A" event, West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
May. 4
(Sun.)
Golden Goat, Golden Kid, and Junior Goat
Shell Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek, CA
- 510.619.5728 George Minarik
C; Extra long and strenuous courses, plus a regular Yellow course
May. 10 - 12 3 Days of Belgium
Arlon, Belgium
May. 10
(Sat.)
American River Parkway South (formerly Goethe Park)
River Bend Park, Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.332.0271
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Stew Hintz (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, and Sprint courses
May. 10 - 11 CNYO Regaine IV, Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
24-hour ROGAINE-style event for individuals or relay teams
May. 17
(Sat.)
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA
Vladimir Gusiatnikov,
Brian Schmitz,
Rex Winterbottom
C; White, Yellow, Orange, & Sprint courses (Sprint Finals)
May. 17 - 18 National Capital Orienteering Festival, near Ottawa Orienteering Ottawa (OO)
A; Canadian A-Meet
May. 24 - 26 USOF Team Trials, Individual A-meet, & WRE, Bethlehem/White Haven, PA Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Sprint, middle, & classic distance
Jun. 7 - 8 San Francisco Night & Day Challenge
San Francisco, CA
- 206.291.8250 Terry Farrah
3-, 7-, and 16-hour urban rogaine
Jun. 10
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Chetcuti Community Room, Millbrae, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
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. 14 - 15 Jukola & Venla Relays, Tampere, Finland
Jun. 14
(Sat.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 530.478.0905
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Marsha Jacobs
C; White & Yellow beginner courses, and intermediate & advanced Score-O courses
Jun. 14 - 15 Mt. Pinos, Frazer Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; 2-day event; White thru Blue courses
Jun. 14 - 15 Allegany State Park Rogaine, NY Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
2008 U.S. Rogaine Championships
Jun. 16 - 19 Junior Training Camp - CANCELLED
Clair Tappaan Lodge, Norden, CA
- 925.872.3935
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Jun. 20
(Fri.)
Tahoe 3-Day "A" Meet - Day 1
Northstar California Resort, Truckee, CA
- 510.526.9071 Steve Gregg
A; Afternoon or evening sprint
Jun. 21 - 22 Tahoe 3-Day "A" Meet - Days 2 & 3
Burton Creek State Park, Tahoe City, CA
- 510.526.9071 Dwight Freund (GCO)
A; Middle distance Saturday, Classic distance Sunday
Jun. 28 - Jul. 5 (WMOC) World Masters Orienteering Championships 2008, Marinha Grande, Portugal
Jun. 29 - Jul. 7 (JWOC) Junior World Orienteering Championships 2008, Gothenburg, Sweden
Jul. 12 - 20 (WOC) World Orienteering Championship 2008, Holesov, Czech Republic
Includes a 6-day orienteering festival open to all.
Jul. 12 - 13 CNYO Rogaine 2008, Pharsalia State Forest, Norwich, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
Jul. 13
(Sun.)
China Camp State Park
San Rafael, CA
- 415.482.9055 Mikkel Conradi
B; Standard 7-course "B" event
Jul. 21 - 25 O-Ringen, Swedish 5-Days, Dalarna, Sweden
World's largest orienteering festival, with 15,000 orienteers
Jul. 26
(Sat.)
Bayfront Park
Bedwell Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA
- 408.386.9343 Cameron Ferguson
C; Standard White, Yellow, and Orange courses; introducing Mobile-O (2-person teams with cell phones)
Jul. 28 - Aug. 3 (WUOC) World University Orienteering Champs, Tartu, Estonia
Aug. 1 - 3 Northwest Forest Frenzy, Cle Elum, WA Cascade Orienteering Club (COC)
A; Sprint & Street Scramble Friday afternoon & evening, 2-Day Individual USOF "A" meet Saturday & Sunday
Aug. 4 - 10 2008 U.S. Classic Championships, Laramie Daze, Laramie, WY Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club (RMOC)
A; Week-long orienteering "extravaganza"
Aug. 17
(Sun.)
Camp Tamarancho
Fairfax, CA
- 510.407.1876 Greg Ehrensing
B; Standard seven courses--White (easy beginner) through Blue (strenuous advanced)
Aug. 21 - 24 Canadian Orienteering Champs, Moncton, Fundy National Park, NB
A; Sprint, middle, & classic distance
Aug. 24
(Sun.)
Lakeside Park and Indian Gulch
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom,
Mark Manning
C; Afternoon event: White, Yellow, Sprint, Bike-O, and Memory-O courses
Sep. 6 - 7 Yukon Championships, Haines Junction & Whitehorse, Yukon Yukon Orienteering Association (YOA)
A; Canadian A-Meet
Sep. 7
(Sun.)
Merritt College
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; White, Yellow, and Motala afternoon courses
Sep. 9
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
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. 13 - 14 (WRC) World Rogaining Champs, Estonia
Sep. 13
(Sat.)
Junior Orienteering Day Camp
Knowland Park, Oakland, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
Junior; 9 AM to 5 PM; Designed for kids, but all are welcome
Sep. 13
(Sat.)
Knowland Park
Oakland, CA
- 650.365.4275,
- 510.619.5728
Jim Fish,
Dean French
C; National Orienteering Day event on a NEW MAP
Sep. 14
(Sun.)
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
- 415.453.3679 Vic Revenko
C; National Orienteering Day Event: Beginner and intermediate courses in a beautiful venue
Sep. 20
(Sat.)
Orangevale Park - CANCELLED
Orangevale Community Park, Orangevale, CA
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Sep. 21
(Sun.)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley, CA
- 510.409.9285 Ben Legg
C; White, Yellow, and Sprint courses
Sep. 26 - 28 2008 North American Championships, Central NY venues Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
A; Sprint, middle, & classic distance
Sep. 26 - 27 Mount Laguna, San Diego County, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
B; 2-day event
Sep. 27
(Sat.)
Crown Memorial State Beach
Alameda, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; White (Junior Sprint), Yellow (Sprint), and Memory-O courses
Oct. 5
(Sun.)
Almaden Quicksilver County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.941.8251 Derek Maclean
C; Intermediate/advanced courses only (Orange thru Blue); NO BEGINNER COURSES
Oct. 5
(Sun.)
Hudson Highlander XIII Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO)
A;
Oct. 11
(Sat.)
Terraloco Training Event
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Alhambra entrance to the park
Oct. 12
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Alan Houser
B; 16th annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels
Oct. 12
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Alan Houser
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 19
(Sun.)
Calero County Park
San Jose, CA
- 408.996.8749 Shura Kretchetov,
Alex Finch
B; Standard seven courses
Oct. 19
(Sun.)
DVOA Club Long-O Championships Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Valley Forge National Historical Park, Mt. Joy, PA
Oct. 25
(Sat.)
Joaquin Miller Park
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Bruce Wolfe,
Jay Hann
C; FREE day of orienteering, the kickoff of our 2nd BAOC COOL season, and a celebration of the BAOC 30th anniversary
Oct. 25
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL Introduction
Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
C; An introduction for those students who may be interested in the Bay Area Orienteering Club California Outdoor Orienteering League (BAOC COOL)
Oct. 25 - 26 NEOC Heart and Troll Revival, Mt Tom State Reservation, MA New England Orienteering Club (NEOC)
A; 2-day classic USOF "A" event
Oct. 26
(Sun.)
Rossmoor Bar
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.332.0271
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses
Oct. 31
(Fri.)
Crocker Highlands Neighborhood Halloween-O
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
Evening Score-O course amid Halloween decorations and trick-or-treat action
Nov. 1
(Sat.)
Terraloco Training Event
Bishop Ranch, San Ramon, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; 4 courses will be available: a Trail course, a Score-O course called the Route course (practice route choice), a Contour/Line-O course, and another fun downhill course [organized by terraloco, not BAOC]
Nov. 2
(Sun.)
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
San Ramon, CA
- 925.699.3127 Mark Blair
B; White, Yellow, and Orange courses are standard. The 4 advanced courses will have a "creative twist".
Nov. 2
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #1
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness, San Ramon, CA
- 925.872.3935 Mark Blair
Junior; To kick off the Interscholastic season, we will be using the Las Trampas B-meet courses
Nov. 8
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #2
Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos, CA
- 925.872.3935 Toby Ferguson
C; Interscholastic League Meet #2
Nov. 8
(Sat.)
Vasona Lake County Park
Los Gatos, CA
- 925.872.3935 Toby Ferguson
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Sprint courses
Nov. 9
(Sun.)
Raid the Hammer, Hamilton, Ontario Golden Horseshoe Orienteering Club (GHO)
"The absolute toughest half marathon and gnarliest 10k in Ontario"
Nov. 14 - 16 O in the Oaks '08
Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA
- 408.568.6740 François Léonard,
Kent Ohlund,
Dan Greene,
Nick Corsano
A; Full-featured "A" meet, including U.S. Trail Orienteering Championships
Nov. 15
(Sat.)
2008 U.S. Trail Orienteering Championships
Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA
- 415.895.6039 Nick Corsano
A; Part of the O in the Oaks '08 A-meet
Nov. 22
(Sat.)
[terraloco] Santa Teresa County Park
Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; Score-O: 9:00 clinic, 9:30 registration, 10:00 mass start [organized by terraloco, not BAOC]
Nov. 23
(Sun.)
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
- 650.281.5280 Matthias Kohler
C; AFTERNOON courses, Night-O, and Potluck are on the agenda
Nov. 27
(Thu.)
[terraloco] Wild Turkey Chase
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; Motala: 9:00 clinic, 9:30 registration, 10:00 mass start [organized by terraloco, not BAOC]
Nov. 30
(Sun.)
Terraloco Training Event
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; 5 Training courses - 9:30 to 2:00 [organized by terraloco, not BAOC]
Dec. 7
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #3
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
- 925.872.3935 Evan Custer
Junior; Third meet of the 2008-2009 Interscholastic League
Dec. 7
(Sun.)
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Livermore, CA
- 415.948.5593,
- 510.604.2688
Evan Custer
B; Standard "B" event, including the 2008 BAOC Club Championships
Dec. 9
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
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. 13 - 14 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
- 415.747.2768 Bill Papendick
C; Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event; LIMITED ATTENDANCE; RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Dec. 14
(Sun.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Stew Hintz (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses
Dec. 20
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #4
Lake Elizabeth, Fremont, CA
- 925.872.3935 Daniel Kopisch,
Philipp Kopisch,
Werner Haag
Junior; We'll use the Lake Elizabeth map for our fourth league event.
Dec. 20
(Sat.)
Fremont Central Park
Lake Elizabeth, Fremont, CA
- 925.872.3935 Daniel Kopisch,
Philipp Kopisch,
Werner Haag
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and Brown Courses