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Event Announcement Archive (2009)

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Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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. 3 - 11 2009 Oceania Championships
A; Eight days of events on South Island, New Zealand
Jan. 4
(Sun.)
Terraloco Training Event
Lakeside Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Course-setting workshop & navigation training session; pre-register online (without a commitment) to get a discount [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Jan. 10
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #5
Shell Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek, CA
- 925.872.3935 Gavin Wyatt-Mair
Junior; Interscholastic League fifth meet (NOTE: NOT AT THE "NORMAL" MEETING PLACE)
Jan. 10
(Sat.)
Shell Ridge
Shell Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek, CA
- 925.872.3935 Gavin Wyatt-Mair
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Green courses (NOTE: NOT AT THE "NORMAL" MEETING PLACE)
Jan. 11
(Sun.)
Special Board Meeting
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
Special meeting to discuss a possible bid for the 2012 Junior World Orienteering Championship (JWOC); all club members are welcome to attend
Jan. 11
(Sun.)
Terraloco Sprint Training Camp
Roberts Regional Recreation Area, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Pre-register online (without a commitment) to get a discount [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Jan. 17 - 19 Anza-Borrego O-Fest, Borrego Springs, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
B; 2-day classic "B" event, plus the famous Maze-O
Jan. 17 - 19 Georgia Navigator Cup, FDR State Park, Pine Mountain, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; 2-Day classic A-meet, Extreme-O competition
Jan. 24
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #6
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline, San Leandro, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
Junior; Interscholastic League sixth meet
Jan. 24
(Sat.)
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline
San Leandro, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green, and Sprint courses
Jan. 25
(Sun.)
2009 Sierra Ski-O Champs, Day 1
Royal Gorge Cross Country, Soda Springs, CA
- 650.793.8764 Brenda Giese
Ski-O; Score-O course
Jan. 25 - Feb. 1 2009 Sierra Avalanche Ski-Orienteering Championships
Lake Tahoe Area
- 650.793.8764 Brenda Giese,
Bob Baylor,
Chuck Lyda,
Matthias Kohler
Ski-O; 5 Ski-O events in 8 days in the Lake Tahoe area -- Register by JANUARY 16 for discounts
Jan. 27
(Tue.)
2009 Sierra Ski-O Champs, Day 2
Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Area, Truckee, CA
- 650.793.8764 Bob Baylor
Ski-O; Classic Courses
Jan. 29
(Thu.)
2009 Sierra Ski-O Champs, Day 3
Northstar California Resort, Truckee, CA
- 650.793.8764 Chuck Lyda,
Carol Schick-Lyda
Ski-O; Classic Courses
Jan. 31
(Sat.)
2009 Sierra Ski-O Champs, Day 4
Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area (Burton Creek), Lake Tahoe, CA
- 650.793.8764 Matthias Kohler
Ski-O; Classic Courses
Feb. 1
(Sun.)
2009 Sierra Ski-O Champs, Day 5
Auburn Ski Club Training Center, Soda Springs, CA
- 650.793.8764 Tony Pinkham
Ski-O; Motala format
Feb. 1
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #6.5
Auburn Ski Club Training Center, Soda Springs, CA
- 925.872.3935 Tony Pinkham
Junior; Interscholastic League Ski-O meet
Feb. 14
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #7
Bedwell Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA
- 925.872.3935 Manfred Kopisch
Junior; Interscholastic League seventh meet
Feb. 14
(Sat.)
Bayfront Park
Bedwell Bayfront Park, Menlo Park, CA
- 925.872.3935 Manfred Kopisch
C; White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Line-O and Sprint courses
Feb. 14 - 15 Ironwood, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
B; 2-day B-meet on a new map
Feb. 21
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #8 -- Championships
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 510.779.8808 Steve Gregg
Junior; Interscholastic League eighth and championship meet
Feb. 21
(Sat.)
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Richmond, CA
- 510.779.8808 Steve Gregg
C; White, Yellow, and Orange courses; Prologue-Chase two-part sprint
Mar. 1
(Sun.)
Bear Valley Ski-O
Bear Valley, near Arnold, CA
- 650.793.8764 Neil Hunt,
Julie Raymond
Ski-O; Point-to-point ski-O event with five courses (White, Orange, Green, Red, and Blue) of standard lengths
Mar. 10
(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. 15
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 510.409.9285 Jonas Kjäll
C; ADVANCED COURSES ONLY--there will be no Beginner (White/Yellow) or Intermediate (Orange) courses available due to park restrictions on parking
Mar. 22
(Sun.)
Berkeley Street-O
Berkeley Streets, Berkeley, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; FREE Street-O on a new map by Rex, in conjunction with the Fleet Feet store in Berkeley.
Mar. 22
(Sun.)
MoboGoGlobo, Seattle, WA -- And wherever you are Cascade Orienteering Club (COC)
C; The world's first ever global mobile orienteering race -- benefit for the Washington Interscholastic Orienteering League
Mar. 27 - 29 Ran-it Granite, Patapsco State Park, Granite, MD Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC)
A; Model event and possible sprint (Fri); Short course (and possible sprint relay) (Sat); Classic courses (Sun)
Mar. 29
(Sun.)
14th Annual Golden Goat and Golden Kid
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
- 925.516.7622 Martin Kunz
C; Extra long and strenuous courses; NO BEGINNER COURSES
Apr. 3 - 5 Flying Pig XIII, Cincinnati, OH Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Middle distance Friday, Sprint & U.S. Relay Champs Saturday, Long distance Sunday
Apr. 4
(Sat.)
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Stew Hintz (GCO)
C; Score-O event on a new map
Apr. 5
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.604.3760 Derek Maclean,
Jim Fish
B; Standard seven-course event for beginners through advanced
Apr. 11
(Sat.)
[terraloco] Miller Knox Regional Shoreline
Miller Knox Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 510.681.6181 Rex Winterbottom
C; Enjoy an "Egg O" (a short, fun, Easter egg hunt type course), a motala, a trail course, and/or a 4-round sprint tournament that counts for the North American and BAOC sprint series [organized by terraloco, not BAOC]
Apr. 18 - 19 U.S. Interscholastics Champs, West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
A; Sprint, middle, long courses; Sanctioned A meet
Apr. 19
(Sun.)
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol, CA
- 925.462.2254 Theo Verhoeven,
Luc Poppe
B; Standard 7-course event
Apr. 19
(Sun.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
Annual membership meeting and election of officers
Apr. 24 - 26 Red Bluff Training Weekend
Lake Red Bluff, Red Bluff, CA
- 541.401.7595 Ben Legg
Training; A great training opportunity in Northern California. Spaces are limited, RSVP is required.
Apr. 25 - 26 The Spring Runoff A-meet, Medford and Stoneham, MA Cambridge Sports Union (CSU)
A; 2-day classic event, except M/F21 will have 2 middle-distance events on Saturday and classic on Sunday
Apr. 26
(Sun.)
River Bend Park (formerly Goethe Park)
River Bend Park, Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.332.0271
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jeff Thompson (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, and Orange courses
May. 1 - 3 Return to Boggs Mountain A-Meet
Spring Lake Regional Park & Boggs Mountain State Forest, Santa Rosa, CA & Cobb, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 415.456.8118
Mikkel Conradi,
Evan Custer,
George Minarik
A; 3-day A-meet, featuring the 2009 U.S. Team Trials and 2 WRE days; recreational courses Saturday & Sunday for non-competitors
May. 7
(Thu.)
Terraloco Training Session
Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; 6:00-8:00 PM; Practice terrain intervals, downhill running, and a short orienteering course
May. 10
(Sun.)
Billygoat Run, Nottingcook Forest in Bow, NH Up North Orienteers (UNO)
The "Billygoat" is an annual, long event of 12-13 km. The event features a mass start and T-shirts awarded to finishers under 3.5 hours. Pre-registration is required.
May. 11
(Mon.)
Terraloco Training Session
Lakeside Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Meet at the circular marble fountain in the forest in back of the lawn bowling courts starting at 6:00. A score course (with a memory option) and a course for orienteering intervals will be set up.
May. 16
(Sat.)
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
- 650.281.5280 Brett Carter
C; White, Yellow, Long Orange, and Sprint courses. Come out and give your feedback to Brett on his first course setting experience!
May. 16 - 17 2009 North American Rogaine Championships, Mogollon Rim, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
24-, 12-, and 8-hour team categories, and 8-hour solo category -- North of Phoenix -- NOTE DATE CORRECTION
May. 16 - 17 Buffalo Orienteering Festival, Hunter's Creek, Sprague Brook, SE of Buffalo, NY Buffalo Orienteering Club (BFLO)
A; Sprint, Middle, Long courses
May. 20
(Wed.)
Terraloco Training Session
Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; San Francisco "Twin Peaks" map (details TBD)
May. 23 - 24 Michaux Memorial Day Rogaine; near Gettysburg, PA Susquehanna Valley Orienteering (SVO)
B;
May. 24
(Sun.)
Indian Valley Open Space Preserve
Novato, CA
- 415.895.6039 Heidi Whalen,
Scott Aster
C; White, Yellow, and Orange courses, plus whatever else Heidi has in store for us; come join us on Memorial Day Weekend
May. 27
(Wed.)
Terraloco Training Session
Berkeley Streets, Berkeley, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; 6:45 PM mass start; score-format course of about 5 to 7 checkpoints and 4 to 5 miles of actual running
May. 31
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.332.0271
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses
Jun. 6 - 7 San Francisco Night & Day Challenge
San Francisco, CA
- 206.291.8250 Eric Bone,
Terry Farrah
Rogaine; 3-, 7-, and 16-hour urban rogaine; foot, bike, and duathlon (foot + bike) divisions
Jun. 13 - 14 Sumas Mountain Orienteering Challenge, Vancouver, BC, Canada Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC)
A; Sprint, middle, and long courses
Jun. 14
(Sun.)
Terraloco Old Oakland Orientouring, Oakland, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; 10:30 AM mass start; a traditional score course, or a "choose your own adventure" course
Jun. 16
(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
Jun. 17
(Wed.)
[terraloco] Santa Teresa County Park
Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Start anytime from 6:00 to 7:15 PM; courses close at 8:00. Cost is $5.
Jun. 19 - 28 (PNWOF) 2009 Pacific Northwest Orienteering Festival
A; Week-long festival that will include two 3-day A-meets and mid-week events
Jun. 19 - 21 (PNWOF) 2009 Gold Rush Festival and Western States Championships, Boise and Idaho City, ID City of Trees Orienteering Club (CTOC)
A; Sprint, middle, and long (classic) A-meet
Jun. 23 - 25 (PNWOF) Mid-week events near Spokane, WA
C; Sprint (Tues.), goat (Wed.), and relay (Thurs.) events
Jun. 24
(Wed.)
[terraloco] Vasona Lake County Park
Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Practice your quick decision making and control checkpoint picking with a sprint course; then try a "partner" sprint loop where each of you has a map with half of the controls. Courses open 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Jun. 26 - 28 (PNWOF) A-meet on new map at Salmon La Sac, near Cle Elum, WA Cascade Orienteering Club (COC)
A; Sprint, middle, long (classic) events; U.S. Middle Championships
Jul. 4 - 12 (JWOC) Junior World Orienteering Champs, Primiero, Italy
Jul. 4 - 12 Dolomites 5-Day, Primiero, Italy
A; Public event in conjunction with JWOC 2009
Jul. 9
(Thu.)
[terraloco] Lake Elizabeth, Fremont
Lake Elizabeth, Fremont, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Practice your quick decision making & control picking
Jul. 11 - 12 Mt. Pinos, Frazer Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; 2-day B-meet
Jul. 16
(Thu.)
[terraloco] Downtown Palo Alto
Downtown Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; More route-choice action--a score course with checkpoints scattered over downtown Palo Alto and its surrounding neighborhoods
Jul. 19 - 24 O-Ringen, Swedish 5-Days, Smaland, Sweden
World's largest orienteering festival, with 15,000 orienteers
Jul. 19
(Sun.)
Terraloco Merritt College Medley
Merritt College, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; 4-loop motala course totaling about 3.5 km; two mass starts: competitive at 10:00, recreational at 10:30
Jul. 22
(Wed.)
[terraloco] Old Oakland
Downtown Oakland, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Map navigation training
Jul. 26
(Sun.)
China Camp State Park
San Rafael, CA
- 415.482.9055 Greg Ehrensing
B; Standard seven-course event for beginners through advanced
Jul. 28
(Tue.)
[terraloco] Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; A medley of map navigation exercises
Aug. 2 - 8 Swiss O Week, Muotathal, Switzerland
Sprint, 4 classic distance, long distance
Aug. 2 - 8 Scottish 6 Days, Perth, Scotland
Classic event held every other year
Aug. 2
(Sun.)
Terraloco Crown Beach Crab Cross
Crown Memorial State Beach, Alameda, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; A hybrid of a short "sprint" style course and the trickery of a "goat" course [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Aug. 7
(Fri.)
Little Truckee Summit
Tahoe National Forest, Truckee, CA
- 925.934.6567 Jay Hann
C; This AFTERNOON event is a test of the Tahoe National Forest--an area we are considering for our potential JWOC bid
Aug. 8 - 9 BAOC 2009 Club Championships
Spooner Lake/Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Between Incline Village, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 510.619.5728,
- 510.526.9071
Rex Winterbottom,
Nik Weber
B; 2-day combined middle- and long-distance courses for BAOC annual club championship
Aug. 12
(Wed.)
Terraloco Training Event
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Practice with checkpoint picking and route choice [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Aug. 16
(Sun.)
Terraloco Lakeside Grand Prix
Lakeside Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; Course will be fun, a bit wild, and about 4 km long
Aug. 18 - 23 (WOC) World Orienteering Champs, Miskolc, Hungary
Aug. 19
(Wed.)
Terraloco Training Event
Lakewood Neighborhood, Sunntvale, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Map Navigation Training: route choice challenges, and checkpoint picking [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Aug. 21 - 30 2009 Manitoba Sandhills Orienteering Festival, Manitoba, Canada Manitoba Orienteering Association (MOA)
A; Western Canadian Orienteering Championships, Canadian Orienteering Championships, Sass Peepre Junior Training Camp, COF Conference & AGM, and several fun events
Aug. 23
(Sun.)
Camp Tamarancho
Fairfax, CA
- 510.407.1876 Greg Ehrensing
B; Join us for a wonderful summer day at Boy Scout Camp Tamarancho in the hills above Fairfax
Aug. 30
(Sun.)
[terraloco] Course Setting Workshop & Map Navigation Training
Miller Knox Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Course Setting Workshop, followed by running the courses [organized by terraloco, not by BAOC]
Aug. 31 - Sep. 7 2009 Laramie Daze, Laramie, WY Laramie Range Orienteering Club (LROC)
Multi-day training/competition event in the Happy Jack area, the location of the 2008 U.S. Orienteering Championships; it's an area with great terrain and fantastic maps
Sep. 12 - 13 B-meet at Dutchman Flat, near Mt Bachelor, Bend, OR Columbia River Orienteering Club (CROC)
B; 2-day B-meet on the Dutchman Flats map, site of the 2005 U.S. Individual Orienteering Championships
Sep. 13
(Sun.)
Wildcat Scramble
Wildcat Canyon Regional Park (Alvarado), Richmond, CA
- 541.401.7595 Ben Legg
C; 30 Checkpoints. 3 Hours. How many can your team find? A mass-start, team event. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Sep. 14
(Mon.)
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. 19
(Sat.)
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
- 415.453.3679 Vic Revenko
C; One of our National Orienteering Day (NOD) events. Note that the event is on SATURDAY this year.
Sep. 19 - 20 Rattlesnake SF, Dansville, NY Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
A; U.S. Sprint & Ultra Long Championships
Sep. 20
(Sun.)
Spring Lake Regional Park
Santa Rosa, CA
Judy Koehler - 707.778.1604 Scott Aster
C; One of our National Orienteering Day (NOD) "Come and Try It!" events
Sep. 21
(Mon.)
Special BAOC Board Meeting
Burgess Recreation Center, Menlo Park, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.248.9595
Meeting of the Board of Directors to discuss the JWOC proposal -- 7:00 PM -- All club members are welcome
Sep. 24 - 26 South African Orienteering Championships, Sabie, South Africa
A; First World Ranking Event to be hosted in South Africa
Sep. 27
(Sun.)
Monte Bello and Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserves
Palo Alto, CA
- 408.599.9709 Kent Ohlund
B; The map got a rest last year, so hopefully it will feel a little fresher this year. Come out and enjoy! PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL COURSES!
Sep. 27
(Sun.)
Junior Orienteering Day Camp
Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, Palo Alto, CA
- 925.872.3935 Kent Ohlund
Junior; A one-day training camp for beginning orienteers, for the young and the young at heart
Oct. 2 - 4 Australian Orienteering Championships, Benalla-Wangaratta Region, Victoria, Australia
A; Sprint, long-distance, and relay events
Oct. 3 - 4 Boulder Dash; Hancock/Hillsborough, NH venues Up North Orienteers (UNO)
A; USOF sanctioned A meet
Oct. 3 - 4 Big Tahoma Rogaine, Tahoma State Forest, near Ashford, WA - 206.291.8250
Meridian Geographics (MerGeo)
Eric Bone
Rogaine; 6-, 12-, and 24-hour events--Mountain bike duathlon division offered in 6- and 12-hour events; Solo participants allowed only in 6-hour event.
Oct. 4
(Sun.)
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
San Ramon, CA
- 925.699.3127,
- 510.526.9071
François Léonard
C; Relay event; no beginner's clinics
Oct. 10 - 18 2009 World Masters Games, Sydney, Australia
Oct. 10 - 17 (WMOC) World Masters Orienteering Championships, Sydney, Australia
A; Sprint qualification and final, Long qualification (2) and final courses
Oct. 11
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Alan Houser
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 11
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Alan Houser
B; 17th annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels
Oct. 17 - 18 Fall O Weekend at Camp Ripley, Little Falls, MN Minnesota Orienteering Club (MNOC)
C; Score-O (Sat.), MinneGoat (Sun.)
Oct. 18
(Sun.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.632.8856
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Stew Hintz (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, and intermediate and advanced Line-O courses
Oct. 23 - 25 US Champs, 3-Day A-meet, Greenbush, WI Badger Orienteering Club (BGR)
A; Middle distance (Fri), U.S. Classic Championships (Sat), 1-day classic event (Sun)
Oct. 25
(Sun.)
Calero County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.248.9595 Mark Rice,
Trinka Gillis,
Tapio Karras
B; Calero is beautiful in the Fall--come out for a full set of courses
Oct. 31
(Sat.)
Knowland Park - CANCELLED
Oakland, CA
- 650.365.4275 Jim Fish
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Oct. 31
(Sat.)
BAOC Club Sprint Series Finale
Merritt College, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 510.779.8808
Jim Fish,
Vicki Woolworth
C; Tune up your game for the upcoming N.A. Sprint Champs in November
Oct. 31
(Sat.)
Halloween-O and Social
Oakland Hills, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 510.779.8808
Rex Winterbottom,
Steve Gregg
C; Walk/Run on the Indian Gulch map while enjoying the sights!
Nov. 7 - 8 O in the Oaks '09
Pacheco State Park, Hollister, CA
- 408.313.3753 Dan Greene,
Derek Maclean,
Toby Ferguson,
Alex Finch
A; 2-day A-Meet on a New Map! 60 mi south of San Jose
Nov. 7 - 8 2009 Western Region Interscholastic Championships
Pacheco State Park, Hollister, CA
- 925.872.3935
Junior; 2-day, combined-points, individual and team competition
Nov. 7 - 8 BAOC COOL #1 & #2
Pacheco State Park, Hollister, CA
- 925.872.3935
Junior; Held in conjunction with the O in the Oaks '09 A-meet
Nov. 8
(Sun.)
Raid the Hammer, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Golden Horseshoe Orienteering Club (GHO)
10K & 25K Adventure Run
Nov. 9 - 15 The Golden Gate Getaway
Greater Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; A week of sprint training and racing; 2009 North American Sprint Series finals [organized by terraloco in partnership with BAOC]
Nov. 9 - 12 Golden Gate Getaway Training Camp
Greater Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Training; Fun training events around the Bay Area -- 2 each day! [organized by terraloco in partnership with BAOC]
Nov. 13 - 15 North American Sprint Series Finals
Greater Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
C; Five awesome short courses at Pt. Bonita, San Francisco State, and McLaren Park in S.F. - competitive or recreational [organized by terraloco in partnership with BAOC]
Nov. 14
(Sat.)
BAOC COOL #3
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
- 925.872.3935
Junior; Held in conjunction with The Golden Gate Getaway
Nov. 14 - 15 BAOC COOL #4 & #5
McLaren Park, San Francisco, CA
- 925.872.3935
Junior; Held in conjunction with The Golden Gate Getaway
Nov. 21
(Sat.)
Rossmoor Bar
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.332.0271
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and Brown courses
Nov. 22
(Sun.)
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Livermore, CA
- 510.604.2688,
- 415.948.5593
Damian Swift
B; Morgan Territory is always a great venue, and Damian (who hails from New Mexico Orienteering) will be setting his first courses for BAOC
Nov. 22
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #6
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
Junior; Held in conjunction with the Morgan Territory B-meet
Dec. 5 - 24 South American O Tour 2009
Events in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, including South American Championships (relay, middle, long)
Dec. 5 - 6 BAOC COOL #7, #8, & #9 - 925.872.3935
Junior; Held in conjunction with the LAOC Vasquez Rocks A-meet
Dec. 5 - 6 Vasquez Rocks, Santa Clarita, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
A; Sprint/Middle/Trail-O A-meet, U.S. Trail-O Champs
Dec. 12 - 13 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
- 510.658.4327 Penny DeMoss
C; Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event; LIMITED ATTENDANCE; RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Dec. 12
(Sat.)
O Marathon II, Fair Hill, MD Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
B;
Dec. 13
(Sun.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 530.478.0905
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Marsha Jacobs,
Stew Hintz (GCO)
C; Courses TBD -- NOTE DATE CHANGED: was Dec. 6
Dec. 15
(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. 20
(Sun.)
Vasona Lake County Park
Los Gatos, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
C; BAOC COOL event open to all
Dec. 20
(Sun.)
Willow Glen Holiday Lights
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 408.524.2723
Brad Wetmore
C; Light-O on a new map by Brad Wetmore - Walk/Run through Willow Glen while enjoying the festive decorations!
Dec. 20
(Sun.)
Willow Glen Social Event
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 510.681.6181
Our annual holiday social event
Dec. 20
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #10
Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
Junior; Park venue in amongst the holiday-light displays