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Event Announcement Archive (2012)

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Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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. 7
(Sat.)
Los Gatos Street Scramble, Los Gatos, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine; explore the streets of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, as well as parts of Saratoga and the parks of San José [not a BAOC event]
Jan. 8
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL/BAWS #5 (Open to All)
Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline, San Leandro, CA
- 925.872.3935 Jay Hann
C; The crazy, ever-changing new park — Regular event for everyone
Jan. 13 - 16 2012 Anza-Borrego Desert Orienteering Meet, Borrego Springs, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
B; Two days of B-meet classic courses featuring new areas, Model Event, Maze-O, and the "Borrego" & "Lamb" (Goat format): 5 events in 4 days!
Jan. 15
(Sun.)
2012 Southeast Interscholastic Championships, Appling, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
B; Interscholastic Primary, Intermediate, Junior Varsity, and Varsity classes, as well as White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green, and Red classes for all
Jan. 21
(Sat.)
Oakland Streets 'n Ladders II, Oakland, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Enjoy a taste of the Oakland Riviera! Find your way in the many cool, long established neighborhoods that ring Lake Merritt. Secret staircases and pathways beckon. MASS START at noon. [Not a BAOC event.]
Jan. 22
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL/BAWS #6 (Open to All)
Shell Ridge Open Space, Walnut Creek, CA
- 510.407.1876 Vicki Woolworth
B; Junior COOL, and adult BAWS, series event, and regular "B" event for everyone
Jan. 28
(Sat.)
Mission Street Scramble, San Francisco, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine; explore the streets of the Mission District of San Francisco, and six other neighborhoods, starting at Garfield Square Clubhouse [not a BAOC event]
Jan. 29 - Feb. 5 2012 Sierra Ski-O Tour & 2012 Ski-O World Cup
Bear Valley and Lake Tahoe Areas
- 650.793.8764 Neil Hunt,
Julie Raymond,
Greg Walker,
Ken Walker, Sr.,
Damian Swift,
Kent Ohlund,
Denise Kowal,
Bob Baylor
Ski-O; 8 events in 8 days, including 4 World Cup events, 2 World Ranking Events, 3 North American Championships events, 3 U.S. Championships events, 7 open events, and 1 model event
Feb. 12
(Sun.)
Las Trampas Scramble
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness, San Ramon, CA
- 541.401.7595 Wes Erck
Rogaine; Mini-rogaine style course (team score-O) — mass start with a 3-hour time limit
Feb. 18 - 20 2012 Southwest Spring B-Meet, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
B; Long (Sat.), Middle (Sun.), and Classic (Mon.) courses in the high desert near Sonoita, fifty miles south of Tucson
Feb. 19
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL/BAWS #7 (Open to All)
Vasona Lake County Park, Los Gatos, CA
William Morris
C; Meet #7 at Vasona Lake Park (since we couldn't go there in December) — Regular event for everyone
Feb. 25 - 26 Discover Valley of Fire, near Las Vegas, NV - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; On Saturday, enjoy a 2-hour map trek, a potluck, and then group camping is available. On Sunday, trek for 2, 4, or 6 hours. [Not a BAOC event.]
Mar. 3
(Sat.)
Get Lost!! in Fort Ord, Seaside, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Dennis Wilkinson
Rogaine; Wild Adventure Hunt — A 4-hour and 2-hour rogaine... on foot or on bike... a trail run or ride unlike any other! [Not a BAOC event.]
Mar. 4
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL/BAWS #8 (Open to All)
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
,
- 925.934.6567
Joseph Doetsch
B; Meet #8 and season championships — Regular event for everyone
Mar. 10 - 11 Birkhead Wilderness Classic (U.S. Individual Championships), Asheboro, NC Backwoods Orienteering Klub (BOK)
A; 2012 U.S. Individual Classic Orienteering Championship (Normal Registration deadline is Feb. 15)
Mar. 13
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 PM; free pizza and salad will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Mar. 17 - 18 Western Region Interscholastic Championships
Pleasant Hill & Antioch, CA
- 925.872.3935 Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Junior; 2 A-level Sprints, 1 mostly normal course, 3 new maps
Mar. 17
(Sat.)
Get Lost!! Sprints, Pleasant Hill, CA
Paso Nogal Park and Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
A; Two Orienteering USA sanctioned (A-meet) Sprint events on new maps in the East Bay city of Pleasant Hill [Not a BAOC event]
Mar. 18
(Sun.)
Get Lost!! in Black Diamond
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Antioch, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Bill Cusworth (GCO)
Rogaine; Wild Adventure Hunt — A 4-hour and 2-hour rogaine — on foot — a trek run unlike any other! [Not a BAOC event.]
Mar. 24
(Sat.)
Discover the Bay: Foot, bike, and transit
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; 6 hr and 12 hr urban & wild map adventure covering San Francisco, down the Peninsula, into Marin, up and down the East Bay [Not a BAOC event]
Mar. 25
(Sun.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Mats Jansson (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses ... plus NEW! Mountain-Bike-O [Not a BAOC event]
Mar. 30 - Apr. 1 Flying Pig XVI, Cincinnati, Ohio Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Individual OUSA A-meet — four "A" sanctioned races (Sprint & 3 Middle) in 3 days — in northern Kentucky.
Apr. 1
(Sun.)
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Richmond, CA
- 510.779.8808,
- 510.526.9071
Steve Gregg
C; Standard White, Yellow, and Orange courses, and a special "THOMASS" course
Apr. 7
(Sat.)
Salomon Dontgetlost.ca Giant's Rib Raid, Niagara Peninsula Golden Horseshoe Orienteering Club (GHO)
Apr. 7
(Sat.)
Millbrae Street Scramble, Millbrae, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the streets of Millbrae, as well as parts of Burlingame, Hillsborough, and San Bruno [not a BAOC event]
Apr. 13 - 15 Georgia Navigator Cup (U.S. Individual Championships), Carrollton, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; 2012 U.S. Sprint, Middle, Long, & Trail-O Championships, OUSA A-meet (Standard Registration deadline is Feb. 29)
Apr. 15
(Sun.)
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sunol, CA
- 408.599.9709 Gary Carpenter,
Damian Swift
B; Standard event with courses for beginners through advanced. The wildflowers should be beautiful!
Apr. 15
(Sun.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Annual membership meeting and election of officers
Apr. 20 - 22 U.S. Interscholastic & Intercollegiate Championships, Whidbey Island and Monroe, WA Cascade Orienteering Club (COC)
A; OUSA sanctioned 2-day A-meet
Apr. 22
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
Apr. 28
(Sat.)
Discover Lafayette, Lafayette, CA - CANCELLED - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Apr. 29
(Sun.)
Indian Valley Open Space Preserve
Novato, CA
- 415.895.6039 Heidi Whalen
C; Beginner (White & Yellow), Intermediate (Orange), and short advanced (Brown) courses will be offered.
Apr. 29
(Sun.)
Billygoat XXXIV, Moreau Lake State Park, Gansevoort, NY Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO)
Long-running, traditional Goat event
May. 5 - 6 West Point A-meet, West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
A; OUSA sanctioned 2-day A-meet with Middle and Sprint courses on Saturday, and Long courses on Sunday
May. 6
(Sun.)
Spring Lake Regional Park
Santa Rosa, CA
Judy Koehler - 707.778.1604 Brett Carver,
Erik Carver,
Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Heidi Cusworth (GCO)
C; Courses for beginners, as well as something interesting for intermediate and advanced orienteers
May. 12
(Sat.)
Rossmoor Bar
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.443.4082,
- 916.847.6324
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
May. 13
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.604.3760 Rory Maclean,
Derek Maclean
B; Full-featured event among grassy hillsides covered in spring flowers
May. 19 - 21 Ottawa O-Fest, Ottawa, ON, Canada Orienteering Ottawa (OO)
A; Canadian A-meet
May. 19
(Sat.)
Santa Cruz Street Scramble, Santa Cruz, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute, 3-hour, or 7-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the streets of Santa Cruz, as well as parts of Capitola, Live Oak, Soquel, and UCSC [not a BAOC event]
May. 26 - 27 Western Mass 5-Day, Amherst, MA New England Orienteering Club (NEOC)
A; Five days of orienteering professionally squeezed into two days. Two Middle courses and a Sprint on Saturday; Sprint and regular-length course on Sunday.
Jun. 2
(Sat.)
Volunteer Event at Almaden Quicksilver
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, San Jose, CA
- 650.281.5280,
- 510.681.6181
This is an opportunity to "give back" to our parks and to build relationships with the park administration. Pre-registration is required!
Jun. 2
(Sat.)
San Francisco Night & Day Challenge
San Francisco, CA
- 206.291.8250
Meridian Geographics (MerGeo)
Rogaine; 3-, 7-, and 16-hour urban rogaine; foot, bike, and duathlon (foot + bike) divisions. Start & Finish at the Sports Basement store in the S.F. Presidio.
Jun. 5
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 PM; free pizza and salad will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Jun. 8 - 10 Sprint the Golden Gate - CANCELLED
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Jun. 16 - 17 Jukola/Venla 2012, Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
Famous relay event for man (Jukola, 10:30 PM start) and women (Venla, 2:00 PM start)
Jun. 23 - 24 Mt. Pinos, Frazier Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; Saturday = Classic-distance point-to-point event, afternoon Sprint Prologue, night Sprint Chase; Sunday = Score-O
Jun. 30 - Jul. 7 (WMOC) World Masters Orienteering Champs, Bad Harzburg, Germany (80 km SE of Hannover)
A; Model event; Sprint qualification and final; Long qualification (2) and final -- REGISTRATION DEADLINE MAY 10
Jun. 30 - Jul. 15 North Atlantic Orienteering Championships 2012
Series of 3 weekend events in Greenland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands
Jun. 30
(Sat.)
Mill Valley Street Scramble, Mill Valley, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute, 3-hour, or 7-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the paths, streets, and stairs of Mill Valley, Homestead Valley, and Tamalpais Valley, as well as parts of Belvedere, Corte Madera, Sausalito, Strawberry, and Tiburon! [Not BAOC]
Jul. 7 - 14 (JWOC) Junior World Orienteering Champs; Kosice, Slovakia
A; Annual international championship event for juniors
Jul. 7 - 14 Tour O Swiss 2012; Basel to Lausanne, Switzerland
B; Combination of touring and 5 orienteering events
Jul. 14 - 21 (WOC) World Orienteering Champs; Lausanne, Switzerland
A; Sprint, middle, long, and relay events
Jul. 14
(Sat.)
Golden Gate Escape II
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
C; 5, 10, 25 km urban map adventure around the bayfront and the many hills of San Francisco [not a BAOC event]
Jul. 15 - 20 Swiss 5-Days 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland
A; Public event in conjunction with the WOC — Sprint, Middle, Classic, and Long events
Jul. 21 - 27 Croseo 2012, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
6 days of Welsh Orienteering
Jul. 22 - 27 O'Ringen 2012, Halmstad, Halland, Sweden
A; World's largest orienteering event
Jul. 22
(Sun.)
Wildcat Scramble
Wildcat Canyon Regional Park (Alvarado), Richmond, CA
- 510.229.7103,
- 541.401.7595
Jonas Kjäll
C; Up to 3 hours of wilderness scrambling, which some of you may know as the "Score-O" format
Jul. 28
(Sat.)
Monterey Street Scramble, Monterey, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; DATE CHANGED TO SEPTEMBER 15 [not a BAOC event]
Aug. 4 - 5 Lake Tahoe Training Weekend
Lake Tahoe Area
- 510.325.8080 Bruce Wolfe
Training; Two days of training events at Burton Creek (Sat.) and Spooner Lake (Sun.) -- camping option at Donner Memorial Park
Aug. 11 - 19 2012 Canadian Orienteering Championships, Calgary and Edmonton, Canada
A; Two sets of Sprint, Middle, and Long events on consecutive weekends — see individual events Aug. 11-13 & Aug. 17-19 (entry fees increase July 1)
Aug. 11
(Sat.)
Oakland Peak to Bay II, Oakland, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; 5, 10, 25 km urban map adventure [not a BAOC event]
Aug. 11 - 13 Western Canadian Orienteering Championships, Calgary, CA Foothills Wanderers Orienteering Club (FWOC)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long events — part of the 2-week Canadian Orienteering Championships (entry fees increase July 1)
Aug. 12
(Sun.)
Redwood Regional Park Volunteer Project
Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, CA
- 650.281.5280
Service project involving ongoing habitat restoration and removing “exotic” (invasive) plants
Aug. 17 - 19 Dakota Rogaining Championships, Rapid City, SD Black Hills Orienteering Club (BHOC)
Rogaine; 6-hour "short" course, 12-in-24 hour intermediate, and 24-hour OUSA-sanctioned championship event. LIMITED TO 40 TEAMS.
Aug. 17 - 19 Canadian Orienteering Championships, Edmonton, CA Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club (EOOC)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long events — part of the 2-week Canadian Orienteering Championships (entry fees increase July 1)
Aug. 19
(Sun.)
Wilder Ranch State Park
Santa Cruz, CA
- 650.248.9595 Greg Favor
C; Our first visit to this park since 2003 will be a 3-hour, mass-start Scramble
Aug. 25
(Sat.)
Berkeley and Oakland Hills Street Scramble, Berkeley, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine; explore the streets of Berkeley, Albany, Kensington, Claremont, and Rockridge [not a BAOC event]
Aug. 28 - Sep. 3 Laramie Daze & 2012 Western States Championships, Laramie, WY Laramie Range Orienteering Club (LROC)
A; 5 days of mass-start events (including the One Cowboy Relay and the Rocky Mountain Goat) that "will be incredible", and a 2-day Classic combined-time "A" event [see Sept. 1-2 event] -- entry deadline Aug. 11
Aug. 31 - Sep. 1 10th World Rogaining Championships, Přebuz, Karlovy Vary, CZ
Rogaine; Annual international rogaine championships
Sep. 1 - 2 2012 Western States Championships, Laramie, WY Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club (RMOC)
A; OUSA sanctioned 2-day A-meet (part of the 7-day Laramie Daze event Aug. 28 to Sept. 3) -- entry deadline Aug. 24 (fees increase June 10)
Sep. 1
(Sat.)
Orienteering USA 2012 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Laramie, WY Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club (RMOC)
Annual membership meeting and election of officers
Sep. 9
(Sun.)
River Bend Park
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jeff Thompson (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
Sep. 11
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 PM; free pizza and salad will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Sep. 15
(Sat.)
Monterey Street Scramble, Monterey, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine -- on foot or bike; explore the streets and shores of Monterey and Pacific Grove [not a BAOC event]
Sep. 16
(Sun.)
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
- 415.453.3679 Chuck Spalding
C; National Orienteering Day at the Presidio in San Francisco -- an event for beginners to come out and try orienteering -- and for experienced people to stretch their legs
Sep. 23
(Sun.)
Calero County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.281.5280 Dan Greene,
Kent Ohlund,
Sean Campbell
B; Classic orienteering in one of our classic parks -- standard 7 courses, beginner through advanced
Sep. 29
(Sat.)
Mt Laguna event, San Diego, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
B; 7-course meet + String-O
Sep. 30
(Sun.)
Discover San Diego, San Diego, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; 2, 4, 6 hr urban map adventure (NOTE: Previously scheduled for Oct. 7) [not a BAOC event]
Oct. 6 - 7 Boggs Mountain State Forest
Cobb, CA
- 650.321.9713 Heidi Cusworth (GCO),
Bill Cusworth (GCO)
A; We return to the beautiful Boggs Mountain area for a 2-day A-meet -- Long on Saturday, Middle on Sunday
Oct. 12 - 14 Camp Scherman Training Weekend, Mountain Center, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
Training; Two trainings days and point-to-point event
Oct. 13
(Sat.)
Chinatown Street Scramble
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the streets of San Francisco [not a BAOC event]
Oct. 14
(Sun.)
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, CA
- 925.934.6567,
- 510.524.1239,
- 925.872.3935
Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Alan Houser
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 14
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
- 925.934.6567,
- 510.524.1239,
- 925.872.3935
Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Alan Houser
Junior; 20th annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels
Oct. 16 - 17 U.S. Team Training Camp, Harriman State Park, Stony Point, NY U.S. Orienteering Team
Training; Training opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Orienteering Team (also see Oct. 22-26)
Oct. 18 - 21 2012 North American Orienteering Championships, Bushkill, PA Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Sprint, Middle, Long, & relay courses, OUSA A-meet in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (entry fees increase June 1, Oct. 1, & Oct. 9)
Oct. 20
(Sat.)
Lower Sunrise and Sacramento Bar
Rancho Cordova and Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jonas Libell (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
Oct. 21
(Sun.)
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA
- 415.378.6416 Deron van Hoff
C; Beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate Foot-O courses, and a (rare) Bike-O course
Oct. 22 - 26 U.S. Team Training Camp, Harriman State Park, Stony Point, NY U.S. Orienteering Team
Training; Training opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Orienteering Team (also see Oct. 16-17)
Oct. 27 - 28 Fall Orienteering Weekend, Bethel, CT Western Connecticut Orienteering Club (WCOC)
B; 3 events in 2 days: Sprint & Middle courses on Saturday, Standard courses on Sunday — weekend after N.A. Champs event in PA
Oct. 27
(Sat.)
Haunted Hill, San Francisco, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
C; Adventure through the area around St. Francis Woods, one of San Francisco's most awesomely decorated neighborhoods, finding wickedly festooned displays. [Not a BAOC event.]
Oct. 28
(Sun.)
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Livermore, CA
- 925.516.7622,
- 925.516.7622
Luc Poppe,
Theo Verhoeven,
Cedric Lasfargues
B; All the standard courses will be offered — Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Nov. 2 - 4 Henry Coe Adventure Trex, Hollister, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; This year's event has been CANCELED -- look forward to Nov. 1-3, 2013
Nov. 4
(Sun.)
2012 Golden Goat, Golden Kid, and Mini-Kid for Juniors
Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County Park, Gilroy, CA
- 408.599.9709,
- 408.313.3753
Matej Šebo,
Lubomir Šebo
Extra long courses with a mass start -- sorry, no beginner courses at this special event, but experienced beginners are welcome on the Mini-Kid course
Nov. 10 - 11 Discover Red Rock Canyon, Mojave, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; On Saturday, enjoy a 2-hour map trek, a potluck, and then group camping is available. On Sunday, trek for 2, 4, or 6 hours. [Not a BAOC event.]
Nov. 11
(Sun.)
Annadel State Park
Santa Rosa, CA
- 415.895.6039 Heidi Cusworth (GCO),
Bill Cusworth (GCO)
B; After a hiatus of many years, we're returning to this wonderful venue! White, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Green/Red courses will be provided.
Nov. 17
(Sat.)
Joaquin Miller Park
Oakland, CA
- 510.652.9631,
- 510.407.1876
Joe Scarborough,
Lisa Tracy,
Vicki Woolworth
C; White, Yellow, and Orange courses, and an advanced Sprint
Nov. 18
(Sun.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO)
C; White, Yellow, Orange, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
Nov. 18
(Sun.)
Land's End Street Scramble
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the streets of San Francisco neighborhoods and wilds of the western parks [not a BAOC event]
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 OCIN Fall A-meet Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Full range of courses. Tentatively U.S. Night, Relay, and Ultra-Long Championships.
Dec. 1
(Sat.)
Holiday Hustle, Alameda, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rogaine; 5, 10, 25 km urban map adventure of the Alameda Christmas tree lane centerpiece and whole island of holiday-decorated homes to see. 25k participants will get out to Bay Farm Island, too. [Not a BAOC event.]
Dec. 4
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors -- 7:00-10:00 PM; free pizza and salad will be available at 6:30 -- All club members are welcome
Dec. 8 - 9 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
- 415.456.8118 Scott Aster
C; Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event; LIMITED ATTENDANCE; RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Dec. 9
(Sun.)
Sailor Bar - CANCELLED
Fair Oaks, CA
- 530.919.3160
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Mats Jansson (GCO)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Dec. 15
(Sat.)
Willow Glen Holiday Lights
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 650.365.4275,
Steve Harrison,
David Harrison,
Tony Pinkham
C; 60- or 90-minute Light-O (Score-O) course and potluck social
Dec. 16
(Sun.)
San Carlos Street Scramble, San Carlos, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine — on foot or bike; explore the streets of San Carlos, as well as parts of Belmont and Redwood City [not a BAOC event]