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Event Announcement Archive (2013)

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Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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. 5
(Sat.)
Los Gatos Street Scramble, Los Gatos, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; 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. 12
(Sat.)
San Francisco 1906, San Francisco, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant St. [not a BAOC event]
Jan. 13
(Sun.)
Bedwell Bayfront Park
Menlo Park, CA
- 510.681.6181,
- 650.248.9595
Matej Šebo,
Lubomir Šebo
C; Long White, Yellow, and Memory (one leg at a time, you don't memorize the whole course at once!)
Jan. 18 - 21 2013 Anza-Borrego Desert Orienteering Meet, Borrego Springs, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
C; 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. 19 - 21 Georgia Navigator Cup, Rutledge, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; 2-day combined-time Classic A-meet on Saturday and Sunday (Note: Each course is limited to 90 entrants), Extreme-O competition on Monday
Jan. 26 - Feb. 3 2013 Sierra Ski-O Tour and WRE
Tahoe Area and Bear Valley
- 650.793.8764 Anna Voegele,
Brenda Giese,
Damian Swift,
Denise Kowal,
Greg Walker,
Jonathan Owens,
Julie Raymond,
Neil Hunt
Ski-O; 7 events in 9 days, including a World Ranking Event
Feb. 1 - 3 NAOM (Norte Alentejano O'Meeting) 2013, Nisa, Portugal
A; Model, Middle, night Sprint, and WRE Middle events (also see POM 2013, Feb. 9-12)
Feb. 2
(Sat.)
Mission Street Scramble
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; explore the streets of the Mission District of San Francisco and other neighborhoods [not a BAOC event]
Feb. 9 - 12 POM (Portugal “O” Meeting) 2013, Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal
A; Model, Long, day & night Sprints, WRE Middle, and Trail-O events (also see NAOM 2013, Feb. 1-3)
Feb. 9
(Sat.)
Emerald Hills Scramble
Emerald Hills, Redwood City, CA
- 650.365.4275 Frank Markowitz
C; White (beginner) and Score-O courses in the Emerald Hills neighborhood and Edgewood Park
Feb. 10
(Sun.)
Oakland Streets 'n Ladders III, Oakland, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
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.]
Feb. 16 - 18 Southwest Spring B-Meet, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
B; Long, Middle, and Classic courses in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona
Feb. 17
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 408.568.6740 Dennis Wildfogel
C; Bare-bones (self-service) event with only two advanced courses—no beginner or intermediate courses or clinics
Feb. 24
(Sun.)
BAOC 35th Anniversary
Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181 Graham Brew,
Christine Brew,
Joe Scarborough
C; White course for novices, Yellow and Orange courses for intermediates, Brown and Green courses for advanced orienteers
Mar. 2
(Sat.)
Washington State Sprint Champs, Tacoma, WA Sammamish Orienteering Club (SAMM)
B; Pre-registration is required — Must be mailed no later than Sunday, February 24th
Mar. 2
(Sat.)
Walnut Creek Street Scramble, Walnut Creek, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; explore the streets and parks of Walnut Creek, Alamo, Pleasant Hill, and Lafayette [not a BAOC event]
Mar. 3
(Sun.)
U.C. Berkeley Sprint
University of California, Berkeley, CA
- 510.526.9071 George Minarik
C; Sprint and Middle-distance courses
Mar. 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
Mar. 9 - 10 Heartland 2-day Classic A-meet — IS/IC Championships, Shawnee, KS Possum Trot Orienteering Club (PTOC)
A; Interscholastic & Intercollegiate Championships — Two-day combined-time classic event
Mar. 9
(Sat.)
Pacific Destiny, Colma to Pacifica, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
12k, 20k, or 30k urban and wild map adventure [not a BAOC event]
Mar. 10
(Sun.)
McLaren Park
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181 Tapio Karras
C; Middle-distance courses
Mar. 16
(Sat.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 916.847.6324
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO),
Mats Jansson (GCO)
C; Foot and Mountain Bike courses [not a BAOC event]
Mar. 17
(Sun.)
Sunol Wilderness Scramble
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA
- 510.582.7030 Andrew Masalkov
C; Teams of 1 to 5 find up to 33 checkpoints in up to 3 hours in this scenic Bay Area park
Mar. 22 - 23 Run Black Diamond
Paso Nogal Park and Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
A; Friday Night Sprint at Diablo Valley College, Saturday Middle-distance event at Paso Nogal Park — Both events are sanctioned by Orienteering USA [not BAOC events]
Mar. 24
(Sun.)
TrailCross Black Diamond
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Antioch, CA
Terri Hunt,
Kevin Hinkley
C; 5 km, 10 km, and 10-mile trail runs with twists! Find your way with a map.
Mar. 30
(Sat.)
Millbrae Street Scramble, Millbrae, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
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. 5 - 7 Flying Pig XVII, Bloomington & Belmont, Indiana Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Individual OUSA A-meet—3 races beginning Friday afternoon, in Sprint/Middle/Long formats (final event of the 2013 JWOC selection period)
Apr. 7
(Sun.)
Del Valle Wilderness Scramble
Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA
- 505.310.8645,
- 209.928.4771,
- 209.928.4771
Damian Swift
C; Teams of 1 to 5 find up to 30 checkpoints in up to 3 hours in this scenic Bay Area park
Apr. 13
(Sat.)
Silicon Valley Adventure Challenge, Sunnyvale, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 6, 12, 24 hr event starting at Sports Basement in Sunnyvale [not a BAOC event]
Apr. 14
(Sun.)
Sailor Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; Beginner and intermediate courses ... on a new map! [not a BAOC event]
Apr. 21
(Sun.)
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Richmond, CA
- 925.862.2978 Steve Gregg
C; Annual sprint event, with a THOMASS course again this year, plus point-to-point beginner and intermediate courses — BAOC Annual General Meeting including officer elections
Apr. 21
(Sun.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Richmond, CA
- 650.248.9595,
- 510.407.1876
Annual membership meeting and election of officers
Apr. 26 - 28 34th West Point A-Meet, West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
A; Two Sprint and two Middle courses (early registration ends April 12; registration closes April 19)
Apr. 27
(Sat.)
Santa Cruz Street Scramble, Santa Cruz, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
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]
Apr. 28
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.604.3760 Werner Haag,
Rory Maclean,
Derek Maclean
B; Classic courses on the Joe Grant North map
May. 4
(Sat.)
TrailCross Spring Lake
Spring Lake Regional Park, Santa Rosa, CA
Judy Koehler - 707.778.1604 Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Heidi Cusworth (GCO)
C; 5 km, 10 km, and 10-mile trail runs with twists! Find your way with a map.
May. 10 - 12 Adirondack Adventures A-meet, Queensbury, NY Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO)
A; U.S. Sprint, Middle, & Long Individual Championships; U.S. Trail Orienteering Championships; U.S. Team Trials (registration closed April 27)
May. 11
(Sat.)
Lords of Buena Vista Mountain 5k
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5 km park map adventure for teams of 1 to 5 [not a BAOC event]
May. 19
(Sun.)
Rossmoor Bar
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Mats Jansson (GCO)
C; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses [not a BAOC event]
May. 25
(Sat.)
Excelsior Street Scramble, San Francisco, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; explore the streets of the Excelsior neighborhood of San Francisco [not a BAOC event]
Jun. 1 - 2 Regaine IX, Williamstown, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
Rogaine; ROGAINE-style Motala—part ROGAINE, part Mountain Marathon. Competitors go out SOLO on a ROGAINE-style map and course in up to four separate "segments" with a mandatory rest stage after each segment. Fees increase after May 25.
Jun. 1 - 2 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. Registration fees increase after May 19. (Not a BAOC event.)
Jun. 4
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 408.313.3753,
- 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. 9
(Sun.)
TrailCross Wilder Ranch
Wilder Ranch State Park, Santa Cruz, CA
- 831.439.9822 Greg Favor
C; 5 km, 10 km, and 10-mile trail runs with twists! Find your way with a map.
Jun. 15 - 16 Jukola/Venla, Jämsän, Finland
A; Annual relay events (overnight for men)
Jun. 15
(Sat.)
Carquinez Strait Mapventure, Martinez, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
90-minute and 3-hour map adventure course — Explore your way on foot or bike along the beautiful and scenic Carquinez Strait shoreline, visiting historic towns and green open spaces. Teams of 1 to 5 will find cool checkpoints. (Not a BAOC event.)
Jun. 17 - 22 Tallinn O-Week, Tallinn, Estonia
A; 6 events in 6 days — Sprint, Middle, and Long (Estonia and Danmark are finalists for the 2016 WMOC)
Jun. 22
(Sat.)
Monterey Street Scramble, Monterey, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; Explore the streets and shores of Monterey and Pacific Grove (not a BAOC event)
Jun. 29 - Jul. 6 (JWOC) Junior World Orienteering Championships; Czech Republic
A; Annual international championship event for juniors
Jun. 29 - 30 Marin Camping Weekend
Camp Tamarancho, Fairfax, CA
- 415.456.8118 Bud Laird,
Randy Franklin,
Andrew Peterson
C; 2-loop relay course for pairs and solos on Saturday, Scramble on Sunday
Jun. 29 - 30 Mt Pinos, Frazier Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; Two days of point-to-point courses; training activity Saturday afternoon; campground potluck & social Saturday evening
Jul. 3 - 4 Bay 2 Bankers, San Francisco, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Wed. = Packet Pickup Party & practice course; Thur. = 5k & 10k map adventure course — Find your way around SOMA, downtown, North Beach, and Chinatown; great fun for teams of 1 to 5. Preregister by June 30 for discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Jul. 8 - 14 (WOC/WTOC) World Orienteering Champs and World Trail Orienteering Champs; Vuokatti, Finland
A; Sprint, middle, long, relay, and Trail-O events — World championships and companion public event
Jul. 13 - 14 ROGAINE XXIII, Newfield, NY Central New York Orienteering (CNYO)
Rogaine; 6-, 12-, and 24-hour options; 2013 U.S. Rogaining Championships ("in sanctioning" as of June 27)
Jul. 14
(Sun.)
Bedwell Bayfront Park
Menlo Park, CA
- 650.281.5280 Dennis Wildfogel
C; Beginner courses, and Middle Distance courses with lots of controls
Jul. 20 - 26 O'Ringen 2013, Boden, Sweden
A; World's largest orienteering event (registration deadline is June 1)
Jul. 20
(Sat.)
Mill Valley Street Scramble, Mill Valley, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 90-minute or 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike, explore the paths, streets, and stairs of Mill Valley, Homestead Valley, Tamalpais Valley, and Strawberry, as well as parts of Corte Madera, Marin City, and Tiburon! (Not a BAOC event)
Jul. 25 - Aug. 4 The World Games 2013, Cali, Colombia
Orienteering is listed under Sports > Trend Sports
Jul. 25 - 29 Sierra Summerfest
Lake Tahoe Area
- 510.407.1876,
- 650.365.4275,
Bruce Wolfe,
Steve Gregg,
Nik Weber,
Rex Winterbottom,
Deron van Hoff,
Greg Walker
A; Six events over five days, including A-meet Sprint, Middle, and Long events (comprising the 2013 Western States Championships), a Wilderness Scramble, a Motala, and a TrailCross "Goat"; Orienteering USA Annual General Meeting
Jul. 25
(Thu.)
Sierra Summerfest — Spooner Lake Wilderness Scramble
Spooner Lake/Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Between Incline Village, NV and South Lake Tahoe, CA
- 650.365.4275 Bruce Wolfe
C; Teams of 1 to 5 find up to 20 checkpoints in up to 90 minutes
Jul. 26 - 27 11th World Rogaining Championship, Russia
Rogaine; Annual international 24-hour rogaine championships
Jul. 26
(Fri.)
Sierra Summerfest — A-meet Sprint
Donner Memorial State Park, Truckee, CA
- 510.407.1876 Steve Gregg
A; Morning A-meet Sprint (part 1 of the 2013 Western States Championships)
Jul. 26
(Fri.)
Sierra Summerfest — Motala Fun Event
Burton Creek State Park, Tahoe City, CA
- 650.281.5280 Nik Weber
C; Afternoon mass-start Motala fun event
Jul. 26 - 28 2013 Western Region Interscholastic Championships
Tahoe National Forest, Truckee, CA
Junior; Piggy-back on Sierra Summerfest A-meet
Jul. 27 - Aug. 1 5 days of the Apennines, Genova, Italy
A; 5 events over 6 days in the foothills of the Alps (registration deadline is July 15)
Jul. 27 - 28 Sierra Summerfest — Middle & Long A-meets
Little Truckee Summit, Sierraville, CA
- 510.407.1876 Rex Winterbottom,
Deron van Hoff
A; Middle on Saturday, Long on Sunday (parts 2 & 3 of the 2013 Western States Championships)
Jul. 27 - 28 Western Canadian Orienteering Championships Sprint Weekend, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA Manitoba Orienteering Association (MOA)
A; Four Sprint events each day (also see Aug. 3-5)
Jul. 28 - Aug. 3 Scottish 6-Day, Moray, Scotland
A; 6 events in 7 days
Jul. 29
(Mon.)
Sierra Summerfest — The Sierra Goat & Sierra Kid
Northstar California Resort, Truckee, CA
Greg Walker
Mass-start long TrailCross courses
Jul. 30 - Aug. 1 Sass Peepre Junior Camp, Glenboro, Manitoba, CA Manitoba Orienteering Association (MOA)
Training; Training activities for juniors age 10 to 20
Aug. 2 - 10 WMOC: World Masters Orienteering Champs, Sestriere (near Turin), Italy
A; Annual championships, this year in conjunction with the World Masters Games (registration deadline is June 30)
Aug. 3 - 5 Western Canadian Orienteering Championships, Manitoba, CA Manitoba Orienteering Association (MOA)
A; Middle, Long, and Sprint events (also see July 27-28)
Aug. 3
(Sat.)
Get Lost!! in Fort Ord, Seaside, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 4-hour or 8-hour rogaine ... on foot or on bike ... a trail run or ride unlike any other! (Not a BAOC event.)
Aug. 17
(Sat.)
Ingleside Street Scramble - CANCELLED
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 18
(Sun.)
Oakland Greenways 5k & 10k, Oakland, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5k & 10k map adventure courses for teams of 1 to 5; preregister by Aug. 12 or 16 for discounted entry fee (not a BAOC event)
Aug. 25
(Sun.)
TrailCross Joaquin Miller
Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, CA
- 510.779.8808,
- 510.325.8080
Steve Gregg,
Bruce Wolfe
C; 5 km, 10 km, and 10-mile trail runs with twists! Find your way with a map.
Aug. 26 - 31 World Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) Championships, Rakvere, Estonia
World mountain-bike orienteering championships for adults and juniors
Aug. 28 - Sep. 2 Laramie Daze, Laramie, WY Laramie Range Orienteering Club (LROC)
Popular multi-day, low-key, mass-start quality events in the hills east of Laramie
Sep. 1
(Sun.)
Get Lost!! in Jackson DSF, Willits, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 8-hour and 4-hour rogaine. On bike and on foot. A run, hike, or ride unlike any other! (Not a BAOC event.)
Sep. 7 - 8 Laurentian Rogaine, Quebec, Canada
Rogaine; 8- and 24-hour events
Sep. 7 - 8 Barton Forest Frolic A-meet, Alpine Meadows Retreat Center, Angelus Oaks, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
A; Classic- and Middle-length courses on new map of technically challenging, open forest in the Barton Flats Recreation Area (course fees increase after August 19)
Sep. 10
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 408.313.3753,
- 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. 14
(Sat.)
Berkeley and Oakland Hills Street Scramble, Berkeley, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; 90-minute and 3-hour urban rogaine—on foot or bike; explore the streets and parks of the Berkeley and Oakland hills (not a BAOC event)
Sep. 15
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.220.0224
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jonas Libell (GCO)
C; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
Sep. 21 - 22 Boggs Mountain Weekend
Boggs Mountain State Forest, Cobb, CA
- 925.516.7622 Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Heidi Cusworth (GCO)
B; Middle-distance courses on Saturday and a Wilderness Scramble on Sunday (the Saturday mountain bike event has been canceled due to park restrictions)
Sep. 28
(Sat.)
TrailCross Golden Gate Park — 2013 Golden Goat & Kid
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
- 415.378.6416 Mikkel Conradi
C; National Orienteering Day event — 5 km, 10 km, and 10-mile trail runs with twists! Final event in the 2013 TrailCross series, and the 2013 Golden Goat & Golden Kid!!
Sep. 29
(Sun.)
Presidio Wilderness Scramble
Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- 415.895.6039 Graham Brew,
Christine Brew
C; National Orienteering Day event — Teams of 1 to 5 find up to 30 checkpoints in up to 3 hours in this scenic Bay Area park
Oct. 5
(Sat.)
Orangevale Community Park
Orangevale, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; Beginner and intermediate courses (not a BAOC event)
Oct. 5 - 6 Classic Champs A-meet, Portageville, NY - CANCELLED Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Oct. 5
(Sat.)
San Francisco Peak Experience
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
3 hr or 6 hr map adventure for teams of 1 to 5 on foot or bike; preregister by Sept. 29 or Oct. 3 for discounted entry fee (not a BAOC event)
Oct. 11 - 13 Golden Leaf O' Festival, Hamilton, ON Golden Horseshoe Orienteering Club (GHO)
A; Canadian A-meet — Canadian Orienteering Championships — For environmental reasons there will be a strict limit of 300 participants per race, filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration opens on May 15, 2013.
Oct. 12
(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 paths, streets, and stairs of Chinatown and nearby & distant areas of San Francisco (not a BAOC event)
Oct. 13
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
- 925.934.6567,
- 510.524.1239,
- 925.872.3935
Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Alan Houser,
Jay Hann
B; 21st annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels
Oct. 13
(Sun.)
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, CA
- 925.934.6567,
- 510.524.1239,
- 925.872.3935
Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Alan Houser,
Jay Hann
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 19 - 20 Boulder Dash, Allenstown, NH Up North Orienteers (UNO)
A; Classic 2-day combined-time A-meet — U.S. Two-Day Classic Championships (fees increase after Sept. 29)
Oct. 20
(Sun.)
Almaden Quicksilver County Park
San Jose, CA
- 408.599.9709 Misha Kreslavsky
B; We're returning to this popular park, after missing it for several years, for a full 7-course event
Oct. 20
(Sun.)
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Marsha Jacobs
C; Beginner and intermediate courses (not a BAOC event) ** Date changed from Oct. 27 **
Oct. 26
(Sat.)
Haunted Island Adventure, Alameda, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5k, 10k, 15k map adventure courses for teams of 1 to 5 on foot or bike. Preregister by Oct. 20 or 24 for discounted fees. (Not a BAOC event)
Oct. 27
(Sun.)
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Livermore, CA
- 505.310.8645 Dan Greene,
Bjorn Widerstrom
B; Full-featured 7-course event (Note date changed from original announcement)
Nov. 1 - 3 Henry Coe Adventure Trex, Hollister, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
Rogaine; An A to B to C rogaine, 10:00 PM Friday to 1:00 PM Sunday, with a required 8-hour break—about 100 mi total; 4-hour option available
Nov. 9 - 10 O’ in the Oaks 2013
Pacheco State Park, Hollister, CA
- 510.558.7484 François Léonard,
Dennis Wilkinson
A; Middle-distance courses on Saturday, the U.S. Ultra Long Championships (with a mass start) on Sunday (preregistration has closed, but registration will be possible at the event)
Nov. 11
(Mon.)
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 the Richmond, Seacliff, Laurel Heights, Inner and Outer Sunset neighborhoods, and the wilds of the Presidio, Golden Gate Park, and Land's End! (Not a BAOC event)
Nov. 16
(Sat.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO)
C; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
Nov. 16 - 17 French Creek Fall O Festival, SE of Reading, PA Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; 2-day Classic event
Nov. 17
(Sun.)
Huddart Park
Woodside, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 650.867.5476,
Tom Cronin - 650.368.9206
Matthias Kohler,
Nick Corsano
B; Standard seven beginner to advanced courses, plus a Long Orange course
Nov. 17
(Sun.)
Red Rock Adventure Challenge, near Mojave, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 3 hr or 6 hr map adventure trek for teams of 1 to 5 in the rugged desert wilds of Red Rock Canyon. Preregister by Nov. 10 or 13 for discounted entry fees. (Not a BAOC event)
Nov. 24
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park - CANCELLED
Lafayette, CA
Mark Blair,
Theo Verhoeven,
Luc Poppe,
Cedric Lasfargues
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
- 415.378.6416 Greg Ehrensing
C; Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event; LIMITED ATTENDANCE; RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Dec. 6 - 8 Sprint The Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
A; Five Sprint races over three days, separate Middle-distance competition on Saturday — OUSA A-Meet (Not a BAOC event)
Dec. 10
(Tue.)
BAOC Board Meeting
William Walker Recreation Center, Foster City, CA
- 408.313.3753,
- 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. 14
(Sat.)
Willow Glen Holiday Lights
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 650.248.9595 Brad Wetmore,
Tony Pinkham
C; 60- or 90-minute Light-O (Score-O) course and potluck social
Dec. 15
(Sun.)
Annadel State Park - CANCELLED
Santa Rosa, CA
- 415.895.6039 Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Heidi Cusworth (GCO)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Dec. 15
(Sun.)
Vasquez Rocks, Agua Dulce, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; LAOC's most popular (and most spectacular) venue; point-to-point courses. Preregistration required (no day-of-event registration!) — closes end of Dec 12th.
Dec. 15
(Sun.)
Holiday Hustle 2
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5k, 10k, 15k map adventure courses (Not a BAOC event)
Dec. 21
(Sat.)
San Carlos Street Scramble, San Carlos, CA - CANCELLED
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Dec. 30 - Jan. 4 Big Five-O 2014, South Africa
A; Five events (including two WREs) will take place in the country’s eastern province of Mpumalanga, with each competition area taking place on a different map.