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Event Announcement Archive (2014)

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Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date.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. 4
(Sat.)
Get Lost!! in Panoche Hills, near Mendota, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 8-hour and 4-hour rogaine. On bike and on foot. A run, hike, or ride unlike any other! (Not a BAOC event.)
Jan. 12
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #1
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
- 925.934.6567 Misha Kreslavsky
Junior; Piggy-back on BAOC B-Meet
Jan. 12
(Sun.)
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve
Livermore, CA
- 510.525.1574 Misha Kreslavsky
B; Kick off the New Year with a 7-course event in great terrain. Beginner instruction & courses offered.
Jan. 18 - 19 2014 Anza-Borrego Desert Orienteering Meet, Borrego Springs, CA San Diego Orienteering (SDO)
B; Basic courses (White through Blue), Maze-O, "Borrego" & "Lamb" (Goat format), and Score-O--4 events in 2 days!
Jan. 18 - 20 Georgia Navigator Cup, Lithia Springs, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; Two-day Classic combined-time A-meet Sat. & Sun.; traditional (unsanctioned) Extreme-O on Monday
Feb. 1 - 9 2014 Sierra Ski-Orienteering Tour - CANCELLED
Lake Tahoe/Truckee and Bear Valley areas
- 650.793.8764
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Feb. 1
(Sat.)
San Francisco Greenways 5k, 10k
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 5 km, 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, find your way to rocky knolls and forested refuges, starting and finishing in the Mission. Preregister for a discounted entry fee.
Feb. 14 - 19 Orienteering Training Camp, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
Training; For all advanced orienteers, with a special focus on intermediate and advanced juniors (also see Feb. 15-17 B-meet)
Feb. 15 - 17 Southwest Spring Meet, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
B; Long (Sat.), Classic (Sun.), & Medium/Short (Mon.) courses (also see Feb. 14-19 Training Camp)
Feb. 16
(Sun.)
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, CA
- 617.416.8045,
Graham Brew,
Christine Brew
B; Standard 7-course event. Beginner instruction & courses offered.
Feb. 16
(Sun.)
BAOC COOL #2
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, CA
- 925.934.6567 Graham Brew,
Christine Brew
Junior; Wayne Caplinger Championship
Feb. 22
(Sat.)
Valley of Fire, near Las Vegas, NV - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 4 hr and 8 hr courses that feature far-out rock formations and bold hues. The event website will be posted after the permit is more secure. (Not a BAOC event.)
Mar. 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 and other interested people are welcome
Mar. 8
(Sat.)
Silicon Valley Greenways 5k, 10k, San Jose, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 5 km, 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, find your way to historic orchards and riparian parks, starting and finishing near the Caltrain station. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Mar. 9
(Sun.)
Sailor Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
Mar. 13 - 16 U.S. Ski Orienteering Championships, Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT Cambridge Sports Union (CSU)
Ski-O; Model, Sprint, Middle, and Long events (WRE?)
Mar. 16
(Sun.)
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
Richmond, CA
- 925.862.2978 Steve Gregg
C; Middle-distance courses for beginners and experienced orienteers
Mar. 21 - 23 Run Black Diamond
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Antioch, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov,
Erin Schirm,
Rex Winterbottom
A; Middle, Long, and Sprint event; this event will be the 2014 WOC and JWOC Team Trials (not a BAOC event)
Mar. 29
(Sat.)
Joe Grant TrailCross
Joseph D. Grant County Park, San Jose, CA
- 408.313.3753 Werner Haag
Initial TrailCross event of 2014 — suitable for everyone from beginner to advanced
Mar. 30
(Sun.)
Joseph D. Grant County Park
San Jose, CA
- 650.604.3760 Werner Haag,
Rory Maclean,
Derek Maclean
B; Standard 7-course event visiting the southern part of the park. Beginner instruction & courses offered.
Apr. 4 - 6 Flying Pig XVIII -- U.S. Interscholastic Champs -- Brookville, IN and Oxfort, OH Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; Friday afternoon Middle distance. Sat./Sun. will be Long/Middle U.S. Interscholastic Championships
Apr. 6
(Sun.)
Indian Valley Open Space Preserve
Novato, CA
- 415.895.6039 Mark Prior
B; Middle-distance courses, White through Blue
Apr. 9 - 16 EOC '14, ETOC '14, EOC Tour '14; Palmela, Portugal
A; European Orienteering Championships (EOC), European Trail Orienteering Championships (ETOC), & public events (EOC Tour)
Apr. 12 - 13 35th Annual West Point A-Meet, West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
A; 2-day, combined-times Classic event, plus "Maze O" and "Time O" on Saturday afternoon
Apr. 12
(Sat.)
Peninsula Greenways 5k, 10k, San Carlos, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5 km, 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, find your way around trails and parks nestled between ridge-top subdivisions, starting and finishing near downtown San Carlos. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Apr. 13
(Sun.)
BAOC Annual General Meeting
University of California, Berkeley, CA
- 408.313.3753,
- 510.407.1876
Annual membership meeting and election of officers
Apr. 13
(Sun.)
University of California
Berkeley, CA
- 510.526.9071 George Minarik
C; Sprint, Middle, Long and Beginner courses on the campus map
Apr. 19
(Sat.)
TrailCross Presidio - CANCELLED
Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- 510.652.9631 Mikkel Conradi
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Apr. 26
(Sat.)
Sierra College
Rocklin, CA
- 916.408.8052
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Marsha Jacobs
C; Beginner, advanced beginner, & intermediate point-to-point courses, and a Campus Scramble, on a NEW MAP (not a BAOC event)
Apr. 26 - 27 2014 U.S. Relay Champs and Intercollegiate Champs, Fair Hill, PA & White Clay Creek State Park, DE Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Relay Champs on Saturday; classic event on Sunday
Apr. 27
(Sun.)
Spring Lake Regional Park
Santa Rosa, CA
Judy Koehler - 707.778.1604 Nikolay Chukanov
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses; point-to-point courses with a new perspective on this park
May. 3
(Sat.)
Oakland Greenways 5k, 10k
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 5 km, 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, find your way to oaks and restored habitats of the Oakland Riviera, starting and finishing at the Leaning Tower of Pizza. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
May. 4
(Sun.)
Coyote Lake-Harvey Bear Ranch County Park
Gilroy, CA
- 831.439.9822 Lubomir Šebo,
Matej Šebo
B; Standard 7-course event, with courses for beginners through advanced — Note: Do not go to the "Harvey Bear Park" entrance!
May. 10
(Sat.)
Emerald Hills
Redwood City, CA
- 650.365.4275 Frank Markowitz
C; Beginner point-to-point course and "Western Massachusetts Rules" Score-O course for beginners through advanced
May. 18
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jonas Libell (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
May. 25
(Sun.)
Go Wild! San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 2 hr & 4 hr map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, on foot or bike, find your way to rocky outcrops and hidden groves in the wild remnants of San Francisco. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
May. 30 - Jun. 1 Boggs '14 A-meet
Boggs Mountain State Forest, Cobb, CA
- 408.568.6740 Heidi Cusworth (GCO),
Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Nick Corsano
A; OUSA sanctioned Sprint, Middle, and Long courses, and a national ranking Trail-O course
Jun. 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 and other interested people are welcome
Jun. 14 - 15 Jukola/Venla, Kuopio, Finland
A; Annual relay events (overnight for men)
Jun. 15
(Sun.)
Bedwell Bayfront Park
Menlo Park, CA
- 650.281.5280 Phillip Hoare
C; Variety of courses for beginners to advanced
Jun. 21 - 22 Mt Pinos Weekend, Frazier Park, CA Los Angeles Orienteering Club (LAOC)
B; Two days of forest terrain, some Night-O, a group campsite, and Saturday evening potluck
Jul. 4
(Fri.)
Bay 2 Bankers 2
San Francisco, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 5 km, 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, find your way around SOMA, downtown, North Beach, and Chinatown with a specially-made map. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Jul. 5 - 12 Five Days of Italy; Venice & around Asiago, Italy
A; Companion public event to the World Championships — Sprint, Middle, and Long events; Long Sprint in Venice
Jul. 5 - 13 WOC: World Orienteering Championship; Venice & around Asiago, Italy
A; Annual world championships (also see Five Days of Italy companion public event)
Jul. 6 - 13 WTOC: World Trail Orienteering Championship, around Asiago, Italy
A; Annual world championships (also see WOC and Five Days of Italy companion events)
Jul. 19 - 26 Swiss Orienteering Week, Zermatt, Switzerland
A; Sprint, Middle, & 4 Long events
Jul. 20 - 25 O'Ringen, Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden
A; World's largest orienteering event
Jul. 21 - 27 JWOC: Junior World Orienteering Championship; Bulgaria
A; Annual international championship event for juniors
Aug. 1 - 6 Laramie Daze, Laramie, WY Laramie Range Orienteering Club (LROC)
C; Popular multi-day, low-key, quality events in the hills east of Laramie
Aug. 2 - 3 Gold Rush Hills 2-day A-meet, Idaho City, ID - CANCELLED City of Trees Orienteering Club (CTOC)
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 2 - 4 Canadian Orienteering Championship, Whistler, BC Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC)
A; Middle (WRE), Sprint, Long (WRE) (also see Aug. 5-8 & 8-10)
Aug. 2 - 10 Canadian Championships, Junior Camp, and more; Whistler & Kamloops, BC Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC)
A; See August 2-4, 5-8, and 8-10
Aug. 5 - 8 Junior Camp, Relay, High Performance Program Fundraiser; Canada
Details on website (also see Aug. 2-4 & 8-10)
Aug. 8 - 10 U.S. 2-day Classic Championships, Woodland Park, CO Rocky Mountain Orienteering Club (RMOC)
A; Includes a one-day Convention and OUSA AGM
Aug. 8 - 10 Western Canadian Championship, Savona, BC Sage Orienteering & Rogaining Club (SAGE)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long (WRE) events (also see Aug. 2-4 & 5-8)
Aug. 16 - 17 2014 World Rogaining Championship, Black Hills of South Dakota, west of Rapid City Black Hills Orienteering Club (BHOC)
Rogaine; Being held in the USA for the first time in 10 years, this is a 24-hour long-distance cross-country navigation race for teams traveling on foot by map and compass. Limit of 1000 participants.
Aug. 23 - 24 Tahoe Weekend
Lake Tahoe Area
- 415.566.7990 Deron van Hoff,
Nik Weber
B; Classic events for beginners through advanced—Saturday at Spooner Lake, Sunday at Burton Creek
Aug. 24 - 31 WMTBOC: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Champs, Poland
A;
Aug. 31
(Sun.)
Go Wild! Oakland
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Rogaine; 2 hr & 4 hr map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, on foot or bike, find your way to hidden creeks and redwood groves, the wild remnants of Oakland. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Sep. 6 - 7 Get Lost!! in Panoche Hills
Panoche Hills, Mendota, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; 2014 U.S. Championship Rogaine: 4-, 8-, or 24-hour rogaine on foot or bike (not a BAOC event)
Sep. 9
(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 and other interested people are welcome
Sep. 14
(Sun.)
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Boulder Creek, CA
- 650.321.9713,
- 831.439.9822
Nick Corsano,
Nick Giori
B; We return to this beautiful park, after a long absence, for point-to-point courses for beginners through advanced
Sep. 21
(Sun.)
Go Wild! Sierra Mountains, near Cisco Grove, CA - CANCELLED - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
This event has been cancelled, please check its page for details.
Sep. 27 - 28 O' in the Oaks 2014
Calero County Park, San Jose, CA
- 650.941.8251 Cedric Lasfargues,
Luc Poppe,
Theo Verhoeven
A; OUSA sanctioned 2-day Classic A-meet with recreational courses for beginners and others who do not want to compete; this event will be the 2014 Western States Orienteering Championships
Sep. 27
(Sat.)
Orangevale Community Park
Orangevale, CA
- 916.922.8671
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jennifer Kerr (GCO)
C; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
Oct. 3 - 5 U.S. Individual Championships, Portageville, NY Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long championships
Oct. 10 - 13 2014 Ottawa O-Fest & North American Championships, Ottawa, ON, Canada Orienteering Ottawa (OO)
A; Sprint, Middle, Long, and Relay events
Oct. 12
(Sun.)
Huddart Park
Woodside, CA
Tom Cronin - 650.368.9206,
- 650.867.5476
Kent Ohlund
B; Classic event in a beautiful redwood forest, with courses for beginners through advanced
Oct. 18
(Sat.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.220.0224
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event)
Oct. 24 - 26 Love the Lakes A-meet, North Salem, NY Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO)
A; Two-day combined-time Classic event (hosted by HVO and WCOC)
Oct. 25
(Sat.)
Haunted Hill II
Oakland, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5 km & 10 km map adventure courses—trick or treating for adults (and families) in teams of 1 to 5—adventure through the Oakland hills and Piedmont, finding wickedly festooned displays. Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Oct. 26
(Sun.)
Briones Regional Park
Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Steve Harrison
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 26
(Sun.)
Scout-O Championships
Briones Regional Park, Lafayette, CA
- 925.934.6567 Steve Harrison
B; 22nd annual Scout-O Championships for all scout levels
Nov. 1 - 7 WMOC: World Masters Orienteering Championship; Porto Alegre, Brazil
A; Annual masters championships
Nov. 2
(Sun.)
2014 Golden Goat & Golden Kid
Morgan Territory Regional Preserve, Livermore, CA
- 209.928.4771,
- 209.928.4771
Martin Kunz
Extra long courses, and a beginner-friendly course, all with mass starts.
Nov. 8 - 9 Townsend State Forest, Townsend, MA New England Orienteering Club (NEOC)
A; 2-day Classic, possibly with a chase start on the second day
Nov. 9
(Sun.)
Rossmoor Bar
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 530.919.3160
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Mats Jansson (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (originally planned to be at River Bend Park) (not a BAOC event)
Nov. 9
(Sun.)
Go Wild! Red Rock, Cantil (near Mohave), CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
3 hr & 6 hr map adventure courses for teams of 1 to 5. Spectacular rock formations and beautiful desert vistas. Preregister for discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)
Nov. 14 - 16 2014 Night-O & Ultra Long Championships Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC)
A; Night-O Championships (Fri), Middle-distance A-meet (Sat), Ultra Long Championships (Sun)
Nov. 15 - 16 Pacheco State Park
Hollister, CA
- 510.681.6181 Virginia DeBons,
Dennis Wilkinson
B; 2-day event with Classic courses on Saturday and a mini Rogaine on Sunday
Dec. 8
(Mon.)
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 and other interested people are welcome
Dec. 12 - 14 Sprint the Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
A; Festival of Sprints consisting of five stages over three days: Friday, Saturday (3-stage tournament), Sunday; Alternative Middle-distance event on Saturday (Not a BAOC event)
Dec. 13
(Sat.)
Willow Glen Holiday Lights
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 408.313.3753 Brad Wetmore,
Tony Pinkham
C; 60- or 90-minute Light-O (Score-O) course and potluck social
Dec. 14
(Sun.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Bill Cusworth (GCO),
Heidi Cusworth (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (originally scheduled for Oct. 18) (not a BAOC event)
Dec. 20
(Sat.)
Holiday Hustle III, Alameda, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
5 km & 10 km map adventure courses—in teams of 1 to 5, on foot or bike. Enjoy a dazzling tour of the main island of Alameda searching for awesome holiday decorations! Preregister for a discounted entry fee. (Not a BAOC event)