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Stanford University

Date: (Sat.) Dec. 8, 2007
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Event Director: - 650.248.9595
Course Setter: Manfred Kopisch
Type: C; Day courses, afternoon clinics, a mass-start Night-O, and a potluck social

Note: The date above is different than the one originally announced.

This event is being planned in collaboration with the Stanford Orienteering Club.

This is our annual winter potluck, with afternoon courses and seminars, and an evening Score-O, followed by a potluck dinner.

The event center will be in the newly-reburbished Old Union Building (, just to the northeast of Tresidder Union. We must leave the room exceptionally clean. Please bring a change of clothes and shoes if you think you might become dirty. We have access to the building from 2 P.M. to 9 P.M., but we will have a place to drop off anything that you need to bring earlier.

Afternoon Courses:

Afternoon clinics/seminars from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.:

Evening mass-start 60-minute Playing Card Score-O:

Potluck begins at approximately 6:45 P.M., following the return of the evening runners. We will provide disposable plates, napkins, cups and utensils, but we encourage you to bring your own in a non-disposable format. Please bring an appetizer, salad, main course, or dessert to share.

Driving Directions

From Highway 101, exit at Oregon Expressway/Embarcadero Road, and take Oregon Expressway southwest beyond El Camino Real (where the name changes to Page Mill Road) to Foothill Expressway/Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn right onto Junipero Serra, and follow the "common" directions below.

From Highway I-280, exit at Page Mill Road, and drive northeast to Foothill Expressway/Junipero Serra Blvd. Turn left onto Junipero Serra, and follow the "common" directions below.

Common to both routes: Drive on Junipero Serra Blvd. to Campus Drive East. Turn right and drive to Mayfield Avenue. Turn left and follow Mayfield around a forced left turn. Park in the first parking lot on your right. Registration and the event center will be at the Old Union Building (, to the north of the parking lot and Tresidder Student Union.

Public Transit

Take Caltrain ( to the Palo Alto station. From the Palo Alto station, you will walk approximately one mile southwest to the event center. From the station, follow Palm Drive to the "Oval". Turn left at the far (S) side of the Oval, on Serra Mall. Turn right at the first corner, Lasuen Mall. After 400 meters, the Old Union will be on your right, across the Mall from the bookstore on your left.