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Schedule (2015)

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Unless otherwise noted, all of the club's events take place within the San Francisco Bay Area, are on Sundays, go on rain or shine, and offer courses for beginners. Please check our Frequently Asked Questions for information about event schedules, costs, and what to bring.

For the latest information for any event, please check this website closer to the event, or contact the Event Director. There are additional details about the event schedule below.

Note that there is a Google calendar of "local" events below the list of events.

If an event you are interested in no longer appears on the schedule, please check the Archive of event announcements or the Results.

To see only BAOC events, change the drop-down box below from All Clubs to BAOC, and click on Reload. Similarly, you can select a different year, and restrict the displayed list to only a certain type of event.


Date Event Name,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
Oct. 10 - 11 Boulder Dash, Hancock, New Hampshire Up North Orienteers (UNO)
A; 2-day Classic OUSA A-meet
Oct. 11
Open Event for non-Scouts
Briones Regional Park, Martinez, CA
- 925.934.6567 Steve Harrison,
Gavin Wyatt-Mair
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 11
Scout-Orienteering, Pre-registration Required
Briones Regional Park, Martinez, CA
- 925.934.6567 Steve Harrison
B; 23rd annual Championships and Scout-O for all scout levels
Oct. 23 - 25 Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games, Big Bone Lick SP and Taylorsville Lake SP, Kentucky Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; 3-day OUSA A-meet (tentative event)
Oct. 24
Huddart Park
Woodside, CA
- 650.941.4184 Mark Prior
C; Come see what fun/challenge we have for you at this beautiful redwoods park
Oct. 25
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 530.919.3160
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Jonas Libell (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Oct. 30
Haunted Glen 5k, 10k
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 510.681.6181
terraloco (tl)
Rex Winterbottom
Adventure through San Jose's famed Willow Glen neighborhood in teams of 1 to 5 (families welcome), finding awesome displays. Costumes are encouraged! The start occurs just as darkness is settling in, so flashlights will be most helpful.
Nov. 8
20th Annual Golden Goat & Golden Kid
Briones Regional Park, Martinez, CA
- 510.525.1574 Mikkel Conradi
Extra long courses with mass starts. No Beginner or intermediate courses. (pending park approval)
Nov. 14 - 15 Pacheco State Park
Hollister, CA
- 510.681.6181 TBD (You?),
Erin Schirm,
Katie Petersen,
Sarah Petersen,
Janet Petersen,
Mark Petersen
B; Saturday afternoon courses and Night O; Sunday Classic courses; Saturday potluck option; group camping option
Nov. 22
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Dec. 13
Folsum City Scramble, Folsom, CA - 916.481.2850
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; City Score-O course suitable for beginner, intermediate, and advanced participants (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Dec. 19
Willow Glen Holiday Lights
Willow Glen Neighborhood, San Jose, CA
- 650.365.4275 Brad Wetmore,
Tony Pinkham
C; 60- or 90-minute Light-O (Score-O) course and potluck social (pending park approval)

Schedule of events in 2016 (

Note: Please send event suggestions (and offers to direct an event and/or set courses) to , the BAOC Events Coordinator.


Additional notes about the above schedule:

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Google Calendar of Events

The Google calendar below shows announced orienteering events. It should contain BAOC, GCO (, GetLost!! (, and terraloco (!/p/about-terraloco_09.html) events, as well as selected other California events like Mt Pinos and Anza Borrego. However, please do not rely on this calendar for accuracy. The schedules on each club's website (including our own) will have the most accurate and up-to-date information.

If you have your own Google calendar, you can subscribe to this calendar, and see its events displayed on your personal Google calendar. Just click on the button at the bottom of the calendar to subscribe.


More Schedule Information

You may find more events by looking at the SConet Combined Schedule (, the OUSA event calendar (, the OUSA working calendar (, the OUSA Rogaine calendar (, or the Web sites of other orienteering clubs.

If you are looking for an announcement for a past BAOC event, check out the archive of old event schedules (

The best driving directions are usually within the event announcements themselves, but we also have a page containing driving directions ( to most of the parks.

If you'd like to orienteer more often, volunteering to help put on events is a sure way to do it. Please contact the Events Coordinator, , regarding event directing and course setting.

If you have additional information concerning any of these events, know of an event that should be added, or see something that's incorrect, please contact the .