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2009 Western Region Interscholastic Championships

Pacheco State Park

Date: Nov. 7 - 8, 2009
Location: Hollister, CA
Event Director: - 925.872.3935
Type: Junior; 2-day, combined-points, individual and team competition

Please note that fees and time limits apply, unless otherwise mentioned below. Events are typically not canceled due to bad weather.

This event will be held in conjunction with the O in the Oaks '09 A-meet.


Register for the A-meet so that you will run the following courses:

Elementary Boys and Girls – White course
Middle School Boys and Girls – Yellow course
High School JV Boys and Girls – Orange course
High School Varsity Girls – Brown course
High School Varsity Boys – Green course

Then email the following information to [emailByName: unknown member name 'Juniors '][emailByPosition: unknown position 'Juniors']:

Individual Class
School's City and State
Team Name
Regular Team or Club Team

Standard A-meet fees apply.

Elementary School Registrations

Name                 Team
Katie Peterson       Twain Harte Elementary School, Twain Harte, CA
Sarah Peterson       Twain Harte Elementary School, Twain Harte, CA
Elisabeth Pelayo     Encinal Elementary School, Atherton, CA
Hannah Kopisch       Encinal Elementary School, Atherton, CA
Natalie Pelayo       Encinal Elementary School, Atherton, CA
Julia Doubson        GHJDS, Mountain View, CA
Masha Konkov         GHJDS, Mountain View, CA
Rory Maclean         Almond Elementary School, Los Altos, CA

Middle School Registrations

Name                 Team
Cassandra Pelayo     Hillview Middle School, Menlo Park, CA
David Harrison       Albany Middle School, Albany, CA
William Morris       Castillero Middle Schoo, San Jose, CA
Will Hubsch          The Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA

High School JV Registrations

Name                 Team
Bronwen Caplinger    Berkeley High School, Berkeley, CA
Philip Kopisch       Menlo-Atherton High School, Atherton, CA
Daniel Kopisch       Menlo-Atherton High School, Atherton, CA

High School Varsity Registrations

Name                 Team
Alexander Kiperman   University High School, Irvine, CA


There will be awards for both individuals and teams.


There will be individual awards for the top three students in each of the following eight classes:

Elementary School Girls
Elementary School Boys
Middle School Girls
Middle School Boys
JV Girls
JV Boys
Varsity Girls
Varsity Boys

The combined points from Saturday and Sunday count for the individual score.


There is no minimum nor maximum number of team members. School team members all attend the same school. Club team members are all from the same orienteering club. The top three scores in each team count. There will be awards for the top three teams in each of the following eight team categories:

Elementary, School Teams
Elementary, Club Teams
Middle, School Teams
Middle, Club Teams
JV, School Teams
JV, Club Teams
Varsity, School Teams
Varsity, Club Teams


The fastest student in each competition class scores 100 points. Each other student scores proportionally fewer points—for example, if you take twice as long as the winner, then you'd get 50 points. DNF, DNS, and MSP score zero points.



I am a 13-year-old (14 in December) 8th-grade girl who runs F-16 Orange normally, but middle school Yellow for IS. Can I run IS and still get counted in USOF rankings?


Yes, if you register for F-16 Orange. For the IS champs, you can always run at a higher level, but your points will be based on the winner of the JV Girls class, not the Middle School Girls class.


I am a 14-year-old 9th-grade boy who runs M-16 Orange normally, but Varsity Green for IS. Can I get points for Varsity IS?


Yes, but you would have to register for M-18 Green to do this. Alternatively, you could always run M-16 Orange and compete at the JV level.


You said that there is no maximum team size. Does that mean that we can't have two teams from the same school?


No, you can have two teams, even two teams of one student each, but each team would be scored separately.


How about if we had 20 students on our team and we win a medal. Do all 20 students get an award?