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Schedule (2014)

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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. 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
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
Briones Regional Park
Martinez, CA
- 925.934.6567 Steve Harrison
B; Regular 7-course BAOC event in conjunction with the Scout-O Championships
Oct. 26
Scout-O Championships
Briones Regional Park, Martinez, 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 (the next registration deadline is Sept. 20)
Nov. 2
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
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) (pending park approval)
Nov. 9
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 TBD (You?),
Dennis Wilkinson
B; 2-day event with Classic courses on Saturday and a Rogaine on Sunday (pending park approval)
Dec. 12 - 14 Sprint the Golden Gate, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA

Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Vladimir Gusiatnikov
A; OUSA A-meet (details TBD) (Not a BAOC event)
Dec. 13
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
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA
- 209.295.6261
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Bill Cusworth,
Heidi Cusworth
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (originally scheduled for Oct. 18) (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Dec. 20
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)

Schedule of events in 2015 (

Note: The working schedule for 2014 is available here ( Please send 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 .