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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.

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Date Event Name,
Location,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
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 (pending park approval)
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 Sebo,
Matej Sebo
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) (pending park approval)
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
- 408.354.1686 Heidi Cusworth,
Bill Cusworth
A; OUSA sanctioned Sprint, Middle, and Long courses, and a national ranking Trail-O course
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. 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 (next entry deadline is May 31)
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 (next entry deadline is May 31)
Jul. 20 - 25 O'Ringen, Kristianstad, Skåne, Sweden
A; World's largest orienteering event (next entry deadline is April 1, 2014)
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 (details TBD)
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 TBD (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 Nik Weber
B; Classic events for beginners through advanced—Saturday at Spooner Lake, Sunday at Burton Creek (pending park approval)
Aug. 24 - 31 WMTBOC: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Champs, Poland
A;
Sep. 6 - 7 2014 U.S. Rogaine Championships, TBD, CA
Get Lost!! Running, Racing (GL!!)
Rogaine; Tentative event (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
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
Oct. 3 - 5 U.S. Individual Championships, Portageville, NY Rochester Orienteering Club (ROC)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Long championships (deadline for early registration is March 1)
Oct. 4
(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) (pending park approval)
Oct. 10 - 13 2014 Ottawa O-Fest & North American Championships, Ottawa, ON, Canada Ottawa Orienteering Club (OOC)
A; Sprint, Middle, Long, and Relay events (early registration deadline extended to February 14)
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.)
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 (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Oct. 25 - 26 Mountain Lakes A-meet, North Salem, NY Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO)
A; Two-day combined-time Classic event (hosted by HVO and WCOC)
Nov. 1 - 7 WMOC: World Masters Orienteering Championship; Porto Alegre, Brazil
A; Annual masters championships (the early registration deadline extended to February 20)
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.)
River Bend Park
Rancho Cordova, CA
- 530.919.3160
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Mats Jansson (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)
Nov. 14 - 16 2014 Night-O & Ultra Long Championships Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC)
A; Night-O, Classic, and Ultra Long events (Details TBD)
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. 14
(Sun.)
Mississippi Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
- 916.436.7660
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dan Rathbun (GCO)
B; Beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses (not a BAOC event) (pending park approval)

Schedule of events in 2015 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Schedule/Current?year=2015)

Note: The working schedule for 2014 is available here (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AjFCT6BDXYxadDY5bmc1WXZrcjcxNzY0dDBSaGpadUE&output=html). Please send suggestions (and offers to direct an event and/or set courses) to , the BAOC Events Coordinator.


Notes

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 (http://www.goldcountryorienteers.org), GetLost!! (http://getlostxx.com/), and terraloco (http://go-terraloco.blogspot.com/#!/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.


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More Schedule Information

You may find more events by looking at the SConet Combined Schedule (http://www.thethinkingsport.com/folder_o_sconet/h_sched_all.php), the OUSA event calendar (http://orienteeringusa.org/orienteers/on-foot/events/sanctioned-events-calendar), the OUSA working calendar (http://www.event-finder.org/o-planning/maincal.shtml), the OUSA Rogaine calendar (http://orienteeringusa.org/orienteers/rogaines/events), 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 (http://baoc.org/sched/archive.php).

The best driving directions are usually within the event announcements themselves, but we also have a page containing driving directions (http://baoc.org/maps/directions.php) 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 .