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Schedule (2020)

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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.

Click on the event date to go to the event webpage/website. For the latest information for any event, please check the event webpage/website closer to the event, or (for local events) 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. You can subscribe to that calendar to have the events shown on your personal Google calendar.

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 you can 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)
Jul. 3 - 12 Canadian Rockies Orienteering Festival; Alberta & British Columbia, Canada - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 5 - 10 Fin5 Orienteering Week; Kuusamo, Koillismaa, Finland - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 7 - 11 WOC: World Orienteering Championships; Kolding, Denmark - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 7 - 8 Crowsnest Barebones Orienteering; Blairmore, Alberta, Canada - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 7 - 31 “Corona” Training Courses
San Francisco Bay Area
Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Misha Kreslavsky,
Rex Winterbottom,
Luc Poppe,
George Minarik,
François Léonard,
John Crowther,
Steve Gregg
C; Streamered courses at various locations for practice/exercise during the shutdown (Note: The start & end dates shown are artificial, forced by a website limit; the actual start was March 23; the end is TBD)
Jul. 8 - 9 Sass Peepre National Junior Training Camp; Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 10 - 12 COC: Canadian Orienteering Championships 2020; Kimberley & Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada - CANCELED Kootenay Orienteering Club (KOC)
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 14 - 18 WUOC: World University Orienteering Championships; Smolensk, Russia - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 19 - 25 O-Ringen, Uppsala, Sweden - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 19
(Sun.)
2020 NAV-X Challenge @ Donner Summit; Donner Summit, CA
NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Heidi Cusworth (GCO),
Bill Cusworth (GCO)
3 hr & 6 hr map trek in the Donner Summit area of Tahoe. We will be using an improved Topo map at scale 1:15,000. While not orienteering-level detail, the map will have very accurate (Lidar) contours and pretty reliable vegetation shadings.
Jul. 21 - Aug. 2 California Orienteering Festival; San Francisco Bay Area & Lake Tahoe Area - CANCELED - 925.934.6567
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jul. 24 - 27 North American Championships (NAOC) - CANCELED
Truckee, CA
- 925.934.6567
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 1 - 2 17th World Rogaining Championships (WRC) - CANCELED
Truckee, CA
- 925.934.6567
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 7 - 15 WMOC: World Masters Orienteering Champs; Košice, Slovakia - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 17 - 23 WMTBOC & JWMTBOC: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships; Jeseník, Czech Republic - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Aug. 22 - 23 Trail-O (possible nationals); Philadelphia, PA Capital Region Nordic Alliance (CRNA)
A; Still in planning stages
Aug. 29 - 30 British Columbia Championships; Whistler, BC, Canada Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC)
A; TENTATIVE EVENT. Registration opens June 2020.
Sep. 2 - 7 Laramie Daze; Laramie, WY - CANCELED Laramie Range Orienteering Club (LROC)
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Sep. 6
(Sun.)
42nd Annual Billygoat Run; Kent, CT Western Connecticut Orienteering Club (WCOC)
Billygoat course about 13 km long, shorter Pygmy Goat around 7 km long; typical "goat" features: skipped control & forking; 3-1/2 hour time limit to earn a T-shirt (entry deadlines: Aug 19 & 31)
Sep. 20
(Sun.)
Sacramento Bar
Fair Oaks, CA
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO) Jeff Thompson (GCO)
C; Mass-start Scramble (Score-O) for beginners through advanced (pending park approval)
Oct. 2 - 8 WMTBOC & JWMTBOC: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2020; Loulé, Portugal
Annual adult (WMTBOC) and juniors (JWMTBOC) mountain bike championships; there will be an Open event in conjunction with the championships (OPEN entry deadline: Sep 21)
Oct. 3
(Sat.)
Run the Rotary NRE; Averill Park, NY Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO)
A; Classic Courses; sanctioned NRE (as of 6/27/20); local meet & Adventure Race on Oct. 4 (entry deadline: TBD)
Oct. 9 - 18 WOC: World Orienteering Championships; Kolding, Denmark - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Oct. 10 - 16 JWOC: Junior World Orienteering Championships; Kocaeli, Turkey
A; Annual junior championships, and 5-day public (KCUP) event with Sprint, Long, and three Middle races; POSTPONED—new dates TBD
Oct. 10 - 11 New England Championships; Townsend, MA New England Orienteering Club (NEOC)
A; Classic-format national ranking event, with two-day combined time championships for residents or primary club members of New England O' clubs (UNO, NEOC, CSU, NG, WCOC, GMOC) (entry deadlines: TBD) [ED confirmed on 6/27/20 that the event is "on".]
Oct. 11
(Sun.)
Scout Orienteering Championships
Location to be Announced
- 925.934.6567 Gavin Wyatt-Mair,
Steve Harrison
B; 28th annual Scout-O and Championships for all scout levels; PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; COVID-Tentative!
Oct. 25
(Sun.)
2020 NAV-X Challenge @ Sunol
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA

NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
TBD (Nav-X)
3 hr & 6 hr map trek
Oct. 29 - Nov. 1 South American Orienteering Championships; Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Nov. 1
(Sun.)
Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Granite Bay, CA

Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Greg Vlasek (GCO)
C; Mass-start Scramble (Score-O) for beginners through advanced (pending park approval)
Nov. 7 - 8 Iron Hill Park (DE) & Rodney Scout Reservation (MD); near Newark, DE Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Sprint/Middle/Long; details TBD
Nov. 8
(Sun.)
Huddart Park
Woodside, CA
- 650.321.9713 Dennis Wilkinson
B; Standard 7-course event for beginners through advanced at one of our popular, scenic parks (details TBD) (pending park approval)
Nov. 15
(Sun.)
2020 NAV-X Challenge @ Auburn/Cool; Auburn, CA
NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Mats Jansson
2 hr & 4 hr map trek
Nov. 28 - Dec. 5 WTOC: World Trail Orienteering Championships; Hong Kong - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Dec. 13
(Sun.)
Old Town Folsom; Folsom, CA - 916.481.2850
Gold Country Orienteers (GCO)
Dwight Freund (GCO)
C; Mass-start Scramble (Score-O) for beginners through advanced (pending park approval)

Schedule of events in 2021 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Schedule/Current?year=2021)


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), Nav-X (http://www.navxchallenge.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. To subscribe, click on the "+ Google Calendar" button at the bottom of the calendar.


Notes:

Working Calendars of Upcoming Events

The Event Coordinators' working schedule is available here (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1h08JrdJfDlvfxs7d9zgkv4FzBO4n75kvBWR8yrYZbs4). (You might notice that there are proposed events that need Event Directors and Course Setters. Without them, those events will not happen!)

Please send event suggestions (and offers to direct an event and/or set courses) to , the BAOC Events Coordinator (who leads the Regional Event Coordinators).

Another working calendar of events, named the California Adventure Calendar is available here (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1X8gwfoPMxAqupZ7_2gx26xz8aGekARdST4ef_G20HKE/edit?usp=sharing). In addition to BAOC and other regional events, it lists major national and international events.

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 (https://orienteeringusa.org/events/calendar/), the OUSA planning calendar (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18zubcKLGL_gyw3lVNDp6sfiEkSYX5wPB_qwQLmdnvDg/edit#gid=0), 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 .