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Schedule (2022)

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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.


Date Event Name,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
Jan. 7 - 16 Oceania Orienteering Championships 2022; Christchurch, NZ
A; Sprint, Middle, Long, and Relay events in three areas of the South Island (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from 2021
Jan. 14 - 17 GAOC O-Fest; Carrollton & Pine Mountain, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; Friday Sprint at University of West Georgia; Saturday–Sunday 2-day Classic & Southeast Interscholastic Champs (SEIS) at F.D. Roosevelt State Park; Monday Extreme-O at F.D.R. State Park
Feb. 19 - 27 Southwest Spring Week, Tucson, AZ Tucson Orienteering Club (TSN)
B; Nine days of orienteering and sun in the desert southwest: mass starts, Sprints, Middles, Classics, and Night-O (entry details TBD)
Feb. 26 - Mar. 2 Portugal “O” Meeting 2021; Loulé, Portugal
A; Middle, Long, & Night Sprint events (entry details TBD)
Mar. 19 - 20 Big Woods National Event; Elverson & North Coventry, PA Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)
A; Two-day NRE Classic with awards based on combined total time; Saturday at French Creek North (updated map), Sunday at Coventry Woods (new map) (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from March 2020
Apr. 1 - 3 Flying Pig XXV, 2022 U.S. Junior Nationals; Milford & Batavia, OH Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
A; 25th edition of the popular Flying Pig National Event; Middle on Friday, Long on Saturday & Sunday (entry details TBD)
Apr. 23 - 24 Annual National Event; West Point, NY U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
A; Tentative weekend for this annual event
May. 13 - 29 World Masters Games 2021; Kansai, Japan
A; (entry deadline: possibly Feb. 28) — Postponed from 2021
May. 14
Run the Rotary NRE; Averill Park, NY Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO)
A; One-day NRE; classic courses; hemlock and oak forest with many rock features and a modest trail network
May. 25 - 29 Swiss 5 Days; Neuchâtel, Switzerland
A; Sprint, 2 Middle, and 2 Long events (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from 2020 and 2021
Jun. 4 - 5 Lubrecht 2-Day; Missoula, MT Grizzly Orienteering (GrizO)
A; TENTATIVE DATES; Possible 1-Day NRE as part of a 2-day competition weekend
Jun. 11 - 17 WOC Tour 2021; Doksy, Czech Republic
A; "Public" races that were to be held in conjunction with the 2021 annual World Orienteering Championships; Sprint, 2 Middle, 3 Long; LIMITED ENTRIES (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from 2020 & 2021
Jun. 25 - 30 WOC: 2022 World Orienteering Championships; Kolding, Denmark
A; Annual world championships — rescheduled from 2020 (also see "WOC Tour 2022")
Jun. 25 - 30 WOC Tour 2022; Kolding, Denmark
A; "Public" races associated with the 2022 World Orienteering Championships; "Shortened Long", Middle, 2 Sprints, Middle, Sprint (entry details TBD)
Jul. 3 - 8 54th Kainuu Orienteering Week; Puolanka, Finland
A; Four events over six days; competition categories and open courses; quotes from website: "3,500 to 10,000 orienteers annually", "one of the most popular sporting events in Finland" (entry opens in Oct.; 1st deadline is Nov. 30)
Jul. 7 - 17 The World Games 2022; Birmingham, AL Vulcan Orienteering Club (VOC)
A; Sprint, Middle, and Sprint Relay events July 15–17; volunteer or represent the U.S.; spectator races will be available (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from 2020
Jul. 8 - 16 WMOC: World Masters Orienteering Championships 2022; Vieste, Italy
A; Annual masters' championships with Sprint, Middle, & Long events (registration will open July 1, 2021)
Jul. 10 - 16 JWOC: Junior World Orienteering Champs; Aguiar da Beira, Portugal
A; Annual international championship event for juniors, and multi-day public (JWOC TOUR) event with Sprint, Middle, & Long races (Tour entry details TBD) — postponed from 2021
Jul. 15 - 20 WMTBOC & JWMTBOC: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2022; Falun, Sweden
A; Annual adult (WMTBOC) and juniors (JWMTBOC) mountain bike championships; there might be Open event in conjunction with the championships; entries open March 1
Jul. 19 - 23 WTOC: World Trail-O Champs 2021; Jelenia Góra, Poland
A; TrailO Relay, TempO Qualifications and Final, two PreO events (entry deadlines: team size ~May 20, names ~July 10) — rescheduled from 2021
Jul. 24 - 30 O'Ringen; Uppsala, Sweden
A; Annual, "world's largest" orienteering event (entry details TBD) — rescheduled from 2020 & 2021
Oct. 13 - 16 South American Orienteering Championships; Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
A; DATES? Rescheduled from Oct. 2020; "Open" & "Master" competitions in 3 countries: Sprint in Paraguay, Long in Argentina, Middle in Brazil (entry details TBD) — NOTE: U.S. citizens must have a visa to enter Paraguay, but not for Argentina or Brazil

Schedule of events in 2022 (


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 (, Nav-X (, 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. To subscribe, click on the "+ Google Calendar" button at the bottom of the calendar.


Working Calendars of Upcoming Events

The Event Coordinators' working schedule is available here ( (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 CA OR WA NV AZ Adventure Calendar is available here ( 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 Orienteering USA (OUSA) event calendar (, the OUSA planning calendar (, the OUSA Rogaine calendar (, the websites of other orienteering clubs, and the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) event calendar (

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.

Note: 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 .