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Event Announcement Archive (2021)

The Bay Area Orienteering Club has been holding orienteering events for many years, and this archive of pre-event announcements comes in handy for planning future events. The announcements for recent years are stored on our wiki, and can be viewed below by selecting the year and pressing the reload button (or by following these links: 2021 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2021), 2020 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2020), 2019 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2019), 2018 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2018), 2017 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2017), 2016 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2016), 2015 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2015), 2014 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2014), 2013 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2013), 2012 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2012), 2011 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2011), 2010 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2010), 2009 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2009), 2008 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2008), 2007 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2007), 2006 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2006), 2005 (http://baoc.org/wiki/Archive?year=2005)).

Even older event announcements for the following years are stored in their original format: 2004 (http://baoc.org/sched/s04/), 2003 (http://baoc.org/sched/s03/), 2002 (http://baoc.org/sched/s02/), 2001 (http://baoc.org/sched/s01/), 2000 (http://baoc.org/sched/s00/), 1999 (http://baoc.org/sched/s99/), 1998 (http://baoc.org/sched/s98/).

Please be aware that links to external web sites or email addresses may be out of date. The formatting of the pages varies, due to the fact that this web site has undergone a number of cosmetic changes over the years. If you know the name of the park where the event was held, but not the date, it may be easier to find by using the search box in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

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Date Event Name,
Location,
Type, and Notes
Event Director
or Contact
Course Setter(s)
Jan. 9 - 17 Oceania Orienteering Championships 2021; Christchurch, NZ - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Jan. 16 - 18 Georgia Navigator Cup; Atlanta, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
B; This will NOT be a National Ranking Event. This is a weekend of regular orienteering events with age classes for awards. Weekend class winners determined from best two scores. Classic courses on Saturday & Sunday, Middle courses on Monday.
Feb. 11 - 16 Portugal "O" Meeting 2021; Loulé, Portugal - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Mar. 1 - 31 NAV-X GPS Map Trek at Sunol
Sunol Regional Wilderness, Sunol, CA
NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Self-serve GPS course open February 1 through March 31; in 2 or 4 hours, try to visit as many of the 52 checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
Mar. 11
(Thu.)
BAOC Board Meeting
Video Conference Call
- 925.516.7622,
- 650.321.9713
Quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors; 8:00–10:00 PM; all club members are welcome
Mar. 19 - 21 2021 U.S. Nationals – Flying Pig XXIV; Cincinnati, OH - CANCELED Orienteering Club of Cincinnati (OCIN)
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Apr. 1 - 30 Coyote Hills Regional Park
Fremont, CA
John Richardson
Training; Unofficial, self-serve courses; download PDFs of the maps from the BAOC website; the courses are also available through the MapRun6 app on your smartphone or tablet, and the MapRunG app on a Garmin watch capable of running apps
Apr. 1 - 30 Bon Tempe Reservoir
Fairfax, CA
Dennis Wildfogel
Training; Unofficial, self-serve Brown, Green, and Red courses; download PDFs of the maps from the BAOC website; the courses are also available through the MapRun6 app on your smartphone or tablet, and the MapRunG app on a Garmin watch capable of running apps
Apr. 1 - 30 NAV-X GPS Map Trek at Auburn; Cool, CA NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Self-serve GPS course open March 1 through April 30. In 2 or 4 hours, try to visit as many of the checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
Apr. 9 - 10 Lighthouse Classic & 2021 Junior Nationals; Whidbey Island, WA - CANCELED Cascade Orienteering Club (COC)
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
Apr. 9 - 11 Georgia O-Fest; Whitesburg & Gainesville, GA Georgia Orienteering Club (GAOC)
A; NRE sanctioning approved! Standard classes on Fri. (Middle near Whitesburg), Sat. & Sun. (Classic near Gainesville); awards based on best 2 of 3 scores; SE Interscholastic Championships Saturday and Sunday (entry deadlines: 6 AM EST April 2 & 7)
Apr. 15
(Thu.)
Special BAOC Board Meeting
Video Conference Call
- 925.516.7622,
- 650.321.9713
A special (mid-quarter) Board meeting will be held at 8:00 PM to discuss the status of CalOFest
Apr. 24 - 25 Annual National Ranking Event; West Point, NY - CANCELED U.S. Military Academy Orienteering Club (USMAOC)
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
May. 1 - 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
Training; Streamered courses at various locations for practice/exercise during the shutdown/restrictions (Note: The start & end dates shown are artificial, forced by a website limit; the actual start [for the 1st course] was March 23, 2020; end dates are TBD.)
May. 1 - 31 Town & Country Spring Series, Event #1; Central Coast, CA - 510.681.6181
terraloco (LOCO)
Rex Winterbottom
First of three (independent) events in the Series. Short (6-7k) & Long (14-15k) self-serve adventure courses open May 1 through August 30 (Note: The start & end dates shown in the BAOC website schedule are artificial, forced by a website limit.)
May. 1 - 31 NAV-X GPS practice course at Arastradero Preserve; Palo Alto, CA NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Free self-serve GPS course OPEN FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. In 1 or 2 hours, try to visit as many of the 28 checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
May. 1 - 31 NAV-X GPS Map Trek at Almaden Quicksilver
Almaden Quicksilver County Park, San Jose, CA
NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Self-serve GPS course open May 1 through June 30; in 2 or 4 hours, try to visit as many of the checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
May. 1 - 31 NAV-X GPS Map Trek at Cache Creek; Rumsey, CA NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Self-serve GPS course open April 1 through May 31. In 3 or 6 hours, try to visit as many of the checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
May. 1 - 31 NAV-X GPS practice course at Mississippi Bar
Mississippi Bar, Fair Oaks, CA
NAV-X Challenge (NAV-X)
Rogaine; Free self-serve GPS course OPEN FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. In 1 or 2 hours, visit as many of the 35 checkpoints as you can. Use the MapRun6 smartphone app, or Garmin-based MapRunG, to record your visit to each checkpoint. (Not a BAOC event.)
May. 7 - 9 2021 U.S. Team Trials; Clifton, VA Quantico Orienteering Club (QOC)
B; Glorified local events with great competition; details and venues for Sprint and Middle races are TBD, Long race will be held with a QOC local event; the Sprint and Middle will likely allow a small number of non-Team Trialers to run for a small fee
May. 12 - 16 Swiss 5 Days; Neuchâtel, Switzerland - CANCELED
This event has been canceled, please check its page for details.
May. 15 - 16 Chapel of the Four Chaplains Trail-O; Philadelphia, PA Capital Region Nordic Alliance (CRNA)
A; Sanctioned as 2021 U.S. Trail-O Championships; Saturday PreO with 18 stations, Sunday TempO with 7 stations; both PreO and TempO courses use two local parks supporting those with disabilities/special needs