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What Are The Rules For Orienteering?

The official rules for orienteering events in the U.S. are established by Orienteering USA (http://orienteeringusa.org) (OUSA). The rules for all forms of orienteering in the U.S. can be found here (HTML) (http://orienteeringusa.org/about/rules/). A PDF file containing the rules (as of March 2018) is here (PDF/1.1MB).

The rules for international events are established by the International Orienteering Federation (http://orienteering.sport) (IOF). Their rules for the various forms of orienteering can be found here (http://orienteering.sport/orienteering/competition-rules/).


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