INFORMATIONParental Consent Now Required (Click here for more information)
All participants under age 18 are now required to have a signed parental consent form on file with the club. You can complete the form before the event and either scan it and send it to us by e-mail or bring it with you to the event.
Join the Club! (Click here for details how to become a member)
If you like what we do, we'd love for you to join our club! Club members get special notices by e-mail or regular mail as well as discounts on event prices.
Donate to the Club! (Click here for details how to donate to the club)
Permanent and Temporary Orienteering Courses in the Phoenix Area
We have a new permanent course at Paloma Park in Peoria. Click here for details.
Other maps are in our Map Library .
UPCOMING ORIENTEERING EVENTS
Other Orienteering Events.
More info here
Upcoming Adventure Races
WHAT IS ORIENTEERING?
Orienteering is a group of sports where participants navigate from point to point using only a topographic map and a compass. Orienteering events include travel on foot, by bicycle, on skis, by kayak, etc. The events are open to individuals looking to compete for the best time as well as to others who hope to enjoy the outdoors while improving their navigation skills. A more detailed description of orienteering is found at the Orienteering USA website.
Orienteering dates back to the end of 19th century. The first competition took place in 1897 in Bergen (Norway), but it became more popular (especially in the Scandinavian countries) after the World War I. The International Orienteering Federation was created in 1961. Orienteering is growing rapidly in the U.S. (Orienteering USA) and Canada (Orienteering Canada).
There are Orienteering activities/competitions for people of all ages, at all levels of skill and fitness. Our goal is to provide activities and services to those individuals or organizations that will help them enjoy the outdoors more. If you are looking for fun new and different ways to enjoy the outdoors or if you think that we could be of service to you, please contact us.
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