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    INFORMATION

    Parental 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.


  • May Club Newsletter Now Avaliable Online! May Newsletter (PDF Format)


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    UPCOMING ORIENTEERING EVENTS

  • Season Schedule
  • GPHXO Sprint Series
  • GPHXO Adventure Race Series


  • Next Phoenix Events.
  • Saturday evening, August 9, 2014
    Lake Mary Night-O (Event Details)
  • Sunday morning, August 10, 2014
    Lake Mary Score-O (Event Details)
  • Saturday, September 13, 2014
    Rio Salado: Beginner's Clinic, 2 Sprints (Event Details)

  • Next Tucson Events (More info at www.tucsonorienteeringclub.org)
  • Sunday, Sep 21, 2014: Bear Wallow


  • Other Orienteering Events.

    Upcoming Adventure Races
  • Saturday, September 27, 2014: Gilmore Adventure Race
    (Info at www.gilmoreadventurerace.com)
  • Sunday, October 12, 2014: GPHXO Adventure Race
    Event Details TBD.
  • Sunday, February 15, 2015: GPHXO Adventure Race
    Event Details TBD.
  • Saturday or Sunday, May 9 or 10, 2015: GPHXO Adventure Race
    Event Details TBD.

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 1st world war. In 1961 the International Orienteering Federation was Created. Orienteering is a sport which is growing rapidly in the U.S.  (US Orienteering Federation ) and Canada. Orienteerers use topographical maps and compass to plan cross-country routes, and then use a variety of techniques to travel the route they have planned.

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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