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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.

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

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    UPCOMING ORIENTEERING EVENTS

  • Season Schedule

  • Next Phoenix Events.

  • Southwest Spring Week - February 20-28: Full Event Details
    • Saturday, February 27, 2016: Robbins Butte 3-Hour Score-O, Adventure Race, Bike-O
      (Event Details)
    • Sunday, February 28, 2016: Papago Park Sprints (Short Courses) (Event Details)
      Pre-registration is required for Papago Park events. (Pre-register here).

  • Next Tucson Events (More info at www.tucsonorienteeringclub.org)

  • Southwest Spring Week - February 20-28: Full Event Details
    • Saturday, February 20, 2016: Catalina State Park morning long courses, Night-O
    • Sunday, February 21, 2016: Catalina State Park morning classic courses
    • Monday, February 22, 2016: University of Arizona courses with "virtual" controls
    • Tuesday, February 23, 2016: Longer "Goat" South of Tucson
    • Wednesday, February 24, 2016: Ironwood Picnic Ground classic courses

  • Other Orienteering Events.

    Upcoming Adventure Races
  • Saturday, February 27, 2016: Robbins Butte 5-Hour Adventure Race
    (Event Details)

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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