Orienteering Cincinnati Event Schedule
updated 1 September 2014, 6:15 pm         Check back frequently for updates!
Public is welcome at all events, unless specifically noted in the announcement.
Beginners are always welcome and basic instruction is offered at no charge.
OCIN Events are held rain, shine or snow.     In the event of severe storm or snow emergency, check this site on the morning of event.
Color key to event listings:
OCIN local events
Other local events within 150 miles (250 kilometers) of Cincinnati
Major US and Canadian Events
Major International Events

Sat, Aug 30, 2014     Eagle Creek Canoe-O, Indianapolis, IN
    Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (ICO) event. See ICO website for more information
    Canoe/kayak orienteering. rentals available. Pre-register by Friday to reserve rental canoe. Course setters: Jay Newlin and Monte Wilson

Sep 13, 2014     Camp Crooked Creek, KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU) event. See Orienteering Louisville website for details.
    "Goat" style event.

Sep 14, 2014     Battelle Darby MetroPark, Columbus, OH
    Central Ohio Orienteers (COO) event. COO website
    Start times 11 am - 1 pm. National Orienteering Week event, exact date to be determined.

Sep 20, 2014     Lapping Park, Louisville, KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU) event. See Orienteering Louisville website for details.
   

Sep 20 and 21, 2014     Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis, IN
    Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (ICO) event. See ICO website for more information Hoosier Outdoor Expo. Instruction and Courses for beginners. Many other outdoor related exhibitors.
   Course setters: to be announced

Sep 21, 2014     Camp Hook / Twin Creek Metropark, Franklin, OH
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Start times noon to 2 pm, Director: Matt Bond

Sat, Sep 27, 2014     Camp George Cullom, Lebanon, IN
    Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (ICO) event. See ICO website for more information
    Course Setters: to be announced.

Sat, Sep 27, 2014     Miami Natural Areas, Oxford, Ohio
    Miami Natural Areas Hikeathon Plus. Start times 9 am - 3 pm. Courses: white thru red. Spend the day and join in other Hikeathon plus activities including hiking, guided bridwatching walk, tours of the historic Dewitt log cabin, and more. This is also a National Orienteering Week event.
    Event Fees: FREE beginner (white) course for first-time participants. Other courses: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card
    Locator Map Director: Mike Minium

Oct 3-4, 2014     Eastwood Metropark, Dayton, OH
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Midwest Outdoor Experience. MVOC will have exhibit and events. Director: Sharon Bond

Oct 4, 2014     Cave Creek, KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU) event. See Orienteering Louisville website for details.
    "Goat" style event

October 3-5, 2014    U.S. Individual Championships
    Rochester, NY. Sprint-Middle-Long format. will include World Ranking races. Friday Sprint Race at Genessee Valley Park near Rochester. Middle and Long races on the weekend at Letchworth State Park.
    event website

October 10-13, 2014    North American Championships, Ottawa, Canada
    Ottawa, Canada. Discounted early bird entry fees end February 15. will include World Ranking races. Middle distance Saturday, Long distance Sunday, Sprint and Relay on Monday.
    event website

Sat, Oct 18, 2014     tentative OCIN orienteering, Ohio
    tentatively at East Fork State Park (permit pending). Start times 9 am - Noon. Courses: white thru red.
    Event Fees: FREE beginner (white) course for first-time participants. Other courses: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Special rate for students and school JROTC, details tba.
    Locator Map coming soon Director: Mike Minium

Sun, Oct 19, 2014     Germantown Metropark, Germantown, OH
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Start times noon to 2 pm, Director: Steve Barnhart (937) 305-7016
    Locator Map

Sat, Oct 25, 2014     Great Seal State Park, Chillicothe, OH
    Central Ohio Orienteers (COO) event. COO website
    GOAT style event, probably with a mass start. Goat events feature long and rugged courses and may have sepcial rules such as mass start, forked controls (choose one of 2), or an option to skip one or more controls of your choosing.

Sat Oct 25, 2014     Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, IN
    Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (ICO) event. See ICO website for more information
    Annual Halloween Night orienteering. Course setters: Mike and Cristal Garrison

Oct 25-26, 2014     Rough River State Park, KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU) event. See Orienteering Louisville website for details.
    Classic format courses Saturday; Night courses Saturday night, Ultra-long courses on Sunday.

Sat, Nov 1, 2014     Bill Yeck Park, Centerville, OH
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Junior O' Champs Practice event 8-10 am, regular starts 11 am - 1 pm, Director: Matt Bond
    Locator Map

Sat, Nov 1, 2014     12 hour Adventure Race, Natural Bridge SP, KY
    Flying Squirrel Adventures (FSA) event. See Flying Squirrel Adventures website for details.
    FSA races include trekking (orienteering), cycling and paddling components. Rental watercraft are usually available.

Nov 1-8, 2014   World Masters Orienteering Championship, Porto Allegre, Brazil
    World Championships open to orienteers age 35 and over.

November 1-2, 2014     Camp Stonybrook, Waynesville, Ohio
    Girl Scout "Adventuring With Maps" Training weekend at Camp Stonybrook. Advanced registration required. Link to program details and registration will be coming soon.
    Brownies - Saturday sessions: 9-1, 10-12, 11-1, limited to 20 girls each. $4
    Juniors - Sunday sessions: 9-12, 10-3, limited to 20 girls each, includes participation in OCIN meet. $12
    Cadette / Senior / Ambassador / Adult - Saturday session: 9:30 - 3:30, limited to 20 girls. $8
    Overnight option for all ages - Saturday night, limited to 48, fee to be determined.
    All ages - Sunday - participate in an actual orienteering meet (already included for Junior program participants above) - see information on the OCIN event below
    Director Vicki Huseman, Directions and location map coming soon.

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014     Camp Stonybrook, Waynesville, Ohio
    Start times 11 am - 2 pm, range of courses from white through green, Event Director to be determined
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card, Free for 2014-15 TROL Season Pass holders.
    Locator Map

Sun, Nov 16, 2014     High Banks MetroPark, Columbus, OH
    Central Ohio Orienteers (COO) event. COO website
    Start times 11 am - 1 pm.

Saturday, Nov 29, 2014     TROL Training Day, Oxford, Ohio
    All day training program for young orienteers. We will alternate between classroom sessions, practicing skills outdoors, and doing several short orienteering courses.
    Fees: to be determined; pre-registration required. Free for 2014-15 TROL Season Pass holders. Program is geared toward orienteers in high school and younger. Adults will be permitted with permission and willingness to assist with training and organization.
    Location map coming soon.

Sun Nov 30, 2014     Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    TROL #1. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red.
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Free for TROL 2014-15 season pass holders
    Locator Map coming soon Director: Mike Minium

Sun, Dec 7, 2014     Indian Creek, Reily, Ohio
    TROL #2. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru green.
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Free for TROL 2014-15 season pass holders
    Locator Map Director: Mike Minium

Sat, Dec 13, 2014     Sebald Park, Middletown, Ohio
    TROL #3. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red.
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Free for TROL 2014-15 season pass holders
    Locator Map Director: Mike Minium

Sat, Dec 13, 2014     Cricket Holler Scout Camp, Dayton, OH
    Night event. Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Registartion at 5, Mass Start at 6, "Search and Destroy O" (Control pickup) at 7, Potluck party afterwards, Director: Sharon Bond

Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015     New Year's Orienteering, Hamilton, Ohio
    New Year's Eve Night Orienteering, then regular courses on New Year's Day. Start times to be determined. Event Director: Mike Minium
    Event Fees: to be determined. Overnight bunk space available.
    Location map coming soon.

Jan 3 or 4, 2015     TROL #4, location tba
    TROL #4. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red.
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Free for TROL 2014-15 season pass holders
    Locator Map coming soon Director: Mike Minium

Jan 10, 2015     TROL #5, location tba
    TROL #5. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red.
    Event Fees: $7 for OCIN members, $10 for non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SI timing card. Free for TROL 2014-15 season pass holders
    Locator Map coming soon Director: Mike Minium

January 17-19, 2015    Georgia Navigator Cup
    Georgia
   

March 22-24, 2015    DVOA "A" Meet
    Delaware Valley, PA. possible US Interscholastic Championships.
   

March 27-29, 2015     Flying Pig XIX, Olive Hill , Kentucky
    2015 U.S. Sprint / Middle / Long Championships at Carter Caves State Park. Watch the Mapping Carter Caves video.
    Juniors, these will likely be the selection races for the 2015 USA JWOC team. Contact U.S.A. Junior Orienteering Team Coach Erin Schirm for more information on how you can qualify for the Junior World Orienteering Championships.

March 22-24 or mid April 2015    U.S. Interscholastic Championships
    Delaware Valley, PA, dates and location for this event are not yet confirmed.
   

Thursday, April 2, 2015     Easter Egg orienteering, Rentschler Forest, Hamilton, Ohio
    Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru green.
    fee details to be announced
    Locator Map coming soon Director: Mike Minium

Saturday, April 4, 2015     Easter Egg orienteering, Governor Bebb Park, Okeana, Ohio
    Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru green.
    fee details to be announced
    Locator Map Director: Mike Minium

July 4-11, 2015   Junior World Orienteering Championships, Rauland, Norway
    (National Teams Only) Website: http://www.jwoc2015.org/
    Contact U.S.A. Junior Orienteering Team Coach Erin Schirm for information on how you can participate.

Aug 1-18, 2015   World Orienteering Championships, Inverness, Scotland
    Great Britain (National Teams Only). In conjunction with the Scottish 6-day, which will have courses open to all.

October, 2015     Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games
    details to be determined. Look for events to likely include orienteering, rogaine, adventure race, equestrian and more.

October 23-25, 2015     OCIN / OLOU Fall "A" Meet, Kentucky
    OCIN hosts a Friday "A" middle distance "A" meet at Big Bone Lick State Park. OLOU hosts Saturday and Sunday "A" races at Taylorsville Lake State Park.

July, 2016   Junior World Orienteering Championships, Engadin, Switzerland
    (National Teams Only)
    Contact U.S.A. Junior Orienteering Team Coach Erin Schirm for information on how you can participate.

2016   World Orienteering Championships, Stromstad-Tanum, Switzerland
    (National Teams Only)
   

2016   North American Orienteering Championships, USA
    open to all, the North Americans alternates between USA and Canada. host and site to be determined.
   

2017   World Orienteering Championships, Otepaa, Estonia
    (National Teams Only)
   

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