Orienteering Cincinnati Event Schedule
updated 26 October 2014, 1:15 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.
Safety Alert - 2014-2015 Hunting Season is here. See hunting information page for more information and links.
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, Nov 1, 2014     Bill Yeck Park, Centerville, OH
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details. Free for TROL season pass holders.
    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: white 2.1 km; yellow 2.2 km; orange 3.7 km; brown 2.2 km; green 4.8 km; red 6.2 km. 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

November 8-9, 2014    TROLL Cup, Townsend, MA
    New England Orienteering Club, 2 day "A" meet. Preregistration required.
   

November 14-16, 2014    U.S. Night and Ultralong Championships
    near Washington DC. early registration discount before Oct. 1. Preregistration required. Event Information website
    Night Championships, Friday Nov 14 - Cockeysville, Maryland
    Middle Distance "A" Race, Saturday Nov 15 - Hemlock Overlook, Clifton, VA
    U.S. Ultralong Championships, Sunday, Nov 16 - Fountainhead, Fairfax Station, VA

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

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014     Diamond Oaks Campus, Dent, Ohio
    TROL #1. Start times 11 am - 1 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

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 #2. 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 #3. Start times 11 am - 2 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 #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 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.
    Registration at 5, Mass Start at 6, "Search and Destroy O" (Control pickup) at 7, Potluck party afterwards, Director: Sharon Bond

Sat, Dec 20, 2014     tentative, Burlington, KY
    TROL #5. tentative. 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: Ben Hart

Dec 31, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015     New Year's Orienteering, Camp Timberhill, Hamilton, Ohio
    New Year's Eve Night Orienteering, then regular courses on New Year's Day. New Years Eve Start times between 7 pm and midnight (traditional mass start at midnight, but run early if you like). New Year's Day Start times 11 am to 1 pm. Event Director: Mike Minium
    Event Fees: to be determined. Overnight bunk space available. Dormitory is heated, but there will NOT be indoor restrooms available this year. There will be a portable toilet outside.
    Metroparks of Butler county vehicle permit required and may be purchased at this event. Permit is free for Butler County residents with proof of residency.
    Directions: From I-75, take Ohio 129 west toward Hamilton, and exit at Ohio Bypass 4 North. Where Bypass 4 joins 4, turn right on 4 for about 1 mile. Watch for narrow gravel drive on left with Metroparks "Timberhill" sign, immediately before Innovative Labeling Solutions. Location map coming soon.

Jan 3 or 4, 2015     TROL #6, location tba
    TROL #6. 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

Sat, Jan 10, 2015     TROL #7, Harbin Park, Fairfield, Ohio
    TROL #7. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red. Harbin Park, Fairfield, OH.
    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
   

Jan 24 or 25, 2015     TROL #8, location tba
    TROL #8. 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 31 or Feb 1, 2015     TROL #9, location tba
    TROL #9. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red. Tentatively Jan 31 at Union, KY
    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

Feb 7 or 8, 2015     TROL #10, location tba
    TROL #10. 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

Feb 21-22, 2015     Otter Creek, Louisville, KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU) event. See Orienteering Louisville website for details.
    Return to Otter Creek Park after many years of not being able to use this site. Two days of events. Probably will be a TROL EXTRA event (will count for TROL points)

Feb 28 or Mar 1, 2015     TROL #11, location tba
    TROL 11. Start times 11 am - 1 pm. Courses: white thru red. Tentatively Feb 28 at Burlington, KY
    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

Mar 7 or 8, 2015     TROL #12, location tba
    TROL 12. 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

March 22-24, 2015    U.S. Interscholastic Championships
    Delaware Valley, PA. This weekend may also include the US Intercollegiate Championships and US Trail-O Championships (bids in progress).
    details soon.

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.

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

May 3, 2015     Grant Park, Centerville, OH (tentative)
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC) event. See MVOC website for details.
    Start times: Noon to 2 pm, Director: Steve Barnhart (937) 305-7016
   

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.

April 1-3, 2016     Flying Pig XX, Cincinnati, Ohio
    The 2oth edition of OCIN's annual Flying Pig
   

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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