Orienteering Cincinnati

Orienteering, National and International
Orienteering. Midwest Regional Clubs
Other Running, Hiking and Outdoor Organizations
Orienteering Supplies and Equipment
Parks and Camps used by Orienteering Cincinnati

Orienteering, National and International

Orienteering USA (www.orienteeringusa.org/)
        The national organization for orienteering:
                Information for beginners, contacts for clubs nationwide,
                national event schedule and much more.

IOF - International Orienteering Federation (www.orienteering.org)
        Site includes event schedule, IOF rules, various publications.

International Rogaining Federation (www.rogaining.com)
US Rogaine Directory (florawww.eeb.uconn.edu/rogaine/calendar.htm)
        Rogaines are long duration events, usually 6, 12 or 24 hrs, usually done in teams of 2 to 5 people.

Billygoat.Org (www.billygoat.org)
        National directory of "Goat" and other long course events.

North American Sprint Series (www.sprintseries.org)
        Schedule, results, rankings, etc for sprint orienteering races across North America.

National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering (www.nacmo.org)
        Horseback events; a little different structure than standard orienteering.

Oregon Cascades Orienteering Klubb (ORCA)
        One of the best collections of training and education tips, links, etc that I have seen.

Attackpoint.org is a collection of training tips & commentary:
        an excellent resource for the serious orienteer who wants to improve.

Orienteering, Midwest Regional Clubs
               Indiana Crossroads Orienteering (http://www.indyo.org)
                        central Indiana, with events from Lafayette to Bloomington.

               Orienteering North East Indiana
                        Fort Wayne and surrounding area.

        Kentucky / Indiana
               Orienteering Louisville (http://www.olou.org)
                        events in Louisville area and southern Indiana
                        north to Bloomington, south to Mammoth Cave area

        Ohio / Indiana / Kentucky
              Orienteering Cincinnati (www.ocin.org)
                        Southwest Ohio, Southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky

             Miami Valley Orienteering (http://www.mvoclub.org/)
                       Dayton and west-central Ohio

             Central Ohio Orienteers (http://centralohioorienteers.org)
                       Columbus and central Ohio

             American Bushwhacking Club
                       See "Not So Fast Adventures".

             Not So Fast Adventures (http://www.nsfadventures.com/)
                       Central & Southen Ohio: rogaines and adventure races.

             NorthEastern Ohio Orienteering Club (http://neooc.com)
                       Akron, Cleveland and northeast Ohio areas

             Badin ROKS
                       High school club at Badin High School, Hamilton, Ohio

             University of Dayton Orienteering Club
                       College-based club at University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

             Wilmington College Orienteering Club
                       College-based club at Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio

               Southern Michigan Orienteering Club (http://www.michigano.org)

               Chicago Area Orienteering Club (http://www.chicago-orienteering.org)
                        Chicago and northeast Illinois

               Illinois River Valley Orienteering Club (http://www.il-orienteering.org/)
                        Peoria and surrounding communities.
               Central Illinois Orienteering Club
                        Springfield, Bloomington and nearby communities. CIOC has now merged with IRVOC.

               Northern Illinois Orienteering Club
                        Davenport/Moline/Quad Cities area.

Running and Hiking

Buckeye Trail Association (www.buckeyetrail.org)
        Maintains Ohio's 1400 mile Buckeye Trail:
                Information on hiking and trail work projects statewide.

Greater Cincinnati Trail Runner's Association (GCTRA)

Ohio River Road Runner's Club (www.orrrc.org)


Bob Roncker's Running Spot (www.runningspot.com)
        Calendar page lists most running events in Cincinnati area.

Orienteering Equipment Vendors
        can be reached through the O' Gear section of the
        United States Orienteering Federation  web site.

Useful Orienteering Software
    (This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list, See "O'Gear" link on USOF site for more).
        OCAD mapping program; version 6 is now available free.
        CLUE freeware for IOF course descriptions
        CONDES course setting & description program.
               (OCIN event directors contact Mike Minium for license info.)

Parks and Camps used by Orienteering Cincinnati

Ohio State Parks (www.ohiostateparks.org)
    OCIN maps include Caesar Creek, East Fork and Hueston Woods

Ohio Historical Society (www.ohiohistory.org)
    Fort Ancient State Historic Site

Indiana Department of Natural Resources
    Mounds State Recreation Area, Garr Hill Area

Hamilton County Park District (www.hamiltoncountyparks.org)
    OCIN maps include Miami Whitewater, Mitchell Memorial Forest and Sharon Woods

Boone County Parks (www.boonecountyky.org)
    OCIN maps include Middle Creek and England-Idlewild Park.

Metroparks of Butler County (www.yourmetroparks.net)
    OCIN maps include Indian Creek, Governor Bebb, Rentschler Forest, Indian Creek Pioneer Cemetery, and Sebald Park.

Cincinnati City Parks (www.cincinnatiparks.com/)
    Mt. Airy, McFarlan, Burnet, Caldwell, French and Stanbery Parks

Cincinnati Nature Center (www.cincynature.org)
    Camp Wildwood, Rowe Woods

Eaton City Park
    Fort St. Clair

Fairfield City Park
    Harbin Park

Hamilton City Park
    Miami Woods, Joyce Park

Great Rivers Girl Scout Council (www.grgsc.org)
    Camp Stonybrook near Waynesville

Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (www.danbeard.org)
    Camp Craig / Friedlander & Camp Michaels

Salvation Army
    Camp Swoneky

Miami University (www.muohio.edu)
    Miami Univ. Natural Areas, Western Campus and Western Woods, Middletown Campus

Orienteering Cincinnati