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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.
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Sat, Nov 17, 2018     TROL / WARS Series #1, Diamond Oaks HS, Dent, Ohio
    Start times 10 am to 1 pm. courses from white through red. White 1.4 km; yellow 2.1 km; orange 3.2 km; brown 2.5 km; green 4.5 km; red 6.3 km. 1:5000 scale map. Note OCIN New Event Fees (our first fee increase in 15+ years): $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Sat, Nov. 17, 2018     OCIN Strategic Planning Meeting
    4 pm. Long-term planning meeting (and dinner), following the Diamond Oaks meet. Nick and Tom's Restaurant, 5774 Bridgetown Rd, 45248
   

Fri, Nov 23, 2018     OCIN / REI Orienteering Workshop
    Spend Black Friday in the peaceful woods, not in the mall!. This is an introductory workshop for people who are interested in learning or developing navigational skills. Participants will learn to orienteer using a detailed map, and to use the map with a compass. The training will be a combination of classroom and outdoor "in the woods" training. Skills will be taught and participants will practice in a safe and controlled environment. All ages welcome. Wear comfortable clothes for outdoor activity. Hiking boots, trail shoes, or running shoes are recommended. Bring a compass if you have one, but don't buy one if you don't. Loaners will be available and you can try different types.
    time: 9 am to 1 pm. Check-in opens at 8:30. Please arrive by 8:50 as there is a short walk from the parking area to the training center. Participants are welcome to stay beyond 1:00 to complete additional courses if desired.
    Online pre-registration is now open. Fees: Adult member $30, Adult non-member $50. Youth age 20 or under $10 member, $20 non-member. Event Director: Greg Fasig Co-sponsored by REI
    Location: BSA Camp Friedlander, 581 Ibold Rd, Loveland, Ohio. Locator Map

Sat, Nov 24, 2018     TROL Training Day Camp, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    An all-day training program geared mainly toward students participating in the TROL youth league, but open to everyone. There will be an alternating mix of indoor instruction and outdoor courses and training activities. Be prepared to be outside several times throughout the day. 8 am to 6 pm; Lunch sandwiches and dinner pizza are included. Pre-registration is required. Online pre-registration
    Boyd Hall, Miami University "Western" Campus. Locator Map. A Miami University Daily Parking Permit will be provided when you check in at this event; you do not need to use the metered parking spaces.

Sun, Nov 25, 2018     TROL / WARS Series #2, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    courses from white through red, starts 11 to 2. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Boyd Hall, Miami University "Western" Campus. Locator Map. A Miami University Daily Parking Permit will be provided when you check in at this event; you do not need to use the metered parking spaces.

Sat, Dec 1, 2018     COO Night-O, Charles Alley Park, Lancaster, Ohio
    Central Ohio Orienteers (COO), Night orienteering, details to be announced. COO website
   

Sat, Dec 1, 2018     TROL / WARS Series #3, Meadow Ridge, Butler County MetroPark, Trenton, Ohio
    courses from white through red, starts 11 to 1. Discounted event fees for this event: $7 members, $10 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map. Parking and start will eb at the Meadow Ridge Area, site of the former Weatherwax Golf Course.

Sat, Dec 8, 2018     OLOU Berhneim Forest, Kentucky
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU). See OLOU website for more details.
   

Sat, Dec 8, 2018     MVOC Night O, Cricket Holler, Dayton, Ohio
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC). Starts at 9 am. See MVOC website for more details.
   

Sun, Dec 9, 2018     TROL / WARS Series #4, Valley View Foundation, Milford, Ohio
    courses from white through red, Starts 11 to 2. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Sat, Dec 15, 2018     TROL / WARS Series #5, England-Idlewild, Kentucky
    courses from white through red, starts 11 to 1. tentatively at England Idlewild, Erlanger, KY, directors Ben and Stephanie. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Dec 31, 2018 and Jan 1, 2019     OCIN New Year's Events
    OCIN New Year's meets: Join us for this annual tradition! Details to be announced.
    Locator Map 3976 Hamilton-Middletown Rd., Hamilton, OH 45011. The turn off Ohio 4 (Hamilton-Middletown Rd) is a narrow driveway, immediately next to the entrance to Innovative Labeling Solutions. This is NOT the Reigart Rd entrance, there is no connection inside the park.

Sat, Jan 5, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #6, Caldwell Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
    courses from white through red, starts 11 to 1. Director: Greg Fasig. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Sun, Jan 13, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #7, Harbin Park, Fairfield, Ohio
    courses from white through red, starts 11 to 2. Pat Meehan, Director. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

January 18-21, 2019   Georgia Navigator Cup, Newnan, Georgia, USA
    annual national event. Friday middle distance courses at McIntosh Reserve. Classic courses Saturday and Sunday at Chatahoochie Bend State Park. Extreme-O course on Monday offers unique navigational and physical challenges
    event website

Sat, Jan 26, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #8, Stanbery Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Sat, Feb 2, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #9, Armco Park, Lebanon, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. Event Fees: $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 discount if you have your own SportIdent card. Free for 2018-19 TROL and WARS Season pass holders.
    Locator Map

Feb 9, 10, 16, 17, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #10 and 11, location tbd, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. Sun Feb 10 or 17 will be the MVOC TROL at Woodland Trails. Saturday of the other weekend will be an OCIN TROL meet.
    Locator Map and Directions coming soon.

Feb 16-24, 2019   Southwest Spring Week, Arizona, USA
    week of fun training courses and national events at Phoenix and Tucson Arizona.
    event website

Sat, Feb 23, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #12, location tbd, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. tentatively at Mt Airy Forest / Green Twp Bicentennial Park, Cincinnati
    Locator Map and Directions coming soon.

Fri, Mar 1, 2019     Lakota East HS, West Chester, Ohio
    "Pi Day" at Lakota EAST High School. indoor and outdoor twilight courses. Starts 6:30 to 8:30 pm; control pickup at 9:00. Besides orienteering, tehre will be many other hands-on activities related to science, engineering, technology and math See Lakota Leads website for more information.
   

Sat, Mar 2, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #13, location tbd, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. tentatively at Sharon Woods
    Locator Map and Directions coming soon.

Sat, Mar 9, 2019     TROL / WARS Series #14, location tbd, Ohio
    courses from white through red, details coming soon. tentatively at Miami Whitewater
    Locator Map and Directions coming soon.

Sat, Mar 16, 2019     Ohio Valley School Orienteering Championships, Louisville KY
    Orienteering Louisville (OLOU)
   

Sun, Mar 17, 2019     Miami Valley Junior-O Championships and Shamrock Hunt, Ohio
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC)
   

March 22-24, 2019     OCIN Flying Pig XXIII
    National events, sanctioned, details to be announced. Middle distance Friday on new map, Camp McKee. Saturday and Sunday will be at Carter Caves State Park.
   

April 13-14, 2019   OUSA Junior Nationals, Quantico, VA
    sanctioned, pending bid acceptance.
   

Sun, May 12, 2019     Grant Park, Centerville, Ohio
    Miami Valley Orienteering Club (MVOC)
    Locator Map

May 19, 2019     Camp Libbey, Defiance, Ohio
    New map, girl scout camp.
   

Oct, 2019     East Fork, Amelia Ohio
    Fall JROTC event, concession stand by Live Oaks HS JROTC
   

Oct, 2019     Camp Butterworth, Maineville, Ohio
    girl scout training weekend and OCIN public event
   

Nov, 2019     Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    TROL Training Day and TROL / WARS meet.
   

April 3-5, 2020     OCIN Flying Pig XXIV
    National events, details to be announced.
   

June 28 - July 5, 2020   Junior World Orienteering Championships, Turkey
    national teams only, contact Orienteering USA National Team Coaches (erin Schirm and Greg Ahlsweded) for details.

July 7-11, 2020   World Orienteering Championships, Kolding, Denmark
    national teams only, contact Orienteering USA National Team Selection Committee for details.

July 21 - Aug 2, 2020   California Orienteering Festival, USA
    two week long festival of orienteering events, beginning in the Bay Area and ending in the Sierras near the Nevada border. includes the North American Championships (July 25-27) and World Rogaining Championship (Aug 1-2).
   

July 25-27, 2020   North American Orienteering Championships, Truckee, CA, USA
    open to all, the North American Championship is held every 2 years, alternating between USA and Canada.
    hosted by Bay Area Orienteering Club (BAOC)

Aug 1-2, 2020   17th World Rogaining Championships, Truckee, CA, USA
    teams of 2, 24 hour navigation challenge. pre-registration required, and there is usually a limit on the number of teams that can register.
    event website

Aug 7-15, 2020   World Masters Orienteering Championship, Slovakia
    open competiton for orienteers age 35 and over. pre-registration required.
   

Aug 17-23, 2020   World and Junior World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Jesenik, Czech Republic
    national teams only, contact Orienteering USA Mountain Bike-O Committee for details.
   

April, 2021     OCIN Flying Pig XXV
    National events, details to be announced.
   

2021   World Games, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Orienteering USA will host the orienteering portion of the 2021 World Games. national teams only, contact Orienteering USA National Team Selection Committee for details.

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