Flying Pig XXIV      April 1-3, 2022

Including 2022 Junior Nationals

Presented by Orienteering Cincinnati

 

 

 

 

Event Information Center

 

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Who’s registered

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Race Details

Lodging and Local Activities

Orienteering USA membership

Director: Mike Minium                                     Registrar: Guy Olsen

 

Overview   Orienteering Cincinnati will host 3 races over 3 days.  Races will have courses for all ages and abilities and will be open to anyone.  The events will take place in East Fork State Park in Clermont County, Ohio, just east of Cincinnati.  Saturday and Sunday will be the Orienteering USA Junior National Championships, with awards based on 2-day total time.  Interscholastic classes will be offered all 3 days for Junior participants, but only Sat and Sun will count toward championship awards.

 

The Races   All races are Nationally Sanctioned by Orienteering USA.  All races will have all normal “A” categories for people of all ages.  Go to Race Details (page coming soon) for more information about each race.

            Friday, April 1   Afternoon Middle Distance Race

            Saturday, April 2   Classic Distance Race

            Sunday, April 3   Classic Distance Race

 

Courses and Classes

            Competitive   All standard OUSA competitive courses and classes will be offered.  Competitive entrants should pre-register.

            Recreational   Recreational Courses will be offered at all events.  $10 per individual for each event.  Recreational participants may enter day-of-event.  (white/yellow/orange courses only – more advanced courses are open to event volunteers with permission of event director only)

 

Mixed Punching    SportIdent electronic timing will be used.  Information about Air card use coming soon.

 

Awards   Junior National Championship awards for individuals and teams will be based on Saturday and Sunday races only.  Flying Pig medals will be given to the first three individual finishers in all classes at the Friday Middle Distance event.  Flying Pig medals will be give to the first three individuals in non-interscholastic classes for two-day total time on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Embargo Information  (See locator maps) The following areas may not be used for orienteering or orienteering training prior to these events:

            East Fork State Park   Camping in loops A thru D is permitted and park roads may be used to access the campground.  You should not continue beyond Loop D prior to the competition.

 

Park admission / parking fees   Ohio State Parks do not have an admission or vehicle fee.

Safety   All competitors must carry a whistle and dress appropriately for the weather conditions.  Orienteering USA keychain whistles may be purchased with registration for $2.

Child Sitting    We will accommodate parents with split start times if requested.  Please let us know as early as possible if you have children who will need tending during the events, and we will try to help you work out an appropriate arrangement.

Lodging and Tourist Activities       See the Lodging and Local Activities (page coming soon).

 

Schedule

Sunrise on April 1 at East Fork is 7:19 am; sunset is 8:01.

 

Date

Time

    Last Day to register without late fee.

Fri Mar. 11

11:59 pm

    Last Day to receive registration

Sun Mar. 20

11:59 pm

    Practice / Training areas

Thu. Mar. 31

All day

    Practice / Training areas

Fri. Apr. 1

All day

    Check-In open at East Fork

Fri. Apr. 1

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Middle Distance Starts at East Fork

Fri. Apr 1

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Check-In open at East Fork

Sat. Apr 2

9:00 am – 11:00 am

    Starts at East Fork

Sat. Apr 2

10:00 am – Noon

   

Sat Apr 2

 

   

Sat. Apr 2

    Check-In open at East Fork

Sun. Apr 3

8:00 am – 10:00 am

    Starts open at East Fork

Sun. Apr 3

9:00 am – 11:00 am

    Awards

Sun. Apr 3

2:00 pm or earlier if possible

 

 

Registration    

            Register online

           

  Registrar  Guy Olsen (flyingpigregistrar@gmail.com)

 

       Guy Olsen

       17 Gladding Rd

       Caldwell NJ 07006-5804

   Checks payable to OCIN

   Any postal mail to Registrar must be received on or before Thursday, March 24.

 

Any late mail must go to:

            Mike Minium,

            6797 Stillwell Beckett Rd

            Oxford, OH 45056-8870

 

Competitive entry fees
(on or before March 18)

Entry per race

(entering 1 or 2 races.)

Entering all races

Adult age 21+
non-member

$49

$132

Adult age 21+
member of USOF, COF, or IOF

$45

$120

Junior age -20
non-member

$25

$66

Junior age -20
member of USOF, COF, or IOF

$23

$60

Junior age -20

with TROL season pass

$15

$40

 

Late fee

    $10 per race late fee for any adult competitive entry received on or after Mar. 11. ($tbd for all 3 events).  $5 per race late fee for any junior competitive entry received on or after Mar. 11. ($10 for all 3 events).  Reminder that any paperwork or payments sent by mail MUST arrive on or before Thursday, March 48.

 

Recreational Courses

   Recreational Courses will be offered at all events.  $10 per individual for each event.  Recreational participants may enter day-of-event. (Recreational entrants are not eligible for awards or OUSA ranking points).

 

Sport-Ident e-card rental
   $2 per race.  Must sign agreement to pay $45 for lost or damaged card.  Air card rental is $5 per race, $80 for lost or damaged card.  All entrants must use a SportIdent card.  All cards except flat cards should work.

 

Preview Maps

    Previously used maps of East Fork will be available online for you to print on your own.   A printed set of maps may be ordered with registration for $15.

    Orders for preview and training maps received by March 11 will be mailed to you; late orders will be in your packet when you arrive.

 

Training Maps

    East Fork practice area will be available on line for you to print on your own.  A printed copy can be mailed to you for $5.  Free prints will be available at on-site check-in.

    Orders for preview and training maps received by March 11 will be mailed to you; late orders will be in your packet when you arrive.

 

Shirts   Flying Pig shirts will be available through pre-registration.  Shirts must be ordered by March 10 in order to guarantee size.  Prices are coming soon.  See the shirt design (page coming soon).

 

Dinner   (Saturday evening).  To be determined

 

Whistles

    All competitors must carry a whistle.  Orienteering USA keychain whistles with red LED light, $2

 

Saturday and Sunday Lunches

            A local JROTC unit may be providing a lunch concession.  Details to be determined.

 

Refunds

    Full refund on or before Mar 20, less the fees for any training maps, or other materials already sent.  No refunds after Mar 20, unless exception is granted by the Event Director.  Cancellations caused by COVID will be refunded if we are notified before your scheduled start time.

 

Joel Rauschenbach Memorial Junior Fund
      The Joel Rauschenbach Memorial Junior Fund provides grants to help develop youth orienteering in the Greater Cincinnati area and to assist area youth in traveling to national and international competitions.  As you register for these events, you will have the opportunity to make a voluntary contribution to this fund if desired.  OCIN Junior pages

 

Registrar  Guy Olsen (flyingpigregistrar@gmail.com)

 

   Checks payable to OCIN

   Any postal mail to Registrar must be received on or before Thursday, March 24.

 

Any late mail must go to:

            Mike Minium,

            6797 Stillwell Beckett Rd

            Oxford, OH 45056-8870

 

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