It’s Fall! Come play in the woods!
Location: West Tyson Park, 131 North Outer Road East, Saint Louis, MO 63025 at the Roth Memorial Lodge (follow signs).
When: Sunday, 10-29-17, Registration starts at NOON, Timed starts begin at 1:00
Format: Point to Point with 3 courses for beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
White Course (beginner): 2 KM, mainly trail based with some hill climbing on moderately technical trails. Skills required: basic map recognition and be able to follow a trail map.
Orange Course (Intermediate): 4-5 KM, points placed on strong features. Skills required: ability to understand contour lines and use compass to navigate off trail.
Blue Course (Advanced): 10 KM, Difficult point placement, requires advanced skills of compass, pacing, and contour reading. Grit and endurance are definite prerequisites for the Blue Course!
Course Closes at 4:00 (last start 1:30): each orienteer gets 2.5 hours to complete course before losing 1 CP per minute over the time.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. Stick around and chat about your route/experience.
Recognition ceremony at 4:00
- Free for Members and their immediate families
- Membership is $50 annually and you can sign up at the race if you would like
- $20 for every adult for non-members.
- $5 for non-member youth- under 18
BONUS: Orienteering workshop for beginners and intermediate to be conducted at 12:30. Volunteers will be available to answer questions following the short workshop as well.
Questions? Contact Race Director: Josh Borgmeyer at 314-780-9759 or firstname.lastname@example.org