Mark your calendars.  Back by popular demand will be night orienteering at Reid Park.  This is a beginner friendly site for night orienteering and a lot of fun for orienteers of all levels.

On Sunday, August 14, 2011 at 9 AM, our Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with our U of A event.  All those who care about orienteering in Tucson are encouraged to participate in reviewing the last year and planning for the new one.  All

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Come join us Sunday, September 18th, for National Orienteering Day in the cool Catalina Mountains on the last weekend of summer!  The courses will be a 2-hour and 3-hour score-O with an easier loop included for beginners.  You will be navigating on a

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Peg Davis, Meet Director and Course Setter

Join us early on a cool morning for point-to-point courses on the lovely, nearly-studentless University of Arizona campus.  Pay once, run them all!  Ever wonder how fast you are compared to other orienteers? The

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Our next night-O will be in the Tucson Mountains at Cat Mountain.  In case you haven't been there before, let me reassure you that we will not be climbing Cat Mountain, the nearby peak for which this site is named.  It will be necessary to hike about a
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Update (6/6/11):  Our permit to hold this event has been approved.  Also, read below for added map notes and more detailed directions on how to get there. 

We haven't used this site in so many years we no longer have the map for it but we did use it for

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Course setter and director:  GeeGee Larrington

Come run around GeeGee’s neighborhood at our Street Orienteering event on Sunday, June 19th.  This is a runner/beginner/everybody-friendly event, so come one and come all!  But be sure to reserve a map for each

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Update 5/11/11:  The recent fire burned parts of the event area.  Some courses might pass through areas of dry ash and charred vegetation.  Don't wear your best Sunday shoes and fancy hiking duds, if you want them to stay clean.  Stage II fire restrictions are

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Following in the footsteps of our successful kickoff event at Reid Park early this month, we are hosting the second in the series of weekday night-O's, this time at the U-A campus.  We will follow the same format, which is to say, a score-O of 45 minutes
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It may be April Fool's Day but this is no joke.  This is planned as the first in a fun series of weekday night-O's and twilight-O's in the coming months.  For our kick-off event we will be using the beautiful new map recently created by Mark Everett which

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On family trips, I would state, “I know a shortcut” and then begin a new way to a destination.  Over the years, the family started to cringe more and more when they heard the feared, “I know a shortcut.”  I’d like to share this experience with my

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It's time for something a little different down Route 83.  Jeff Brodsky is setting a special Score-O course at Kentucky Camp, on Sunday, March 20.  Dave Follette is gonna run this shindig.

Update (2/18/11):  We are sorry to announce that this event has been canceled.  The main reason for canceling is that we could not obtain permission to hold this event concurrently with a big charity race that is scheduled to happen on campus during the

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Are you interested in course setting or meet directing?   Then help us fill a slot on our existing calendar or propose your own event!   For further details, contact the Event Scheduler.

To see the calendar of nationally sanctioned orienteering events,

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Update (2/16/11):  On-line registration is now closed.  If you did not register and would like to attend, you may do so by registering at the event site on the morning of either day of the event.

Welcome to a Tucson Orienteering Club weekend in the high

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Added 19 January: Runners are highly encouraged to bring your own water if you expect to drink while out on the course! Do not expect to have water on the course! 

Come run through - or, more properly, around! - the cacti of the Tucson Mountain Park on

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Update (12/10):  We are sorry to announce that the orienteering event at Arthur Pack Regional Park, scheduled for December 19, 2010 has been cancelled.  The main reasons for canceling are: (1) the land owner would not allow us off-trail access and (2) our

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

This fun event will be a 10 or 20 (your choice) control Score-O with a 3-hour time limit. How quickly can you get 10 or 20 controls? This event will use a 1:15,000 aerial photo of Old Bisbee, including downtown and Brewery Gulch.  ...

Update (11/3):  There will be a free clinic for beginners and express check-in for members! 

Orienteers of all skill levels will enjoy five classic courses and an adventure race motala on our awesome map at Catalina State Park in the western foothills of

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September 19, 2010

In conjunction with National Orienteering Day and the Sprints at Reid Park, the Tucson Orienteering Club will be offering free recreational orienteering for the public and for non-member children, relatives, and friends.