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


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


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


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.

September 19, 2010 -- Courses and meet direction by Mark Everett.

Update 9/12/10:  The list of registrants is now posted so that you can see who else is planning to show up.

Update 9/1/10: Pre-register here!

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The Tucson Orienteering Club will hold its Annual General Meeting after the UA event on Sunday, August 22, 2010.

At 10 AM, we will convene in a large patch of shade visible from the Start/Finish point of our August event on the east side of Old Main...

Could it be that the course setter has already started hanging the control markers for this November's upcoming O event?  I can see at least four control markers in the below photograph of Catalina State Park.  Perhaps you can spot them too.

August 22, 2010

Come run around the University at our Street-Orienteering event on Sunday, August 22nd. This is a runner/beginner/everybody-friendly event, so come one and come all! Those of you who think you know the campus from going to classes or


July 11, 2010

Come run around the neighborhood at our Street-Orienteering event on Sunday, July 11th. This is a runner/beginner/everybody-friendly event, so come one and come all!

May 16, 2010

Update (clarification):  The event site is at the off-road vehicle staging area directly after mile post 10.

Join us on May 16th as TOC “newbies” step up to the responsibilities of meet setter and director for the first time in the Chimney


June 26-27, 2010

Updates:  (6/23) As of today the wildfires currently burning in the Flagstaff area do NOT affect this event.  If you have other travel plans near Lake Mary, see road closures at the Coconino NF current conditions website.  (6/21) FIRE


April 18, 2010

Updates:  Start times for the Motala have changed!  Also, there will be a free clinic for beginners!

The start/finish for this event will be at an entirely new, never-used-before location just up-hill from the historic grave site of the now


Would you like to try out, on your own, an orienteering course used for training during the Saguaro U. Training Week?  The available courses are Catalina State Park (course setter: Raffael Huber -- download course map) and Chimney Rock (course setter: Max


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 Ludwig Hill.

Blue Text = Events Hosted by Other O-Clubs.  Brown Text = Links.  Red Text =


March 20-21, 2010

Ahh, the Vernal Equinox.  We must be heading to the Dragoon Mountains or what the Coronado Expedition named the Sierritas Penascosas.  Enjoy two days of orienteering and the barbecue/campout (the wilderness AGM) at the Isle of Ewe in the


Saturday, January 23, 2010

The Chase The Sun Trail Run is a Saturday evening cruise through the trails of Tucson Mountain Park.   This event is hosted by Eric Bone of the Cascade Orienteering Club, and all proceeds go to the US Orienteering Team.  For


January 15-18, 2010

The San Diego Club is hosting four days of orienteering at the Anza Borrego Desert on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.  For more details, go to their Anza Borrego web page.

February 28, 2010

Come out and experience thrilling orienteering on one of three fun, but challenging, short classic courses:  Short Yellow (~2 km), Short Orange (~3 km), and Short Green (~4 km).  Emphasis will be on detailed navigation through fields of rock


January 23-24, 2010

On-line registration is now closed.  See who's registered for this event!

Welcome to a Tucson Orienteering Club weekend in the Sonoran desert at the foot of the Tucson Mountains. Ironwood Park is just west of the city near the Desert