Come to Irishmans Recreational site for a middle distance event on a new map in a new area.
A FREE Beginners Clinic
will be offered for those interested in learning more about Orienteering. Basic skills such as how to read an orienteering map and
do simple navigation will be included. The beginners’ clinic will
be held from 10-10:30am. Registration for the beginners clinic will be at 9:45am. A waiver will be required, and beginners wanting to try a course after the clinic will also need a membership form (see
below for details). Standard OANS fees will apply to the course, however there is no charge for the clinic.
Pre-Registration for the event (and the beginner clinic) is recommended to guarantee a map. Each participant in OANS events is
required to sign a waiver and membership form once per year for insurance purposes. OANS membership is automatic (and free!) with participation in any event.
event of the season? Speed up registration by printing your membership and waiver form, and completing them in advance (available on OANS and AVOC websites). See "Resources" on this website for all necessary forms (Click on "OANS Registration Materials”).
There will be 5 courses available, distances may change slightly.
Beginner course (1.7km) The controls will be located along trails or just off the trail.
Intermediate level 1 (1.9km) Controls will be near trails, but there will be more route choices between controls.
Intermediate level 2 (2.1km) Controls are a little further from trails than level 1.
Short Advanced (1.5km) Technically challenging
Advanced (2.8km) Technically challenging
Pre-Registration is recommended to guarantee a map.
Pre-register on the club website (see below) by the Thursday May 9th at 9pm or via email to: ValleyOrienteering@outlook.com
On-site registration will be available on race day from 10 am to 10:45.
Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia: http://orienteeringns.ca
Directions: Near Windsor NS take exit 5 off the 101, head east on the 14 to Irishmans road (dirt) and turn right, after approximately 700m turn left into the the Irishmans recreational site.
SI Rentals: $3 per person, per event.