**Pre-registration is now closed. Additional maps/registration will be available on a first-come-first-served basis on event day. You can still complete the membership/waiver forms in advance.
REMINDER - If this is your first event in 2022, please complete the required annual registration and waiver forms (links below) online in advance. This will save time and paper at registration.
Organizers: Cheryl Smith (Event Director), Pam James (Course Planner), Mark Sypher (Controller)
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 10:15-10:45am. Registration for the beginners clinic will be at 10:00am. A waiver will be required, and beginners wanting to try a course after the clinic will also need a membership form (see below). Fees will apply to the course, however there is no charge for the clinic.
There will be 4 courses available:
Beginner course - ( ~ 1.5km) The controls will be located along trails or just off the trail.
Intermediate - ( ~ 1.7km) Controls will be near trails, but there will be more route choices between controls.
Short Advanced - ( ~ 2km) Technically challenging
Advanced - ( ~ 3km) Technically challenging
- You must have a 2022 Orienteering Canada waiver and membership form on file to participate in this event. If you have already completed these forms in 2022, there is no need to do another one. These can be filled out online here REGISTRATION AND WAIVER . If you reside outside of NS, you need to be registered with a home club. (Waiver only for those registered with a club outside Canada).
Please follow all municipal, provincial and federal health guidelines while participating.
Please ensure you register on this website (or via email to ValleyOrienteering@outlook.com) by midnight Thursday, May 12, 2022. On-site check-in will take place on site from 10:00 to 10:45 am. Please ensure you have completed membership/waiver in advance (see above).
Last minute registration: This can be done on site, but to know how many maps to print we like you to register early. Also, pre-registration allows the on-site details to move more quickly.
Start: 11:00 am; course closure will be 2:00 pm. For final on-site registration try to be at registration table by 10:45 at the latest.
Entry Fees: The following are the fees for this event (pre-registered), add $5 for day-of registrations:
Senior: (age 21 and above) $10 per person
Junior: (age 20 and under) $5 per person
Family or wayfaring group: $15
Organized Group (e.g. scouts, guides, cadets, etc.: $5 per person)
SI (timing device) rental: $3 per unit
Maximum fee per family unit: $25
HOW TO PAY: By Electronic funds transfer to the following email: ValleyOrienteering@outlook.com
In person: A payment container will be available. Please bring correct change.
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.