Weather

Events:

1.  Classic Event, Saturday, September 30, 2017 

  • White Beginner (Beginner) - Manual Punch (2-3 Km, Easy)
  • Yellow (Beginner) - Manual Punch (3-5 Km, Easy to Medium)
  • Orange (Intermediate) - Manual Punch (4-7 Km, Medium)
  • Green/Red (Advanced) - Electronic Punch (ePunch) (4-7 Km, Hard)

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards to highest score for the day for each category. 

Manual Punch   Electronic Punch (ePunch)
 

 

2.  Night-O (Score-O), Saturday, September 30, 2017, Mass start at 7:30 pm, 1 hr time limit.  

 

Map Scale: 1:7500   Contour Interval:  2.5 m

 

Meet Contact Person: Aviad Fuchs - aviadfuchs@gmail.comRadu Greavu - radu.greavu@gmail.com

Course Setter:  Aviad Fuchs

 

Event Location:  McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX  78744

SATURDAY  
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Check-in/Package Pick-up and On-site registration
9:30 AM Orienteering Class for Beginners
10:00 AM Classic Event First Start
2:00 PM Awards Ceremony
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Bag Pick-up:  Control Bag pick-up.  Meet at the registration area at 3pm.  Return all bags to the registration area. 
7:00 PM Night-O On-site registration opens
7:20 PM Night-O Map handout
7:30 PM Night-O Mass start
8:30 PM Night-O finished
7:40 PM Night-O Awards

Online registration closes at 10 PM on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

  • Online registration is highly encouraged. The number of maps with preprinted courses is based upon Online registration numbers.

Entry Costs:

 

Event

Junior

(<=18)

Adult

(19+)

Map Hiker

(Non-competitive per map)

AOC Member

Discount

  Classic Event Pre-registered

$10

$12

$5

$2

  Classic Event On-site Registration

$12

$14

$7

$2

  Night-O Pre-Registered

$5

$5

$0

$1

  Night-O On-site Registration

$7

$7

N/A

$1

  E-Card Rental $5 $5 N/A $0

*There are NO REFUNDS, but we can often place other runners on a missing entrant’s card if they have a waiver or hold an account balance until the next event. Make checks payable to AUSTIN ORIENTEERING CLUB.


All participants (individual competitors and each member of a group) must complete an Entry Waiver. To save time on the event day, complete the waiver in pen and bring it with you to the event.There are NO REFUNDS, but we can often place other runners on a missing entrant’s card if they have a waiver. Make checks payable to AUSTIN ORIENTEERING CLUB.

  • Those without a completed waiver will not be permitted to participate in the event.

Directions to McKinney Falls State Park: 

Directions from South Austin:   Take highway 35 south through downtown Austin to eastbound highway 71.  Go 0.9 miles on Highway 71 and take the Montopolis Dr exit.  Go 0.5 miles and turn right on Chapman Lane (this is before Montopolis Dr.).  In 0.2 miles turn left onto Burleson Rd.  Follow Burleson Rd for 2.3 miles and turn right onto McKinney Falls Parkway.  The park entrance is 1.8 miles down on the right.  Once in the park follow the signs to the registration area.  On Saturday the registration area will be the second right after entering the park and the first right after that.  If you wish to bypass downtown Austin (i.e. it is a game day and the traffic is bad), then you can take 183 east and 1.9 miles after the 71 interchange turn right onto McKinney Falls parkway and follow the directions noted under the directions from Houston the last few miles to the park.

 

Directions from South Austin:  Take Highway 35 north to eastbound highway 71.  Go 0.9 miles on Highway 71 and take the Montopolis Dr exit.  Go 0.5 miles and turn right on Chapman Lane (this is before Montopolis Dr.).  In 0.2 miles turn left onto Burleson Rd.  Follow Burleson Rd for 2.3 miles and turn right onto McKinney Falls Parkway.  The park entrance is 1.8 miles down on the right.  Once in the park follow the signs to the registration area.  On Saturday the registration area will be the second right after entering the park and the first right after that.

 

Directions from Houston:  Take Highway 35 north to eastbound highway 71.  Go 0.9 miles on Highway 71 and take the Montopolis Dr exit.  Go 0.5 miles and turn right on Chapman Lane (this is before Montopolis Dr.).  In 0.2 miles turn left onto Burleson Rd.  Follow Burleson Rd for 2.3 miles and turn right onto McKinney Falls Parkway.  The park entrance is 1.8 miles down on the right.  Once in the park follow the signs to the registration area.  On Saturday the registration area will be the second right after entering the park and the first right after that.

 

Camping:  Camping and trailer sites are available in the park. For reservations, contact park directly at 512-389-8900 or go to http://tinyurl.com/TxStateParks . Numerous hotels are also in the area.

 

Night-O Event Details:

Start/Finish:  Same location as for Classic Event #1 next to the Dining Hall.

Required Items:  Flashlight/head lamp, Cell phone, Watch, Liability Waiver (signed by parent/guardian if under 18).  Registration, Liability Waivers and Event Information can be found on the Austin Orienteering Club website at:  www.austinoc.com.  All participants under 18 must have their liability waiver signed by their parent/guardian.  Although on site registration will be accepted, please register each participant on the Austin Orienteering Club website by midnight on Thursday, January 19, so that we have an adequate number of maps printed.

Participants will have one hour to find as many control points as possible and return to the start.  All participants must finish by 8:30 pm.  As safety is a concern there is a no tolerance policy for late returns.  Anyone returning after 8:30 pm will be disqualified.  Each control point will be worth one point.  Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.  Competitors can go as a team or as an individual; Participants under 18 must be on a team.

Online Registration - OPEN

Advanced Course ONLY
Advanced Course ONLY
First NameLast NameClub NameCourseCourse TypeNight-O
JojoGedtachewSan Marcos Academy JROTCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
VictoriaWoodardSan Marcos Academy JROTCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
AaronEmerichSan Marcos Academy JROTCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
AshtonBlackstoneSan Marcos Academy JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
CalebStrubeSan Marcos Academy JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
HernandezAnnaDeer Park High School JROTCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
AntonioHernandezDeer Park High School JROTCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
Michael MitchellDeer Park High School JROTCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
Azalea CastroDeer Park High School JROTCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
IleanaGonzalezDeer Park High School JROTCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
Steven HornsbyDeer Park High School JROTCOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionNo
JakobFonsecaDeer Park High School JROTCOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionNo
SaleenaRatiramDeer Park High School JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
Donald DriskellDeer Park High School JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
AlanValadezDeer Park High School JROTCOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionNo
Matthew ClayDeer Park High School JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
SkylarGrayDeer Park High School JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
AndrewSpicerUniversity of TexasRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
AngelPortalesChannelview JROTCOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionNo
CitlalliVazquezChannelview JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
EduardoLopezChannelview JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
LuceroAyalaChannelview JROTCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
CesarCulanChannelview JROTCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
CameronArandaDeer Park JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
LoganBauerDeer Park JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
DannyO'CallaghanAOCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
KendalO'CallaghanAOCWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
Ann-MarieO'CallaghanNoneWhite (Beginner)CompetitionNo
StacyBergendahlAOCOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionYes
ZacharyRogillioSan Marcos Academy JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
DavidBogleAOCRed(Advanced)CompetitionNo
GraftonPotterNTOAOrange(Intermediate)CompetitionNo
ElizabethStevensI don't knowYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo
CameronArrandaDeer Park High School JROTCYellow(Beginner)CompetitionNo

For corrections to registration entries please email radu.greavu@gmail.com

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