Regional Clubs

  NTOA
(North Texas Orienteering Association) 
  HOC
(Houston Orienteering Club)
  ALTOS
(ArkLaTex Orienteering Society)
  NMO
(New Mexico Orienteering) 

Orienteering Organizations

  Orienteering USA
(United States Orienteering Federation) 
  IOF
(International Orienteering Federation) 

 

Events:

1.  Classic Event, Saturday, January 12, 2019

  • White (Beginner) - Manual Punch (2-3 Km, Easy)
  • Yellow (Beginner) - Manual Punch (3-5 Km, Easy to Medium)
  • Orange (Intermediate) - Electronic Punch (ePunch) (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)
 

 

Map Scale: 1:7500   Contour Interval:  3 m

Meet Contact Person: Radu Greavu

Course Setter:  Danny O'Callaghan

 

Event Location:  Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, 12138 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753

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 (or as soon everyone is back from the course)
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. 

Online registration closes at 8 PM on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Online Registration is CLOSED

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.

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

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

 

Registration moved to Orienteering Online website:

To simplify our processes, registration will be made through the Orienteering Online website. Some benefits of using Orienteering Online include:

  • Create and maintain an orienteering profile that can be easily used to register in orienteering events across the globe;
  • Ability to mass-register club members (for schools, troops, large groups, etc.);
  • Serves as the main registration platform for most international orienteering events;
  • Quick registration to our future events.

If you do not already have an Orienteering Online profile, please register at http://www.orienteeringonline.net/Register.aspx

If you are ready to register for this event, go to http://www.orienteeringonline.net/CompetitionBasicInfo.aspx?CompetitionID=4245

*For schools, troops and large groups, the administrator can create a new club profile as well as add individuals to an orienteering event without having to re-enter their information every time.

If you need assistance, don’t hesitate to contact Radu Greavu at radu.greavu@gmail.com.

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

 

How to select a Class?

Individual competitors are divided into classes by Course, Gender and Age as of  December 31 of the current year;

  •    The first letter in each Class represents the course (e.g. "W" for White, "Y" for Yellow, etc);
  •    The second letter represents the Gender ("M" for Male and "F" for Female);
  •    The numbers that follow represents the Age group (e.g. "-18" represents "Under 18";
  •    For Recreational/Map Hike, select the desired "Rec" course.

Example 1: "WM1618" represents - White course male, age 16 through 18.
Example 2: "YF-13" represents - Yellow course female, age under 13.
Example 3: "GM45+" represents - Green course male, 45 years of age and older.
Example 4: "Y-Rec" represents - Yellow course, Recreational/Map Hike

 

Payment Options

    1. Pay Online with a Credit Card or PayPal account. See online payment section.

    2. Pay On-site the day of the event (Cash or Check)

If you are a school and would like to make special arrangements, please contact Radu Greavu by email at radu.greavu@gmail.com.

 

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

*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.

 

Directions: 

From the North:   Take I-35 south to Exit 245 for FM-734/Parmer Ln/Yager Ln.  Turn right onto W. Parmer Lane/FM-734, go 0.2 miles, and take first left at the light onto N. Lamar Blvd/TX-275.  Go 0.6 miles on Lamar and turn right into the park onto Walnut Creek Park Rd.  Follow the park road about 0.4 miles to parking.

From the South by I-35:  Take I-35 north to Exit 245 for FM-734/ParmerLn.  Turn left onto W. Parmer Lane/FM-734, go 0.3 miles, and turn left at the second light onto N. Lamar Blvd/TX-275.  Go 0.6 miles on Lamar and turn right into the park onto Walnut Creek Park Rd.  Follow the park road about 0.4 miles to parking.

From the South by MOPAC/Highway 1:  Take Mopac North to FM-734/Parmer Lane exit (last free exit before it becomes a tollway).  Turn right onto Parmer Lane and go 1.7 miles to N. Lamar Blvd/TxX-275.  Turn right onto Lamar and then turn right into the park onto Walnut Creek Park Rd.  Follow the park road about 0.4 miles to parking.  (You can also enter the park by turning right onto Willow Wild Dr. and following it into the park, but this is a small residential road and easy to miss.)

 

Miscellaneous Park Info.:  Park hours are from 8am- 10pm.  This park has a large number of mountain bikers, so stay aware of them when you are running the course.  This is also a dog friendly park and people frequently walk/run their dogs through the park. There is a burn ban so no fires of any kind are allowed. Also no alcohol, glass, or styrofoam is allowed and we cannot put stakes into the ground to tie down objects.  Please do not litter and dispose of all trash properly.

 

Course Mapper/Setter Notes:

Park hours are from 8am- 10pm.  This park has a large number of mountain bikers, so stay aware of them when you are running the course.  This is also a dog friendly park and people frequently walk/run their dogs through the park. There is a burn ban so no fires of any kind are allowed. Also no alcohol, glass, or styrofoam is allowed and we cannot put stakes into the ground to tie down objects.  Please do not litter and dispose of all trash properly.

Contact Us

PO BOX 141223

Austin, TX 78714-1223