COC Juniors on the World Stage

Cascade Juniors are doing a great job representing COC and USA Jr Orienteering in Denmark.  Siri C, Caroline S, Jessica C, Kai M, Joshua C and Annika M are benefitting from lots of training and great coaching from Head Junior National Team coach Erin Schirm and Head Junior Development Team coach Greg Ahlswede while enjoying the Outdoor Capitol of Denmark-Silkeborg. Days are filled with practice races, map review, core workouts, meal prep and lots of card games. JWOC competition and […]

Uncategorized

COC Represents at 2019 Junior Nationals

We are back from a fun and exciting weekend of races in Virginia where over 40 Cascade members competed at the 2019 Junior Nationals and the JWOC Team Trials. Congratulations to Tahoma HS, Kamiak HS and Bethel HS JV Teams and individuals Kyle Hopkins, Peter Campbell, Zoe Sibthorp, Audrey Javadoff, Ben Brady, Siri Christopherson and Kai Mihata for coming home with medals/trophies. Adult COC members with medals included Tori Campbell and Rick Bresemen. Cascade is also thrilled to have Siri […]

Uncategorized

Don’t Miss Junior Nationals in Quantico, VA April 13-14

QOC invites everyone to come out and experience the excitement of orienteering at a National Championship event held in some the finest orienteering terrain in the Mid-Atlantic region. Come see US junior orienteers compete for both interscholastic and intercollegiate team and individual titles and for the right to represent the United States in the 2019 Junior World Orienteering Championships, while testing yourself in the same terrain.  COC would like to encourage everyone who can make the trip to participate in this […]

Uncategorized

Relay, Relay, Relay! Join the Fun February 24!

Register Now! Don’t miss the fun! The 3rd annual 3-person relay, an exciting ending to the winter season, is being held Feb. 24th at Seattle Pacific University. There are two classes: Open and Junior. The only restriction to forming a team is that all members of a Junior team have to be 20 years or younger. This year, all three legs will be about equal in distance and difficulty, all about 2 km in distance (point to point), have about 20 controls on each […]

Uncategorized

Pt Defiance Winter League Meet #7 is Cancelled

For safety reasons we are cancelling Saturday’s Winter League #7 meet at Pt. Defiance. SEASON SCORING: We will be counting the Championship race at Camp River Ranch as the 7th meet of the season. So those close races for season trophies will be decided on the course and not by snow. The Camp River Ranch meet will still be a championship race with trophies for this meet, but it will also count as meet 7 in the overall season standings. […]

Uncategorized

Pt Defiance Winter Fun

Join the fun at Pt. Defiance Park this Saturday, February 9th for the final “regular season” meet of the Winter League (WIOL + Winter O’) Series.   This race will play a major role in determining who wins the overall season trophy in many categories, so excitement will abound! Terrific news is the map has had major updates thanks to course designers Ing Uhlin and Dave Tallent.  Find more info or register here. Please note:  Due to winter storm forecasts, […]

Uncategorized

Four COC Runners Named to Jr. National Team

The JTESC and the coaches of the OUSA Junior National Program, Erin Schirm and Greg Ahlswede, announced the 14 member (7 male and 7 female) Junior National Team earlier this month and four Cascade OC members have made the team!  Congratulations to Siri Christopherson, Caroline Sandbo, Kai Mihata and Jessica Colleran. These four have put in countless hours of physical training, participating in training calls, logging performance metrics, traveling all over the globe to compete, and running in many COC […]

Uncategorized

Head to Whidbey Island Saturday for a Unique Orienteering Kettle Adventure

Winter League (WIOL + Winter O’) heads to the islands this Saturday, January 26th, for a day of racing at Ft. Ebey State Park. Orienteering in the Kettles area of this park comes with unique challenges that will be great training for all orienteers. Kettles are landforms characterized by multiple depressions which form due to flood or glacial retreat. Thanks to the concentrated up and down terrain, the skill most critical to a successful race here is CONTOUR READING. Join us and […]

Uncategorized

Sign Up for Vancouver Sprint Camp February 15-17, 2019

Dust off your passport or enhanced driver’s license, reserve your spot, and head north for a fun weekend of racing and learning at Vancouver Sprint Camp, hosted by the Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club (GVOC).  Sprint Camp is a fun-filled weekend of races, training sessions, coaching tips, and opportunities for mingling with some of the best sprint orienteers in North America.  Venues will be a mixture of urban, campus, park, and forest.  This is a great opportunity for COC members and […]

Uncategorized