Save the dates for Ultimate Orienteer 2018!

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This is the PRELIMINARY schedule for Ultimate Orienteer 2018. (Click on the title and go to the post for a list that is easier to read.) Please note that there may be changes in dates or locations. 2018 Ultimate Orienteer Series March 10 – Night-O March 31 – Score-O April 14 – 1-person relay (Farsta), Wilburton Hill May 12 – Classic, Fishtrap Lake May 13  – Classic, Fishtrap Lake June 9 – Middle (Lick Creek vicinity) June 10 – Goat […]

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Ready for Vampire Orienteering?

One of our most popular, family-friendly events, this is making its first appearance at Robinswood Park in Bellevue, Saturday, October 28. For timing and other info, see the event page. You have 24 checkpoints to find, at dusk and beyond. You have a map, a flashlight…and “vampires” in the park! An orienteering vampire is someone with an official red flashlight who can swap your progress card for that flashlight—and you become the vampire, looking for someone fast!

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Winter Series / School League (WIOL) 2017-18 Calendar!

While summer has just begun, we’re already thinking about the upcoming Winter season! The 2017-18 dates and locations have been set: – November 4 @ Magnuson Park, Seattle – November 18 @ North SeaTac Park, Seattle – December 2 @ St. Edward State Park, Kenmore – December 16 @ Bridle Trails State Park, Kirkland – January 6 @ Putney Woods, Whidbey Island – January 20 @ Lincoln Tree Farm, Spanaway – February 3 @ Green River College, Auburn – February 17 […]

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Make Orienteering a Vacation!

Orienteering flag in Idaho

Three northwest orienteering clubs have joined together to put on 9 events in 9 days, for one memorable orienteering road trip for those who complete it all! The northwest tour begins in Central Washington with events by CascadeOC on June 17 and 18, travels through Sprague and eastward to Spokane for events by Eastern Washington Orienteering Club June 19-21, then finishes in Idaho with events on June 23-25 by City of Trees Orienteering Club, which include the US Orienteering Championships! Whew! Together, these […]

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Open Position: Cascade Orienteering Part-Time Event Director

Who we are: If you like being outside and exploring nature, then orienteering is the sport for you. Using just a map, a compass, and keen observation, participants navigate through a course of pre-set checkpoints in a park. Along the way, participants develop better navigational skills, greater leadership confidence, and a deeper appreciation for the outdoors. Orienteering is a family-friendly activity, fun for all ages and for everyone from hikers to competitive runners. Cascade Orienteering Club is one of the […]

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2017 Club Jersey Orders!

We’re ordering custom jerseys and jackets now through April 8, 2017, with delivery by June! We’re keeping our popular and distinctive red and black designs, and this year, we’re using a new supplier, Champion System, which you can explore at www.champ-sys.com. They are not an orienteering-specific supplier, but they have a lot of options, including men’s and women’s styles, jackets, singlets, long-sleeves, and budget options (as low as $30 for a club jersey!). We’ve heard good things about them. To […]

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Ultimate Orienteer – Preliminary Schedule 2017

This is the preliminary schedule for Ultimate Orienteer 2017 for those who would like to pencil it into their calendars. There may be changes. Read more here. Feb 25 – Frenchman Coulee (by Vantage/Quincy), Middle Feb 26 – Frenchman Coulee, Long Mar 11 – Luther Burbank, Night-O Apr 8 – N. Seattle College, Sprint/Relay May 13 – Lick Creek, Classic May 14 – Teanaway Forks, Score-O Jun 17 – Moses Lake, Middle Jun 18 – Fishtrap, Goat

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Print Your Own Cascade Calendar

Here’s an easy way you can help get the word out about Cascade Orienteering events: print and post this letter-size calendar! You can post it at your office, gym, running store, or wherever else event posters are permitted. Click the image below to open a full-resolution image.     Thank you for promoting orienteering!

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Choosing a Course at Winter Series

Have you been wanting to try orienteering, but are unsure of where to start? Join us for Winter Series, beginning on November 5th!   GREAT FOR BEGINNERS Winter Series is great for beginners because the early season visits easier park venues, while the late season ventures into more challenging forests after you’ve had a chance to build up your skills. Plus, there are several course difficulties to choose from: beginner, intermediate, short advanced, and long advanced. Here’s what you should know when choosing […]

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