COVID Operating Protocols for Ultimate Orienteer Series Events
We’ve put a lot of effort into devising a COVID Safety Plan that is in compliance with (and often exceeds) the State of Washington Safe Start guidance.
Our goal is to minimize everyone’s exposure to the COVID virus by eliminating handling items at events (such as paper forms and cash), and by requiring as little interaction as possible between everyone at the event. Please help us be allowed to hold future events by following these guidelines and cooperating with event volunteers.
These protocols are subject to change depending on current State of Washington guidance. Please check back often for the latest conditions.
Do not come if you feel sick, are experiencing symptoms, or know you’ve been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. We will happily refund your entry fee if you can’t attend for one of these reasons.
Mandatory Online COVID Assessment Form
After registration closes, all registered participants will receive an email with a link to an online COVID Assessment Form (please verify that the email address in your registration account is correct). You will not be allowed to participate without completing the COVID Assessment Form. If you’re a group leader, make sure you forward this link to your teammate, as every individual is required to complete the form. Anyone under 18 must also complete the form.
Wear a mask
Wear a mask when you are in the start, finish, or download areas.
Online pre-registration and payment is required. There will be no day-of-event registration.
Pre-selected start times
Start times will be pre-selected, with intervals of 2 minutes between starts and 2 starts at the same time (on different courses). YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR YOUR OWN START TIME (first come, first served). The link to the start time signup is at the top of the event registration page. If you don’t see it or forget to sign up, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll resend the link.
No food or water will be provided on the course or at the start or finish. Please bring your own.
No groups larger than 3 are allowed. If you’re a group leader, make sure your teammate completes the COVID Assessment Form (see above).