Event Details For:
Orienteering Meet at Cherry Creek State Park (Aurora)
Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Meet Director: Gøril S. Jones
Course Setter: Gøril S. Jones
Course Vetter: Galen Moore
E-Punch Coordinators: Simon Maybury & Doug Berling
Pre-Registration Deadline: 10:00 pm MDT on Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Pre-Registration: Pre-registration is required for this meet. Use the form at the bottom of this page. (Note: Large groups have a special pre-registration process; send an email to the webmaster for details.)
New for RMOC Members: Expedite meet check-in with a year-long waiver. [Details]
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm Registration and starts. (You can register and start at any time during this window. Start early if you want to try multiple courses, or if you expect to take a long time on your course.) 1:00 pm Basic Beginner Instruction will be offered at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the Registration table. 4:00 pm All courses close at 4:00 pm. (We'll start picking up controls at 4:00 pm. Out of consideration for the meet volunteers, please check in and download at the Finish no later than 4:00 pm even if you haven't completed your course.)
Courses: This meet will offer standard Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses. You can find an explanation of the orienteering course color scheme at our FAQs page.
- The Beginner courses (White and Yellow) will be suitable for Beginners of all ages -- kids, adults, families, etc.
Beginner Instruction: Basic Beginner Instruction will take place at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the Registration table. When you register, let a volunteer know that you would like Beginner Instruction.
Event Fees: Our standard meet fees will apply. Please refer to the table below.
- We accept cash and checks payable to "RMOC".
- School groups can use our "Request for Invoice" form to be billed after the meet.
Status Age Course Type RMOC Meet
RMOC Member All Ages All Courses $11.00 Non-Member Junior (under 21) All Courses $11.00 Adult (21 and over) Beginner (White & Yellow) $11.00 Intermediate & Advanced $15.00 E-Punch Discount (if you have your own -- where to buy) – $3.00 Extra Maps (for teams) $3.00 Extra Courses (same person doing multiple courses on the same day) $5.00 Compass Rental (collateral required -- car keys, driver's license, etc.) $1.00 Safety Whistle Purchase $1.00
Note: Teams only pay one registration fee per team (plus the cost of any extra maps they want; one map is included in the team registration fee).
Volunteers: Please add your name to the Volunteer Sign-up Sheet HERE if you can help before or after you complete your course. We need the usual roles to be filled: Set-up, Registration, Beginner Instruction, Starts, E-Punch Crew, and Control Pick-up, as well as Water & Snacks.
- Local Weather Forecast: Weather
- Driving Directions: Our Start / Finish will be at the Smoky Hill picnic area.
From North or West: From I-25 in South Denver, exit onto I-225, then immeditely exit onto Yosemite/Tamarac. Follow the frontage road straight to Yosemite. Turn right (south) onto Yosemite, and continue to Union. Turn left onto Union, turn right onto Dayton (first light), and then take an immediate left into the park. Follow orange-and-white orienteering signs to the parking area.
From South: From I-25 in South Denver, take the Belleview exit. Go east onto Yosemite, then turn right (north) onto Union. Turn right onto Dayton (first light), and then take an immediate left into the park. Follow orange-and-white orienteering signs to the parking area.
From East: The east entrance to the park is off Parker Road, turning West onto Lehigh (1.2 miles southeast of I-225 & Parker Road).
A Colorado State Park entrance fee is assessed for each vehicle: $9.
Here's what the "orange and white orienteering signs" look like:
Online pre-registration has closed, but you can still participate. Please register when you arrive at the meet. You may have to draw your course on a blank map.
Current date and time: 2020-01-20 13:24:28