Event Details For:

Orienteering Meet at Manitou Park North (Woodland Park)
Saturday, August 28th, 2021

Course Setter: Galen Moore
Course Vetter: N / A
E-Punch Coordinator: Simon Maybury
Meet Equipment: Doug Berling

Attention! Pre-Registration Deadline: 11:59 pm MDT on Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

[List of Registered Runners]

  • Pre-Registration: Pre-registration is required for this meet. Use the form at the bottom of this page.

    NEW! RMOC Members: Expedite meet check-in with a year-long waiver. [Details]

  • 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.

  • Beginner Instruction: Basic Beginner Instruction will take place at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the registration table. When you check in at the registration table, let a volunteer know that you would like Beginner Instruction.

  • Schedule:

    12:30 pm to 2:00 pmRegistration 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 pmBasic Beginner Instruction will be offered at 1:00 pm in the vicinity of the Registration table.
    4:00 pmAll 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 & Yellow) will be suitable for beginners of all ages -- kids, adults, families, etc.

    [Detailed Map & Course Notes from Galen Moore, Course Setter]

    Course Summary:

    Length Course Length
    # of
    Beginner Very Short White 1.8 65 7
    Short Yellow 2.6 85 9
    Intermediate Medium Orange 3.3 145 9
    Advanced Short Brown 3.7 115 9
    Medium Green 5.4 210 12
    Long Red 6.6 255 15
    Very Long Blue 8.2 330 20

    We'll be using Galen's all-new map reflecting updates to vegetation and what few rocks there are, and tweaks to man-made features and contours. All feedback will be welcome, and feedback via e-mail to galen.a.moore@gmail.com (ideally with marked maps) will be much preferred.

  • Event Fees: Our standard meet fees will apply. Please refer to the table below.

    - We accept cash and checks payable to "RMOC".

    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).

  • Required USFS Disclaimer: Some RMOC events are operated under special use permit with the Arapaho, Pike, Roosevelt, and White River National Forests. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, RMOC is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director - Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD).

  • Local Weather Forecast: NOAA.gov
  • Driving Directions: From Colorado Springs, go west on Highway 24 to Woodland Park. From Woodland Park, go north on Highway 67 for 8.1 miles (you'll go past the picnic area at Manitou Lake). Turn right on County Road 79 and continue for about 0.1 miles to a fork. Take the right fork and continue for another 0.1 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 345 and go south for about 0.7 miles across a cattle guard. Park just east of the cattle guard, not more than one car length off the road.

    [Google Map]

Pre-Registration Form

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.

[List of Registered Runners]

Current date and time: 2022-12-06 13:54:07

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