Event Details For:
Orienteering Meet at Bear Creek Lake Park (Lakewood)
Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Course Setter: Sverre Froyen
Course Vetter: N / A
E-Punch Coordinators: Simon Maybury & Jieyi Zhou
Meet Equipment: Doug Berling & Kris Beecroft
Pre-Registration Deadline: 10:00 pm MDT on Thursday, May 12th, 2022
[List of Registered Runners]
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: Two sessions of basic Beginner Instruction will take place at 12:00 and 12:30 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.
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.) 12:00 & 12:30 pm Two sessions of basic Beginner Instruction will be offered at 12:00 & 12:30 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.)
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.
The climbs are estimates. Only the Red course crosses Bear Creek and there are bridges at the natural crossing points. Bear Creek is often uncrossable at this time of year. -- Sverre Froyen, Course Setter
Length Course Length
Beginner Very Short White 1.6 30 8 Short Yellow 2.6 50 10 Intermediate Medium Orange 4.7 75 9 Advanced Long Green 5.1 90 13 Very Long Red 7.3 110 19
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).
- Local Weather Forecast: Weather Underground
- Driving Directions: From C-470, exit at Morrison Road and head east. The park entrance is approximately 0.25 miles away. Follow the orange-and-white orienteering signs to the parking area.
Note: The park entry fee is $10 per vehicle, or $5 per vehicles for seniors age 62+. [Park Website]
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: 2022-09-25 07:49:24