Event Details For:

Advanced Practice Courses at Happy Jack Area (Laramie, WY)
Saturday, June 10th, 2023 - Sunday, June 11th, 2023

Course Setter: LROC
Course Vetter: N / A
E-Punch Coordinator: Doug Berling
Meet Equipment: Doug Berling & LROC

Attention! Pre-Registration Deadline: 11:59 pm MDT on Thursday, June 8th, 2023


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  • Event Details: We're planning two advanced orienteering practice courses near Laramie, WY (~two hours north of Boulder / Denver), in the Medicine Bow National Forest, on June 10 & 11.

    Participants should bring their e-punches, as part of the reason for the training weekend is to test a timing system to be used at our Labor Daze event in September. We will use a mass start for both days to simulate what we will be doing in September. There will be control flags at all control locations.

    • E-Punching: Bring your SportIdent stick! We'll also have plenty of loaners available.

    • Eligibility: All participants must be members in good standing of an OUSA-recognized orienteering club (e.g., RMOC).

    • Difficulty: The weekend's two practice courses will be for advanced-level orienteers (anyone able to complete a Brown, Green, Red, or Blue course).

    • Pre-Registration: Pre-registration is required by 11:59 pm MDT on Thursday, June 8th. Use the form at the bottom of this page.

    • Water: There will not be any water on any of the courses, or at the start / finish; please bring your own water bottle or hydration pack, and your own snacks.

    • Toilets: There will not be porta-potties or pit toilets at any of our practice course locations. Use the bathrooms at the Visitor Center when you exit I-80.

      Saturday, June 10 Sunday, June 11
    Course Setter: Mikell Platt
    Map: Diamond Bay Plains of Despair
    Course Details: Reddish-Bluish length (8-10 km), with several loops back through the start/finish Reddish-Bluish length (8-10 km), probably with some forking
    Check in: 9:30 - 10:00 am 9:00 - 9:30 am
    Start: Mass start at 10:00 am Mass start at 9:30 am
    Courses Close: TBD TBD
    Map Cases: Map cases will be available

    Please contact Mikell if you can help with control setting or control pickup on any of the three days.

  • Entry Fee: There is no charge to participate. Donations to LROC to help with map printing costs are welcome.

  • Waivers:

    • All participants are required to sign an online LROC 2023 waiver HERE, even if you have already signed the RMOC annual waiver.

    • If you're attending as part of a group, every participant in the group needs their own signed waiver.

  • Travel: Please refer to our 2018 event page for detailed information about hotels, camping, and activities in Laramie.

  • Driving Directions: There will not be any directional signs, and cell service may be limited. Print or download these directions for reference. Please park no more than one car length off the dirt road. [Overview Map]

  • Local Weather Forecast: Weather.com
  • Driving Directions: See driving directions above.


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.


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