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Here is the new poster of the BC Champs in the East Kootenays this September:
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Here is a great "what's where" map for those coming to the COCs in Whistler later next week. (Just remember to respect the embargo for the sprint, you can't use this map when you are in the village before the sprint - you can certainly be in Whistler Village but you can't have a map with you)
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Wed night’s event is in a relay format. This relay can be done in teams or individually. There will be easy loops (experienced orienteers can test their running speed) and more advanced loops. Remember - The O-Store will be in Calgary & set up at the Wed night meet selling O-shoes, compasses and gaitors, glasses, clothing – all things orienteering you can’t really find in sporting goods stores. Now is your chance!! Debriefing social suggestion is The Hose Hound Neighbourhood Pub at 1030 9th Ave SE . First one there can reverse a table. Weather – Wed looks like it could go to 26 degrees so remember to bring water with you!
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It will be a hot evening (30+) this Wednesday. We will meet in the Nose Hill Berkley Gate parking lot on 14 Street NW. Sylvestre has set 4 courses: Beginner: Course 1 - 2 km, Advanced: Course 2 - 2.5 km, Intermediate: Course 3 - 3 km, Long: Course 4 - 4.3 km. Eileen has checked the courses. The trails are dry. Grasses are tall. Wild flowers are blooming. Bring something to drink while on a course, bug spray and gaiters if you have any! We'll begin at 18:30 as usual
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On-line registration for this weekend's Alberta Orienteering Championships is available until Thursday. You can also sign up on the day. There's a sprint on Friday evening in newly-remapped Coronation Park. The forest events are both near Smoky Lake: Saturday Middle Distance event on the Wahstao map; Sunday the Long on the White Earth map. All the details are at www.orienteer.ab.ca/AOCs2014/ Straight to Zone 4 registration: https://zone4.ca/reg.asp?id=7227&lan=1&cartlevel=1
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Welcome

Foothills Orienteering is an active club of several hundred members in southern Alberta. We organize races and training throughout the year, and have programs for youth and adults. The club has a strong history of orienteering in the Calgary area for over 30 years.

Club Clothing

Foothills has preordered clothing this year and has a great stock of items available.  You can order on this link CLUB CLOTHING

Junior Program

Our club is very proud of our successful Junior Development Program that coaches kids ages 6 to 20 to become great orienteers. We have a new program starting called SOGO Adventure Running We are offering Fall programs!  Check out the new SOGO website

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is a  6-week introductory program for Adults. Check out this page for more information.

Volunteers

Wednesday Night Sign-up Form

Wednesday Volunteers - Who are YOU?

Wednesday Volunteers - job descriptions

Membership

Due to the requirements of the Club's insurer, every competitor at an event is required to be a member of the club (or another Canadian Orienteering Federation affiliated club). Fortunately, joining FWOC is simple and inexpensive! Use this online form to become a member.

There are two ways to become a member:

Club Membership
  • Basic option for orienteers interested in local events.
  • Member rates for Wednesday night meets and club B-meets.
  • Membership form for individual adults, families, and groups.
AOA Membership
2013 membership fees
Club Rate  
Individual $10
Family $20
Group $20
AOA Rate
First Adult $30
Additional Adults $15
Student & Junior (12-20)   $10
Senior (over 65) $20