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Fall Sprint Series is back! Starting this Sunday September 24 the challenge is on. Are you the fastest FWOC orienteer? Test your skills at Lindsay Park.
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The XC Grand Prix series of running races in Calgary and area parks over the fall and winter are popular running races with many Foothills orienteers. Mark your calendars....
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The fall session of SOGO Adventure Running is in full swing - and it's such a treat to see kids at SOGO for the first time and just loving it!!
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Here are oodles of great photos from the Alberta Orienteering Championships this weekend in Canmore. We had a glorious weekend of amazing weather and great orienteering. A sincere thanks to the key organizers: Karen, Marion, Jane, Adrian, Kitty, Teresa, Bogi, John, Clarence, Gabrielle, Christin, Kim, Kurt, Philipa (huge apologies in advance for inevitable ommissions to this list) Results > http://albertachamps2017.weebly.com/results.html Photos by Adrian Zissos
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https://www.facebook.com/OrienteeringAB/posts/356001821496952
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Welcome

Foothills Orienteering (FWOC) has a strong history of orienteering in the Calgary area for over 30 years. We organize races and training throughout the year, and have programs for youth and adults. Stay informed of all our events by signing up for FWOC news email.

Volunteers

All FWOC events are hosted by volunteers! Volunteers organize, plan the courses, man the registration table, help with timing / results, and set out and pick up controls. There is a job for every level of orienteering experience! Don't be shy. We NEED your help! Choose the event location that suits you and sign up now: 2017 Wednesday Events.

For Event Organizers - Club Equipment Inventory

For Wednesday Organizers - Volunteers/Event Organizing Tools and Info

Try an Event

Heard about orienteering but not really sure what it involves? Check out the fun - try orienteering this Wednesday night! Our next regular Wednesday events run March to September. See you there!

Junior Program

SOGO Adventure Running is FWOC's youth program for kids aged 2 - 18. Programs run in the spring and fall. They run for 10 weeks and are offered in several locations in Calgary. Visit the SOGO website for more information and to register.

Beginner Programs

For first time beginners we offer an Intro to Orienteering clinic, an active 90 minute taste of the sport. Once you have this under your belt, continue with the Navigation 101 course.

Forest Training

For more experienced (intermediate and advanced) orienteers we offer a nine-week Forest Training program.

Participation and Competitive Development Policy

Designed to encourage club participation in orienteering races outside of the city, plus to support the top club athletes who are representing Canada internationally. Click here for full details.

Membership

Buy your 2017 memberships and season pass online.

  • Adult Membership (Born 1999 or earlier): $15
  • Youth Membership (Born 2000 to 2011): $5
  • Child (Born 2012 or later): $0

Wednesday night event fees:

  • $5/map
  • or purchase a Season Pass: $50 (all 16 Wednesday night events)

Bonus: Club membership includes membership in the Alberta Orienteering Association (AOA) too.


Jobs

Interested in working abroad? Here's a link to a program to coach in Australia.


Club Clothing

Foothills has a small stock of our newly designed clothing. You can view images, check inventory, and order clothing here