Organizers: David Roberts (Course Planner), Mauricio Estevez (Event Director)

Map: Bowmont

Join us for quality urban orienteering while enjoying the lovely views over the Bow River and west to the Rocky Mountains.

Location

Parking, registration, and the start/finish is at the south end of Silver Springs Blvd. NW, where the road meets the river valley across from Value Village. From Crowchild, head south on Silver Springs Gate NW, turn left (south) at the first lights by Value Village, park about 100m down on the street.

Courses

Course 1 (Beginner, 1:5000 Scale) is a ~1.4 km circuit along easy to follow paths with obvious route choice; no road crossings; great for younger kids and newcomers.

Course 2 (Novice, 1:5000 Scale) is a ~1.9 km circuit mostly along obvious features like paths with some route choice; controls are all near but may be just off major features like paths; no road crossings; great if you are new to reading orienteering maps.

Course 3 (Intermediate / Advanced Short, 1:7500 Scale) is a ~4.2 km course that features more complicated route choice and covers much more terrain; navigation sometimes relies on contours or more subtle features; somewhat hilly (down and up Bowmont twice); crosses residential (low traffic) streets.

Course 4 (Advanced Long, 1:7500 Scale) is a ~6.0 km course that features extensive route choice and often avoids routes along obvious features; navigation often relies on contour or more subtle features; quite hilly (down and up Bowmont three times); crosses both low and higher traffic streets (at crosswalks).

Pricing

  • $5.00/map
  • Free for 2018 SOGO participants

Please Volunteer

All club member participants are required to volunteer for at least one event during the season. You can help us with registration, timing, or control pick up. You don't need to be a veteran orienteer to help out! If you volunteer, you still can race, guaranteed.

To volunteer, please sign up in the courses section for the task you would like to do. Thank You!

Membership

All participants must have a 2018 FWOC Membership. You can either:

  • Buy one online before the event
  • New to our club? You can purchase a one-time trial membership at the event for $5.00.
    You may later apply this towards a full membership.

2018 Annual Membership rates:

  • Adult (Born 1997 or earlier): $20.00
  • Youth (Born 1998 to 2011): $5.00
  • Child (Born 2012 or later): FREE with the purchase of an Adult Membership.

FWOC club membership includes membership in the Alberta Orienteering Association (AOA).

Please register here ASAP as maps will be printed on the Monday before the race.


Location

Course Registration

Registration Volunteer

Hanging Control Volunteer

Timing Volunteer

Entries
Karen Martino

WelcomeAmbassador Volunteer

Control Pickup Volunteer

C1 - Beginner

Along easy to follow paths with obvious route choice; no road crossings; great for younger kids and newcomers.


Distance: 1500m

C2 - Novice

Intermediate navigation, controls typically off major features, frequent route choice, some climb, some road crossings


Distance: 1900m

C3 - Intermediate

Intermediate/advanced navigation, controls off major features or on more subtle features, frequent route choice, difficult terrain and more climb, several road crossings


Distance: 3700m

C4 - Advanced

Easiest navigation, controls on trails and other major features, minimal elevation change, no road crossings


Distance: 6100m

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