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Orienteering Canada Conference Schedule

2018 Orienteering Canada Conference

Wednesday August 22, 2018
Coast High Country Inn, 4051 4th Avenue – Ballroom B

What’s Happening in Mapping in Canada?
Hosted by: Mapping Committee

Hosting Championship Events
Hosted by: Major Events Committee

Revitalizing the Canada Cup Series
Hosted by: Technical Committee

12:00    Lunch – on own

Overcoming Mental Fatigue
Presented by: Magali Robert

Orienteering Canada’s Athlete Development Program
Presented by: Jeff Teutsch

Orienteering Canada AGM

2018 Annual General Meeting

Date: Wednesday August 22, 2018.
Time: 3:00 pm
Location and address: Coast High Country Inn, Ballroom B, 4051 – 4th Avenue
Whitehorse, Yukon

The AGM is the one time of year when all the members of Orienteering Canada (the provincial/territorial associations) gather to discuss and decide on the business tasks of the association (such as electing board members, making changes to the constitution, reviewing the financial statements, etc).

2018 AGM documents:

(other documents and links for the above will be added here as they are available)

Other documents of interest:

2018 AGM information Voting delegates confirmed to date:

BC  Brian Ellis
Yukon  Afan Jones
Alberta  David Campden
Manitoba  Jennifer Hamilton
Ontario  Kris Gadjanski
Quebec  Dmitri Golovanov
New Brunswick  Lori Heron
Nova Scotia  Emily Secord


The position of President (2 year term), and 2 members at large of the Board (2 year terms) will be up for election. Nominations received:

President: Anne Teutsch (for one year only)
Member at large: Don Riddle
Member at large:


Deadline to submit items for New Business was Aug 10, 2018

High Performance Program Silent Auction - Seeking Donations

Every year the High Performance Program (HPP) holds a silent auction fundraiser at the Canadian Orienteering Championships. Proceeds go towards supporting our elite athletes. This year the silent auction will be at the North American Orienteering Championship’s banquet on Monday, August 20th.

Members of the High Performance Program will be donating items, but we greatly rely on and appreciate donations from the Canadian orienteering community, their family and friends, and any out of country orienteers.

If you would like to donate something, here are a few ideas:

– Could your club donate an entry to an upcoming event?
– Are you a crafter – can you donate something like a pair of home-made mittens or a hat? pottery? weaving? sculpture? jewellery?
– Are you a foodie – can you donate a jar of home-made jam, a batch of cookies, a ready-to-go home-made baking mix, some home-made granola?
– Do you have a cabin or cottage that you could donate a gift certificate for a weekend or a week’s stay at?
– Do you live in a tourist destination and could offer B&B for a weekend or longer? (especially great if it was in conjunction with future orienteering events)
– Are you an artist – do you have a sketch of an orienteering scene, or a great photograph that you could put in a frame?
– Could you ask your local running/sport store to donate an item?
– Do you have a new unused item kicking around your house that you would love to get rid of – it might just be someone else’s treasure!
– Other ideas? Think about what you would like to bid on.

If you have an item to donate, you can bring it with you to the Yukon or send it along with someone who is attending. If you know what you’re bringing, you can email jamackeigan[at]hotmail[dot]com. We can do some promotion of the bigger ticket items and have an idea of how many items we will have to set-up. If you are donating any items (thank you!), they can be dropped off at package pick-up. The silent auction coordinator, Jennifer Mackeigan, will collect them from there.

If you are coming to the NAOCs/COCs, please bid generously! Don’t forget your wallet and/or your cheque book. Cash or cheque is the preferred payment method, but we will be able to take credit cards.

Those of you who have been to one before know that the Silent Auction is a lot of fun, often with frantic bidding as time runs out. You never know what the highly sought after items will be. And if you can’t make it to the Yukon this year, there is always the option of allowing a trusted friend to bid for you! Just give a budget limit and an idea of what you want.

The HPP is very appreciative of all the support we receive and we look forward to seeing you in the Yukon!