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Orienteering Canada is 50 years old today!

Announcing the Inaugural Inductees into the Orienteering Canada Hall of Fame

Orienteering Canada is thrilled to announce the first inductees into Orienteering Canada’s new Hall of Fame. One of the 3 main initiatives of Orienteering Canada’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The other two are our endowment fund campaign and historical collection.

Read more about the inductees at www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

Read more about the inductees at www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

Ski-Orienteering in 2018

World University Ski-Orienteering Championships

The World University Ski Orienteering Championships are in Tartu, Estonia February 21-25, 2018. If any Canadians who meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in competing, please send an email to charlotte AT orienteering.ca by Nov 27 as a preliminery expression of interest.
More details and info re eligibility are here:
http://wucskio2018.com/competition/regulations/

Ski Orienteering World Cup and World Masters Championship

There is both a World Cup race and the World Masters Championships coming up March 5-10 in Craftsbury, Vermont.

If you are interested in competing in the World Masters, you can register directly for the event. The early bird registration fees are in effect until Dec 1st.
 
Entry to the World Cup events is done through Orienteering Canada. For athletes interested in competing in the World Cup, you can find the selection process detailed here (it is ok to apply at this time).
 
The bulletin with more info about the Vermont events can be found here.

October 2017 Newsletter Published

The latest Orienteering Canada newsletter is now available here.

2017, October Vol 22:

Controller’s Notes
Update from Orienteering Canada
50th Anniversary Endowment Fundraising Campaign
Orienteering Canada’s Hall of Fame
50th Anniversary Merch for Sale!
Coach Communiqué
2018 North American and Canadian Orienteering Championships
From the Archives
Around the Refreshment Table
Contacting Orienteering Canada

Orienteering Canada’s newsletter archive is here.

Pumpkin Carving Contest - with an orienteering twist

 

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Applications due Nov 1 2017 for the 2018 High Performance Program

Orienteering Canada’s High Performance Committee is seeking applications from athletes to become members of the 2018 High Performance Program (HPP).

All athletes who meet the eligibility requirements and who have a strong desire to improve their abilities with a long or short term goal of representing Canada in orienteering are encouraged to apply to the HPP. Those wishing to compete in JWOC, WOC, World Cups, WUOC or World Games are required to be members of the HPP. Membership is from December 1, 2017 to November 30, 2018. There is a fee of $100 to join the 2018 HPP.

In order to be accepted to the HPP, athletes must:
● be at the Learn To Compete , Train To Compete , or Train To Win stages of Orienteering Canada’s LTAD model,
● have competitive results in M/W17-18, M/W19-20 or M/W21E at major national and/or international events,
● develop a training plan, in conjunction with an HPP Coach, that targets the physical, technical, tactical and mental aspects of orienteering
● be prepared to put in the required training to compete at or near an international level in accordance with the above mentioned training plan,
● demonstrate a desire to represent Canada in international competition,
● have orienteering training as a main focus, and
● successfully complete the HPP application process

More information and complete details about the application process are in the 2018 Athlete Handbook which is now avaiable on the High Performance Program page.

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Introducing Orienteering Canada's Hall of Fame

As part of Orienteering Canada’s 50th anniversary celebrations, we are thrilled to be launching the new Orienteering Canada Hall of Fame.

The Builder award is being introduced in 2017, Orienteering Canada’s 50th Anniversary to recognize and bring attention to those who have demonstrated a commitment to building the orienteering community over its first 50 years and into the future. Examples of this work might include long terms of service in national, provincial/territorial Association or club development, or working with committees or as an official or coach, acts of kindness and compassion, inspiring outreach activities, and any other acts or achievements that have strengthened and benefited our community.

Nominations are due Nov 1. Find all the details here: www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

 

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Inviting Nominations for Orienteering Canada's new Hall of Fame

As we celebrate 50 years of Orienteering Canada, we are pleased to salute our past by establishing a Hall of Fame and selecting 5-10 recipients in this inaugural year and invite nominations bi-annually hereafter for this award.

Orienteering Canada’s Builder Award
Great sport organizations are built with purpose, and people with passion from all walks of life. This sport thrives because of the people who have made distinguished, lasting and valuable contributions and commitment to improve all areas of orienteering.

About the award
The Builder award is being introduced in 2017, Orienteering Canada’s 50th Anniversary to recognize and bring attention to those who have demonstrated a commitment to building the orienteering community over its first 50 years and into the future. Examples of this work might include long terms of service in national, provincial/territorial Association or club development, or working with committees or as an official or coach, acts of kindness and compassion, inspiring outreach activities, and any other acts or achievements that have strengthened and benefited our community.

A builder shall be a person who has contributed to the sports heritage of Orienteering for a period of not less than fifteen (15) years. Although such a period of service need not necessarily be consecutive.

Nomination
If you would like to recognize one of Orienteering Canada’s Builders, please download the nomination form here and submit to awards AT orienteering.ca by November 1st, 2017.

Selection
The winners will be selected by a panel, cross represented at the National, Provincial/Territorial and club level

Future awards
We will be developing our Hall of Fame over time.
In 2018, we will be inviting nominations for the following awards:
Coaching Leadership
Officials Leadership
Athlete of the year

50th Anniversary merchandise for sale

Orienteering Canada is 50 years old! Join us in celebration with some 50th anniversary merchandise. We currently have 3 items with our 50th anniversary logo for sale through our partners at the o-store.ca:

  • Badge $3 each or 2 for $5
  • Sticker $1 each
  • T-shirt $25 + tax (we are taking pre-orders until Sep 30 and we will deliver orders to via Canadian orienteering clubs in late October)

 

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2017 Canadian Orienteering Championships

The Canada 150 Orienteering Festival in underway! The Eastern Canadian Champs, Sass Peepre National Junior Training Camp, O-Fest events, the Orienteering Canada Conference (celebrating 50 years!) and the Canadian Orienteering Champs.

Schedule:

Key links:

Media:

Pictures (if you have pictures to share, send details to communications@orienteering.ca):

 

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Orienteering Canada is 50 years old today!

Announcing the Inaugural Inductees into the Orienteering Canada Hall of Fame

Orienteering Canada is thrilled to announce the first inductees into Orienteering Canada’s new Hall of Fame. One of the 3 main initiatives of Orienteering Canada’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The other two are our endowment fund campaign and historical collection.

Read more about the inductees at www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

Read more about the inductees at www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

Ski-Orienteering in 2018

World University Ski-Orienteering Championships

The World University Ski Orienteering Championships are in Tartu, Estonia February 21-25, 2018. If any Canadians who meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in competing, please send an email to charlotte AT orienteering.ca by Nov 27 as a preliminery expression of interest.
More details and info re eligibility are here:
http://wucskio2018.com/competition/regulations/

Ski Orienteering World Cup and World Masters Championship

There is both a World Cup race and the World Masters Championships coming up March 5-10 in Craftsbury, Vermont.

If you are interested in competing in the World Masters, you can register directly for the event. The early bird registration fees are in effect until Dec 1st.
 
Entry to the World Cup events is done through Orienteering Canada. For athletes interested in competing in the World Cup, you can find the selection process detailed here (it is ok to apply at this time).
 
The bulletin with more info about the Vermont events can be found here.

October 2017 Newsletter Published

The latest Orienteering Canada newsletter is now available here.

2017, October Vol 22:

Controller’s Notes
Update from Orienteering Canada
50th Anniversary Endowment Fundraising Campaign
Orienteering Canada’s Hall of Fame
50th Anniversary Merch for Sale!
Coach Communiqué
2018 North American and Canadian Orienteering Championships
From the Archives
Around the Refreshment Table
Contacting Orienteering Canada

Orienteering Canada’s newsletter archive is here.

Pumpkin Carving Contest - with an orienteering twist

 

Looking for some inspiration?

Save

Applications due Nov 1 2017 for the 2018 High Performance Program

Orienteering Canada’s High Performance Committee is seeking applications from athletes to become members of the 2018 High Performance Program (HPP).

All athletes who meet the eligibility requirements and who have a strong desire to improve their abilities with a long or short term goal of representing Canada in orienteering are encouraged to apply to the HPP. Those wishing to compete in JWOC, WOC, World Cups, WUOC or World Games are required to be members of the HPP. Membership is from December 1, 2017 to November 30, 2018. There is a fee of $100 to join the 2018 HPP.

In order to be accepted to the HPP, athletes must:
● be at the Learn To Compete , Train To Compete , or Train To Win stages of Orienteering Canada’s LTAD model,
● have competitive results in M/W17-18, M/W19-20 or M/W21E at major national and/or international events,
● develop a training plan, in conjunction with an HPP Coach, that targets the physical, technical, tactical and mental aspects of orienteering
● be prepared to put in the required training to compete at or near an international level in accordance with the above mentioned training plan,
● demonstrate a desire to represent Canada in international competition,
● have orienteering training as a main focus, and
● successfully complete the HPP application process

More information and complete details about the application process are in the 2018 Athlete Handbook which is now avaiable on the High Performance Program page.

Save

Introducing Orienteering Canada's Hall of Fame

As part of Orienteering Canada’s 50th anniversary celebrations, we are thrilled to be launching the new Orienteering Canada Hall of Fame.

The Builder award is being introduced in 2017, Orienteering Canada’s 50th Anniversary to recognize and bring attention to those who have demonstrated a commitment to building the orienteering community over its first 50 years and into the future. Examples of this work might include long terms of service in national, provincial/territorial Association or club development, or working with committees or as an official or coach, acts of kindness and compassion, inspiring outreach activities, and any other acts or achievements that have strengthened and benefited our community.

Nominations are due Nov 1. Find all the details here: www.orienteering.ca/about/halloffame

 

Save

Inviting Nominations for Orienteering Canada's new Hall of Fame

As we celebrate 50 years of Orienteering Canada, we are pleased to salute our past by establishing a Hall of Fame and selecting 5-10 recipients in this inaugural year and invite nominations bi-annually hereafter for this award.

Orienteering Canada’s Builder Award
Great sport organizations are built with purpose, and people with passion from all walks of life. This sport thrives because of the people who have made distinguished, lasting and valuable contributions and commitment to improve all areas of orienteering.

About the award
The Builder award is being introduced in 2017, Orienteering Canada’s 50th Anniversary to recognize and bring attention to those who have demonstrated a commitment to building the orienteering community over its first 50 years and into the future. Examples of this work might include long terms of service in national, provincial/territorial Association or club development, or working with committees or as an official or coach, acts of kindness and compassion, inspiring outreach activities, and any other acts or achievements that have strengthened and benefited our community.

A builder shall be a person who has contributed to the sports heritage of Orienteering for a period of not less than fifteen (15) years. Although such a period of service need not necessarily be consecutive.

Nomination
If you would like to recognize one of Orienteering Canada’s Builders, please download the nomination form here and submit to awards AT orienteering.ca by November 1st, 2017.

Selection
The winners will be selected by a panel, cross represented at the National, Provincial/Territorial and club level

Future awards
We will be developing our Hall of Fame over time.
In 2018, we will be inviting nominations for the following awards:
Coaching Leadership
Officials Leadership
Athlete of the year

50th Anniversary merchandise for sale

Orienteering Canada is 50 years old! Join us in celebration with some 50th anniversary merchandise. We currently have 3 items with our 50th anniversary logo for sale through our partners at the o-store.ca:

  • Badge $3 each or 2 for $5
  • Sticker $1 each
  • T-shirt $25 + tax (we are taking pre-orders until Sep 30 and we will deliver orders to via Canadian orienteering clubs in late October)

 

Save

2017 Canadian Orienteering Championships

The Canada 150 Orienteering Festival in underway! The Eastern Canadian Champs, Sass Peepre National Junior Training Camp, O-Fest events, the Orienteering Canada Conference (celebrating 50 years!) and the Canadian Orienteering Champs.

Schedule:

Key links:

Media:

Pictures (if you have pictures to share, send details to communications@orienteering.ca):

 

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