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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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World Games underway

Canada qualified 4 athletes for the 2017 World Games in Poland. The World Games is a multi-sport games for sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee, but not on the Olympic program.

The athletes representing Canada are:

Emily Kemp
Tori Owen*
Damian Konotopetz
Will Critchley

*Tori is replacing Louise Oram who was unable to attend.

All about orienteering at the World Games – a great summary from World of O

Schedule

  • Tuesday July 25th: 11:00 CET Sprint Women. 12:00 CET Sprint Men
  • Wednesday July 26th: 09:30 CET Middle Women. 11:30 CET Middle Men
  • Thursday July 27th: 09:00 CET Sprint Relay

The starting order in individual races will be based upon the IOF World Rankings with best ranked starting last.

Internet live coverage of all Competitions will be streamed on Web TV, and is accessible through LIVE Orienteering.

Start lists and results are here.

Technical information is in Bulletin 4.

Follow Orienteering Canada’s social media for more pictures and info

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

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Here are the Canadian results from the middle at the World Games:
Emily Kemp – 12th
Tori Owen – 36th
Damian Konotopetz – 33rd
Will Critchley – 36th

Here are the Canadian results from the sprint at the World Games:
Damian Konotopetz – 28th
Will Critchley – 37th
Tori Owen – 35th
Emily Kemp – mispunch
There are 40 men and 40 women competing.

Full results here.

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Launching Orienteering Canada's Historical Collection

Orienteering Canada is 50 years old in 2017 and one of the ways we are celebrating our 50th anniversary is by collecting stories, photos, documents from our last 50 years. We’ve started to compile them on this website. Take a look, browse around…. we’ll definitely be adding more, and we welcome more submissions. See the “more info” page to learn how to add to the collection.

 

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Recap: 2017 World Orienteering Championships

The 2017 World Orienteering Championships have come to a close.

Team Canada had solid results at this World Championships – highlighted by Emily Kemp’s 5th place finish in the middle distance final.

Team Canada members:

Official results are here.

Team Canada results:

Sprint Qualification
Emma Waddington – Heat B: 22nd
Will Critchley – Heat A: 25th
Damian Konotopetz – Heat C: 14th
The top 15th in each heat advance to the Sprint Final

Sprint Final
Damian Konotopetz – 44th

Sprint Relay
Emma Waddington
Damian Konotopetz
Will Critchley
Emily Kemp
Emily did not start the 4th leg (resting for forest events) so Canada’s result is listed as a “mispunch”

Long Final
Emily Kemp – 23rd

Middle Final
Emily Kemp – 5th
Damian Konotopetz – 45th
Eric Kemp – 59th

Relay
Canada did not have a women’s relay team
Emily Kemp ran on the men’s relay team
Canada Men’s relay – 20th
Leg 1: Damian Konotopetz
Leg 2: Eric Kemp
Leg 3: Emily Kemp

Will Critchley in the Sprint Qualification. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp during the flower ceremony for her 5th place finish in the middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp in the Middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emma Waddington in the sprint qualification. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Eric Kemp in the middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Meghan Rance, Eric Kemp, Emily Kemp, Raphael Ferrand after the middle distance flower ceremony. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp, Eric Kemp and Damian Konotopetz after the relay race. Photo by Meghan Rance.

 

Damian Konotopetz in the Sprint Relay. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

July 2017 Newsletter Published

The latest Orienteering Canada newsletter is now available here.

2017, July Vol 21:

Controller’s Notes
Update from Orienteering Canada
Launching our Endowment Fundraising Campaign
O-Store Reference Guide
Coach Communiqué
An Interview with Marion Owen
Canada at the World Master’s Games
Sass Peepre Camp Info
Seeking Donations for the Silent Auction
Recap of 2017 National Orienteering Week and World Orienteering Day
WCOC’s 2017
From the Archives
Around the Refreshment Table
Contacting Orienteering Canada

Orienteering Canada’s newsletter archive is here.

 

Team Canada at the 2017 World Orienteering Championships

 

The 2017 World Orienteering Championships are coming up in Estonia.
Here are the Canadians who will be representing Canada:

Emily Kemp
Emma Waddington

Wil Critchley
Eric Kemp
Damian Konotopetz

Coach: Raphael Ferrand
Team Manager: Meghan Rance

WOC 2017 web site: woc2017.ee
#woc2017

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Canada at Finland World Cup races

The 2017 World Cup season is gets underway this week in Finland. Canada is represented by: Emma Waddington, Will Critchley, and Emily Kemp.

Here’s how the week looks for the Canadians:

Wednesday:
– sprint relay: Emma Waddington, Will Critchley, and then two other runners to make up a mixed team

Thursday:
– sprint: Emma W and Emily Kemp

Friday:
– rest

Saturday:
– middle: Emily Kemp

Sunday:
– long: Emily Kemp (start times are based on sprint, and middle results)

More info and links are on our Team Canada Blog.

#gocanadago

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Job Opportunity: SOGO Adventure Running in Calgary

This position is now closed.

SOGO Adventure Running is Calgary is looking for a Program Manager and Head Coach.

Love the outdoors? Love working with kids? Want to help guide the development of a highly successful and fast growing outdoor recreation program in Calgary? Great! SOGO is looking for an energetic, motivated, and self-reliant individual to develop and deliver the SOGO Adventure Running program for youth aged 3-18 yrs and an army of parent volunteers.

Full details are here.

 

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National Orienteering Week 2017 is underway!

COC 2017 Early bird deadline extended

Spring is here and the Orienteering season is ramping up.  It’s time to think about summer plans and the Canadian Championships.  This year’s Canadian Orienteering Championships are part of the Canada 150 Orienteering Festival in Ottawa, Montreal, Gatineau Park and Perth.  Organizers have kindly extended the deadline for early bird registration fees.  You now have until May 14 to register at the best rates.  Sign up on Zone4.  Visit the O-Fest 150 website at coc2017.ca.  Contact coc2017@ottawaoc.ca if you have questions.

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):

 

Save

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World Games underway

Canada qualified 4 athletes for the 2017 World Games in Poland. The World Games is a multi-sport games for sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee, but not on the Olympic program.

The athletes representing Canada are:

Emily Kemp
Tori Owen*
Damian Konotopetz
Will Critchley

*Tori is replacing Louise Oram who was unable to attend.

All about orienteering at the World Games – a great summary from World of O

Schedule

  • Tuesday July 25th: 11:00 CET Sprint Women. 12:00 CET Sprint Men
  • Wednesday July 26th: 09:30 CET Middle Women. 11:30 CET Middle Men
  • Thursday July 27th: 09:00 CET Sprint Relay

The starting order in individual races will be based upon the IOF World Rankings with best ranked starting last.

Internet live coverage of all Competitions will be streamed on Web TV, and is accessible through LIVE Orienteering.

Start lists and results are here.

Technical information is in Bulletin 4.

Follow Orienteering Canada’s social media for more pictures and info

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

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Here are the Canadian results from the middle at the World Games:
Emily Kemp – 12th
Tori Owen – 36th
Damian Konotopetz – 33rd
Will Critchley – 36th

Here are the Canadian results from the sprint at the World Games:
Damian Konotopetz – 28th
Will Critchley – 37th
Tori Owen – 35th
Emily Kemp – mispunch
There are 40 men and 40 women competing.

Full results here.

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Save

Launching Orienteering Canada's Historical Collection

Orienteering Canada is 50 years old in 2017 and one of the ways we are celebrating our 50th anniversary is by collecting stories, photos, documents from our last 50 years. We’ve started to compile them on this website. Take a look, browse around…. we’ll definitely be adding more, and we welcome more submissions. See the “more info” page to learn how to add to the collection.

 

Save

Recap: 2017 World Orienteering Championships

The 2017 World Orienteering Championships have come to a close.

Team Canada had solid results at this World Championships – highlighted by Emily Kemp’s 5th place finish in the middle distance final.

Team Canada members:

Official results are here.

Team Canada results:

Sprint Qualification
Emma Waddington – Heat B: 22nd
Will Critchley – Heat A: 25th
Damian Konotopetz – Heat C: 14th
The top 15th in each heat advance to the Sprint Final

Sprint Final
Damian Konotopetz – 44th

Sprint Relay
Emma Waddington
Damian Konotopetz
Will Critchley
Emily Kemp
Emily did not start the 4th leg (resting for forest events) so Canada’s result is listed as a “mispunch”

Long Final
Emily Kemp – 23rd

Middle Final
Emily Kemp – 5th
Damian Konotopetz – 45th
Eric Kemp – 59th

Relay
Canada did not have a women’s relay team
Emily Kemp ran on the men’s relay team
Canada Men’s relay – 20th
Leg 1: Damian Konotopetz
Leg 2: Eric Kemp
Leg 3: Emily Kemp

Will Critchley in the Sprint Qualification. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp during the flower ceremony for her 5th place finish in the middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp in the Middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emma Waddington in the sprint qualification. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Eric Kemp in the middle final. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Meghan Rance, Eric Kemp, Emily Kemp, Raphael Ferrand after the middle distance flower ceremony. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

 

Emily Kemp, Eric Kemp and Damian Konotopetz after the relay race. Photo by Meghan Rance.

 

Damian Konotopetz in the Sprint Relay. Photo by Reigo Teervalt

July 2017 Newsletter Published

The latest Orienteering Canada newsletter is now available here.

2017, July Vol 21:

Controller’s Notes
Update from Orienteering Canada
Launching our Endowment Fundraising Campaign
O-Store Reference Guide
Coach Communiqué
An Interview with Marion Owen
Canada at the World Master’s Games
Sass Peepre Camp Info
Seeking Donations for the Silent Auction
Recap of 2017 National Orienteering Week and World Orienteering Day
WCOC’s 2017
From the Archives
Around the Refreshment Table
Contacting Orienteering Canada

Orienteering Canada’s newsletter archive is here.

 

Team Canada at the 2017 World Orienteering Championships

 

The 2017 World Orienteering Championships are coming up in Estonia.
Here are the Canadians who will be representing Canada:

Emily Kemp
Emma Waddington

Wil Critchley
Eric Kemp
Damian Konotopetz

Coach: Raphael Ferrand
Team Manager: Meghan Rance

WOC 2017 web site: woc2017.ee
#woc2017

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Canada at Finland World Cup races

The 2017 World Cup season is gets underway this week in Finland. Canada is represented by: Emma Waddington, Will Critchley, and Emily Kemp.

Here’s how the week looks for the Canadians:

Wednesday:
– sprint relay: Emma Waddington, Will Critchley, and then two other runners to make up a mixed team

Thursday:
– sprint: Emma W and Emily Kemp

Friday:
– rest

Saturday:
– middle: Emily Kemp

Sunday:
– long: Emily Kemp (start times are based on sprint, and middle results)

More info and links are on our Team Canada Blog.

#gocanadago

Save

Job Opportunity: SOGO Adventure Running in Calgary

This position is now closed.

SOGO Adventure Running is Calgary is looking for a Program Manager and Head Coach.

Love the outdoors? Love working with kids? Want to help guide the development of a highly successful and fast growing outdoor recreation program in Calgary? Great! SOGO is looking for an energetic, motivated, and self-reliant individual to develop and deliver the SOGO Adventure Running program for youth aged 3-18 yrs and an army of parent volunteers.

Full details are here.

 

Save

Save

National Orienteering Week 2017 is underway!

COC 2017 Early bird deadline extended

Spring is here and the Orienteering season is ramping up.  It’s time to think about summer plans and the Canadian Championships.  This year’s Canadian Orienteering Championships are part of the Canada 150 Orienteering Festival in Ottawa, Montreal, Gatineau Park and Perth.  Organizers have kindly extended the deadline for early bird registration fees.  You now have until May 14 to register at the best rates.  Sign up on Zone4.  Visit the O-Fest 150 website at coc2017.ca.  Contact coc2017@ottawaoc.ca if you have questions.