Welcome to NEOOC!

Orienteering is a sport that exercises your mind as well as your body. The challenge is to read a detailed topographic map and figure out the best way to get yourself from point A to point B and then to point C… and so on, while you climb hills, cross streams, choose trails and take compass bearings.

We host events that can be enjoyed on foot, on bike, in a canoe or kayak, that take place in the woods, as well as on city streets.

At each event there are navigation course levels from absolute beginner to advanced. And courses can be enjoyed by individuals, families and groups as their choosing.

Ready? See our upcoming events here, and join us for a great day in the beautiful outdoors. Want more? Read more about the history of orienteering, here.

2017 Schedule

Saturday September 23, Various Times (Day + Night Event)

NOSOC (NE Ohio Scout Orienteering Championship) + Public (Classic Orienteering) @ Manatoc

Saturday October 14, 6 AM – 8PM

Python 2017 Monster Score Event (3, 6, 12 hour event)

Saturday November 4, 6PM – 7PM Starts

Night Orienteering @ Hinckley at Red Wing

Monthly Calendar of Events

About Orienteering

Orienteering is a competitive international sport that combines racing with navigation. It is a timed race in which individual participants use a specially created, highly detailed map to select routes and navigate through diverse and often unfamiliar terrain and visit control points in sequence.

Courses also can be enjoyed as a walk in the woods, with difficulty levels from beginner to expert offered at most events.

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O-Blog

Learn more about Control Descriptions!

The purpose of a control description is to give greater precision to the picture given by the map of the control feature, and to indicate the location of the control flag in relation to this feature, thereby helping the competitor to better visualize the control site.

FAQ

When and where is the next event?

Select the Schedule link in the menu to see the up to date schedule.

How much does it cost?

Our club charges a nominal fee for events. The fees mainly cover the cost of printing the maps and the upkeep of the club’s supplies, and for developing new maps. Special events may have additional fees. Continue reading “FAQ”