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Orienteering

 

Before registering for your event, please read the Sunflower State Games General Rules, Refund Policy and Frequently Asked Questions.


Orienteering is a sport that combines racing with navigation! You will be given a map with pre-marked checkpoints marked on it. You must then choose the best route to find your way checkpoint to checkpoint. 

 
DATE:
Sunday July 22, 2018
SITE:
Washburn University, East side of Lee Arena (parking lot at 19th Street and Mulvane Ave.)
TIME:
Check-in: 8:00 a.m.
Event: 8:30 a.m.
(staggered starts between 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.)
FEE:
$20 per person
 
By registering for this event all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games NO refund policy.
REGISTRATION:
Online registration will open March 1st. Online registration is strongly encouraged.
 
 
Please note that for Two Person Teams, each team member must register and pay separately. Be sure to include your partner's name and team name on the registration form.
DEADLINE:
Saturday July 14. Registration deadline will NOT be extended. Day of entries accepted with a $5 late fee.
T-SHIRTS:
Commemorative t-shirts will only be distributed to participants who register prior to July 1.
COMMISSIONER:   
Mary Jones, 785-318-6279, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
LONG COURSE DIVISIONS
SHORT COURSE DIVISIONS
Male Ages 21-60 Male (all ages)
Female Ages 21-60 Female (all ages)
Male Ages 61+ Two Person Team Open (all ages)
Female Ages 61+  
Two Person Team Open (all ages)  

COMPETITION FORMAT:

  • Especially fun for kids! Introductory instruction will be offered. This event is appropriate for first-timers and experienced orienteers.
  • No equipment needed.
  • More information on orienteering can be found here: www.orienteeringusa.org
  • Course distance: Long is ~ 3 kilometers; short is ~ 1.5 kilometers
  • Competitors will have staggered start times. Winner is determined by fastest elapsed time.
  • Participants will receive pre-printed maps at the start.
  • Trophies awarded to first place in each division. Gold, silver, and bronze medals awarded to the top three in each division.
  • Event will be held rain or shine.
  • This event is sanctioned by Orienteering USA.
 
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