All local COC meets offer a course for beginners or newcomers unless otherwise noted.

Starting Times: Local COC events have a start window from 10:00 a.m. to noon unless otherwise noted. Most larger events have pre-assigned start times for competitive classes, but also allow recreational starts.

Course Closure: Course markers are normally picked up beginning at 1:30 p.m., so plan your arrival time accordingly.

Electronic Punching: All COC events use electronic punching unless otherwise noted.

Whistle: All participants must carry a whistle while on a course at a COC event.

The following fees are for local events. Larger events may have higher fees.


O' club member


Course 1 participants (members or non-members, first course only)




17 and under


SPORTident electronic punchcard use

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept bills larger than $20. Please provide exact change if possible.

WIOL Participants
School-age children who wish to participate in WIOL (Washington Interscholastic Orienteering League) events are strongly encouraged to pre-register by mail. Please download and mail in a waiver/registration form from the WIOL website.

Follow the orange and white directional signs to orienteering fun.

Directions to event sites.

Other Navigation Events
British Columbia Orienteering Events
Oregon Orienteering Events
Idaho Orienteering Events
Adventure Races

IOF Control Description sheet

COC and Other Selected Events

Save time at the meet! Download a local event registration form (PDF format, updated September 1, 2009) and fill it out at home to bring with you on the day of the event.


Saturday, January 9, O' Series #5/WIOL #5 - Marymoor Park, Redmond. Meet Director: Jana Dvorak. Courses: Rick and Eileen Breseman, Heather Whitney. Directions. Volunteer. COC. 10:00-noon.


Saturday, January 16, Ski-O Training - Summit at Snoqualmie Nordic Center (Hyak). 9:00a-1:00p. Courses: Oyvind Naess. Please email Oyvind by Wednesday, January 13 to guarantee a map. Event details (this is not a COC event).


Saturday, January 23, O' Series #6/WIOL #6 - Ft. Steilacoom Park, Tacoma. Meet Director: Jana Dvorak. Courses: AJ Ritter. Directions. Volunteer. COC. 10:00-noon.


Saturday, February 6, O' Series #7/WIOL #7 - Fire Mountain, Mt. Vernon. Meet Director: Jana Dvorak. Course Design: Nikolay Nachev. Course Setting: Glenn Rogers. Directions. Volunteer. COC. 10:00-noon.


Saturday, February 20, O' Series Champs/WIOL Champs - Dash Point Park, Federal Way. Meet Director: Jana Dvorak. Courses: Pat Kelly. Directions. Volunteer. COC. 10:00-noon.

JUNE 2010

North American Orienteering Festival - details

• June 26-30, US Orienteering Championships (sprint, middle, and long) and Convention - Eastern Washington. COC
• July 1-7,
North American Orienteering Championships - Cranbrook, Kimberley, and Kamloops, British Columbia
• July 9-13, Whistler Barebones - Whistler, BC
• July 17-19, Rocky Mountain Orienteering Festival - Colorado

Last update: January 13, 2010

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