Hello Orienteers and welcome to the Canadian Rockies 2020 Orienteering Festival!
The Foothills Orienteering Club (FWOC) and the Kootenay Orienteering Club (KOC) have teamed up to organize the 2020 Canadian Rockies Orienteering Festival, July 3 to July 12, 2020.
We invite you to join us for the Western Canadian Orienteering Championships and the Canadian Orienteering Championships on some of the best terrain in Canada with spectacular surroundings. For both championships, there will be three races: sprint, middle and long distances as well as model event. All races will be on new or fully revised high quality maps. Both championship and open / recreational classes will be available.
The Canadian Rockies offer plenty of outdoor recreational activities for everyone … checkout the tourism pages of the cities of Calgary, Banff, Canmore, Cranbrook and Kimberley!
Friday July 3rd: Sprint, Banded Peak School, Bragg Creek 4:00 pm first start
Saturday July 4th: Middle Lusk Creek Map in Kananaskis, 10:00am, new map
Sunday July 5th: Long Event, 9:00am, Lusk Creek Map in Kananaskis. new map
The 2020 Western Canadian Orienteering Championships will take place on July 3-5 near Canmore, Alberta. It will be hosted by the Foothills Orienteering club of Calgary.
Crowsnest Barebones Orienteering
Monday July 6th: Barebones Event #1 (evening), Blairmore, Alberta
Tuesday July 7th: Barebones Event #2, Blairmore, Alberta
Sass Peepre National Junior Training Camp
For many years, the Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee has organized an annual training camp for juniors from across Canada. Junior athletes of all abilities from 11 to 20 years of age are invited to participate in this camp, which always has amazing volunteer coaches coming from the ranks of the Senior National Team, High Performance Program athletes, ex-national team members, and parents wanting to help their kids.
Wednesday July 8th and Thursday 9th: Kimberley Nordic Centre, Kimberley, British Columbia
The 2020 Canadian Orienteering Championships will take place on July 10th – 12th near Kimberley and Cranbrook, BC. It will be hosted by the Kootenay Orienteering Club.
Thursday July 9th: Event Centre Open at the Kimberley Nordic Centre, Model Event TBA
Friday July 10th: Sprint, 10am, Kimberley Nordic (south), new map 2019, HPP relay at 2pm
Saturday July 11th: Long, 10am, Map: Eager Hills (new map 2020, Cranbrook area), Banquet (Kimberley Conference Centre), Awards, Silent Auction, Music and Dance.
Sunday July 12th: Middle, 10am, Ramparts (new map 2020, Cranbrook)
If you are able to help out with organising the events (you can still race if you are a participant), click on the buttons on the right side of the picture below and check out our list of needed volunteer positions and sign up for a shift!