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National Capital Orienteering Festival



Gatineau, Canada
May 17–18, 2008

Next entry deadline: May 9, 2008

Type: Orienteering - National

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added by: boyle

Members of the Ottawa club have offered to host those coming from afar. If you would like to stay in the home of one of our members, email Gord Hunter and he will coordinate this.

Saturday, May 17th & Sunday, May 18th (Victoria Day weekend)
Montebello & Gatineau Park, Quebec
Three events over two days in beautiful Gatineau Park, just north of Ottawa,
and at Sedbergh School, just north of Montebello. Hosted by the Ottawa Orienteering Club.

The F21E (Elite) and M21E courses will be set up to challenge the National Team contenders but they will also be available to all experienced competitors.

Location and Directions
Sedbergh School is 10km North of Montebello. If you have ever skied section 5 of the Canadian Ski Marathon, you will remember their beautiful campus. Allow 75 minutes drive from the east side of Ottawa.

The Gatineau Park competition area will be in the NE sector of the park about 25 minutes drive from the Ottawa river.

Advance registration is mandatory. Final registration deadline was May 9th.

Sport Ident Timing
Sport Ident (SI) timing will be used for all events and we will have SI cards available for rent or sale at reasonable prices.

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✓ falcon (log) I am looking forward to it.
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See also:

Apr 4–6, 2008Flying Pig XII
Apr 19–20, 2008US Middle Distance and Relay Champs
May 3–4, 2008West Point A-Meet
May 11, 2008Stars Spring WRE
May 24–26, 2008US Team Trials
Jun 7–8, 2008NavStock Weekend
Jun 8, 2008Salomon NavStock 6-hour Raid
Jun 14–15, 20082008 US Rogaining Championships
Jun 22, 2008Mount Royal Orienteering
Jun 27–30, 2008Western Canadian Orienteering Championship 2008