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National Orienteering Day Score-O
09/29/2018
Gateway Park , Fort Worth, TX

Meet Director:   Meet Director Notes
Course Setter:   Course Setter Notes
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Courses

Score-O Short

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90 minute time limit
Score-O Long

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3 hour time limit

  • A Score-O is an orienteering event in which competitors visit as many controls as possible, in any order, within a time limit.
  • Controls have different point values; greater points are assigned to controls that are more difficult to locate or that are greater distance from the start. No penalty points are applied for controls that are not visited. The orienteer with the most points wins.If more than one orienteer visits all controls, then the fastest orienteer to find all points wins.
  • There will be two Score-O courses, a 90 minute and a three-hour course. There will be one mass start for both courses. Penalty points are applied to those taking longer than the course time



Score-O Short Runners: You are scored against finding as many controls as possible in the 90 minute time limit.
Score-O Long Runners: You are scored against finding as many controls as possible in the 3 hour time limit

Classes

  • This event will be using Custom NTOA classes.

This event has a custom schedule - Times are different from normal

The Schedule

 

 
09:00 - 09:45 : Registration. You must arrive and register by 09:45 AM. If pre-registered, you must check-in and pay your fees by 08:45 AM
 
09:15 - 09:30 : Beginner's clinic
 
09:45 - 09:55 : Special Instructions. Score-O format is explained.
 
09:55 - 10:00 : Hand out maps. Everyone gets a map.
 
10:00 - 10:00 : Mass start. Everyone starts at the same time.
 
10:00 - 11:30 : Competitor's on the short course. All short course runners must return to finish and check in by 11:30 AM.
 
10:00 - 01:00 : Competitor's on the long course. All long course runners must return to finish and check in by 1 PM.
 
11:30 - Noon : Short course results scoring. Just socialize and talk about your course with others
 
noon - 12:30 : Short course Awards.
 
01:00 - 01:30 : Long course results scoring. Just socialize and talk about your course with others
 
01:30 - 02:00 : Long course Awards.
 
02:00- 03:00 : Control Marker Pickup. Get extra experience. Volunteer to pick up a few control bags.

Other Event Information

Orienteering Survival Guide: If this is your first event, you might like to read this event description .

Equipment: Wear comfortable running shoes or hiking boots, long pants or long nylon running pants for protection against underbrush, eyewear to protect against branches, a watch as there is a time limit (3 hours unless noted otherwise), a whistle to call for help, and a compass. The compass should be protractor-style with a clear baseplate that can be purchased at many outdoor and sporting-goods stores for $10-$15.

Water:Water will be available at the start, finish and at locations on the course. However, all participants are highly encouraged to carry water to prevent dehydration.

Information

Questions regarding preregistration can be sent to the . Other questions regarding the meet should be sent to the meet director.

Fees for Competitive Individuals - Awards for top 3 runners in each class
(Competitors that are competing as individuals)
Competitor Cost
Juniors: (19 yrs and younger) $8 per person
Members $12 per person
Non-members $12 per person
Price includes 1 map
 
Fees for Recreational Teams and Individuals - No Awards.
(1 or more participants that are navigating the course together)
Competitor Cost
Juniors: (19 yrs and younger) $14 per team
Members $14 per team
Non-members $14 per team
Extra Maps $3 per map(if available)
Price includes 1 map

Step 1: Registration

Online registration is highly encouraged. The number of maps with preprinted courses is based upon Online registration numbers. Day of race registrants may be required to hand draw their courses on a blank map.

The number of registatrations allowed for this venue is NOT limited by the landowner. NTOA has placed limits to keep event to a manageable size. Those limits are high enough that they have historically allowed everyone to participate. Use the following link to see the limits and the available slots for the event and for each course.

Limits and available slots

Online registration usually opens about 10 days before the event and closes at noon on the Thursday before the event.

Online registration has not opened yet.

Online registration will open about 10 days before the event and close at noon on the Thursday before the event.

Competitive Individual

Enter
1
Competitive Individual
Recreational Team

Enter
1
Recreational Team
( min 2 people, max 5 people )
Large Group

Enter
1-20
Competitive Individuals
( from the same school, troop, group or family )

Step 2: Download and complete a waiver

Save time on event day! Download and complete the waiver now. Complete the waiver in pen and bring with it you to the event.

NOTE: All youth under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by their parent or legal guardian.

Location and Directions

Online Maps and Directions

Maps and Directions

From the East (Dallas)

  • Head West on I-30 toward Fort Worth
  • Take exit 16c for Beach Street
  • Turn right on Beach Street
  • Turn right on E 1st Street
  • Turn right at Gateway Park

From the North (Denton)

  • Head South on I-35W toward Fort Worth
  • Take exit 52B toward US-377N/TX-121
  • Merge onto TX-121 N
  • Take Beach Street exit
  • Turn right on Beach Street
  • Turn left on E 1st Street
  • Turn right at Gateway Park

From the West (Weatherford)

  • Head East on I-20 toward Fort Worth
  • Take slight left at I-30 E
  • Take exit 16c for Beach Street
  • Turn left on Beach Street
  • Turn right on E 1st Street
  • Turn right at Gateway Park

From the South (Burleson)

  • Head North on I-35W toward Fort Worth
  • Take exit 51C to merge onto I-30 East
  • Take exit 16c for Beach Street
  • Turn left on Beach Street
  • Turn right on E 1st Street
  • Turn right at Gateway Park

Bob Woodruff location map

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