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Orienteering

Because orienteering demands "map reading on the run" it calls itself the "Thinking Sport." The national sponsoring organization of orienteering in the U.S. is Orienteering USA.

Orienteering USA
c/o Sandy Fillebrown
824 Scotia Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Phone: (410) 802-1125
http://www.us.orienteering.org

The first table below presents the 2017 schedule for the national orienteering championships. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, at the 2016 National Championships. The next two tables present the 2016 national orienteering champions and the number of competitors in each competitive category.




2017 Orienteering Championships
EventDateLocation
2017 O in the Oaks (Extended Middle Distance and Ultralong)March 25Oakland, CA
2017 Orienteering USA Individual National ChampionshipJune 23Ketchum, ID
2017 USA Orienteering Classic ChampionshipNovember 11Triangle, VA


2016 National Orienteering Championships Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Over 60 Men Over 70 Women Over 60
2016 Orienteering USA Individual National Championships 283 80 109 34 30
    Percent   1000%   28%   39%   12%   11%
2016 West Point "A" Meet 65 17 23 8 8
    Percent   100%   26%   35%   12%   12%
2016 North American Orienteering Championships 682 248 220 86 109
    Percent   100%   36%   32%   13%   16%



2016 Orienteering USA Individual National Championships Livermore, CA March 18-20
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Middle DistanceMen40+Francois Leonard2
Middle DistanceMen45+Sergey Velichko11
Middle DistanceMen50+Ted Good8
Middle DistanceMen55+Tapio Karras14
Middle DistanceMen60+Tom Nolan14
Middle DistanceMen65+Dennis Wildfogel9
Middle DistanceMen70+Bob Lux8
Middle DistanceMen75+Rich Parker3
Middle DistanceMen80+Alex Kerr3
Middle DistanceWomen40+Marie Josee Parayre3
Middle DistanceWomen45+Julia Morse1
Middle DistanceWomen50+Clare Durand6
Middle DistanceWomen55+Shelia Cotter2
Middle DistanceWomen60+Diana Todd3
Middle DistanceWomen65+Maud Sunden Mossberg5
Middle DistanceWomen70+Jill McBee1
Middle DistanceWomen75+Nancy Lindman1
Middle DistanceWomen80+Donna Mae Gookin1
Sprint DistanceMen40+Francois Leonard3
Sprint DistanceMen45+Sergey Velichko6
Sprint DistanceMen50+Grame Ackland7
Sprint DistanceMen55+Tapio Karras12
Sprint DistanceMen60+Rick Breseman15
Sprint DistanceMen65+Dennis Wildfogel10
Sprint DistanceMen70+John Harbuck2
Sprint DistanceMen75+Evan Custer3
Sprint DistanceMen80+Alex Kerr3
Sprint DistanceWomen40+Maiya Anderson4
Sprint DistanceWomen45+Angelica Riley3
Sprint DistanceWomen50+Ann Elizabeth Bunnulfsen6
Sprint DistanceWomen55+Shelia Cotter5
Sprint DistanceWomen60+Janet Petersen2
Sprint DistanceWomen65+Maud Sunden Mossberg4
Sprint DistanceWomen70+Jill McBee1
Sprint DistanceWomen75+Nancy Lindman1
Sprint DistanceWomen80+Donna Mae Gookin2
Long DistanceMen40+Francois Leonard2
Long DistanceMen45+Sergey Velichko9
Long DistanceMen50+Per Ogren8
Long DistanceMen55+Tom Svobodny12
Long DistanceMen60+Alan Jones16
Long DistanceMen65+Dennis Wildfogel11
Long DistanceMen70+John Harbuck8
Long DistanceMen75+Rich Parker2
Long DistanceMen80+Alex Kerr2
Long DistanceWomen40+Marie Josee Parayre3
Long DistanceWomen45+Angelica Riley2
Long DistanceWomen50+Penny DeMoss9
Long DistanceWomen55+Sue Kuestner3
Long DistanceWomen60+Diana Todd3
Long DistanceWomen65+Maud Sunden Mossberg7
Long DistanceWomen70+Jill McBee1
Long DistanceWomen80+Donna Mae Gookin1

2016 West Point "A" Meet West point, NY April 24
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
"A" MeetMen40+Videlin Aleksiev4
"A" MeetMen45+Joe Brautigan7
"A" MeetMen50+Petr Hartman6
"A" MeetMen55+Tim Parson8
"A" MeetMen60+Glen Tyson10
"A" MeetMen65+Stephen Tarry5
"A" MeetMen70+Bob Lux3
"A" MeetMen75+Hugh MacMullan4
"A" MeetMen80+Alex Kerr1
"A" MeetWomen40+Angelica Riley1
"A" MeetWomen45+Elena Logvina1
"A" MeetWomen50+Marketa Graham3
"A" MeetWomen55+Trisha Underwood4
"A" MeetWomen60+Janet Findlay5
"A" MeetWomen65+Nadezhda Popvoa1
"A" MeetWomen70+Jane Pataki1
"A" MeetWomen75+Judith Dickson1

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