What we’re about
The Greater Phoenix Orienteering Club is a group dedicated to the sport of orienteering. Orienteering is an event in which competitors use map and compass skills to navigate over terrain as quickly as possible in order to find a series of pre-placed "control" markers. Think of it as a poor man's adventure race or an adult Easter egg hunt. Our meets are open to everyone of all ages and skill levels. Come on out and have some fun running around the desert with us.
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- Petrified Forest RogainesPetrified Forest National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, AZ
Please join the Greater Phoenix Orienteering Club and the Tucson Orienteering Club as we present two days of orienteering events at the Petrified Forest National Park in eastern Arizona. On both Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2023, we will offer a 4-hour event called a "Rogaine" in which participants navigate on foot using only a map and compass to different locations within a designated area. Participants are allowed to visit as few or as many locations as they can within the 4-hour time limit.
Our orienteering events at the Petrified Forest National Park offer an excellent opportunity to practice your navigation skills while at the same time exploring an incredibly beautiful and unique National Park. The Petrified Forest National Park has offered us an excellent and rare chance to practice our sport inside a National Park. We hope you'll take the opportunity to join us and discover this amazing national treasure.
Pre-Registration is open until Wednesday, October 11th at 11:59 PM. Due to participation limits inside the national park, pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
Click here to pre-register: https://eventreg.orienteeringusa.org/eventregister/a40/register/start/petrifiedforest2023
(NOTE: Clicking "Attend" on Meetup does not register you for this event. Registration must be made at the above link.)
DETAILS, PRE-REGISTRATION AND DIRECTIONS: http://gphxo.org/Events/2023/20231014_PetrifiedForest.htm