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Do you want to feel confident traveling the trails in our beautiful Western New York parks? Looking for fresh air and exercise? Want a challenge? Our Guided Map Hike Series is another way to get out there. Come out to Chestnut Ridge Park any Thursday from July 6 to July 27. Meet us at the Casino by the main parking lot. We start hiking at 6:00pm, so be prompt. In order to go on any of these hikes, participants must…Find out more »
In Orienteering parlance, this is a Score-O / Mini-Rogaine lasting your choice of a 3-hour or 6-hour time limit. In everyday language, this is an opportunity to run or hike using a map to find numerous "flag" controls placed over a large area. Locate however many you desire in any order within your pre-chosen time limit. It's a great format for both hard-core competition and casual family hiking. Our event headquarters is at the CCC Camp Seneca on Hungry Hollow…Find out more »
A regular Orienteering event featuring a Sprint course, then your choice of a Yellow (Advanced Beginner), Orange (Intermediate) and Red (Accomplished) courses. Map scale is 1:10,000 and in 5 colors. Registration and training for beginner and intermediate participants 9:00 am-10:45 am. Start time for the sprint is 10:00 am and for the regular event 11:00 am. Questions? Email the Meet Director: Phil Wolfling, or call him at (716) 832-9758. $10 fee ($5 members and scouts) includes 5-color park map and…Find out more »
The day starts at 10:0 0am with a 60-minute non-competitive training, learning and educational event for any experience level, for walkers or runners, individuals or families, all ages, featuring a practice course and experienced instructors.Follow the signs to Registration. Questions? Email the Meet Director: Linc Blaisdell, or call him at (716) 479-9431. $10 fee includes instruction, 5-color park map and entry into one event in the regular meet that follows.Find out more »
This is a two mile walk in the woods using a map and compass to find 6 controls along the way. Learn map and compass reading. This event is especially offered for Earth Science students at St. Gregory the Great School in Williamsville. However, it is open to all. Map scale is 1:10,000 and in 5 colors. Training 10:00 am-10:45 am. Starting time for the Beginner's Course is 11a m. Headquarters at shelter #12. ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS…Find out more »
This is a Score-O lasting 180 minutes. Numerous controls are placed over a large area. Locate as many you desire in any order within the time limit. It's a great format for hard-core competitors who might finish in less than two hours and for casual hikers who will enjoy the extra time. Map scale is 1:10,000 and in 5 colors. Registration and Training 11:00 am-11:45 am. Starting time for the Score-O is noon. $10 fee ($5 members) includes 5-color park…Find out more »
This is a Score-O lasting 180 minutes. Numerous controls are placed over a large area. Locate as many you desire in any order within the time limit. It's a great format for hard-core competitors who might finish in less than two hours and for casual hikers who will enjoy the extra time. Map scale is 1:10,000 and in 5 colors. Registration and training 11:00 am-11:45 am. Starting time for the Score-O is Noon. $10 fee ($5 members) includes 5-color park…Find out more »
- Information about a specific meet or directions can be obtained by contacting the meet director by phone or email.
For most meets, registration and beginner instruction begins at 10:00am with starts from 11:00am to Noon, unless noted otherwise below.
- All participants are required to sign a release waiver.
Participants under the age of 18 are required to have a waiver signature by a parent. If your parent is not coming to the meet, download the waiver form, sign and bring to the meet.
- For safety reasons, all participants are required to carry whistles. A limited number are available for rental at meets.
Follow the orienteering signs at the park entrance to the meet location.
- Entry fees for all BFLO meets are $5 for current BFLO / ROC members and $10 for non-members, except as noted for special meets.
- Groups are very welcome and are charged the above fees for team leader, plus $5 for each additional individual age 11 and older. All members receive their own map if they desire one.
- Entry fees at all events are at the members’ rates for adult-supervised groups of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
Events are held rain or shine.