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May 2017

The Cherry Blossom Challenge

May 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Delaware Park by the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216 United States
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$5 - $10

Event #1 of the Get Out There and Get Started Series A fun orienteering event celebrating spring in one of Buffalo's renowned Olmsted parks. Travel one 2.8 kilometer course around Delaware Park including the History Museum, Hoyt Lake, Marcy Casino, Rose Garden, Rumsey Woods, Mirror Lake and the Japanese Garden. Register and start at 11:00 am near the Buffalo History Museum on Nottingham Terrace near Elmwood Avenue. Designed for any experience level, walkers or runners. Instruction available. To guarantee yourself…

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Orienteering Meet: Chestnut Ridge Park

May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park – Newton Entrance, 6317 Newton Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States
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$5 - $10

Event #2 of the Get Out There and Get Started Series A regular Orienteering event featuring Yellow (Advanced Beginner), Orange (Intermediate) and Red (Accomplished) courses. All events are for any experience level, walkers or runners. Register 10:30 am-11:45 am. Starting times for all the orienteering courses are 11:00 am-Noon. Meet at picnic shelter #21, just inside the Newton Road entrance.  $10 fee ($5 members) includes 5-color park map and entry into your choice of the 3 courses. Questions? Email the…

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June 2017

Orienteering Meet: Knox Farm

June 3, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052 United States
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$5 - $10

Event #3 of the Get Out There and Get Started Series A regular Orienteering event featuring White (Beginner), Yellow (Advanced Beginner) and Orange (Intermediate) courses. Register 10:30 am-11:45 am. Starting times for all the Orienteering courses are 11:00 am-Noon.  Registration and Training 11:00 am-11:45 am. Follow the signs to Registration near the Milk House, by the main entrance parking lot off Route 16. Map scale is 1:10,000 and in 5 colors. $10 fee ($5 members) includes 5-color park map and event…

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Orienteering Meet: Sprague Brook Park

June 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sprague Brook Park, 9674 Foote Rd
Glenwood, NY 14069 United States
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$5 - $10

A regular Orienteering event featuring White (Beginner), Yellow (Advanced Beginner), Green (Advanced) and Red (Accomplished) courses. Register 10:30 am-11:4 5am. Starting times for all the Orienteering courses are 11:00 am-Noon. Questions? Email the Meet Director: Rod Cameron, or call him at (716) 688-8332. $10 fee ($5 members) includes 5-color park map and entry into your choice of the 4 courses. Headquarters at shelter #7. The Sprague Brook meet is an official Team USA Olympic Day event! Olympic Day is celebrated…

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September 2017

Classic Orienteering: Schoellkopf Scout Camp

September 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schoellokopf Scout Camp, 1373 Burroughs Rd
Cowlesville, NY 14037 United States
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$5 - $10

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…

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  • 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 members or members of any orienteering club.  The fee is $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.
  • Compass rental fee is $2.
  • 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.