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July 2017

Guided Map Hike Series Day 1

July 6 @ 6:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park,
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park , NY 14127 United States
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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 6:00 pm, so be prompt. In order to go on any of these hikes, participants…

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$10

Chestnut Ridge 5 Mile Trail Run

July 13 @ 5:30 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park – Newton Entrance,
6317 Newton Rd.
Orchard Park , NY United States
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No orienteering, just a trail run around the boundary of Chestnut Ridge Park. Register in the parking lot off Newton Road 5:30 pm-6:15 pm. No T-shirt, just running. Starting time for the race is 6:30pm. Pizza and drinks afterwards, with entry. To register fill out this form and mail or bring on the day of the run. Email the Meet Director: Patty Lyons, or call her at (716) 652-8727 if you have any questions. Otherwise, just show up. Asst. Meet…

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Guided Map Hike Series Day 2

July 13 @ 6:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park,
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park , NY 14127 United States
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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…

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Guided Map Hike Series Day 3

July 20 @ 6:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park,
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park , NY 14127 United States
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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…

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Guided Map Hike Series Day 4

July 27 @ 6:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park,
6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park , NY 14127 United States
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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…

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August 2017

Ellicottville Adventure Run and Hike

August 26
CCC Camp Seneca

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…

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September 2017
$5 - $10

Classic Orienteering: Schoellkopf Scout Camp

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

Learn and Practice: Schoellkopf Scout Reservation

September 10 @ 10:00 am
Schoellokopf Scout Camp,
1373 Burroughs Rd
Cowlesville, NY 14037 United States
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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.

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$5 - $10

Score-O: Emery Park

September 30 @ 11:00 am
Emery Park,
2084 Emery Rd
South Wales, NY 14139 United States
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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…

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October 2017
$5 - $10

Score-O: Sardinia

October 21 @ 11:00 am
Sardinia County Forest,
11372 Genesee Rd.
East Concord, NY 14055 United States
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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…

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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.