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July 2017

Chestnut Ridge 5 Mile Trail Run

July 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park – Newton Entrance, 6317 Newton Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States
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$10

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, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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, 2017
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

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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Learn and Practice: Schoellkopf Scout Reservation

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

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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Score-O: Emery Park

September 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Emery Park, 2084 Emery Rd
South Wales, NY 14139 United States
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$5 - $10

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

Score-O: Sardinia

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sardinia County Forest, 11372 Genesee Rd.
East Concord, NY 14055 United States
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$5 - $10

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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April 2018

Annual Meeting 2018

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emery Park, 2084 Emery Rd
South Wales, NY 14139 United States
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Join us at Stohrer Lodge in Emery Park for a general meeting.  The general membership meeting will include some club news, recognition of map hike completions and a review of the upcoming season.  There will also be the election of board members and officers to two year terms. The format will allow you to meet some club members, take a look at orienteering maps and participate in an orienteering activity.  It's a great opportunity to see what the club offers.…

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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.