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June 2017

Learn and Practice: Knox Farm

June 3, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052 United States
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$10

The day starts at 10:00 am 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 near the Milk House, by the main entrance parking lot off Route 16. 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…

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September 2017

Learn and Practice: Schoellkopf Scout Reservation

September 10, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
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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May 2018

Learn and Practice: Chestnut Ridge Park

May 20, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Chestnut Ridge Park – Newton Entrance, 6317 Newton Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States
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$10

The day starts at 10:00 am 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 at Shelter #21, just inside the Newton Road entrance. 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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June 2018

Learn and Practice: Sardinia

June 9, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Sardinia County Forest, 11372 Genesee Rd.
East Concord, NY 14055 United States
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$10

The day starts at 10:00 am 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. 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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September 2018

Learn and Practice: Knox Farm

September 15, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052 United States
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$10

The day starts at 10:00 am 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 near the Milk House, by the main entrance parking lot off Route 16. 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 the white course in…

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May 2019

Chestnut Ridge Learn & Practice

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chestnut Ridge Park – Newton Entrance, 6317 Newton Rd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States

The day starts at 10:00 am 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 at Shelter #21, just inside the Newton Road entrance. 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 the white course in the regular meet that…

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June 2019

Sprague Brook Learn & Practice

June 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sprague Brook Park, 9674 Foote Rd
Glenwood, NY 14069 United States

The day starts at 10:00 am 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. Meet at the Warming Shed. 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 the white course in the regular meet that follows.

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September 2019

Knox Farm Learn & Practice

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road
East Aurora, NY 14052 United States

The day starts at 10:00 am 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 near the Milk House, by the main entrance parking lot off Route 16. 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 the white course in…

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July 2021

Chestnut Ridge Learn and Practice

July 17, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States
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Free – $5

The Buffalo Orienteering Club usually holds its Learn & Practice sessions in conjunction with our meets, but that has not been possible while our meets have been solo events. We are offering a special Learn & Practice session at Chestnut Ridge Park on July 17, 2021. This event is full and registration is closed. Please note: To ensure that everyone has the best learning experience possible this event will be limited to 50 participants. Details Procedures: When you arrive, volunteers…

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August 2021

Chestnut Ridge Learn and Practice

August 22, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127 United States
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Free – $5

We are offering a special Learn & Practice session at Chestnut Ridge Park on July 17, 2021. Please note: To ensure that everyone has the best learning experience possible this event will be limited and registration will close when the limit has been reached. Details Procedures: When you arrive, volunteers will check your name on the list and assign you to a group for the instruction at the Learn part of the event. Instruction will begin at 10:00. After the…

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  • Information specific to an event can be obtained by contacting the Event Director.
  • On-line registration is required for all events.
  • For safety reasons, it is suggested that all participants carry a whistle.
  • For forest events it is suggested that leg coverings be worn.
  • Entry fees are $5 for members of any orienteering club. Non-members are always welcome and pay $10. Some special events may charge more.
  • When registering for an event, members utilize a coupon code to get the member rate. At the beginning of the season this code is emailed to all members of BFLO and ROC. Members of other clubs should contact the event director for the code.
  • Juniors, those from 12-20 years of age, pay the member rate.
  • Children, from 0-11 years of age, do not have to pay a fee but they must be registered and their waiver must be signed by a parent. The coupon code to eliminate the fee will be noted in the online registration form.
  • Adult supervised groups of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts pay the member rate.
  • A limited number of compasses are available to borrow with advance notice.
  • Groups are welcome. A “group” is defined as 2 or more people who start together, stay together, finish together, and receive one score. Indicate you are participating in a group as you register. It is recommended that groups not exceed 4 people. If your group has more than 4 people in it, please contact the Event Director before registering. All members of a group must register and pay the appropriate fee.
  • Events are held rain or shine. Entry fees are not refundable.
  • Some events have an instructional component. At events without formal instruction, there will be someone to provide a briefing for newcomers.
  • WAIVER POLICY: All participants must sign a waiver as a part of the online registration process. Parents must sign for their minor children.