In addition to being a festive weekend for everyone, the Orienteering, for the win! event will determine the United States Intercollegiate Orienteering Championships. This event is the premier annual event for our junior orienteers, and we are promising fun races in challenging and scenic terrain!
The Intercollegiate Championships are an individual, point-to-point, two-day competition for eligible college student-athletes. Student-athletes compete for individual awards and may compete on teams for team awards. Championship Day 1 will take place at Fort Ebey State Park on April 21, 2012, and Championship Day 2 will take place at Lord Hill Regional Park on April 22, 2012. Read below for eligibility requirements, competition classes, and scoring.
Eligible student-athletes must:
The Intercollegiate Championships consist of four individual competitions, two school team competitions, and one club team competition. The competition structures are as follows:
Intercollegiate Varsity Males (running on the Red course)
Intercollegiate Varsity Females (running on the Green course)
Intercollegiate Junior Varsity Males (running on the Orange course)
Intercollegiate Junior Varsity Females (running on the Orange course)
An Intercollegiate School Varsity Team shall consist of three to five Varsity competitors, made up of any combination of men and women, who attend school on the same campus.
An Intercollegiate School Junior Varsity Team shall consist of three to five Junior Varsity competitors, made up of any combination of men and women, who attend school on the same campus.
An Intercollegiate Club Varsity Team shall consist of three to five Varsity competitors, made up of any combination of men and women, who are all primary members of the same Orienteering USA club.
The winning individuals and teams are determined by the lowest combined total time from the following two races: Championship Day 1 at Fort Ebey State Park and Championship Day 2 at Lord Hill Regional Park. The Sprint Relay at Fort Casey State Park does not contribute to the scoring.
A winning individual will have the lowest two-race combined time.
A winning team will have the lowest two-race combined time, determined by adding the lowest three times from eligible team members for each race.
The top three individuals and top three teams in each competition will receive awards.