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Need an SI-card (epunch)?

Wondering how to purchase an epunch, also known as an SI-card? Just use our Contact Us form, indicating what email address of yours we can send a PayPal invoice to, and which upcoming event you want to pick it up at.

The cost for the SI-8 epunch is $35 for QOC members and $40 for non-members. More information can be found on our Epunch information webpage.

Calling All Mid-Atlantic Juniors

The Orienteering USA Junior Executive Steering Committee is excited to announce the formation of a Mid-Atlantic Regional Junior Orienteering Team. The team is open to all junior orienteers (under 21) who are excited about the sport and are interested in getting better through training and racing, all while creating a group of friends from around the region.

Long Day's Night Registration Open Now

Head directly to QOC's Long Day's Night website to read all about this exciting series of 3 races, including the 2014 Night Orienteering Championships, a Middle distance A-meet event, and the 2014 UltraLong Orienteering Championships. These three A-meet races take place Nov. 14 - 16 in Oregon Ridge, Hemlock, and Fountainhead parks, respectively.

MTB Map Boards

Good map boards are very useful to adventure racers, MTB orienteers, and even riders on long excursions in the backcountry. The board used by the US Mountain Bike Orienteering Team is now available for sale through Orienteering USA's website.

For more information and to order one for yourself or as a gift, head to URL http://orienteeringusa.org/us-teams/mountain-bike/gear.

Fountainhead, Hemlock Overlook & Oregon Ridge Embargoed

QOC's bid to host an A-meet this November 14-16, including the 2014 Night Orienteering Championships, and, Ultralong Championships, has been approved by Orienteering USA.

Oregon Ridge Park (MD), Hemlock Overlook Regional Park (VA) and Fountainhead Regional Park (VA) are now embargoed in accordance with OUSA Competition rules.

To be specific, this means the following:

No organised orienteering of any kind may take place in the embargoed areas until after the A-meet.
No training sessions, i.e. running/races, testing route choices etc. are allowed in these areas.