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Items of interest to New England orienteers

Nine American university students are representing the US at the World University Orienteering Championship in Hungary this summer. (View the roster.)

To help offset the cost, we're selling magnets to put on your cars showing your support of USA orienteering (size is 8" x 3").


Since they're magnets, you can put them on or remove them as you want. You can use them here in MA, and bring them to put on a rental car whenever you travel for orienteering. We're selling them for $10 each. If you're interested, please contact me, Isabel Bryant.

by Aims Coney

At the biannual US Ski-Orienteering Championship held the weekend of March 10-12 in Presque Isle, Maine, NEOC scored more points than any other club and brought home the coveted Perm Cup for the first time. Led by Tom Jahn in M80 and NEOC founder Hans Bengtsson in M70, the Trolls edged CSU and other powerhouse teams on a weekend when the snow was fast and sugary in northern Maine but everywhere else in New England was bare.

218Congratulations to the top-ranked trail orienteers who will represent the U.S. at this year's World Trail Orienteering Championships (WTOC). The WTOC will take place in Sweden from August 22-28, 2016.

Mika Latva-Kokko is a longtime NEOC member, dedicated meet director, and past member of NEOC's Board of Directors.

Paralympic Class

  • David Irving (SDO)
  • Daniel Heimgartner (QOC)

Open Class

  • Sharon Crawford (RMOC)
  • Clare Durand (LAOC)
  • Mika Latva-Kokko (NEOC)
  • Alternate: Richard Y. Ebright (DVOA)


There will be mid-week training sessions in Western Mass. beginning Thursday, April 7.
For information, contact Phil Bricker.

The four clubs of New England (NEOC, CSU, UNO, WCOC)  challenge you to expand your local bubble, and bring your club spirit and camaraderie to a regional set of races this season.

There are four Challenge races. The best three will count toward your New England ranking.
See the details here.


  • 4/10/16 NEOC: Cemetery Hill, Northampton MA
  • 5/15/16 WCOC: Sessions Woods, Burlington CT
  • 6/19/16 UNO: Harris Center, Hancock NH
  • 11/6/16 CSU: Long Pond, Medford MA


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