Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia

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Orienteering In 2017

OANS is now using electronic punching for our events. If you do not have your own SI-Card, you will need to rent one at a cost of $3/event. Also, please remember to pre-register for the events.

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Ashley Harding
President, OANS


News

Storm The Mountain Challenge--Snowshoe Orienteering!! Feb 3rd ( Posted Thu December 7 )

Registration opens today!!! The first 10 teams to register will have a special surprise after the event!! Storm The Mountain Adventure Challenge (SMAC) February 3rd, Wentworth Valley...Registration at the Community Rec Center. Well, the teams have been out scouring the lovely hardwood hills for scenic locations to place controls for the Fourth Annual SMAC! This is a snowshoe cross-country event based on the sport of Orienteering. Participants will travel in teams of two or more to find as many beautiful spots that they can on a very detailed map using their wits and sometimes, a compass. There is a 4 hour and 8 hour option with recreational and competitive options. The first 10 teams to register will have a special surprise! Get out there and help Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue raise funds for a new Command Garage while having a blast in the snow!! Meal included with prizes for top three finishing teams in each category! Visit: https://www.stormthemountain.ca/ Registration opens today!!

2017 NSOS Update ( Posted Wed November 29 )

The following are the NSOS scores updated following the Hemlock Ravine Redux. These scores include the competitors' Best 3 of 5 eligible scores (including up to one staff event).

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2017 Four Seasons Chase - November Event - Cancellation ( Posted Fri November 17 )

Due to a death in the family, the organizing staff has been forced to cancel the November event of the Four Seasons Chase.

Ashley

Hemlock Ravine Redux Results ( Posted Tue November 14 )

A Great Turnout On New Map

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Hall O Ween Results ( Posted Sat October 28 )

21 souls braved the woods tonight in an effort to make it safely to the finish without having their control cards "vamped". Screams, laughter, footsteps, and rattling chains could be heard in the otherwise silent woods of Centreville Community Park. All returned... some slogging water, others carrying headless pumpkin people. Thanks to all for attending, and to Pam, Ed and Zach for picking up controls. Results follow.

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2017 NSOS update ( Posted Tue October 17 )

The following are the NSOS scores updated following the 2017 Bluenose Classic Middle & Long Distance events. These scores include the competitors' Best 3 of 4 eligible scores (including up to one staff event).

*Some corrections have also been made to scores on Open categories from Dick James event and are reflected in the totals.

- Emily

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Bluenose Classic LONG distance Results ( Posted Mon October 16 )

Following are the results for the Bluenose Classic Long Distance event that saw 34 participants compete on 8 Canada Cup courses. For split times please see the OANS Facebook. Thank you to all the officials and volunteers for helping put on this event!

-Emily

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