Easter Eggs Rogaine V – Orienteering at Camp Grier
April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm$40.00
Returning this year for its 5th installment, the Easter Eggs Rogaine orienteering race is our annual homage to the very first navigation race we ever produced, over the fence in our backyard that saw a dozen friends beta test a new and crazy idea that an orienteering club was worth building. Come celebrate WNC Orienteering Club’s birthday with us!
Join us Saturday, April 8, 2023 for the 5th annual Easter Eggs Rogaine at beautiful Camp Grier in Old Fort, NC.
CHECK-IN OPENS – 9:00 A.M.
MASS START – 10:00 A.M.
FINAL CUTOFF – 2:00 P.M.
What is a Rogaine? It is a race format featuring a mass start where competitors must accumulate as many points as possible in a specified amount of time… in this case, a maximum of 4 hours. Controls can be visited in any order, and are each assigned a variable point value. Points are automatically calculated by the timing software at the Finish. Once the time clock runs out, competitors who have not returned yet to the Finish are automatically penalized with a points deduction per minute they are late. Highest number of points is the winner.
You do not have to spend 4 hours out there, of course. You can finish whenever you’re either tired, done, or probably both.
This format requires as much strategy as it does strength and skill, so careful planning and time management is key.
Don’t be dissuaded, though… the format is suitable for orienteers of ALL SKILL LEVELS, as there are no DNFs (“did not finish”) assuming competitors find at least one control point. It is FAMILY FRIENDLY. Sorry, absolutely no pets are allowed at Camp Grier, as it’s a working farm.
We will be using SPORTident timing for this race. If you have your own finger stick, please bring it and use the appropriate discount code at checkout to get a $5 discount. Additional information below.
- Entry is $40 per competitor (includes one finger stick, electronic result, and one waterproof Rite-in-the-Rain paper course map )
Do you have your own SI-card, or “finger stick?”
Please use the coupon code HAVESTICK at checkout to take $5 off your order.
If you have multiple finger sticks, please use HAVE2STICKS, HAVE3STICKS, or HAVE4STICKS accordingly.
Waiver of Liability (initials required at checkout)
Waiver — In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the participant, intending to be legally bound and hereby waive or release any and all right and claims for damages or injuries that I may have against the Meet Director, Northline Navigation LLC, and all of their agents assisting with the activity, sponsors and their representatives and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during, or after the activity. I recognize, intend, and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees. I also authorize the use of photographs or videos that include my image for promotional, informational, or other reasons deemed to be in the best interest of the activity. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this race that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that my physical condition has been verified by a licensed Medical Doctor. By submitting this entry, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above waiver. [YOU MUST INITIAL THE REGISTRATION FORM TO CONFIRM ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONDITIONS.]