September 2018

Team USA Brings Home BK and FC Cups from NAOC 2018

As many of you know, the North American Orienteering Championships recently took place in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. As part of the competition, elite junior and senior athletes from USA and Canada competed for the prestigious Bjorn Kjellstrom Cup (BK Cup; seniors) and Future Champions Cup (FC Cup; juniors).

2018 ARDF Team USA at World Championships

ARDF Team USA Scores Gold, Bronze, and Best-Ever World Championship Results in Korea

SOKCHO, South Korea – September 8, 2018

2018 Silva Award Winners, Greg and Kathleen Lennon

The Board of Directors of the Quantico Orienteering Club nominated Greg and Kathleen Lennon for the 2018 Silva Award. We are recognizing this dynamic duo as a couple, because they have individually and jointly devoted their time, talents, and energy to promote and support the sport of Orienteering at both the national and local levels for many years.

2018 President's Award Recipients

ANDREA SCHNEIDER (MNOC)

Andrea is being recognized for her work with the U.S. Junior Teams and National Junior Program (NJP). Earlier this year, she was officially appointed Junior Team Administrator.  Andrea is the bookkeeper for the Junior program and keeps a close eye on their finances. The Board appreciates all of the work she does to help keep the Junior finances straight. Andrea has also led NJP fundraising efforts at numerous national events, mostly through the ubiquitous Junior Team sandwich sales.

2018 Golden Service Award Recipients

BLAIK MATTHEWS (FLO)

Blaik has been a member of FLO for the past six years and on the FLO Board of Directors since 2014. He was instrumental in hurling FLO into the 21st century with his technical knowledge of computer hardware and software relative to electronic timing and participant tracking within the realm of orienteering. Blaik has devoted countless hours developing one-of-a-kind equipment and software for use by FLO and, more importantly, JROTC competitions throughout the Southeastern U.S. involving several of their designated ‘Areas’.