Awards

2012 Silva Award Winner, Valerie Meyer

Valerie Meyer is the undisputed expert for electronic scoring in the United States. Her knowledge of the SportIdent scoring system is unmatched.

2011 Orienteering USA Competitive Award Winners announced



Orienteering USA would like to announce the winners of the Inaugural Orienteering USA Competitive Awards. These awards are meant to recognize and reward outstanding competitive accomplishments by U.S. orienteers during 2011.

2011 Certificates of Recognition

The following Orienteering USA members received Certificates of Recognition, presented at the 2011 Annual General Meeting held near Rochester, New York:

2010 Team of the Year – Team USA Kjellstrom Cup Winners
Junior of the Year – Hannah Burgess
Comet of the Year – Ali Crocker
Orienteer of the Year – Samantha Saeger

Outgoing Board Members – Phil Martineau, Joanne Sankus, David Irving
Web Committee Members – Lisa Carr, Dan Felitsky, Mike Schuh, Greg Lennon, Janet Tryson, Pat Dunlavey
Outgoing Junior Team Coach – Jeff Saeger

2011 Golden Troll Award recipients

Ruth Bromer (BOK)

Ruth has been the hard-working and accommodating registrar and treasurer for all of BOK's “A” meet, including five championships of various types, a WRE, and four additional “A” meets. She is currently working with CSU as a co-event consultant for the 2011 Individual Championships. She has worked to bring orienteering programs into local schools and trained Interscholastic teams. Ruth also works hard within her local club on youth programs like String O and making sure all courses are set at an appropriate level.

2011 President's Awards

The following Orienteering USA members were recognized by President Clare Durand at the 2011 Annual General Meeting, August 4, 2011 —

Dan Felitsky (QOC) put in countless hours of programming support and work as a member of the Orienteering USA website committee. His technical expertise was a huge asset to the project. Dan’s contributions were integral to the development of the site and the successful launch of the final product.

2011 Silva Award Winner Eric Weyman

Eric Weyman, DVOA, winner of 2011 Silva AwardEric has been orienteering for over 30 years and is perhaps the most respected mapping and course consulting volunteer in the country. While his contributions are well known in certain circles, his understated approach makes him less visible than many on the national stage.

2011 Awards Presented at AGM - in brief

Orienteering USA executive director Glen Schorr announced the following awards presented at the 2011 Annual General Meeting in the Rochester area, New York. More details will be posted about the individual awards.

Orienteering USA Competitive Award Winners for 2010 announced!

Orienteering USA, in conjunction with sponsors AxisGear, Scarborough Orienteering, and Tech4o, a brand of Johnson Outdoors, would like to announce the winners of the Inaugural Orienteering USA Competitive Awards.

These awards are meant to recognize and reward outstanding competitive accomplishments by U.S. orienteers during 2010.

Mike Minium named 2010 Silva Award Winner

July 11, 2010

Many orienteering clubs owe their birth to an individual. Orienteering Cincinnati (OCIN) is no exception. The club was founded by a transplanted New Englander in 1984. While the founders tend to get all the credit, it is the individuals who work hard and believe in an idea who are most responsible for the continued success of a club. Were it not for one later recruit to the fledgling club, OCIN would not have lasted through the 90’s.

2010 President's Award Winners Announced

July 11, 2010--Orienteering USA President Clare Durand announced the winners of this year's President's Awards at the Annual General Meeting held in Spokane, Washington in June.

President's Awards are given at the discretion of the President of Orienteering USA, and may be awarded for any exceptional service that she deems worthy. Two individuals were awarded this year.
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