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Cherry Blossom Challenge May 6th

First meet of the season

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R
F O L L O W on M E E T U P
Spring is in bloom so it's time for the Cherry Blossom Challenge, the first meet of the season!  Registration is located at the Buffalo History Museum on Nottingham Terrace near Elmwood Ave starting at 11:00 am.  There is one 2.8 km course for participants of any level.  The registration fee is  $10 ($5 for members) and $5 for every additional group member under 11 years old. If you need instruction just ask as you register. Online registration is encouraged to  guarantee yourself a map and is available here. A limited number of maps will be available for day of event registration. The meet director is David Cady, who can be contacted by email or phone at (716) 837-3737. After the event you are welcome to stay in the park for Buffalo's 4th annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

Orienteering Meets


Chestnut Ridge Learn and Practice

Saturday, May 20th
Registration at Shelter #21 right inside the Newton Rd. entrance at 10:00 am. A 60 minute training event. $10 registration fee which also allows you to participate in the meet that follows.  Email the Meet Director Linc Blaisdell, or call him at (716) 479-9431 with questions.
 

Chestnut Ridge Orienteering Meet

Saturday, May 20th
Registration 10:30 - 11:45 am  at Shelter #21 right inside the Newton Rd. entrance. Start times from 11:00 until noon.  Three courses available.  $10 registration fee ($5 for members). Email the Meet Director Henry Davis, or call him at (716) 868-3593 with questions.
 

Knox Farm Learn & Practice

Saturday, June 3rd
Registration in the Milking Parlor at 10:00 am. A 60 minute training event. $10 registration fee which also allows you to participate in the meet that follows.  Email the Meet Director Linc Blaisdell, or call him at (716) 479-9431 with questions.


Knox Farm Orienteering Meet

Saturday, June 3rd
Registration from 10:30 - 11:45 am  in the Milking Parlor.   Start times from 11:00 until 11:45 am.  Three courses available.  $10 registration fee ($5 for members). Email the Meet Director Dave Cady with questions.
 

Sprague Brook Orienteering Meet

Saturday, June 24th
Registration 10:30 - 11:45 am at Shelter #7. Start times from 11:00 until noon.  Four courses available.  $10 registration fee ($5 for members). Meet director: Rod Cameron.
 

Ellicottville Adventure Run

Saturday, August 26th
A mini-Rogaine style event with a 3 hour course starting at 1:00 pm and a 6 hour event starting at 11:00 am. Event headquarters will be a the CCC Camp Seneca on Hungry Hollow Rd.  More details about registering as the event gets closer.  Meet director: Jackie Novkov.

 

Schoellkopf Learn and Practice

Sunday, September 10th
Registration at 10:00 am. A 60 minute training event. $10 registration fee which also allows you to participate in the meet that follows. Email the meet director, Rob Reeves with questions.
 

Schoellkopf Orienteering Meet

Sunday, September 10th
A sprint course followed by a choice of three courses. Registration from 10:00 am until 10:45 am with starting times from 10:30 am until noon. Meet director: Phil Wolfling.
 

Emery Park Wander

Saturday, September 30th
A two mile beginner course and training starting at 11:00 am. Online registration here. Meet director: Rob Reeves.
 

Emery Park Score-O

Saturday, September 30th
A 180 minute Score-O with registration from 11:00-11:45 am and a starting time of noon.
 

Sardinia Score-O

Saturday, October 21st
A 180 minute Score-O with registration from 11:00-11:45 am and a starting time of noon. Meet director: Phil Wolfling.



 

Map Hikes

Map hikes will be available soon for six area parks.
 

Parks

Chestnut Ridge
Emery Park
Hunters Creek
Sardinia County Forest
Sprague Brook Park
Knox Farm State Park
 

Purchase

Buy maps from Hyatts stores or Gear for Adventure.
 

Guided Map Hikes

Every Thursday in July at 6:00 pm.  Meet at the Casino in Chestnut Ridge and hike with an experienced orienteer learning how to find the controls on the Chestnut Ridge Map Hike map. 
 

Trail Runs

Knox Farm 5 Mile Trail Run, Thursday, May 11th, 6:30 pm

Knox Farm 5K and 10K Trail Run, Thursday, June 15th, 6:30 pm

Chestnut Ridge 5 Mile Trail Run, Thursday, July 13th, 6:30 pm

 
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