Georgia O-Fest 2018
Georgia Orienteering

Embargo Information

  • Hard Labor Creek State Park -- July 1, 2017
  • Mistletoe State Park -- April 1, 2017

Friday Jan. 12th -- Hard Labor Creek State Park

  • Sanctioned Middle Distance National race
  • Previous Hard Labor Creek map here.

Saturday Jan. 13th and Sunday Jan 14th -- Mistletoe State Park

  • Sanctioned Classic Distance National races
  • GNC awards for OUSA classes based on best 2 of 3 National Meet scores
  • SEIS awards for individuals and teams
  • Previous Mistletoe maps here and here

Navigator Cup Scoring

  • Daily score is based on winner receiving 1,000 points
  • Everyone else receives points based on formula (1,000 times winner's time divided by their time)
  • Overall awards based on the sum of the best 2 of 3 National meet scores

Monday Jan. 15th -- Mistletoe State Park

  • Mal Harding Extreme-O
  • Limited to 75 participants
  • Long (approx 10km) and short (approx 5km) courses offered
  • Great fun for 2- or 3-person teams, but may be done solo.
  • Patterned after a three-day military competition held in a member NATO country each year.
  • Different map styles - orienteering, USGS quad, aerial photos may be used.
  • Mud, water and rope bridges are traditional
  • Puzzles and mazes have been included too
  • Mandatory Extreme-O meeting to be held after Sunday awards

    Previous Extreme-O photos courtesy of our friends at Vulcan Orienteering from 2014, 2015, 2017

    More 2017 Extreme-O photos