2015 Orienteering Results

January 2015

GAOC: Georgia Navigator Cup two-day A-meet + Extreme-O

January 17-18, 2015 (Georgia Navigator Cup)
January 19, 2015 (Extreme-O)
Red Top Mountain State Park - Cartersville, GA

February 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Tranquility Day Use Area)
Meet Director: Daniel Bond
Course Design: Daniel Bond
Course Setting: Daniel Bond, Joey Ciza
Registration: Anne Mathews
Instruction: James Pilman
Publicity: Alina Bray
Control Pickup: Anne Mathews, James Pilman, Paul Pilman, Rick Green, Joey Ciza

Weather: overcast, cool start with some sprinkles and a little breezy. Temp in the 40 but warmed to 60.

March 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Double Oak Lake Area)
Meet Director: Doug Wright
Course Design: Doug Wright
Course Setting: Doug Wright
Registration: Joey Ciza, Anne Mathews
Instruction: John Garrett, James Pilman
Publicity: Alina Bray
Control Pickup: Doug Wright, Brian Wright, Joey Ciza, James Pilman, Paul Pilman, Rick & Robert Green, Alina Bray

Weather: rained Friday, temperature in the 60's all day, overcast and damp

April 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Fishing Lakes Area)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Joey Ciza, Doug Wright
Instruction: John Garrett
Publicity: Alina Bray
Control Pickup: Alina Bray, Sumner family, Tara Hemmingsen

Weather: Rained Friday, temperature in the 60's all day, overcast and damp with a shower around noon. Woods have really greened up and visibility dropped from winter.

May 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Wind Creek State Park (North Picnic Area)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Joey Ciza, Anne Mathews
Beginner Instruction: James Pilman
Publicity: Alina Bray
Food: James Pilman, Anne Mathews, Richard Bray, Joey Ciza, others(?)
Control Pickup: Doug Wright, Brian Wright, Paul Pilman, Joey Ciza, Alina Bray, Troop 924

Weather: Temperature 80 degrees, overcast and humid. Woods have really greened up and visibility dropped from winter, but the logged areas had been sprayed and some control burns had been done.

Thank you to Anne Mathews for having the VOC at the lake house for the weekend. Great to have some visitors join us from GAOC and Bay Area Orienteering Club. Hope everyone has a great summer and looking forward to the Fall when we start back.

September 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Fishing Lakes Area)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Joey Ciza, Anne Mathews
Beginner Instruction: James Pilman
Control Pickup: James Pilman, Anne Mathews, Paul Pilman, Joey Ciza, Doug Wright, Lee Sumner and family

Weather: Temperature 95 degrees, sunny and humid. Very dry, no water in streams, some leaves dropping due to dry conditions.

A good start to a new orienteering season.

October 2015

VOC: Local Meet

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Tranquility Day Use Area)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Joey Ciza, Anne Mathews
Beginner Instruction: James Pilman
Control Pickup: Doug Wright, James Pilman, Anne Mathews, Alina Bray, Cindy Lauderback, Daniel Bond

Weather: Temperature 75 degrees, sunny. Very dry, no water in streams, leaves dropping due to dry conditions.

November 2015

VOC: Southeastern Bubba Goat

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Wind Creek State Park (Beach)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Anne Mathews
Food: James Pilman (12 gallons of chili), Joey Ciza (1 gallon of homemade ice cream), Bubba Cola (yes, this is a real brand of cola)
Control Pickup: Suzanne Sumner, Joshua Sumner, Daniel Bond, Anne Ledbetter, Steve Houghton, Brian Wright

Weather: temperature started out around 40 degrees on Saturday morning and climbed into the mid 60ís with a sunny sky making for great weather.

Bubba Goat is a special event passed around annually between the five orienteering clubs of the South: BOK, COK, FLO, GAOC and VOC.

VOC normally hosts the event on years divisible by 5 (2005, 2010, 2015, etc). Look for the Bubba Goat at the VOC again in 2020.

Bubba Goat rules are at the discretion of the meet director.

2015 Rules:

December 2015

VOC / JROTC Orienteering Training Camp XVI

December 4–6, 2015
Camp McDowell - Nauvoo, AL
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Joey Ciza, Anne Mathews
Start: James Pilman, Paul Pilman
Finish: Daniel Bond
Instruction:
Beginner – Major Danny Odom
Intermediate – Anne Mathews, James Pilman
Advanced – Joey Ciza

Weather: temperature cool start in upper 30's in the morning with 60's and sunny at mid-day

Our annual JROTC orienteering training camp was held at Camp McDowell (between Jasper and Double Springs, AL). It is a beautiful place to orienteer with some nice fields, and great canyons adjacent to the Bankhead National Forest and just south of the Sipsey Wilderness Area.

This was our 16th year for the camp and the 11th year at Camp McDowell. A total of 186 cadets competed on all the courses.

VOC: NJROTC Area 8 Orienteering Championship & VOC Local Meet

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Oak Mountain State Park (Double Oak Lake Area)
Meet Director: Joey Ciza
Course Design: Joey Ciza
Course Setting: Joey Ciza
Registration: Anne Mathews
Start Crew: James Pilman, Paul Pilman
Finish Crew: Daniel Bond, Dave Peebles
Control Pickup: Joey Ciza, James Pilman, Daniel Bond, Paul Pilman, Rick Green, Paul Green

Weather: temperature started out around 30 degrees on Saturday morning and climbed to about 50 degrees

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