2019 Ottawa O-Fest

July 20, 21 with our popular chase start

This year Orienteering Ottawa will be partnering with the Ramblers and Azumet clubs to offer 9 days of orienteering in the Ottawa/Montreal/Laurentian areas culminating with the Canadian Orienteering Championships.  Full information  can be found at http://coc2019.ca.


Sat. July 20 Middle event,  Orléans, ON

Sun. July 21 Long Chase Larose Forest, ON  

Mon., July 22, High Performance Fundraiser Fun Relay  Larose Forest, ON

From there we travel to Laval and the Laurentians for more fun events and the Canadian Championships July 26 - 28

Registration is  open  through the COC2019.ca page on Zone 4.  Fees increase June 16 so sign up now!

Orienteering Ottawa has lots of other events throughout the year as well. Check out our schedule here.

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Have you photos you would like to share.  Send a link or send the photos to web@ottawaoc.ca and links will be shared in the next couple of weeks (maybe not until after the COC's).


Start lists for tomorrow's Chase start for the long - Here they are

Results from today's heat race are now available  -Here they are.  

Be sure to upload or draw your route to RouteGadget, a website that allows you to compare your times and routes to other competitors!  For instructions on how it works, or just a refresher, click here.  For today's RouteGadget, check out this link.

**Note that RouteGadget is set up "By Course" so you can compare the route choices of anyone who ran the same course regardless of Class.**



The OFest team has lots of information for you.  For more details about the events see the event bulletin - a many page pdf with directions, rules, waiver links, course lengths, mapper notes and much more.

For start lists for the OFest middle see the pdf of all starts that are assigned now.


Registration is now closed although entries will be taken onsite for Open categories 1 & 3.  

Directions to the events can be found on this map.


Still time to signup for this year's O-Fest.  Courses for all on entirely new maps.  Registration deadline Saturday, July 6.


Are you joining us on July 20-21?  Were you here for last year's event?  We still have some articles that were left behind last year.  Perhaps you've been looking for something.  Please check our lost&found page  - maybe we have it.  If so we'd love to get it back home.


Early Bird registration fees end on March 30, so now is the time to sign up!


Shirt Design

If you haven't ordered one on your initial order, contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quickly to get your order in. 

The O-Fest 150 souvenir race shirts are available in sizes from XS to XL, both men’s and women’s.  The shirts are 100% polyester jersey, no bleed fabric, moisture wicking and breathable with flatlock seams and no tags, for more comfort.  They are two coloured, with 3 colours of print. At $30 each they make a great way to remember the Canada 150 Orienteering Festival!

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