April 6, 2017

April 8 meet invitation - Simplot fields and school grounds in Columbia Village East Boise

Dear Orienteering Enthusiasts,

Due to emergency closure of the Greenbelt and sections of numerous parks we are moving our Saturday meet to Simplot fields and school grounds in Columbia Village, East Boise.

Simplot fields map was used on a number of occasions for our local meets. Shine or rain we will have our meet center open near Columbia Village recreation center on E Lake Forrest Dr. We will use our electronic punch system so bring your SI stick if you have one or rent at nominal cost during the meet. Results will be printed right at the finish line.

It may be chilly, windy, and lightly raining so dress accordingly.

Who: Orienteers of all ages, novice to advanced.

When: Saturday April 8. Courses will be open for starts from 11am until 1pm. Courses close at 2pm. You may arrive within this window to try a course, as participants start separately a few minutes apart.

Meet Center location and directions: Center located 
near Columbia Village recreation center on E Lake Forrest Dr, East Boise.
Format: Classic. Three courses: advanced, intermediate, and beginner. 
Cost:  $10 per person/team, $5 for a single junior, free to CTOC members (more info here), $2 to rent SI punch stick, $1 to rent a compass.
You may want to bring: a SI punch stick if you have one, a watch, a compass, a snack, and a cell phone. SI sticks and compasses will be available for rent during the day.
Sergey Velichko
P.S. Updated Esther Simplot/Veteran's/Willow/Quinn parks map and designed courses for this weekend will be used either in mid-summer or December this year.

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