Stumble at Rocky Ridge PA

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November 6
Sunday

While this isn't a QOC event, we encourage QOC members to head to this years Stumble. It will be held at Rocky Ridge County Park (near York PA). In addition to a Mass Start event for the (advanced; Short or Long) Stumble courses, there will also be White, Yellow and Orange level courses.

This event normally requires pre-registration; we will post a link to any additional information closer to the event date, presumably based on what will be posted on either the DVOA or SVO websites.

Background Info: The Susquehanna Stumble is an annual Billygoat-inspired event with a couple of twists. The competitors run between most controls in normal sequential order, but occasionally enter a "window" where there are several controls which can be visited in ANY order. The Short Stumble is usually ~8km in length; the Long is usually ~15km. Usually the first ~20 finishers on either course receive that year's (prized!) commemorative towel.

RegistrationAdvance registration will be required. The date and time that registration will open will be posted here; usually, registration will open at 6pm on the Monday before the event.
Start TimesStart times will be by windows (to be defined for this event before registration opens).
ScheduleSunday, November 6
12:00 pmStumble:
Entry FeesIndividual Entries

Note: juniors = under 21

Club Member, adult Club Member, junior Non-Member, adult Non-Member, junior
$10 $5 $20 $5

Group Entries

Participants are welcome to orienteer together as a group (up to the maximum for that event; usually 4). Each member of a group is charged their individual rate as shown above, up to a group total of $30 (maximum), and each receives a map. A group receives one epunch. Individuals or groups desiring to compete on a second course after completing their first can do so for a reduced fee of $2/map subject to approval at the event by the Event Director.

Important Notes
  • If you wish to become a QOC member you should join online in advance via this webpage (which also explains the member benefits). Membership is completely optional.
  • Most of our events use an 'epunch' timing chip for electronic timing. Individuals or groups without their own epunch will be loaned one for that event. Loaned epunches that are lost incur a $40 replacement fee. Epunches (also known as SI-cards or finger sticks) can be purchased from online vendors as described here.
  • Former QOC members who have let their membership lapse pay non-member fees.
  • Compasses are available at no charge, but if lost incur a $15 replacement fee.
  • Please provide collateral (such as car keys) when borrowing a compass or epunch.
  • There is no planned, on-site beginner instruction, but beginners are encouraged to watch relevant videos such as this one created by QOC's instructional guru David Onkst