Orienteering in Wisconsin

The Badger Orienteering Club is the main organization in Wisconsin for orienteering — a racing sport where competitors navigate through a landscape using a map and compass. The club hosts races, training sessions, and social events for orienteers of all skill levels, from beginners trying out the sport for the first time to veteran orienteers. Because it combines mental and physical skills, orienteering is a great way to experience the outdoors in a new way.

Fees & Membership

Information about the fees we charge for participating in events, and how to become a member of the club.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions about orienteering in general and the Badger club in particular.

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2014 Events

June 16 Picnic Point, Madison

June 30 Hoyt Park, Madison Beginner course. Perfect for your first time out!

July 14 Prairie Ridge, Verona

September 13 Monches County Park, Monches

October 4 Lapham Peak, Delafield, WI

October 25 Northern Kettle Moraine, Cat Maps, Greenbush, WI 3 hour Monster course with skipping controls allowed, $35. Controls must be taken in order, but you can skip any controls you wish. For example, you can go to 1, 2 and 3, but then skip 4 and 5, then do 6-16 and skip the remaining controls. You must be back within 3 hours or you will be disqualified.

December 6 Cat’s Meow, Greenbush, WI

2016 Events - Tentative Schedule

April 10, 2016 Cat’s Meow Greenbush, WI

April 24, 2016 Monches County Park, Monches, WI

October 1, 2016 Lapham Peak SP, Delafield, WI

December 4, 2016 Sunday, Cat’s Meow, Greenbush, WI