Organizer: Joseph Burkhead (Event Director)

The Southern Michigan Orienteering Club (SMOC) and Amateur Radio Clubs across southeastern Michigan invite you to attend the 2024 USA Radio Orienteering Championships held in the Chelsea, Michigan area this October.

USA Radio-O Champs and IARU Region 2 Champs! Whether you're brand new to radio-O or an elite competitor, we welcome all orienteers to the great state of Michigan for supreme fall color racing in some of the finest SMOC venues known to mankind!

No excuses for not coming because there will be a training camp 5-6 Oct and practice days 8-9 Oct to help anyone who is either new or wants to improve skills! We will also have some equipment to rent for those that need it as long as you pre-arrange, so that's not an excuse either!

Competition days will be 10-13 Oct 2024 to include the following race formats:
- Radio Sprint
- Foxoring (Fox-O)
- 144 MHz Classic
- 3.5 MHz Classic
- Search & Rescue (SAR) Team Exhibition

We also have some exciting tourism/cultural outings, a Sat evening awards banquet, and other activities planned. Cider and donuts will definitely be part of the plan!

This event will serve as both the ARRL's USA Radio-O Champs, as well as the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 (North/Central/South America) Championship! We welcome international competitors to compete!
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