Classes

Orienteering Classes - Women

Class (age at 31 Dec 2021) Technical Difficulty Winning Time - Sprint Winning Time - Middle Winning Time - Long
F-10
10-12 20-25 25-30
F-12
10-12 20-25 30-35
F-14
10-12 20-25 35-45
F-16*
10-12 20-25 40-50
F-18*
10-12 25-30 50-60
F-20
12-15 25-30 60-70
F-20 Elite**
12-15 25-30 60-70
F-21+ Elite***
12-15 30-35 70-80
F-21+
12-15 30-35 60-70
F35+
12-15 30-35 50-60
F40+
12-15 30-35 45-55
F45+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F50+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F55+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F60+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F65+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F70+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F75+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F80+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F85+
12-15 25-30 40-50
F90+
12-15 25-30 40-50
< p class="mb-0" >* F - 16 and F - 18 are eligible for North American Youth Orienteering Championships

** F-20 Elite are eligible for North American Junior Orienteering Championships and World Ranking; IOF ID required

*** F-21+ Elite are eligible for North American Orienteering Championships and World Ranking; IOF ID required

Women may compete in Men's classes

Juniors competing on the same course as the Elite runners can receive WRE points.

Create an account here to get an IOF ID

IOF Eventor


Orienteering Classes - Men

Class (age at 31 Dec 2021) Technical Difficulty Winning Time - Sprint Winning Time - Middle Winning Time - Long
M-10
10-12 20-25 25-30
M-12
10-12 20-25 30-35
M-14
10-12 20-25 35-45
M-16*
10-12 20-25 45-55
M-18*
10-12 25-30 55-65
M-20
12-15 30-35 70-80
M-20 Elite**
12-15 30-35 70-80
M-21+ Elite***
12-15 30-35 90-100
M-21+
12-15 30-35 70-80
M35+
12-15 30-35 65-75
M40+
12-15 30-35 60-70
M45+
12-15 25-30 55-65
M50+
12-15 25-30 50-60
M55+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M60+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M65+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M70+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M75+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M80+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M85+
12-15 25-30 45-55
M90+
12-15 25-30 45-55

* M-16 and M-18 are eligible for North American Youth Orienteering Championships

** M-20 Elite are eligible for North American Junior Orienteering Championships and World Ranking; IOF ID required

*** M-21+ Elite are eligible for North American Orienteering Championships and World Ranking; IOF ID required

Juniors competing on the same course as the Elite runners can receive WRE points.

Create an account here to get an IOF ID

IOF Eventor


Orienteering Classes - Recreational

Class Technical Difficulty Similar to
Recreational 1 White
M/F-10
Recreational 2 Yellow
M/F-14
Recreational 3 Orange Short
F-16
Recreational 4 Orange Long
M-16
Recreational 5 Beige
F75+ / M80+
Recreational 6 Brown
F55+ / M70+
Recreational 7 Green
F45+ / M60+
Recreational 8 Red
F35+/M50+

Recreational classes are non-competitive and not eligible for awards.

There will be no pre-assigned start times for recreational classes.

Orienteering Classes - Elite Relay

Class Technical Difficulty Recommended Winning Time (total)
NA National Youth Women's Team
75-85 minutes
NA National Youth Men's Team
75-85
NA National Junior Women's Team
95-105
NA National Junior Men's Team
100-110
NA National Senior Women's Team
105-135
NA National Senior Men's Team
105-135

NA National relay team members must be from the same Federation in order to be eligible for titles.

Women may compete in the Men's National Team relay.

All Junior Team members' Orienteering ages must be 20 or younger.

All Youth Team members' Orienteering ages must be 16 or younger.

Orienteering Classes - Club Relay

Class Technical Difficulty Recommended Winning Time (total)
Club 12+ points team
35-45 minutes
Open 12+ points team
35-45
Club 8+ points team
35-50
Open 8+ points team
35-50
Club 4+ points team
45-65
Open 4+ points team
45-65
Club Select team
65-85
Open Select team
65-85

Club relay team members must be members of the same club in order to be eligible for club prizes.

Club and Open teams compete based on points class, and can be mixed gender.

Club and Open teams are deemed to compete in all lesser points classes.

Relay teams must have 3 runners. Teams with less than 3 runners are not eligible for awards.

Relay teams must be declared by 8pm on July 22, 2023. The process for declaring teams will be posted on https://cal-o-fest.com in May.

Relay Points

Age Women Men
-12 / 75+ 7 5
-14 / 65+ 6 4
-16 / 55+ 5 3
-18 / 45+ 4 2
-20 / 35+ 3 1
21+ 2 0

World Rogaining Championships Classes

Class Abbreviation Description and Age on August 14, 2021
Women Open WO 2 or 3 women, no age restriction
Men Open MO 2 or 3 men, no age restriction
Mixed Open XO At least one man and one woman, no age restriction
Women Youth WY 2 or 3 women, all under 23
Men Youth MY 2 or 3 men, all under 23
Mixed Youth XY At least one man and one woman, all under 23
Women Veteran WV 2 or 3 women, all 40 or over
Men Veteran MV 2 or 3 men, all 40 or over
Mixed Veteran XV At least one man and one woman, all 40 or over
Women Super Veteran WSV 2 or 3 women, all 55 or over
Men Super Veteran MSV 2 or 3 men, all 55 or over
Mixed Super Veteran XSV At least one man and one woman, all 55 or over
Women Ultra Veteran WUV 2 or 3 women, all 65 or over
Men Ultra Veteran MUV 2 or 3 men, all 65 or over
Mixed Ultra Veteran XUV At least one man and one woman, all 65 or over

Any team that has a member under 14 years of age shall also have a member 18 years of age or older.

All participants under 18 must have permission from their legal guardian to take part in the competition

Teams are deemed to compete in every category for which they are eligible.


There will be a Volunteer- and Youth-oriented Fun Rogaine, 4-hours in duration.

It will start at 2 pm and finish at 6 pm on July 29, 2023.

It will use the same Start, Finish and Map as the World Rogaining Championships.

If you volunteer at the World Rogaining Championships for more than 4 hours, you will receive a significant discount for the Fun Rogaine.

The Fun Rogaine can be used towards the CORONA award.

There will be modest, fun awards for the top three teams in each class.

Fun Rogaine Classes

Class Abbreviation Description and Age on July 29, 2023
Women Open WA 2 or 3 women, Any age
Men Open MA 2 or 3 men, Any age
Mixed Open XA At least 1 man and 1 woman, Any age
Women Junior WJ 2 or 3 women, all under 21 on July 29, 2023
Men Junior MJ 2 or 3 Men, all under 21 on July 29, 2023, 2021
Mixed Junior XJ At least 1 man and 1 woman, all under 21 on July 29, 2023
Women Masters WM 2 or 3 women, all 50 or over on July 29, 2023
Men Masters MM 2 or 3 men, all 50 or over on July 29, 2023
Mixed Masters XM At least 1 woman and 1 man, all 50 or over on July 29, 2023