About HVO

Hudson Valley Orienteering (HVO) was formed in 1983 and holds events in Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, and Union counties), Southern New York (Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, and Westchester counties), and New York City (Queens, and the Bronx). HVO is entirely run by volunteers.

Events are scheduled year round, but are concentrated in the Spring and Fall seasons. These include social events for our members in addition to regular meets which are open to all. Meets take place rain, snow, or shine.

Newcomers are welcome, and Beginner Instruction is provided at most meets.

Orienteering is a fun activity for kids and their families, groups, individuals, and is good training for adventure racers.

Local Meet Fees & Membership Info

Registration: each individual registration includes 1 map. Each group registration includes 2 maps.

HVO Member |
Non-Member
Individual Adult
$5
$10
Individual Junior (18 and under)
$4
$5
Family Maximum
$10
$20
Group (2 people)
$7
$12

Groups: The fee includes two maps. For each additional person, age 8 & over, the cost is an additional $2, regardless of age or membership. They will also receive their own map.
Additional maps: are available for $2 per map.

Electronic Punching:  most events utilize e-punch.  There is an additional charge of $2 to rent an electronic finger stick for individuals or groups that do not own a finger stick.  Charge for a lost e-stick is $40.
Compasses: a limited number of compasses are availabe to rent for $1 (and a refundable $10 deposit). Charge for a lost or broken compass is $10.
Membership: if you enjoy Orienteering, you might want to consider become a HVO Member .

Organizers

Ching-Hua Chen

President

Bob Bullions

Vice-President

Kseniya Popova

Board Member

Marketing Officer

Betsy Hawes

Board Member

Secretary

Geof Connor

Board Member

Craig Weber

Treasurer

Jeff Osborn

Board Member

Guy Olsen

Board Member