The New England Orienteering Club
NEOC: Horn Pond (Woburn, MA)
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Sunday, August 27, 2023, 11:00am - 01:00pm
Horn Pond
Woburn, MA
Map Scale:
Contour Interval:
11:00 A.M.—1:00 P.M.
Staggered Starts:
11:00 A.M.—1:00 P.M.
Courses Close:
2:00 P.M.
White, Yellow, Score-O
The parking lot fills up on good days. There is more parking all along Arlington Road beside the pond and in a parking lot across Arlington Road.
Meet Director:
Joanne Sankus
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Be sure you start your course soon enough to finish by the 2PM course closing time!


  • Two score-O courses: 45-minute and 75-minute time limits; overtime penalty: 3 points/min.
  • No Mass-start. Individual, e-punch Starts.



  • Members Orienteer Free
  • Non-members:$10 adult, $5 juniors (7-21 yrs), < 7 free. Family max of $25.
  • Groups: Fee: $20 plus $2 per person. See group information below. 
  • Parking Fees: Free at this event. 
  • SI rental ($5)

Payment at event registration table (Paypal, GooglePay, ApplePay, Venmo and credit card accepted). Cash also accepted. 

On-site Registration and Payment

  • Members with a club-registered SI timing device proceed to the computer table to select a course and register. No phone needed. NEW!  If your SI device is not registered, then register on-site with a smart phone or volunteer. 
  • Members who want to use QR code for timing: Go to registration table to scan registration QR code and to get a map. 
  • Non-members: Register and pay at registration table.  You can use QR code timing (need smartphone), your own SI device, or rent or purchase SI device for timing. Bring a smart phone for registration & timing (if using QR codes). Volunteers can assist you with registering if you don't bring a smart phone. 

Timing Device and Compass

  • Time yourself by using a SI device or QR codes (with smartphone).
  • Bring your own compass. If you forgot one, check at the registration desk. 


  • Bring a whistle with you on the course. Grab one from the event Registration table if you don’t have one.
  • Scan the FINISH QR code (even if you didn’t find all the checkpoints or just decided to stop) or check in at the computer station so we know that you are off the course. 

Water and Food 

  • Bring your own water to the event and carry it on the course, if needed.


  • Groups must pre-register by Tuesday before the event by contacting the meet director.  Maps cannot be guaranteed for unregistered groups. 
  • Provide information on the anticipated number of participants and if you are bringing a bus or van to the event. Special parking requirements may be required by the venue. 
  • Loan of compasses and SI-devices are included with group rates. 
  • Group leaders should pick up maps at the registration table. 
  • All group participants need to sign a waiver (either on-line at in-person registration or in advance). 
Horn Pond
85 Lake Avenue

Overflow parking on the east side of the pond, along Arlington Rd., and at the park on Arlington Rd. (just beyond Richardson Street).