42nd Annual West Point National Ranking Event

Welcome to the 42nd Annual West Point NRE!

April 23rd and 24th, 2022.

*IMPORTANT* COVID-19 Risk Mitigation

Participants should be prepared to show proof of vaccination or negative test within 72 house of their visit to West Point.

This is contingent on community transmission levels.

Day 1: Sprint (West Point Campus) and a Middle (Black Rock Forest)

Day 2: Long (Black Rock Forest)

Both the Middle and Long will be in in the vicinity of Round Pond Recreation Area, near West Point, NY.

Registration

Registrar: Gregory Kies. Email: gregory.kies@westpoint.edu

Registration Timeline:

Registration is now Open!

EventRegister

UPDATE: Registration now closes on 17 APR 2022

See who's registered!

Late Fee:

Any registration on or after 18 April will result in a $5 late fee per race.

OUSA Discount: All races are subject to the OUSA member discount

Course Selection:

Please note that there will be no assigned start times for White/Yellow courses.

Registration Packets: Packet Information coming soon.

E-Punch: E-Punch rentals will be $5.

Cancellation/Refunds:

Full refunds will be made on cancellations received by 6AM EST, April 18, 2022. Refund requests received after 6AM EST, April 18, 2022, will be considered on an individual basis by the Meet Director. Any refunds allowed after 6AM EST, April 20, 2022 will be charged $10/competitor.

Pricing:

Recreational Courses: $10

Note: RECREATIONAL COURSE/NONCOMPETETIVE Courses:

White-Orange courses will be available as a recreational, course with a free start for both Saturday and Sunday (not including E-Punch Rental).


Sprint (Saturday):

Junior: $17 Adult: $32


Middle (Saturday):

Junior: $22 Adult: $42


Long (Sunday):

Junior: $22 Adult: $42

Late Fee: Any registration on or after 18 April will result in a $5 late fee per race.

OUSA Discount: All races are subject to the OUSA member discount

Payments:

Three forms of payment are available for this meet: PayPal, Credit/Debit, and Pay by Check. You will see these payment options and their details at the end of the registration process. Our PayPal account email is armywestpointorienteering@gmail.com. Please make checks payable to “Directorate of Cadet Activities”.


Schedule

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022: Black Rock Forest(Near Round Pond Recreational Area) to Trophy Point (West Point Campus)

Middle First Start: 9:00 AM

Middle Last Start: 10:30 AM

Sprint First Start: 3:00 PM

Sprint Last Start: TBD

Sunday, April 24th, 2022: Black Rock Forest (Near Round Pond Recreational Area, West Point, NY)

Long First Start: 9:00 AM

Long Last Start: TBD





Course Information

Note: All Course Distances are Tentative and Subject to change.


Competitive OUSA Classes by Course:

White: F-10, F-12 M-10, M-12, M/F-White, Grp-White

Yellow: F-14, M-14, F-Yellow, M Yellow, Grp Yellow

Orange: F-16, M-16, F-Orange, M-Orange

Brown: F-18, F55+, F60+, F65+, F70+, F75+, F80+, F85+, F90+, M65+, M70+, M75+, M80+, M85+, M90+, F-Brown, M-Brown

Orange: F-16, M-16, F-Orange, M-Orange

Green: F-18, F55+, F60+, F65+, F70+, F75+, F80+, F85+, F90+, M65+, M70+, M75+, M80+, M85+, M90+, F-Brown, M-Brown

Red: F-21+, M-20, M35+, M40+, M45+, M-Red

Blue: M-21+


Accommodations (Lodging and Travel)

Airports:

LaGuardia (LGA): ~60 miles, about 70-80 minute travel time depending on traffic (NYC traffic can be particularly bad so plan for worst case scenario)

Newark (EWR): ~70 miles, same travel time and same point

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK): ~70 miles, about 90 minutes, same point

Stewart (SWF): ~16 miles, 30 minutes

White Plains (HPN): ~50 miles, about 60 minutes


There is no official Event Hotel for the West Point NRE. All Lodging locations with the exception of the Bear Mountain Bridge Motel have Continental Breakfast.

Hotels In the Area:

  • America's Best Value Inn Central Valley - 139 NY-32, Central Valley, NY 10917

  • Fair bridge Inn and Suites - 17 Main St, Highland Falls, NY 10928

  • Bear Mountain Bridge Motel - 1041 US-9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 1092

  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites West Point - 1106 US-9W, Fort Montgomery, NY 10922

Nearby Attractions:

  • Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets (Woodbury, NY)

  • West Point Museum (Highland Falls, NY)

  • Bear Mountain State Park

  • Storm King Art Center (New Windsor, NY)

  • Anthony's Nose Hiking Trail



Parking Information

Note: Parking information is tentative. Shuttle to Start Information to follow Shortly.

Parking (both days):

Main parking will be located at Camp Buckner

coordinates: 41°21'17.0"N 74°03'08.9"W

Shuttles will be available both days to take competitors to and from both parking areas.

GPS Coordinates:

Victor Constant Ski Slope: 41.397640N, -73.984060W

Other

Alcoholic Beverages: Prohibited at any and all event sites.

Dogs: OUSA Rules prohibit animals from accompanying competitors on the course, with the exception of service animals.

Walk to Start: More information to follow on walk to start distances.

Restroom Facilities:

Note: Restroom Facility information is tentative.

Saturday Middle: Near Finish/Shuttle Dropoff

Saturday Sprint: Near Start, Baseball Field Bathroom Facility

Sunday Long: Near Finish/Shuttle Dropoff