Classes & Rules

Adult Competitive Classes
Adult classes (M/F21+ and older) will run courses as specified in the OUSA Class Structure (URL: http://orienteeringusa.org/rules#A11)


Interscholastic Competitive Classes
Class Description Thru Grade 
ISVM Varsity Male 12 
ISVF Varsity Female 12 
ISJVM Junior Varsity Male 12
ISJVF Junior Varsity Female 12
ISIM Intermediate Male 9 
ISIF Intermediate Female 9 
ISPM Primary Male 6
ISPF Primary Female 6

The ISPM and ISPF classes will run White courses.
The ISIM and ISIF classes will run Yellow courses.
The ISJVM and ISJVF classes will run Orange courses.

Since this event is the Junior Team Trials in addition to the Junior Nationals, the ISVF class will run the same course as the ICVF class, which will be intermediate between a Brown and Green course. This variation from normal practice will permit athletes competing in both the Interscholastics and Intercollegiates to participate in the Junior Team Trials.

Similarly, the ISVM class will run the same course as the ICVM class, intermediate between Green and Red.

Interscholastic Teams
Varsity teams consist of 3 to 5 students competing in the ISVM and/or ISVF classes.
Junior varsity teams consist of 3 to 5 students competing in the ISJVM and/or ISJVF classes.
Intermediate teams consist of 3 to 5 students competing in the ISIM and/or ISIF classes.
Primary teams consist of 3 to 5 students competing in the ISPM and/or ISPF classes.
See the eligibility rules (URL: http://orienteeringusa.org/rules#A36) (A36.2.2) for the makeup of SCHOOL, CLUB, AND JROTC teams.

This event will also serve as the Air Force JROTC national championships. All rules applicable to other JROTC teams and individuals will apply equally to AFJROTC entrants, with the AFJROTC championships being decided based on a scoring list including just the subset of AFJROTC entrants.

Intercollegiate Classes
Class Description
ICVM Varsity Male
ICVF Varsity Female
ICJVM Junior Varsity Male
ICJVF Junior Varsity Female

The ICJVM and ICJVF classes will run Orange courses.
The ICVF class will run the same courses as the ISVF class, which will be intermediate between Brown and Green.
The ICVM class will run the same courses as the ISVM class, which will be intermediate between Green and Red.

See the eligibility rules (URL: http://orienteeringusa.org/rules#A35) (A35.2.2) for makeup of Intercollegiate Teams.


Rules/Procedures for Interscholastic/Intercollegiate Teams
Teams must be able to prove their eligibility as required by the OUSA Rules of Competition (URL:http://orienteeringusa.org/rules#A12).
Team members are permitted to compete for one team only.
Once team members are registered, coaches should contact the registrar with their teams rosters.
Coaches should convey their final team rosters to the registrar no later than 9pm, Friday, April 12, 2019.
Coaches should confirm team members at registration packet pick-up.