— ARDF Past Calendars —

Island Creative Time

ARDF: Amateur Radio Direction Finding.
BOK: Backwoods Orienteering Klub
CHCCS: Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
CNF: Carolina North Forest
CNF-W/CNF-Seawell: CNF-West. CNF entrance at Seawell Elementary School
CNF-E/CNF-Municipal: CNF-East. CNF at Municipal Drive entrance
IsCT: Island Creative Time
KLS/PRS: Kelly L Sears/Patrick R Sears
SMS: Smith Middle School
???: Placeholder dates - actual dates to be determined.

ARDF events are labeled as follows:

All CHCCS ARDF events are 80m classic unless noted otherwise.


2015-08-27 Start of US and Region II ARDF Champioships in Denver CO. Ends 08-30.
2015-10-24 Sat SMS Avatar Club ARDF

2016 Spring Semester

2016-03-24 Thu SMS Enrichment Club ARDF #1
2016-04-06 Wed Start of US ARDF Championships in Killeen TX. Ends 04-10, Sun.
2016-04-23 Sat SMS Spring ARDF demonstration, 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. At SMS.
2016-04-30 Sat CHCCS ARDF - Spring #1 - SMS. 9:00 AM, at CNF.
2016-05-28 Sat CHCCS ARDF - Spring #2 - first one for all middle schools. 9:00 AM, at CNF.
2016-05-30 Mon Memorial Day
2016-06-08 Wed Last day of school.
2016-06-11 Sat High School Graduation.

2016 Summer Break

2016-06-04 Mon 4th of July.
2016-08-29 Mon First day of school, grades 1-12.
2016-08-13 Sat All KLS & PRS ARDF activity put on hold for more than a month.
2016-08-14 Sat BOK ARDF at CNF. Directed by Joseph Huberman and Ruth Bromer.

2016 Fall Semester

2016-09-03 Sat Start of World ARDF Championships; Albena Bulgaria. Ends 09-09.
2016-09-05 Mon Labor Day.
2016-10-08 Sat CHCCS ARDF Fall #1. 9:00 AM, at CNF. Just an equipment test as Hurricane Matthew kept participants away.
2016-11-05 Sat CHCCS ARDF Fall #2. 11:00 AM, at CNF. Meet in Seawell Elementary School parking lot.
2016-11-09 Wed BOK Annual Planning Meeting. Proposed two BOK ARDF meets for 2017.
2016-11-11 Fri Veteran's Day (school holiday).
2016-11-23 Wed Start Thanksgiving school holiday.
2016-11-24 Thu Thanksgiving Day.
2016-12-03 Sat CHCCS ARDF Fall #3. 11:00 AM, at CNF. Meet in Seawell Elementary School parking lot.
2016-12-05 Mon ARDF presentation at Phillips Middle School, Chapel Hill, for the Google Hour of Code.
2016-12-10 Sat CHCCS ARDF Fall #4, Extra Event! 11:00 AM, at CNF. Meet in Seawell Elementary School parking lot.
2016-12-23 Fri Start of school winter break.

2017 Spring Semester

2017-01-03 Tue First day of school after winter break.
2017-01-16 Mon Marting Luther King school Holiday.
2017-03-27 Mon Start of school Spring Break holiday; ends 03-31 Fri.
2017-04-08 Sat CHCCS ARDF Spring #1, at CNF.
2017-04-14 Fri School Holiday.
2017-04-22 Sat CHCCS ARDF Spring #2, at CNF.
2017-05-06 Sat CHCCS ARDF Spring #3, at CNF.
2017-05-13 Sat BOK ARDF PRS/KLS Spring #1, at CNF.
2017-05-14 Sun Mother's Day.
2017-05-27 Sat CHCCS ARDF Spring #4 (extra event), at CNF (Municipal Drive entrance).
2017-05-29 Mon Memorial Day.
2017-06-03 Sat BOK ARDF PRS/KLS Spring #2, at CNF.
2017-06-09 Fri Last day of school.
2017-06-10 Sat High School Graduation.

2017 Summer Break

2017-07-24 to 07-28 BOK International ARDF Training and Competition - Asheboro, NC. See the BOK ardf page.
2017-07-31 to 08-06 USA and Region II 2017 ARDF Championships - Cincinnati, Ohio. See the ardfusa.com web page.

2017--2018 School Year

2017 Fall Semester

2017-08-20 Sun Start of ARDF R3 Championships. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
2017-08-28 Mon CHCCS first day of school.
2017-09-04 Mon Labor Day.
2017-09-04 Mon Start of ARDF R1 Championships. Druskininkai, Lithuania.
2017-09-17 Sun CHCCS ARDF Fall #1 - 80m classic. CNF-Seawell.
2017-10-01 Sun CHCCS ARDF Fall #2 - 80m classic. CNF-Municipal.
2017-10-08 Sun CHCCS ARDF Fall #3 - 80m classic. CNF-Municipal.
2017-10-22 Sun CHCCS ARDF Fall #4 - foxoring. CNF-Municipal.
2017-10-29 Sun BOK ARDF - 80m classic. CNF-Municipal.
2017-11-01 BOK annual meeting. Proposed 2018 spring and fall ARDF schedules.
2017-11-10 Veterans Day Holiday.
2017-11-22 Start of Thanksgiving Holiday (Nov 22-24).
2017-12-22 CHCCS start of Winter Break.

2018 Spring Semester

2018-01-02 Classes resume.
2018-01-15 Martin Luther King Holiday.
2018-02-17 Start of Illia Ivanko ARDF training camp. Ends 02-25, Sunday.
2018-02-19 CHCCS Holiday (President's Day).
2018-03-24 Sat CHCCS start of Spring Break.
2018-03-25 Sun CHCCS ARDF Spring #1. Short 80m classic, CNF-Seawell.
2018-04-02 Mon Holiday.
2018-04-03 Tue Classes resume.
2018-04-15 Sun CHCCS ARDF Spring #2. 80m classic, CNF-Municipal.
2018-04-21 Sat BOK ARDF, sprint in the morning and 80m classic in the afternoon, Birkhead Wilderness near Asheboro NC. Directors: Joseph Huberman and Ruth Bromer.
2018-04-29 Sun CHCCS ARDF Spring #3. Sprint and newcomer foxoring. Meet at Chapel Hill HS. Course in CNF-Seawell and adjacent schools - Seawell Elementary, Smith Middle, Chapel Hill High.
2018-05-13 Sun Happy Mother's Day ☺
2018-05-13 Sun CHCCS ARDF Spring #4. 2m classic, CNF-Municipal.
2018-05-27 Sun BOK ARDF. 80m classic. Umstead South. Directors: Patrick & Kelly Sears.
2018-05-28 Mon Memorial Day.
2018-06-08 Fri CHCCS last day of spring semester.
2018-06-10 Sun BOK ARDF. 8m classic. Eno River. Directors: Patrick & Kelly Sears.
2018-06-13 ARDF US Champioships start. Truckee California.
2018-06-17 ARDF US Champioships end. Truckee California.
Selection of US team members for World Champioships in September.

2018 Summer

Nothing happening this summer. See you in the fall : )

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