News, Updates & Bulletins

Getting Here, Getting Around & Embargo

Winnipeg has a well serviced airport. 

Brandon's airport has a Westjet flight to and from Calgary. 

The pre or post events will be in Winnipeg. 

WCOC Model and Championship Sprint, Middle and Long will be in Spruce Woods Provincial Park. 

Spruce Woods Provincial Park is approx. 2 hours West of Winnipeg. 

Spruce Woods Provincial Park is approx. 50 minutes East of Brandon. 

There is no public transit to Spruce Woods Provincial Park.

A Vehicle Manitoba Parks Permit is required for parking in Spruce Woods Provincial Park. 

Park Permits for your vehicle may be purchased online ( or from a retailer (more info. on Park Vehicle Permit here). 

Embargo Areas. Click on the map to see the embargoed areas for WCOC 2024. The red middle and long areas show the embargoed areas. The yellow sprint area is embargoed but you may camp at the Kiche Manitou campground provided you do not orienteer nor reconnoitre in the embargoed sprint area. You may not investigate, plan or test route choices, etc. in the embargoed sprint area.


For Thursday night Winnipeg offers many options. 

WCOC championships events are in Spruce Woods Prov. Park, 2 hours West of Winnipeg, 50 min. East of Brandon. 

Camping, RV and Cabins

Kiche Manitou is the Campground in Spruce Woods Provincial Park.

Sidney MB, Shady Oaks R.V. Resort & Campground

North of Glenboro MB, Spirit Sands Lodging RV Park 

South of Carberry MB, Forest Hills Cabins and RV Park

Guesthouse, Bed & Breakfast

Carberry MB, Aggie's Guesthouse

Glenboro MB, Hiwin-Glen Farm Cottage

Small rural motels

Glenboro MB, Spruce Woods Inn

Carberry MB, Carberry Motor Inn

On #1 at Hwy 5, Robin's Nest

Cypress River MB, Cypress Motor Inn

Brandon, MB (pop. 50000+), offers many more B&B, camping, hotel, etc. options. It is approx. 50 minutes West of Spruce Woods Provincial Park. 

Other possibilities, airbnb or similar maybe an option to explore. 

Sharing Accommodation & Transportation as well as Billets

We suggest people use the WCOC event page on Attackpoint as a means to coordinate sharing accommodations or vehicle rentals. Feel free to post a message in the discussion section. 

 If anyone is looking for a billet or help with transportation for youth or Junior orienteers please feel free to contact us using the contact page

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