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SPORTident Maintenance and Support
SPORTident Maintenance and Support

Did you know?? O-store.ca is the authorized repair depot for SPORTident equipment in North and South America.  That means we have all the equipment and knowledge needed to replace batteries, repair damaged controls, replace waterproof seals, and solve orienteering related computer issues.  We can al...

Land Acknowledgment and Reflections
Land Acknowledgment and Reflections

Tomorrow is Canada Day. As you celebrate and reflect, remember that for so many people in our country, Canada Day is not a day of celebration. We would like to acknowledge the struggle and hardship that has been and still is imposed upon indigenous people in Canada.

The o-store would like to ackn...

Bienvenue à nos clients francophones!
Bienvenue à nos clients francophones!

Nous sommes trés heureux de vous annoncer que, dans le but de mieux vous servir, nous débutons un projet en traduction afin de vous fournir avec un site en français. La traduction se fera au fur et mesure, alors sachez qu'il faudra un certain temps pour que tout le site soit disponible en français.

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Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas
Top 10 Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is on its way and if you've got orienteers on your shopping list, then you've come to the right place! We're here to help you find just the right gift for all the orienteers in your life.  Take a look at the following top ten gift ideas!

 

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1. Handmade Note Cards

New Product: Start Clock
New Product: Start Clock

The O-Store family is very excited about our newest product: an orienteering clock! The o-clock has all the features of a regular race clock plus the universally recognizable orienteering beeps!  Our clock is great for use as either a start clock or a finish line clock at all your events.  And of co...

How to Choose: Glasses and Magnifiers
How to Choose: Glasses and Magnifiers
Are your arms getting too short to read the o-map? Do you have trouble distinguishing a boulder from a cliff? Do fences look like trails? Maybe, just maybe, it’s time to admit you need some assistance reading the map.
How to Choose: Shoes
How to Choose: Shoes
Have your orienteering shoes finally bitten the dust? Hoping to find a pair that will suit your feet and your needs? Let the O-Store and our guest Emma Waddington, a national team member and ambassador for NVii shoes, help you find a pair of new O shoes! In this blog post, you will find some major ideas first, followed by an overview of the products available at the O-Store.
How to Choose: Control Description Holders
How to Choose: Control Description Holders
New to orienteering and wondering what those things on people's arms are for? Or do you have an old control description holder that's getting a little ratty? Let's walk through the available control description holders.
How to Choose: Compasses
How to Choose: Compasses
Is it time for a new compass? Curious about the different options available? Let us help you determine the best option for you.
How to Choose: SI Timing Sticks
How to Choose: SI Timing Sticks
Are you trying to determine which SPORTident timing stick is best for you? Read on for a comparison of each of the available options.