2017 Championships

Welcome to the 9th IARU Region II and 17th USA ARDF Championships! The greater Cincinnati area is pleased to host this event, which will begin with a 3 day ‘training camp’ from July 31st to August 2nd, and the competition will be held from August 3rd through August 6th.

The venues chosen in the northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio areas will prove to be interesting and technically challenging.

The events will center around the Harrison, Ohio area, with at least one event taking place in the great state of Kentucky.

Registrations are now OPEN but time is running out! After June 30th, the prices will increase, and you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt or other items. Please register now! ! Click here to go directly to the registration page.


Attractions in the Greater Cincinnati Area

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is a world famous, year-round family attraction featuring award-winning exhibits and more than 500 animals and 3,000 plant species. General Admission is $19 at gate. More information at www.cincinnatizoo.org
Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see, do and learn during every visit. The world-class facility has been ranked among the top aquariums in the country. General Admission is $25 at the gate. More information at www.newportaquarium.com
Wright Patterson Air Force Museum – The museum’s collection contains many rare aircraft of historical or technological importance, and various memorabilia and artifacts from the history and development of aviation. Among them is one of four surviving Convair B-36 Peacemakers, the only surviving North American XB-70 Valkyrie and Bockscar—the Boeing B-29 Superfortress that dropped the Fat Manatomic bomb on Nagasaki during the last days of World War II. You can easily spend an entire day roaming the museum. Admission to the museum is FREE. More information is available at www.nationalmuseum.af.mil
Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park Botanical Garden Krohn Conservatory, located at 1501 Eden Park Drive in Eden Park, was built in 1933 at the height of the Art Deco era. It’s what’s inside those aluminum and glass walls that make Krohn Conservatory truly special. General admission is $4. More information is available at http://cincinnatiusa.com/things-to-do/attractions/krohn-conservatory.
You’d have to travel a good distance from Cincinnati to visit a rainforest or a desert – or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati Parks’ nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world
R & L Electronics – The only Amateur radio store in the area. Open until 6PM weekdays. New and used equipment and accessories are available.
Website is www.randl.com
Museum of Natural History and Science Walk through a glacier and step back 19,000 years into the Ice Age. Explore a re-created limestone cave, underground waterfall, streams, fossils and a live bat colony. Journey through prehistoric worlds and see giants from the past. The Museum of Natural History & Science, part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, is the perfect place to discover those “ah-ha” moments, learn and have fun! General admission is $19.50. More information is available at http://www.cincymuseum.org
The Cincinnati Art Museum is located in scenic Eden Park. The Art Museum features a diverse, encyclopedic art collection of more than 67000 works spanning 6000 years. General admission is FREE. More information is available at http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
Taft Museum of Art is a historic house museum holding a fine art collection in Cincinnati. It is on the National Register of Historic Places listings in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and is a contributing property to the Lytle Park Historic District. Visit http://www.taftmuseum.org for more information.