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World Orienteering Day 24th May

Let's break a world record!

We invite clubs, schools and youth groups to participate in World Orienteering Day on 24th May, and have prepared a Maze Challenge to get you started!

28th Apr 17   Read more...


Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2017

Lanark - 2nd June

Details of this year's event have been published on the SSOA pages. Can we get a record number of schools taking part this year?

27th Apr 17


Compass Point Scottish O League 2017

Scottish O League info
5th March Mugdock CP (CLYDE)
2nd April Trossachs (FVO)
23rd April Drumlanrig (SOLWAY)
14th May Glen Nant (ECKO)
24th Sept Inshriach (BASOC)
15th Oct Forvie (GRAMP)
29th Oct Drummond Hill (INT)

SOL league tables by Course and Age Class

26th Apr 17   Read more...


World Schools’ Orienteering Championship 2017

Palermo, Sicily 22-28 April

Teams from  Aboyne Academy, Banchory Academy and George Heriots School joined by ten other athletes selected from throught Scotland are in Italy for the International School Sport Federation World Schools' Championship. 

The best results in Monday's Long race are Matthew Gooch (Aboyne Academy) who won M2 school class and Peter Molloy who was 3rd in M2 select class.

24th Apr 17   Read more...


Start Clocks

The SOA has five sets of clocks that can be used at race starts or finish to show race time. These clocks are designed to be a “Turn on and Go” system for an event start. Description updated April 2017.

17th Apr 17   Read more...


SOL3 Drumlanrig Woods 23rd April

Scottish O League info

Entry deadline extended to 17th April

Because of the Easter holiday weekend and with the kind cooperation of Stirling Surveys, the closing date for entries in the third CompassPoint Scottish Orienteering League 2017 event has been extended until midnight on Monday 17th April. Enter at SiEntries.

Results on the Solway website.

17th Apr 17   Read more...


Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2017

VHI Scotland 23/24th Sept, near Aviemore

The VHI is in Scotland this year and we are hoping to have a really good team. If anyone would like to be considered but is perhaps currently injured or running out of class please ask them to get in touch with me.

17th Apr 17   Read more...


SOL Competition rules and guidelines

Scottish O League info

The Scottish Orienteering League provides a series of high quality events; throughout Scotland throughout the season. High quality venues, maps and quality courses are the key aims.
Updated Apr 2017 to clarify that entries are course-based rather than class-based (Guideline 3).

12th Apr 17   Read more...


Scottish Championships Relay

Sunday 21st May, Binning Wood

Provisional information, please keep in mind that these details may change; they will be updated or corrected as new information becomes available.

Newly remapped and derhodoed, with a complex ride network unchanged since the original 1755 map.

10th Apr 17   Read more...


Older items

Future LiDAR coverage… 04th Apr 17

Veteran Home International 2017… 23rd Mar 17

Board meeting minutes… 21st Mar 17

SOA BOARD VACANCY: Independent Director… 20th Mar 17

Scottish Championships Individual… 18th Mar 17

SportsAid Scotland Awards 2017… 17th Mar 17

SOA & FVO appoint new Club Development Officer… 17th Mar 17

Focus Clubs Initiative… 13th Mar 17

Strathearn 2019 - Scottish 6 Days… 07th Mar 17

SCORE magazine… 07th Mar 17

SOA Event levies 2017… 07th Mar 17

SOA subscriptions 2017… 07th Mar 17

Regular Orienteering Map Programme… 21st Feb 17

Introducing Orienteering - New Course for Teachers… 20th Feb 17

Orienteers on The Adventure Show… 20th Feb 17

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