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Highland WOLF 2016

Weekend of Orienteering in Lovely Forests

10/11th September. The same mix of events that has proved popular for the last 3 years. Middle Distance in Glen Gynack, Sprint/Urban (SOUL 8) in Kingussie, Ceilidh & Scottish Orienteering League (SOL 5) at Uath Lochans.
Details on the BASOC website
Enter via Fees increase Fri 2nd Sept and then subject to map availability.

28th Aug 16

Email newsletters

SOA Info/News info

How to stay informed about orienteering in Scotland

Our recent member survey results made it clear we could do much more with email in our communications. Since we established this, we have been working hard to introduce a solution. We are therefore pleased to say that we are now able to offer a few options.

25th Aug 16  

South of Scotland Orienteering League

SoSOL 2016

These events attract between 120-250 runners who can expect good quality terrain, friendly and efficient organisation, pre-marked maps and electronic punching.

Results from Kames, Muirkirk on 21st Aug

The next event will be 6th November at Penicuik, near Edinburgh, details on the ESOC website

21st Aug 16  

Good luck to GB team at WOC 2016!

The World Orienteering Championships (WOC) are being held in Sweden, 20th-27th August. Many Scottish athletes are competing and we wish the whole team the very best of luck! 

19th Aug 16  

It’s everyone’s responsibility - Safeguarding in Sport

SOA Info/News info

The SOA is working closely with Children First who, among other things, support all sports in safeguarding children. Their message is a simple one and is being summed up in this new video. 

If you have questions regarding safeguarding children and young adults in your club or in orienteering in general, please contact

12th Aug 16

World Schools’ Orienteering Championship 2017

Team Scotland Selection Races

The selection races for the 2017 WSCO will be held at Faskally Wood, Pitlochry on Sunday 28 August.
The Championships will be held in Palermo, Sicily from 22 to 28 April 2017.
Full details on the Scottish Schools Orienteering website...

11th Aug 16

National Centre course schedule

LATEST ITEMS:  Dates for Teaching Orienteering courses in Spring 2017 now available.  Coach CPD on 3 September will be at Creag Vinean near Dunkeld;  bookings open for Coaching Foundation course 16 September near Perth, and UKCC L2 8-9 & 29 October near Perth.  For most courses there is now a specific on-line booking form.

10th Aug 16  

Volunteers’ Weekend 2017 - short survey

Gauging interest for September 2017

The SOA is hoping to run another Volunteers’ Weekend at Glenmore Lodge from 15 - 17 September 2017. We are asking members to complete a one-min online survey about attendance and cost - click here to complete.

09th Aug 16  

ScotJOS Summer in Sweden

This year ScotJOS headed to Frillesas on the coast 45km south of Gothenberg for 5 days of training in local forests followed by the Hallands 3 Days, an annual competition attracting some 2000 competitors from 7 nations.

09th Aug 16  

Older items

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2016… 04th Aug 16

Highland 2015 up for award… 28th Jul 16

Applications invited for RDO Central/South Scotland… 22nd Jul 16

Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge… 22nd Jul 16

Headcam (and other forms of imaging) use during events… 21st Jul 16

Glasgow Parks Championships 2016… 16th Jul 16

Urban League Coordinator… 15th Jul 16

Fixtures Secretary… 11th Jul 16

Board meeting minutes… 08th Jul 16

Strategic Plan 2016-2020… 08th Jul 16

Updated Course Planning Guidance… 06th Jul 16

Scottish Team Selections for the 2016 VHI… 26th Jun 16

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016… 19th Jun 16

Start and Finish planning reminders… 17th Jun 16

Wanted, new SCORE editor… 06th Jun 16

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