We are pleased to announce dates for Coach CPD in 2015 - including a special session on “Talent”, with prestigious guest speaker Tony Stanger. Venues will be allocated in discussion with clubs; please get in touch if you’d like to request a particular date in your area. The general theme for the sessions will be “Lively sessions for newcomers and returners”.
20th Dec 14 Read more…
World of O
Judith Wyder and Rune Haraldsson have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2014” titles.
14 athletes and 2 teams were nominated for the annual poll to find the most impressive achievements in international orienteering. The poll is organized by World of O – the major internet presence for international orienteering news.
Full details of the voting can be found on the World of O website.
18th Dec 14 Read more…
Controls now out in Uath Lochan; those put out in Inshriach in October are still there and maps are available for both areas. Weather permitting, controls will be out in 2 more areas very soon. Information sheets including travel directions and descriptions of suggested training activities can be downloaded.
16th Dec 14 Read more…
The following juniors have been selected to the Scottish Junior Squad for 2015:
15th Dec 14 Read more…
For the MAROC and TAY club catchment areas, (each 1 day per week).
Annual Salary: £15000 - £16000 (pro rata for 1 day per week) depending on experience
Duration: to end-August 2016
The Scottish Orienteering Association is seeking to appoint two highly motivated people who are able to work both in collaboration with the club and independently to fill these positions.
12th Dec 14 Read more…
Sunday 7th December
3 races, 3 parks, 1 overall result. Good social as well as competitive event, It will also be the 500th STAG event since they started up in 1982. STAG website for more details.
Results including WinSplits and RouteGadget.
05th Dec 14
Hope you’ll enjoy this issue, whose stories include the background to Race The Castles, schools orienteering in Moray, experiences at the Marathon Des Sables, and reviews of this year’s SOL and SOUL series of races. There’s a new column introducing SOA Board members, along with news from the elite and junior squads, a preview of events to look forward to in the next few months, and all the usual features.
02nd Dec 14 Read more…
World of O
The Stirling Race the Castles Men Elite Course and the Race the Castles Prologue, part 1 course was shortlisted for the World of O Course of the Year 2014 Competition.
The results: WOC 2014 Middle was a clear winner in “Course of the Year 2014″ – with the sprint course from PWT Race the Castle in second place (”Sprint Course of the Year 2014″).
01st Dec 14 Read more…
On Friday 28th November, Colin Matheson will be attending a so-called “Walking Group” Consultation relating to the proposed dualling of the A9. I will be representing the interests of the SOA so if any club or individual wants me to raise any issues/concerns please let me know in advance. Examples might include the potential loss of areas such as Dalnamein but also improved access time from the major cities.
20th Nov 14
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