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Scottish Team Selections for the 2016 VHI

Veterans Home International, Northern Ireland

Congratulations to everyone selected to run in this year's Veteran Home International, which takes place on 3rd-4th September 2016 at Cassy Water, Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland. The event is earlier than usual this year, as it was moved to avoid a clash with the Compass Sport Cup Final.

26th Jun 16   Read more...


BTO SOUL 6/7, Sprint Scotland, Jul 16/17

Part of Sprint Scotland Training Camp

2 World Ranking Events. Using new maps and with another race on Sat afternoon along with a ceilidh in the evening. Full details on the Sprint Scotland website

If you want to improve your Sprint skills you should consider signing up for the training camp that runs from Thur 14th July.

Online entries via Fabian4

24th Jun 16   Read more...


Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016

ScotJOS info

19th June, Balkello (nr.Dundee)

Congratulations to MAROC who retained the Jamie Stevenson Trophy.

Final results with WinSplits, RouteGadget, run-in times and a printable/searchable version.

The Jamie Stevenson Trophy is an annual inter-club team competition open to juniors (M/W18 and under) in Scottish clubs.

19th Jun 16   Read more...


Start and Finish planning reminders

SOA Info/News info

Common Issues

Although aimed at planners and controllers the rules and guidelines about what happens at the start and finish should be of interest to competitors too.

17th Jun 16   Read more...


SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

SOA Info/News info

Saturday 21st May 2016

The 2016 SOA AGM was held at Crathies Kirk Hall following on from the highly successful Scottish Orienteering Championships. The meeting was well attended (26), and over 20 proxy votes were received. Minutes and Summary of the meeting below.

10th Jun 16   Read more...


Wanted, new SCORE editor

SOA Info/News info

Responsible person to edit SCORE, starting with the December 2016 issue. (SCORE is published every 3 months, and distribution is handled by the SOA Office.)

The main attributes needed are enthusiasm and a general interest in Scottish orienteering.
Previous editing experience isn’t essential, and layout skills are not required, as the design work is done by a professional.

06th Jun 16   Read more...


SCORE magazine, June 2016

Event reports in this issue include the Tiomila in Sweden and World Orienteering Day, as well as recent Scottish events. There are articles about orienteering in Norway, a guide to successful family coaching sessions, and some important SOA news, introducing new staff members, plus all the regular columns on coaching, squad updates, and a preview of events over the summer.

02nd Jun 16   Read more...


BTO Solicitors extend SOUL series sponsorship

Great news - the successful 3 year partnership between BTO Solicitors and the Scottish Orienteering Urban League has been extended for a further 2 years until the end of 2018.

The popular BTO SOUL series turned 5 this year and our sponsors BTO also celebrated becoming a Limited Liability Partnership on 1 April this year. They are now known as BTO Solicitors LLP and have a brand new logo as well. 

02nd Jun 16


Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2016

Dalkeith Park, 3rd June

Nearly 500 pupils from P7 to S6  arrived at Dalkeith from all over Scotland on Friday.
The forecast rain was replaced by warm sunshine which helped the Festival atmosphere

Full results and photographs have been added to the Scottish Schools Orienteering Association web pages.

31st May 16


Older items

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

BTO SOUL 5, Aberdeen Westhill, June 25… 29th May 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 29th May 16

National Centre course schedule… 27th May 16

The Rules of Orienteering… 27th May 16

President’s medal 2016… 23rd May 16

Scottish Championships 2016… 23rd May 16

Hollie Orr is putting Scotland on the map… 23rd May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd May 16

Board meeting minutes… 20th May 16

Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May… 20th May 16

British Orienteering Championships 2018… 17th May 16

Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines… 16th May 16

SOA Club Development Fund… 16th May 16

SOL 3, Affric North, May 8… 08th May 16

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