Scottish Championships 2017

20-21st May

The Scottish Orienteering Champs come to the Lothians for the first time ever. Save the date and join us for a three day weekend of sun, sea and sand around Gullane. 

Results and comments are on each event page.

Co-ordinator's Comments...

18th Mar 17

Co-ordinator's Comments

The Scottish Champs is delegated to East District every three years.  We have no areas to rival North and West, so normally everyone is driving many hours back and forth up the A9.  So it was a delight to have it somewhat local on the very best areas available in the Lothians.  Thanks to ELO for noticing that the Strains live on a quality urban area and staging the Friday warm-up.   Thanks to ESOC et al for a typically Esocian Saturday race and to INT et al for a characteristically Interlopery job on Sunday.  vive la difference!

Graeme Ackland, INT.

ELO Sprint Race

Friday 19th (evening), Tranent.

ELO is hosting the 5th event in the bto Scottish Orienteering Urban League as a prologue to the 2017 Scottish Championships.

We welcome you to the historic town of Tranent, site of the first recorded coal mining anywhere, and the first tracked railway in Scotland.

Details and results on the ELO website.

Individual Race

Saturday 20th May Gullane, Archerfield, and Yellowcraig

The finest area in East Lothian featuring an extensive series of open and forested coastal dunes between Gullane and Dirleton, remapped from LiDaR with sections new to orienteering, with the event centre at Archerfield Walled Garden.

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This event wil incorporate the Scottish Inter-Club Championships (SICC)

Details and results on the Scottish Individual Championships webpage.

INT Relay Race

Sunday 21st May.  Binning Wood

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

Binning Wood now and in 1755Binning Wood now and in 1755

Details and results on the Scottish Relay Championships page.

Posted on 18th Mar 17