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Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2015

Dechmont Law,Livingston - 5/6/15

This years’ SSOF was held at Dechmont Law with Deans Community High School acting as our Event Centre in Livingston.
Results and information is on the SSOA website.

03rd Jun 15 Read more...

President’s Medal 2015

Awarded to Sally Lindsay

At the SOA AGM on 23 May 2015 Roger Scrutton awarded the President’s Medal to Sally Lindsay, Editor of Score Magazine.  Here’s what he said when making the award.

27th May 15 Read more...

Bracken bashing in Glen Strathfarrar

Volunteers required!

Assistance is required from the 8th to 12th June bracken bashing in Glen Strathfarrar.  Control of the bracken at this stage will ensure fairer courses come August.  Please contact Colin Matheson for further details: e-mail [email protected]

Helping with this on a small part of the area need not render you…

18th May 15

Orienteering using QR codes

QR codes appear in adverts and information leaflets, and are most often used as a quick way to get to a particular web page.  You install a QR code scanner on your smartphone, then scan the code with the camera’s phone!  Scarily simple, or just plain scary to those of us who remember punch-cards for both orienteering and computing. …

04th May 15 Read more...

What is Orienteering?

Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.

01st May 15 Read more...

World Schools’ Orienteering Championships 2015

Report from Antalya, Turkey

Great performances from Scottish Schools team
The Scottish Schools Orienteering team headed for sunny Turkey on the 17th April to take part in the week long ISF World Schools Orienteering Championships. This was the largest Scotland team to travel overseas for the biennial event with 32 pupils travelling in total.

30th Apr 15 Read more...

Scottish 6 Days 2015

Highland 2015 inc. the World Orienteering Championships

The next entry deadline is midnight on 30 April, when senior entry fees will increase by £1 per day.
Details of the souvenir merchandise has just been published.
Keep up to date with information about the event on the 2015 website.

29th Apr 15

Race the Castles report and accounts

Following the success of the event held last October you can now read the President’s & Event Directors’ reports and the accounts.

03rd Apr 15 Read more...

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