Team Scotland Selection Races
The selection races for next year’s World Schools’ Championships are now confirmed for Sunday 5 October at Tentsmuir, Fife. The races are being held in conjunction with the KFO SoSol details of which will be posted here
09th Sep 14
Sun 10th Aug, Lauriston Castle
The challenge is to navigate around the controls in the Maze and those in the surrounding park, quickly and cleanly. The fastest runner may not be the most accurate. It’s entertaining for the spectators and makes a very welcoming, sociable, fun event which everyone can enjoy.
Details on ESOC website, pre-entry via Fabian4 closes 3rd Aug
01st Aug 14
Watch on BBC iPlayer
Lorna Eades and Paul McGreal recently filmed a WOC2015 promotional item for broadcast on the BBC2 Adventure Show. It’s intended to be an introduction to the sport for the public. The presenters (Dougie Vipond and Deziree Wilson) ran a short course, and were carrying trackers.
Watch it on BBC iPlayer (starts 10mins in)
17th Jul 14 Read more...
2014 Scottish Event Awards
The 2013 Scottish 6 Day Event, Moray2013, has been nominated as a finalist in the Sports category of the 2014 Scottish Event Awards. The winners of the awards will be announced at a ceremony in Glasgow on October 8th.
16th Jul 14 Read more...
European Youth Championships 2014
As reported previously 4 ScotJOS members were selected for the European Youth Championships which have been taking place over the past few days in Strumica, Macedonia: Andrew Barr MOR (M18), Kathryn Barr MOR (W16), Alex Carcas INT (M16) and Emma Wilson (CLYDE) W16.
30th Jun 14 Read more...
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Orienteering Association, held on Saturday 24 May 2014, are now available for download.
27th Jun 14 Read more...
A link to the latest copy of the magazine has been emailed to SOA members.
It contains news and views from recent events, plus other interesting articles, including an explanation of what LiDAR means and how it’s used, a piece about the Solway summer coaching initiative, an interview with Robin Strain (electronic systems guru), and all…
23rd Jun 14 Read more...
by Cameron McNeish
Orienteering is something everyone should try
It’s probably a sign of advancing age when you are invited to become Patron of a national organisation. My own competitive sporting achievements took place some forty-odd years ago so I was thrilled to be asked to become a Patron of Scottish Orienteering.
19th Jun 14 Read more...
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