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01st Dec 16  

Scottish 6 Days 2017

Royal Deeside

The 21st Scottish 6-day event is being held in Royal Deeside between the 30th July and 5th August 2017.
This will be the 4th time the 6-Days has come to Deeside (1983, 1993, 2005) and the event will use some of our best areas with a variety of terrain, superb arenas and car parking and stunning views to the hills and mountains around Deeside.
Entries are now open on the Scottish 6 Days website.

01st Dec 16

Scottish Score Championships 2016

Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld

The annual score orienteering competition, in which as many controls as possible should be visited in any order in a fixed time period.

Palacerigg with its mixture of runnable woodland and open land being used courtesy of Stag with map recently updated by Terry O'Brien.


28th Nov 16

The AUOC 100

Further update: the event is now registered as a Gramp event and covered by all the usual.


Please note: this event is held independent of SOA/BOF. This means that the framework that is in place for registered events (covering for example regulations and insurance) does not apply. The event is organised under Sports Union cover. Please address any questions to the organisers.

If this changes before the event then this note will be updated.

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Join Aberdeen Uni Orienteering Club's first ever 100 control point race on Sun 27th November; enter by Wed 23rd Nov - option for 50 point race also.

26th Nov 16  

British Orienteering Talent Squad Selections

SOA Info/News info

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the 2016/17 British Orienteering Talent Programme. Gaining selection to a British Squad or Team is never easy and is the culmination of hard work and dedication from the athletes, their families and coaches. Scottish Orienteering through Scotjos and SEDS will continue to support the athletes in their training and competition and wish them all a successful 2017.

24th Nov 16  

BTO Urban League 2016

Urban League info

Final Podiums Announced

The 2016 series is now over and the podiums are listed below. The prize-giving will be at EUOC big weekend on 21st January, with prizes for top 3 in each class!

The successful partnership with BTO solicitors continued and we had 9 fantastic urban races. A mix of sprint and classic urban races from Aberdeen in the NE to newly mapped Paisley in the SW, and two World Ranking Events.
bto SOUL series results

Event Date Location Club Details
SOUL 1 Sat Jan 23 Edinburgh EUOC Website
SOUL 2 Sun Feb 7 South Queensferry ESOC Website
SOUL 3 Sun Apr 3 Paisley CLYDE Website
SOUL 4 Sat Apr 9 Livingston INT Website
SOUL 5 Sat Jun 25 Aberdeen Westhill GRAMP Website
SOUL 6 Sat Jul 16 Falkirk (WRE) SprintScotland Website
SOUL 7 Sun Jul 17 Stirling (WRE) SS/FVO Website
SOUL 8 Sat Sep 10 Kingussie BASOC Website
SOUL 9 Sun Nov 13 Lanark Tinto Website

20th Nov 16  

Tayside Orienteers win Galaxy funding

Tayside Orienteers win funding of £300 to update their maps from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate fund, after winning the public vote.

18th Nov 16  

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016

Trophy Presentation

The Trophy Presentation for the winners of the 2016 SOL will take place at the Scottish Score Championships on Sunday 27 November at Palacerigg Country Park.

17th Nov 16  

National Centre course schedule

LATEST ITEMS: Event Safety Workshop Forres 15 December;  also now taking bookings for Coaching Foundation course 11 March, UKCC L1 29-30 April and L2 25-26 March 2017.   

17th Nov 16  

Older items

Golf for orienteers… 15th Nov 16

British Orienteering Coaching Conference… 15th Nov 16

Ray Heyworth 1929 - 2016… 13th Nov 16

Tinto Twin 2016… 12th Nov 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 06th Nov 16

Scottish Championships 2017… 04th Nov 16

Moray Mix Weekend 2016… 04th Nov 16

Board meeting minutes… 04th Nov 16

Scottish Junior Inter Area Competition 2016… 03rd Nov 16

Senior Home Internationals Victory… 28th Oct 16

Orienteering on ITV… 23rd Oct 16

Volunteer position: Trophy Coordinator… 22nd Oct 16

National Map Reading Week… 17th Oct 16

CompassSport Cup 2016… 17th Oct 16

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2016… 11th Oct 16

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