Information category: Admin/Board


Email newsletters

How to stay informed about orienteering in Scotland

Our recent member survey results made it clear we could do much more with email in our communications. Since we established this, we have been working hard to introduce a solution. We are therefore pleased to say that we are now able to offer a few options.

25th Aug 16   Read more...


SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

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.
The Financial Statements report was added Aug 3rd.

03rd Aug 16   Read more...


Membership Information

Have you renewed your membership yet?
You do not need to be a member of a club to participate in orienteering, but joining an orienteering club, along with Scottish Orienteering and British Orienteering, brings many benefits.
If you always forget about renewing your membership you might want to consider completing a Direct Debit Mandate and not have to worry again.

02nd Aug 16   Read more...


Applications invited for RDO Central/South Scotland

Applications are invited for the position of Regional Development Officer for Central/South Scotland. The deadline has been extended to Aug 15th.

22nd Jul 16   Read more...


Urban League Coordinator

Pat Squire

We welcome Pat Squire as the new Urban League Coordinator. Many thanks to Andy Paterson who is stepping down.

Pat can be contacted on

15th Jul 16


Fixtures Secretary

Paul Caban

We welcome Paul Caban's return as Fixtures Secretary.
Paul will be the first point of contact for clubs scheduling events. For more info: full details of the Fixtures Secretary role.

11th Jul 16


Board meeting minutes

Latest meeting

The minutes of the Board meeting held on 18th Jun 2016

08th Jul 16   Read more...


Strategic Plan 2016-2020

This Strategic Plan underpinned our application to sportscotland for continued investment from April 2016 to March 2020. It incorporates a greater emphasis on publicising and promoting our sport, continued support for club development, a wider range of services for members and opportunities for them to develop their skills, new Regional Development Officer positions and a significant enhancement of our ability to cope with governance matters.

08th Jul 16   Read more...


Older items

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd May 16

SOA Club Development Fund… 16th May 16

SOA Appoints Chief Operating Officer… 04th May 16

Operations Director vacancy… 05th Apr 16

Anti-Doping Policy… 21st Mar 16

Child Protection and the PVG Scheme… 09th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

Charity Information… 15th Feb 16

List of Controllers… 09th Feb 16

SOA Annual General Meeting 2015… 25th Jun 15

Start Clocks… 01st Apr 15

SOA Annual General Meeting 2014… 27th Jun 14

Event Levies… 29th Oct 13

SOA Annual General Meeting 2013… 11th Oct 13

New SOA Directors… 30th Sep 13

Extraordinary General Meeting, 23 September 2012… 25th Sep 12

Data Privacy Policy… 29th May 12

British Orienteering membership and levies proposal… 28th Feb 12

Scottish Land and Estates - Access Advice… 26th Jan 12

How should orienteering be governed?… 16th Jun 11

President’s medal awarded to Paul Frost… 02nd Jun 09

Communications Strategy 2009… 05th Feb 09

MTB Orienteering Insurance… 27th Jan 09

Pathways Into Sport Inquiry… 20th Nov 08

President’s medal awarded to Donald Petrie… 30th Sep 08

SOA Board Structure… 03rd Feb 08

SOA Vision Goals and Priorities… 01st Feb 08

New SOA 4 year plan and 2008 Operating Plan… 24th Dec 07

Help for Clubs… 01st Jul 07

Major event Rescue Plan… 24th Jan 06

SOA 4 year plan… 24th May 05