Information category: Admin/Board

Volunteer position: Trophy Coordinator


SOA is looking for a volunteer to coordinate the SOA trophies that are awarded to the various classes at Scottish Championships in different disciplines and the Scottish Orienteering League.

22nd Oct 16  

SOA Club Development Fund

Clubs (or others who have valid projects) are reminded that the next deadline for applications for the SOA Club Development Fund is 1st October 2016. Applications to be submitted to Colin Matheson by the end of September. 

19th Sep 16  

Development Officer changes at Scottish Orienteering

The only constant is change. And on that note we are in touch with you again to inform you about staff changes within Scottish Orienteering. This time it concerns our Development Officers.
We had four Development Officers working across Scotland to help primarily with club development and to support SOA and club membership growth. All four of these staff members have done a fantastic job, helping to raise awareness of the sport in very difficult times. A big Team High Five to …

02nd Sep 16  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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

Older items

Fixtures Secretary… 11th Jul 16

Board meeting minutes… 08th Jul 16

Strategic Plan 2016-2020… 08th Jul 16

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd 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