Information category: Admin/Board


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.

10th Jun 16   Read more...


Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering

Although this has been reported on in the recent AGM Booklet, in our magazine, SCORE, and at the Volunteers’ Activities Weekend, it is important that everyone knows about significant staff changes taking place within the SOA.

29th May 16   Read more...


Equality Standard award

Equality Standard logo

Awarded Foundation Level for a further three years

The Scottish Orienteering Association has been re-assessed for the Foundation Level of the Equality Standard for Sport, first achieved in March 2013. Once again we have met the necessary criteria, and our award is valid for a further three years (April 2019). We have been praised by sportscotland for our real commitment to equality and taking this agenda forward in orienteering.

22nd May 16   Read more...


Board meeting minutes

Latest meeting

The minutes of the Board meeting held on 19th Mar 2016

20th May 16   Read more...


SOA Club Development Fund

The next deadline for applications to the SOA Club Development Fund is 1st October 2016.  Applications should be submitted to Colin Matheson during September 2016.  

16th May 16   Read more...


SOA Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Stef Lauer, Credit:Crawford Lindsay

and an Administrative Assistant

We are very pleased to welcome Stefanie Lauer to the post of Chief Operating Officer, based at the National Orienteering Centre at Glenmore Lodge. Stefanie lives in Aviemore and has extensive experience of project management and operations in the customer service and outdoors industries. 

04th May 16   Read more...


Operations Director vacancy

The SOA Board is seeking to appoint an Operations Director to succeed Terry O'Brien (STAG), who has reached his maximum term of office. This is a volunteer position supporting clubs and the SOA in all aspects of events and activities.

05th Apr 16   Read more...


Anti-Doping Policy

UK Anti-Doping logo

The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) believes in 'clean orienteering' and works in partnership with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and International Federation to ensure that the integrity of orienteering is protected.

21st Mar 16   Read more...


Older items

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

Membership Information… 04th Nov 14

SCORE, Jan 2014… 15th Jan 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

Documents & Forms Archive… 14th Dec 08

British Orienteering 2010 levy… 11th Dec 08

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

Development Funding… 20th Dec 07

Help for Clubs… 01st Jul 07

Major event Rescue Plan… 24th Jan 06

SOA 4 year plan… 24th May 05