Scottish Championships, Individual

Balmoral Map, Credit:MAROC

Balmoral, Sat 21st May 2016

Hosted by Mar Orienteering Club. Sharing the same car park as the Relays in the grounds of the Royal Estate at Balmoral. The Assembly was in full view of Balmoral Castle, 400m away.

Official results

SOC Results by Class

SOC Results with Splits

Routegadget has been loaded up at the SOA Routegadget site - please enter your routes!

ActivNorth Photo Gallery

Lost Property:
- One Emit brikke (black/red)
- A Vapro control description holder
- A thumb compass (green strap)
Please contact the Individual Race organisers.

24th 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.

24th May 16   Read more...


President’s medal 2016

Richard Oxlade

Awarded to Richard Oxlade

The President’s Medal 2016 has been awarded to Richard Oxlade of GRAMP, in recognition of his invaluable contribution to the success of Highland 2015.

23rd May 16   Read more...


Scottish Championships 2016

Scottish Champs 2016 logo

21st - 22nd May

Hosted by MAROC and GRAMP. Classic orienteering in the grounds and forests of Balmoral Castle which lies some 10km west of Ballater on Royal Deeside, in the North East of Scotland. The car park was in the grounds of the Royal Estate at Balmoral. The Assembly was in full view of Balmoral Castle, 400m away.

Official Individual results

SOC Results by Class

SOC Results with Splits

Winsplits is now available

Controller's Report

Official Relay results

SRC Team Results by Class

SRC Individual Results by Gaffle

RouteGadget please enter your routes for the Individual and the Relay

ActivNorth Photo Gallery

Please email with name and address for any unclaimed junior medals and we will post them to you.

23rd May 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. Summary of the meeting below.

23rd May 16   Read more...


Hollie Orr is putting Scotland on the map

Hollie Orr WOC 2015 Middle

Hollie was interviewed by "The National" newspaper and you can read the full interview here...
“The big difference between orienteering and running is that with running, you only see marginal gains whereas with orienteering, you can see what you should have done differently and you know what to change the next time,”

23rd May 16   Read more...


Scottish Championships, Relay

Balmoral Castle

Balmoral, Sun 22nd May 2016

Hosted by Grampian Orienteering Club. Sharing the same car park as the Individual race, in the grounds of the Royal Estate at Balmoral.

Official results

SRC Team Results by Class

SRC Individual Results by Gaffle

Routegadget is now loaded up;  please enter your routes!

ActivNorth Photo Gallery

See below for notes on control 237 (course A); and amendment to Junior 44- results.

Lost property - a grey Mountain Equipment jacket, and a black craft short-sleeved thermal top, found near the prizegiving area.  If they are yours, please email the Relay Organiser at .

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...


Older items

Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May… 20th May 16

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016… 19th May 16

British Orienteering Championships 2018… 17th May 16

Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines… 16th May 16

SOA Club Development Fund… 16th May 16

SOL 3, Affric North, May 8… 08th May 16

GB Junior selections, summer 2016… 07th May 16

SOA Appoints Chief Operating Officer… 04th May 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 02nd May 16

Scottish Spring 2016… 23rd Apr 16

Dark Thistle, Craig a Barns… 23rd Apr 16

Good Practice Guide to Orienteering and the Environment… 18th Apr 16

Scottish Schools’ Festival 2016… 18th Apr 16

Moray & Highland Junior Champs 2016… 18th Apr 16

South of Scotland Orienteering League… 17th Apr 16

SOL 2, Culteuchar, Apr 10… 10th Apr 16

bto SOUL 4, Livingston, Apr 9… 09th Apr 16

Operations Director vacancy… 05th Apr 16

Information and resources for coaches… 05th Apr 16

Stirling Coaching Weekend, April 2016… 05th Apr 16

bto SOUL 3, Paisley, Apr 3… 04th Apr 16

World Orienteering Day 11th May 2016… 03rd Apr 16

National Centre course schedule… 23rd Mar 16

Scottish 6 Days 2017… 21st Mar 16

Anti-Doping Policy… 21st Mar 16

Coach CPD Days for 2016… 18th Mar 16

Applications invited for an SOA Chief Operating Officer… 16th Mar 16

CompassSport Cup 2016… 13th Mar 16

Controllers Training Course… 11th Mar 16

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2016… 08th Mar 16

SOL 1, Elibank, Mar 6… 07th Mar 16

SCORE magazine, Mar 2016… 06th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

Clean sweep of trophies for EUOC at BUCS… 01st Mar 16

bto Urban League 2016… 25th Feb 16

Charity Information… 15th Feb 16

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2016… 11th Feb 16

List of Controllers… 09th Feb 16

Event Safety Training… 06th Feb 16

bto SOUL 6, Falkirk, Jul 16… 05th Feb 16

Scottish Night Championships 2016… 26th Jan 16

bto SOUL 2, Sth Queensferry, Feb 7… 26th Jan 16

Equality and Diversity Policy… 26th Jan 16

bto SOUL 1, Edinburgh, Jan 23… 24th Jan 16

Junior Selection Opportunities… 11th Jan 16

ScotJOS: call for volunteers to support the squad… 11th Jan 16

ScotJOS Programme 2016… 11th Jan 16

Orienteering Techniques by Gareth Bryan-Jones… 07th Jan 16

Funding Opportunities… 07th Jan 16

Regular Orienteering Map Programme… 22nd Dec 15

Funding for UKCC courses… 15th Dec 15

Ian Robertson 1932-2015… 14th Dec 15

Coaching Foundation course… 13th Dec 15

SEDS Squad Selections 2016… 09th Dec 15

WOC Long wins Course of the Year… 08th Dec 15

SCORE magazine, Dec 2015… 03rd Dec 15

2015 bto Urban League Prizegiving… 03rd Dec 15

SOLs & CS Cup Scottish Final 2017 applications… 02nd Dec 15

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad 2016… 01st Dec 15

Scottish Score Championships 2015… 30th Nov 15

Moravian are the Sport Moray Team of the Year… 26th Nov 15

Chasing Perfection… 22nd Nov 15

SEDS Committee… 22nd Nov 15

2015: The Year of the ScotJOS… 17th Nov 15

New ScotJOS Team Manager… 14th Nov 15

Athlete Support Fund… 13th Nov 15

Compass Point Scottish O League 2015… 12th Nov 15

Shooting Greens - GRAMP event 15th November… 03rd Nov 15

bto SOUL 8/9 w/e 31 Oct/1 Nov… 30th Oct 15

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2015… 26th Oct 15

LiDAR data available… 23rd Oct 15

CompassSport Cup Final 2015… 20th Oct 15

Twenty-Eighth Tinto Twin - 24/25 Oct 2015… 17th Oct 15

Specialist Coach CPD Sessions… 12th Oct 15

Scottish 6 Days Mapping Fund… 12th Oct 15

Alasdair Mcleod’s WOC Report… 29th Sep 15

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2015… 29th Sep 15

SCORE magazine, Sept 2015… 29th Sep 15

bto SOUL 7, Jedburgh, Sep 27… 28th Sep 15

ScotJOS Team Manager and Lead Coach Vacancies… 26th Sep 15

Scotland Win SHIs… 25th Sep 15

#FIND202… 22nd Sep 15

World Champs on the Adventure Show… 22nd Sep 15

Junior Inter-areas 2015… 10th Sep 15

Highland WOLF 2015… 08th Sep 15

bto SOUL 6, Grantown, Sep 5… 05th Sep 15

Scottish 6 Days 2015 Highlights… 04th Sep 15

Forestry Commission Agreement… 31st Aug 15

Glasgow Parks Championships 2015… 30th Aug 15

Elite orienteering development… 25th Aug 15

Glen Coe Skyline race… 24th Aug 15

Highland 2015, Thanks… 12th Aug 15

Highland 2015 now over… 09th Aug 15

bto SOUL 5, Forres, Aug 4… 04th Aug 15

Sandy Robertson… 01st Aug 15

World Orienteering Championships… 01st Aug 15

Alasdair McLeod interview… 23rd Jul 15

GB Team for World Champs Selected!… 16th Jul 15

Find Your Way to Orienteering… 14th Jul 15

SOA Annual General Meeting 2015… 25th Jun 15