Sandy Robertson

1931-2015

Sandy passed away peacefully in the early hours of the 31st July 2015 after a long illness. He was an Honorary Vice President of SOA and one of the founding members of ESOC and CUNOC.

01st Aug 15

2015 World Orienteering Championship athletes, Hollie Orr and Murray Strain with BBC ALBA programme presenter Derek Mackay

World Orienteering Championships

Based around the Inverness area

The World Orienteering Championships are now on, and there is live coverage on BBC ALBA TV
Sat 1st, Sprint Relay 18:00-19:25
Sun 2nd, Sprint Final 16:45-19:10
Wed 5th, Relay 16:00-18:10
The television coverage will be presented by Derek Mackay with expert analysis provided by orienteering coach, and former GBR Orienteering team member, Lorna Eades.
Watch a BBC regional news feature about the event.

01st Aug 15 Read more…

Alasdair McLeod interview

Featured on BBC Adventure Show

Show on BBC Scotland television Sunday 19th July

23rd Jul 15

Highland WOLF

Highland WOLF 2015

Weekend of Orienteering in Lovely Forests

BASOC are offering a complete weekend package, Middle distance in Anagach & Heathfield, Sprint (SOUL 6) in Grantown, Ceilidh, and SOL 7 in Loch Vaa North.
To encourage early entry they are offering a free prize draw for all those who enter all 3 races before 11th August. 1st prize of £40, 2nd and 3rd will get £20.
The initial online entry closing date is 23rd August, after this date we may take online entries but they will incur an additional late entry fee.
Entry via oentries.com and details on the BASOC website

22nd Jul 15

Alasdair Mcleod in action

GB Team for World Champs Selected!

Final selections for the World Championships have been made and there will be plenty of Scots to cheer on!

16th Jul 15 Read more…

Find Your Way to Orienteering

Find Your Way to Orienteering

Information for clubs

British Orienteering will shortly be announcing the “Find Your Way to Orienteering” scheme, which is intended to give newcomers a clear pathway into the sport and an easily understood source of information.  As the SOA has been heavily involved in developing this scheme, we can offer a preview of what the scheme offers and requires, so clubs can firm up their plans.

14th Jul 15 Read more…

Compass Point Scottish O League 2015

SOL league scores after 6 races are now available.  Scores can be found by course or age class.

The SOL5/6 weekend scores are all included. The M21E Middle Distance is used for the ‘Black’ course scores as well as M21E.  W21E includes both races from the weekend, but these do not appear in any course scores as the W21E courses were unique on both days.

27th Jun 15 Read more…

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SOA Annual General Meeting 2015

Minutes published

The AGM was held at 6 p.m.on Saturday 23 May, following the Scottish Individual Championships at Ardnaskie. The venue for the AGM was the Village Hall in nearby Taynuilt.
The minutes are now published below.

25th Jun 15 Read more…

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2015

Team Selections

This year’s JIRCs will take place in the West Midlands over the weekend of 26&27 September.
The following team has been selected to represent the Scottish Orienteering Association.

25th Jun 15 Read more…

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SOL 6, Dunalastair, Jun 21

Schiehallion Weekend Day 3

Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League
The final race of the weekend on a classic Highland mix of open moorland, plantation forest and natural woodland, with some very complex contour detail and very few line features.
Results on the Tayside Orienteers website

24th Jun 15

Older items

Volunteers required for assembling trestles… 22nd Jun 15

SOL 5, Tullochroisk, Jun 20… 20th Jun 15

bto SOUL 4, Bannockburn, Jun 19… 20th Jun 15

WOC2015 Selections… 18th Jun 15

Orienteering on the BBC… 17th Jun 15

Scottish Team Selections for the 2015 VHI… 16th Jun 15

SCORE magazine, June 2015… 16th Jun 15

Highland 2015 leaflet for clubs… 15th Jun 15

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2015… 14th Jun 15

Help for Clubs… 04th Jun 15

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2015… 03rd Jun 15

Jess Tullie wins Sports Personality of the Year… 02nd Jun 15

President’s Medal 2015… 27th May 15

Scottish Championships, Individual… 26th May 15

Scottish Championships, Relay… 25th May 15

10,000m Challenge… 21st May 15

Bracken bashing in Glen Strathfarrar… 18th May 15

Scottish Success at British Middle and Sprint Championships… 11th May 15

Board meeting minutes… 11th May 15

SOL 4, Glen Dye, May 3… 04th May 15

Orienteering using QR codes… 04th May 15

bto SOUL 3, Aboyne, May 2… 02nd May 15

World Schools’ Orienteering Championships 2015… 30th Apr 15

Scottish 6 Days 2015… 29th Apr 15

British Orienteering Champions 2015… 21st Apr 15

EYOC 2015 Selections… 13th Apr 15

JWOC 2015 Selections… 13th Apr 15

World Cup Round 2 Selections… 13th Apr 15

WOC 2015 Early Selections… 13th Apr 15

SOL 3, Mark Hill, Apr 12… 12th Apr 15

Jamie Stevenson Trophy, rules and guidelines… 05th Apr 15

Race the Castles report and accounts… 03rd Apr 15

Easter Orienteering Project… 03rd Apr 15

Start Clocks… 01st Apr 15

SOL 2, Bonskeid Estate, March 22… 23rd Mar 15

SHIs 2015… 20th Mar 15

CompassSport Cup 2015… 17th Mar 15

Capercaillie SOA/RSPB Agreement… 16th Mar 15

SCORE magazine, March 2015… 12th Mar 15

Early season round-up… 08th Mar 15

SOL 1, Gullane Bents, March 8… 08th Mar 15

Scottish Sports Aid Awards for 2015… 06th Mar 15

Rhoda Grant MSP goes orienteering… 02nd Mar 15

EUOC win BUCS2015… 24th Feb 15

CompassSport Award for SCORE… 21st Feb 15

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2015… 15th Feb 15

bto SOUL 2, Erskine, Feb 14… 14th Feb 15

Scottish Night Championships (SNC) 2015… 11th Feb 15

Dave Prentice… 04th Feb 15

bto SOUL 1, Riccarton, Jan 31… 02nd Feb 15

Information for Scottish Juniors… 02nd Feb 15

SEDS Profiles… 01st Feb 15

Scottish Orienteering WOC 2015 Elite Fund… 01st Feb 15

BASOC Athletes report from Tasmania… 23rd Jan 15

Glasgow Parks Championships 2015… 12th Jan 15

Urban League 2015… 02nd Jan 15

Andrew Hewat… 02nd Jan 15

Club affiliation… 01st Jan 15

Scottish Night Championships (SNC)… 31st Dec 14

Scottish Sprint Championships (SSPC)… 31st Dec 14

Scottish Score Championships (SSCC)… 31st Dec 14

Regular Orienteering Map Programme… 28th Dec 14

Coach CPD Days for 2015… 20th Dec 14

The Orienteering Achievement of 2014… 18th Dec 14

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad 2015… 15th Dec 14

Club Development Officer vacancies… 12th Dec 14

Glasgow Parks Championships 2014… 05th Dec 14

SCORE magazine, Dec 2014… 02nd Dec 14

Vote for Course of the Year 2014 now!… 01st Dec 14

A9 Dualling: Walking Group Consultation… 20th Nov 14

SOA Club Development Fund… 19th Nov 14

Moray volunteers rewarded… 18th Nov 14

Scottish Score Championships 2014… 16th Nov 14

Coaching Consultancy Opportunities… 07th Nov 14

SEDS Squad 2014-15… 06th Nov 14

BASOC Athletes to Represent GB in Tasmania… 05th Nov 14

Membership Information… 04th Nov 14

GUOC sprint relay races - Sat 8th Nov… 02nd Nov 14

Croy Hill, SoSOL, 9th Nov… 29th Oct 14

Compass Point Scottish O League 2014… 28th Oct 14

         

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