Forth Valley Orienteers are Hiring!

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Would you like to work for one of the UK's most successful orienteering clubs? Are you passionate about coaching and development? Then please read on...

01st Dec 16   Read more...


Scottish 6 Days 2017

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Royal Deeside

The 21st Scottish 6-day event is being held in Royal Deeside between the 30th July and 5th August 2017.
This will be the 4th time the 6-Days has come to Deeside (1983, 1993, 2005) and the event will use some of our best areas with a variety of terrain, superb arenas and car parking and stunning views to the hills and mountains around Deeside.
Entries are now open on the Scottish 6 Days website.

01st Dec 16


Scottish Score Championships 2016

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Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld

The annual score orienteering competition, in which as many controls as possible should be visited in any order in a fixed time period.

Palacerigg with its mixture of runnable woodland and open land being used courtesy of Stag with map recently updated by Terry O'Brien.

Results

28th Nov 16


The AUOC 100

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Further update: the event is now registered as a Gramp event and covered by all the usual.

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Please note: this event is held independent of SOA/BOF. This means that the framework that is in place for registered events (covering for example regulations and insurance) does not apply. The event is organised under Sports Union cover. Please address any questions to the organisers.

If this changes before the event then this note will be updated.

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Join Aberdeen Uni Orienteering Club's first ever 100 control point race on Sun 27th November; enter by Wed 23rd Nov - option for 50 point race also.

26th Nov 16   Read more...


British Orienteering Talent Squad Selections

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected for the 2016/17 British Orienteering Talent Programme. Gaining selection to a British Squad or Team is never easy and is the culmination of hard work and dedication from the athletes, their families and coaches. Scottish Orienteering through Scotjos and SEDS will continue to support the athletes in their training and competition and wish them all a successful 2017.

24th Nov 16   Read more...


BTO Urban League 2016

Final Podiums Announced

The 2016 series is now over and the podiums are listed below. The prize-giving will be at EUOC big weekend on 21st January, with prizes for top 3 in each class!

The successful partnership with BTO solicitors continued and we had 9 fantastic urban races. A mix of sprint and classic urban races from Aberdeen in the NE to newly mapped Paisley in the SW, and two World Ranking Events.
bto SOUL series results

Event Date Location Club Details
SOUL 1 Sat Jan 23 Edinburgh EUOC Website
SOUL 2 Sun Feb 7 South Queensferry ESOC Website
SOUL 3 Sun Apr 3 Paisley CLYDE Website
SOUL 4 Sat Apr 9 Livingston INT Website
SOUL 5 Sat Jun 25 Aberdeen Westhill GRAMP Website
SOUL 6 Sat Jul 16 Falkirk (WRE) SprintScotland Website
SOUL 7 Sun Jul 17 Stirling (WRE) SS/FVO Website
SOUL 8 Sat Sep 10 Kingussie BASOC Website
SOUL 9 Sun Nov 13 Lanark Tinto Website

20th Nov 16   Read more...


Tayside Orienteers win Galaxy funding

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Tayside Orienteers win funding of £300 to update their maps from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate fund, after winning the public vote.

18th Nov 16   Read more...


Compass Point Scottish O League 2016

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Trophy Presentation

The Trophy Presentation for the winners of the 2016 SOL will take place at the Scottish Score Championships on Sunday 27 November at Palacerigg Country Park.

17th Nov 16   Read more...


Older items

National Centre course schedule… 17th Nov 16

Golf for orienteers… 15th Nov 16

British Orienteering Coaching Conference… 15th Nov 16

Ray Heyworth 1929 - 2016… 13th Nov 16

Tinto Twin 2016… 12th Nov 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 06th Nov 16

Scottish Championships 2017… 04th Nov 16

Moray Mix Weekend 2016… 04th Nov 16

Board meeting minutes… 04th Nov 16

Scottish Junior Inter Area Competition 2016… 03rd Nov 16

Senior Home Internationals Victory… 28th Oct 16

Information and resources for coaches… 25th Oct 16

Orienteering on ITV… 23rd Oct 16

Volunteer position: Trophy Coordinator… 22nd Oct 16

National Map Reading Week… 17th Oct 16

CompassSport Cup 2016… 17th Oct 16

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2016… 11th Oct 16

Moray Schools Sponsorship Deal… 07th Oct 16

Highland 2015 wins award… 06th Oct 16

New Funding from Cairngorm LEADER for Orienteering… 06th Oct 16

BTO SOUL 8, Lanark, Nov 13… 03rd Oct 16

Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards… 03rd Oct 16

SOL 6, Fairy Knowe & Doon Hill, Oct 2… 02nd Oct 16

Controllers Training Course… 01st Oct 16

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2016… 27th Sep 16

Scottish team selections for the Senior Home Internationals… 27th Sep 16

New SCORE Editor… 23rd Sep 16

SCORE magazine… 22nd Sep 16

New Regional Development Officer Central / South appointed… 21st Sep 16

Hollie and Jess on the podium… 19th Sep 16

SOA Club Development Fund… 19th Sep 16

Orienteering, more than just running… 18th Sep 16

SOA Patron Karen Darke wins Gold at Rio… 15th Sep 16

Highland WOLF 2016… 10th Sep 16

Development Officer changes at Scottish Orienteering… 02nd Sep 16

Brian Porteous retires as IOF President… 30th Aug 16

World Schools’ Orienteering Championship 2017… 28th Aug 16

Email newsletters… 25th Aug 16

South of Scotland Orienteering League… 21st Aug 16

It’s everyone’s responsibility - Safeguarding in Sport… 12th Aug 16

Volunteers’ Weekend 2017 - short survey… 09th Aug 16

ScotJOS Summer in Sweden… 09th Aug 16

Orienteering links… 08th Aug 16

Permanent Orienteering Courses in Scotland… 08th Aug 16

SOA Annual General Meeting 2016… 03rd Aug 16

Membership Information… 02nd Aug 16

Purple Thistle 2016… 01st Aug 16

Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge… 22nd Jul 16

Headcam (and other forms of imaging) use during events… 21st Jul 16

BTO SOUL 6/7, Sprint Scotland, Jul 16/17… 16th Jul 16

Glasgow Parks Championships 2016… 16th Jul 16

Urban League Coordinator… 15th Jul 16

Fixtures Secretary… 11th Jul 16

Strategic Plan 2016-2020… 08th Jul 16

Updated Course Planning Guidance… 06th Jul 16

BTO SOUL 5, Aberdeen Westhill, June 25… 26th Jun 16

Scottish Team Selections for the 2016 VHI… 26th Jun 16

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016… 19th Jun 16

Start and Finish planning reminders… 17th Jun 16

BTO Solicitors extend SOUL series sponsorship… 02nd Jun 16

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2016… 31st May 16

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

The Rules of Orienteering… 27th May 16

Scottish Championships, Individual… 24th May 16

President’s medal 2016… 23rd May 16

Scottish Championships 2016… 23rd May 16

Hollie Orr is putting Scotland on the map… 23rd May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd May 16

Scottish Championships, Relay… 22nd May 16

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

British Orienteering Championships 2018… 17th May 16

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

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

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

BTO SOUL 4, Livingston, Apr 9… 09th 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

Anti-Doping Policy… 21st Mar 16

Coach CPD Days for 2016… 18th Mar 16

Child Protection and the PVG Scheme… 09th Mar 16

SOL 1, Elibank, Mar 6… 07th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

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

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