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...


bto SOUL 5, Aberdeen Westhill, June 25

bto SOUL 5 takes place on Sat June 25 on a new map of Westhill, Aberdeen hosted by GRAMP.
More details on the Gramp website

Enter via Oentries

MAROC also host a level C event at Glen Fearder on Sun 26th.

Note both events use EMIT punching. Final details available below.

29th May 16   Read more...


Compass Point Scottish O League 2016

Tables after SOL4 (Scottish Champs)

Updated league tables after SOL 3 (Affric) and SOL 4 (Scottish Champs) are available here, by course and age class.

Issue with some times for SOL 3 have now been corrected, and the final version of results has been used to calculate the scores.

For SOL 4, as this was also the Scottish Championships, there are some changes to the scoring which affect some age classes.

29th May 16   Read more...


National Centre course schedule

National Centre logo

LATEST ITEMS:  Event Safety Workshop to be run in Forres on 9 June.  Bookings open for Coaching Foundation course 16 September near Perth.

27th May 16   Read more...


The Rules of Orienteering

British Orienteering

Updated 1st May 2016

British Orienteering have issued an update to the rules. Some time ago they changed the structure of the documented rules and now most of the information is in one PDF that includes the appendices. There is also a useful guide that highlights the 2015 & 2016 changes. Link to the British Orienteering Rules page

27th May 16


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

Scottish Inter-club championships results

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...


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.
Results, Routegadget, Controller's report etc.

23rd May 16   Read more...


Older items

SOA Annual General Meeting 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

Board meeting minutes… 20th May 16

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

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

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