Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May

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Final detailed timetable now available

Bookings have now closed for the Volunteers' Weekend, which will be held at Glenmore Lodge from mid-day Friday 13 May to late afternoon Sunday 15 May.  Joining instructions will be sent to all participants no later than this Friday, 6th May.  Detailed timetable now available for download.

05th May 16   Read more...


SOA Appoints Chief Operating Officer

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...


Compass Point Scottish O League 2016

SOL2 League Tables

Updated 3rd May  The league tables after SOL2 are now here, by course and age class.

Due to issues with mapping the area, SOL4 has been cancelled.
The Scottish Champs will replace SOL 4 as a scoring event for league points, so it's still the best 4 out of 7.

02nd May 16   Read more...


SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Orienteering Association will be held at 6.00 pm on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Crathie Kirk Hall (near Balmoral), Ballater AB35 5UL   (GR NO265949).  Directors Reports and Proposals along with the Proxy Voting Form are contained within the AGM Booklet.

30th Apr 16


SOL 3, Affric North, May 8

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Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League

Invoc are delighted to be returning to the superb terrain of the WOC long courses. Don't miss what is possibly the last large scale event to be held in this stunning area due to planned felling. Online entry via oentries.com and more details on the INVOC website.
Closing date for entries Apr 30
BASOC have an event at Dulnain Wood on the Saturday, make a weekend of it.

25th Apr 16


Scottish Spring 2016

Scottish Spring

Pitlochry, 22nd - 24th April

A weekend of high quality orienteering in Pitlochry
Fri - Dark Thistle Night Race - Craig a Barns Results
Sat - JOK Chasing Sprint - Faskally Results
Sun - Middle Distance Race - Bonskeid Estate Results

23rd Apr 16   Read more...


Dark Thistle, Craig a Barns

Scottish Spring

Fri 22 Apr 2016

This was part of the Scottish Spring weekend of high quality orienteering near Pitlochry. The night event was organised by SEDS, more details on the Purple Thistle website.

Results and splits 

23rd Apr 16


British Orienteering Championships 2018

Balmoral Estate, Credit:Colin Matheson

Embargo Notice

Orienteers are advised that with the exception of the Scottish Championships weekend (Individual and Relay) being held on the 21 and 22 May 2016 the Balmoral Estate is embargoed for the British Orienteering Championships (Individual and Relay). This event will be held over the weekend 12 and 13 May 2018.

22nd Apr 16   Read more...


Older items

SOA Club Development Fund… 21st 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

Scottish Championships, Individual… 06th Mar 16

SCORE magazine, Mar 2016… 06th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

Scottish Championships 2016… 04th Mar 16

Board meeting minutes… 02nd Mar 16

Scottish Championships, Relay… 01st 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

Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines… 21st 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

SOL 6, Dunalastair, Jun 21… 24th 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