LATEST ITEMS: Event Safety Workshop to be run in Forres in June. Bookings open for Coaching Foundation course 16 September near Perth.
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
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.
Routegadget has been loaded up at the SOA Routegadget site - please enter your routes!
- One Emit brikke (black/red)
- A Vapro control description holder
- A thumb compass (green strap)
Please contact the Individual Race organisers.
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.
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
Winsplits is now available
Official Relay results
RouteGadget please enter your routes for the Individual and the Relay
Please email with name and address for any unclaimed junior medals and we will post them to you.
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.
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,”
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.