Information category: News


Promising young GB Team at EYOC 2017

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The Scottish contingent had a great weekend at the European Champs in central Slovakia over 29th June-2nd July.

13th Jul 17   Read more...


Updates from JWOC

JWOC 2017 logo

Reports and results from the Scots athletes at the Junior World Orienteering Championships, with some fantastic results so far.

13th Jul 17   Read more...


Extraordinary General Meeting 2017

Saturday 23 September

The EGM will be held at the Highland WOLF weekend on Saturday 23 September, at 7 till 7.30pm. The EGM is to consider further amendments to the Articles of Association and any other business brought forward by members.

12th Jul 17   Read more...


SOA Annual General Meeting 2017

Minutes now published

Held on Saturday 20th May 2017

AGM Minutes
AGM Booklet
Appendix: Articles of Association
Appendix: Bye-Laws
Treasurers report and draft 2016 accounts

11th Jul 17


President’s Medal 2017 awarded to Robin and Sheila Strain

Robin & Sheila Strain

The SOA President’s Medal for 2017 was awarded to Robin and Sheila Strain at the AGM on 20th May, for their invaluable contributions at events over many years and particularly their involvement with the introduction and use of electronic punching.

07th Jul 17   Read more...


Connecting with newcomers

Rona Lindsay, SOA Regional Development Officer Central/South, offers some advice to clubs looking to bring in new members.

07th Jul 17   Read more...


Great results at WOC 2017

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Team GB and its Scots members are having an excellent competition at the World Orienteering Competition in Estonia.

07th Jul 17   Read more...


Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, 15-17 September 2017

Session schedule now published

We are pleased to publish the provisional schedule for the Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, which will be held at Glenmore Lodge from the afternoon of Friday 15th to late afternoon Sunday 17th September. Some places are still available, but we recommend that you move fast to avoid disappointment!

For members of SOA clubs the charge for fully residential attendance (2 nights’ B&B, Saturday evening meal, daytime lunches & refreshments, all O-related sessions) will be £100 per person, with rebates of up to 50% for volunteers who lead a session.

06th Jul 17   Read more...


Older items

Scottish Team Selections for the 2017 VHI… 26th Jun 17

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2017… 25th Jun 17

Grants for Scottish athletes at WOC… 22nd Jun 17

SCORE magazine… 16th Jun 17

Coach Training Opportunities in Scotland… 15th Jun 17

Please help us to raise money for Team GB at the World Orienteering Championships… 09th Jun 17

Applications invited to fund Scottish projects… 01st Jun 17

SOA AGM 2017… 31st May 17

Scottish Inter-Club Championships: results 2017… 23rd May 17

SOA is looking for a Competitions Coordinator… 22nd May 17

Scottish Championships Individual… 21st May 17

Scottish Championships Relay… 21st May 17

bto SOUL 5, Tranent… 19th May 17

GB Junior Selections for international competitions… 18th May 17

Compass Point Scottish O League 2017… 17th May 17

Equipment move Glenmore to Deeside… 15th May 17

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2017… 12th May 17

SOA appoints Independent Director to its Board… 04th May 17

Board meeting minutes… 03rd May 17

SOA Development Summit… 02nd May 17

Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines… 01st May 17

British Orienteering Championships 2018… 29th Apr 17

Seasonal Orienteering at Glenmore Lodge… 28th Apr 17

World Orienteering Day 24th May… 28th Apr 17

World Schools’ Orienteering Championship 2017… 24th Apr 17

Start Clocks… 17th Apr 17

SOL3 Drumlanrig Woods 23rd April… 17th Apr 17

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2017… 17th Apr 17

SOL Competition rules and guidelines… 12th Apr 17

Future LiDAR coverage… 04th Apr 17

Veteran Home International 2017… 23rd Mar 17

SOA BOARD VACANCY: Independent Director… 20th Mar 17

SportsAid Scotland Awards 2017… 17th Mar 17

SOA & FVO appoint new Club Development Officer… 17th Mar 17

Focus Clubs Initiative… 13th Mar 17

Strathearn 2019 - Scottish 6 Days… 07th Mar 17

SOA Event levies 2017… 07th Mar 17

SOA subscriptions 2017… 07th Mar 17

Regular Orienteering Map Programme… 21st Feb 17

Introducing Orienteering - New Course for Teachers… 20th Feb 17

Orienteers on The Adventure Show… 20th Feb 17

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad – Selection Policy… 20th Feb 17

Orienteering access - guidance… 13th Feb 17

What does your club look like online?… 10th Feb 17

Notice of SOA Annual General Meeting 2017… 07th Feb 17

Join our board! Positions available… 07th Feb 17

BTO Urban League 2017… 06th Feb 17

Young Scot Awards 2017… 02nd Feb 17

Scottish Night and Sprint Championships… 02nd Feb 17

SOA Club Development Fund… 01st Feb 17

Junior Selection Opportunities… 27th Jan 17

Edinburgh Big Weekend 2017… 22nd Jan 17

SEDS Selections 2017… 21st Jan 17

National Centre course schedule… 11th Jan 17

Community Sports Hubs - what’s that all about?… 03rd Jan 17

Information sources for Event Officials… 01st Jan 17

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad 2017… 19th Dec 16

BTO Urban League guidelines… 15th Dec 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 10th Dec 16

SOA Development Summit “The Future of Scottish Junior & Schools Orienteering”… 08th Dec 16

Forth Valley Orienteers are Hiring!… 01st Dec 16

Scottish 6 Days 2017… 01st Dec 16

Scottish Score Championships 2016… 28th Nov 16

The AUOC 100… 26th Nov 16

British Orienteering Talent Squad Selections… 24th Nov 16

BTO Urban League 2016… 20th Nov 16

Tayside Orienteers win Galaxy funding… 18th Nov 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 17th Nov 16

British Orienteering Coaching Conference… 15th Nov 16

Ray Heyworth 1929 - 2016… 13th Nov 16

Tinto Twin 2016… 12th Nov 16

Moray Mix Weekend 2016… 04th Nov 16

Scottish Junior Inter Area Competition 2016… 03rd Nov 16

Senior Home Internationals Victory… 28th 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

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

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

Hollie and Jess on the podium… 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

Email newsletters… 25th Aug 16

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

ScotJOS Summer in Sweden… 09th Aug 16

Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge… 22nd Jul 16

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