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Coach CPD Days for 2015

We are pleased to announce dates for Coach CPD in 2015 - including a special session on “Talent”, with prestigious guest speaker Tony Stanger.  Venues will be allocated in discussion with clubs;  please get in touch if you’d like to request a particular date in your area.  The general theme for the sessions will be “Lively sessions for newcomers and returners”.

20th Dec 14 Read more…

Orienteering Achievement winners 2014

The Orienteering Achievement of 2014

World of O

Judith Wyder and Rune Haraldsson have been awarded with “The Orienteering Achievement of 2014” titles.
14 athletes and 2 teams were nominated for the annual poll to find the most impressive achievements in international orienteering. The poll is organized by World of O – the major internet presence for international orienteering news.
Full details of the voting can be found on the World of O website.

18th Dec 14 Read more…

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad 2015

The following juniors have been selected to the Scottish Junior Squad for 2015:

15th Dec 14 Read more…

Club Development Officer vacancies

For the MAROC and TAY club catchment areas, (each 1 day per week).
Annual Salary: £15000 - £16000 (pro rata for 1 day per week) depending on experience
Duration: to end-August 2016
The Scottish Orienteering Association is seeking to appoint two highly motivated people who are able to work both in collaboration with the club and independently to fill these positions.

12th Dec 14 Read more…

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Glasgow Parks Championships 2014

Sunday 7th December

3 races, 3 parks, 1 overall result. Good social as well as competitive event, It will also be the 500th STAG event since they started up in 1982. STAG website for more details.
Results including WinSplits and RouteGadget.

05th Dec 14

SCORE Dec 2014 cover

SCORE magazine, Dec 2014

Hope you’ll enjoy this issue, whose stories include the background to Race The Castles, schools orienteering in Moray, experiences at the Marathon Des Sables, and reviews of this year’s SOL and SOUL series of races. There’s a new column introducing SOA Board members, along with news from the elite and junior squads, a preview of events to look forward to in the next few months, and all the usual features.

02nd Dec 14 Read more…

World of O

Vote for Course of the Year 2014 now!

World of O

The Stirling Race the Castles Men Elite Course and the Race the Castles Prologue, part 1 course was shortlisted for the World of O Course of the Year 2014 Competition.
The results: WOC 2014 Middle was a clear winner in “Course of the Year 2014″ – with the sprint course from PWT Race the Castle in second place (”Sprint Course of the Year 2014″).

01st Dec 14 Read more…

A9 Dualling: Walking Group Consultation

On Friday 28th November, Colin Matheson will be attending a so-called “Walking Group” Consultation relating to the proposed dualling of the A9.  I will be representing the interests of the SOA so if any club or individual wants me to raise any issues/concerns please let me know in advance.  Examples might include the potential loss of areas such as Dalnamein but also improved access time from the major cities.

20th Nov 14

SOA Club Development Fund

The next deadline for applications to the SOA Club Development Fund has been brought forward to 21st December 2014.

18th Nov 14 Read more…

Moray volunteers get free football tickets

Moray volunteers rewarded

Free football tickets

Moravian members who have been helping Regional Development Officer Mike Rodgers with work in schools are being rewarded this weekend with a free trip to see Inverness Caley Thistle play Motherwell in the SPL.

18th Nov 14 Read more…

Older items

Scottish Score Championships 2014… 16th Nov 14

Coaching Consultancy Opportunities… 07th Nov 14

BASOC Athletes to Represent GB in Tasmania… 05th Nov 14

GUOC sprint relay races - Sat 8th Nov… 02nd Nov 14

Croy Hill, SoSOL, 9th Nov… 29th Oct 14

27th Tinto Twin… 23rd Oct 14

Race the Castles 2014… 19th Oct 14

Quarrelwood, 2nd November 2014… 15th Oct 14

Bridging the gap… 14th Oct 14

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2014… 30th Sep 14

Regional Development Officer, Highland… 24th Sep 14

EUOC 50th Anniversary… 24th Sep 14

Junior Regional Orienteering Squads… 20th Sep 14

Coach CPD Days for 2014… 16th Sep 14

Veteran Home International 2014… 14th Sep 14

Scottish Inter Club (8 person) Team Relay & Junior Inter Area Relay 2014… 14th Sep 14

World Schools’ Orienteering 2015… 09th Sep 14

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2014… 01st Sep 14

Purple Thistle 2014… 24th Aug 14

ScotJOS update, Summer 2014… 05th Aug 14

Edinburgh Ultrasprint… 01st Aug 14

Orienteering on BBC Adventure Show… 17th Jul 14

Moray 2013 nominated for award… 16th Jul 14

Emma on EYOC podium… 30th Jun 14

SOA Annual General Meeting 2014… 27th Jun 14

SCORE magazine, Jun 2014… 23rd Jun 14

Navigation Knack… 19th Jun 14

2015 and beyond… 18th Jun 14

WOC 2015 seeks Squad Training Co-ordinator… 16th Jun 14

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2014… 15th Jun 14

Colour Blindness in Orienteering… 09th Jun 14

LiDAR data available… 06th Jun 14

LiDAR Data Explained… 06th Jun 14

Scottish Schools’ Orienteering Festival 2014 - Friday 6th June… 04th Jun 14

President’s medal 2014… 02nd Jun 14

Scottish Championships 2014… 01st Jun 14

Coaching Foundation course… 31st May 14

GMC 2014, Glenshee, Nov 15/16… 27th May 14

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2014… 19th May 14

SoSOL, Culteuchar, May 18… 18th May 14

SOA Club Development Conference 2014… 17th May 14

Admin Assistant appointed… 10th May 14

Scottish athletes representing GB, summer 2014… 01st May 14

Awards from the WOC 2015 Elite Fund… 15th Apr 14

WOC2015 Marketing and Communications Officer Position… 12th Apr 14

SOA Articles of Association:  proposed change… 10th Apr 14

Scottish 6 Days Mapping Fund… 02nd Apr 14

The ‘O’ Foundation… 21st Mar 14

Are you good with people?… 20th Mar 14

Why do we need coach licensing?… 19th Mar 14

SOL 2013 Prize Giving… 18th Mar 14

Admin Assistant vacancy… 15th Mar 14

Scottish Sports Aid Awards for 2014… 06th Mar 14

Forestry Commission Agreement… 05th Mar 14

PreO at the SOL events… 04th Mar 14

Scottish Orienteering WOC 2015 Elite Fund… 27th Feb 14

Youth Sports Concussion… 18th Feb 14

CompassSport Cup/Trophy 2014… 17th Feb 14

Scottish Night Champs 2014… 16th Feb 14

Running without boundaries… 13th Feb 14

Requesting SCORE on paper… 10th Feb 14

BASOC and MOR events 8/9 February… 30th Jan 14

Lakes 5 Days 2014… 29th Jan 14

FCS-SOA Concordat… 29th Jan 14

Mixed Sprint Relay and Urban in Perth… 19th Jan 14

SCORE, Jan 2014… 15th Jan 14

Artwork Designer for World Champs… 10th Jan 14

Urban League guidelines… 08th Jan 14

Emergency? call 112… 05th Jan 14

Compass Point Scottish O League 2013… 01st Jan 14

Map Printing Service… 01st Jan 14

Oleg Chepelin’s Wedding Run… 31st Dec 13

Festive Season Events… 30th Dec 13

New Score Editor… 23rd Dec 13

EventScotland celebrating 10 Years… 20th Dec 13

Orienteering at the Scottish Parliament… 15th Dec 13

John Colls 1944-2013… 12th Dec 13

Tom Ryan 1991-2013… 12th Dec 13

Tay Christmas Score Event, 8th Dec… 08th Dec 13

Highland 2015 volunteers… 08th Dec 13

         

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