Information category: News


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.

Official Individual results

SOC Results by Class

SOC Results with Splits

Winsplits is now available

Controller's Report

Official Relay results

SRC Team Results by Class

SRC Individual Results by Gaffle

RouteGadget please enter your routes for the Individual and the Relay

ActivNorth Photo Gallery

Please email with name and address for any unclaimed junior medals and we will post them to you.

23rd May 16   Read more...


SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

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.

23rd May 16   Read more...


Hollie Orr is putting Scotland on the map

Hollie Orr WOC 2015 Middle

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,”

23rd May 16   Read more...


Equality Standard award

Equality Standard logo

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.

22nd May 16   Read more...


Board meeting minutes

Latest meeting

The minutes of the Board meeting held on 19th Mar 2016

20th May 16   Read more...


Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May

Multi-direction mass start half way up the mountain

Third postscript

Notes from all the sessions are now available for download, along with quiz answers and other bits;  also description of Sudok-O.

Some 45 highly deserving individuals attended the SOA’s recent Volunteers’ Weekend, planned to offer learning opportunities and a lot of enjoyment, in the spectacular setting of Glenmore Lodge.

20th May 16   Read more...


Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016

The Jamie Stevenson Trophy is an annual inter-club team competition open to juniors (M/W18 and under) in Scottish clubs. All proceeds from the event go to support the Scottish Junior Squad and the teams for the UK Junior Inter-Regional Competition and the Junior Home International.

19th May 16   Read more...


Older items

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

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 02nd May 16

Scottish Spring 2016… 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

Operations Director vacancy… 05th Apr 16

Stirling Coaching Weekend, April 2016… 05th 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

Coach CPD Days for 2016… 18th Mar 16

CompassSport Cup 2016… 13th Mar 16

Controllers Training Course… 11th Mar 16

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2016… 08th 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

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2016… 11th 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

Funding for UKCC courses… 15th Dec 15

Ian Robertson 1932-2015… 14th Dec 15

Coaching Foundation course… 13th Dec 15

WOC Long wins Course of the Year… 08th Dec 15

SCORE magazine, Dec 2015… 03rd Dec 15

SOLs & CS Cup Scottish Final 2017 applications… 02nd 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

New ScotJOS Team Manager… 14th Nov 15

Compass Point Scottish O League 2015… 12th Nov 15

Shooting Greens - GRAMP event 15th November… 03rd Nov 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

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2015… 29th Sep 15

SCORE magazine, Sept 2015… 29th Sep 15

ScotJOS Team Manager and Lead Coach Vacancies… 26th 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

Scottish 6 Days 2015 Highlights… 04th Sep 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

Sandy Robertson… 01st Aug 15

World Orienteering Championships… 01st Aug 15

Alasdair McLeod interview… 23rd Jul 15

Find Your Way to Orienteering… 14th Jul 15

SOA Annual General Meeting 2015… 25th Jun 15

WOC2015 Selections… 18th Jun 15

Orienteering on the BBC… 17th Jun 15

Scottish Team Selections for the 2015 VHI… 16th Jun 15

SCORE magazine, June 2015… 16th Jun 15

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2015… 14th Jun 15

Help for Clubs… 04th Jun 15

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2015… 03rd Jun 15

Jess Tullie wins Sports Personality of the Year… 02nd Jun 15

President’s Medal 2015… 27th May 15

10,000m Challenge… 21st May 15

Scottish Success at British Middle and Sprint Championships… 11th May 15

Orienteering using QR codes… 04th May 15

What is Orienteering?… 01st May 15

World Schools’ Orienteering Championships 2015… 30th Apr 15

Scottish 6 Days 2015… 29th Apr 15

EYOC 2015 Selections… 13th Apr 15

JWOC 2015 Selections… 13th Apr 15

World Cup Round 2 Selections… 13th Apr 15

WOC 2015 Early Selections… 13th Apr 15

Race the Castles report and accounts… 03rd Apr 15

Easter Orienteering Project… 03rd Apr 15

Start Clocks… 01st Apr 15

CompassSport Cup 2015… 17th Mar 15

SCORE magazine, March 2015… 12th Mar 15

Rhoda Grant MSP goes orienteering… 02nd Mar 15

EUOC win BUCS2015… 24th Feb 15

CompassSport Award for SCORE… 21st Feb 15

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2015… 15th Feb 15