Moravian are the Sport Moray Team of the Year

Moray Sports Awards 2015

Scottish Orienteering’s connection with one of the big players in the Scotch Whisky industry went an unexpected step further last Tuesday evening when Moravian were the recipients of the Gordon & MacPhail Senior Team Award at the Moray Sporting Recognition Awards ceremony in Elgin Town Hall.

26th Nov 15  

Scottish Score Championships 2015

Sun 22nd Nov, Pitmedden Forest

Incorporating Scottish Inter Club Championships
Organised by Kingdom of Fife Orienteers (KFO) at Pitmedden, nr Auchtermuchty.

Results have been posted on the KFO website but may not be final.

22nd Nov 15  

Chasing Perfection

Michael Johnson, Credit:Channel 4

Channel 4 & Open University collaboration

Authored by one of the world’s most successful athletes, Michael Johnson looks at how sports science has changed immeasurably in the last 20 years. Exploring how those changes have impacted on the world of sport, and what role it plays in creating exceptional athletes.
You will be able to learn a lot from watching the programmes and the material on the OU website - as an elite athlete or as a participation orienteer.

22nd Nov 15  

New ScotJOS Team Manager

Elizabeth Furness

The SOA are delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Furness to the post of ScotJOS Team Manager. Elizabeth is an experienced TM and junior coach and will take over from the start of 2016.
Arrangements for the period of transition and how the Squad will operate in the future were discussed at a recent meeting of ScotJOS parents and SOA.
Selections for 2016 will be made by Maureen Brown and Bill Stevenson and announced mid December. It is planned to have a summer tour in 2016 and as soon as dates are confirmed parents will be informed.

14th Nov 15

Compass Point Scottish O League 2015

Trophy Presentation

The Trophy Presentation for the winners of the 2015 SOL will take place at the Scottish Score Championships on Sunday 22 November at Pitmedden Forest. More details below.

12th Nov 15  

Shooting Greens - GRAMP event 15th November

GRAMP’s event on 15th November has been moved to Shooting Greens, due to extensive late forestry work at the original venue (Raemoir).

03rd Nov 15  

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2015

JHI 2015 winning team, Credit:Wendy Carlyle

Race report

This year’s JHI’s took place at Magilligan on the north coast of Northern Ireland over the weekend of 24/25 October. The weekend was organised by members of North West Orienteering Club, the overall organiser being Anthony McGonagle and the planner Alan Bogle.

26th Oct 15  

LiDAR data available

LiDAR coverage map 2015, Credit:Google Earth

Areas covered updated Oct 2015

Through an agreement with sportscotland (and the Scottish Government) there is now further availability of LiDAR data (Phase 2).  This data set supplements the Phase 1 data which has been widely used by orienteering clubs in Scotland.

23rd Oct 15  

Older items

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

Scottish Night Championships (SNC) 2015… 11th Feb 15

Dave Prentice… 04th Feb 15

Scottish Orienteering WOC 2015 Elite Fund… 01st Feb 15

BASOC Athletes report from Tasmania… 23rd Jan 15

Andrew Hewat… 02nd Jan 15

Club affiliation… 01st Jan 15

Coach CPD Days for 2015… 20th Dec 14

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad 2015… 15th Dec 14

Glasgow Parks Championships 2014… 05th Dec 14

SCORE magazine, Dec 2014… 02nd Dec 14

Vote for Course of the Year 2014 now!… 01st Dec 14

A9 Dualling: Walking Group Consultation… 20th Nov 14

SOA Club Development Fund… 19th Nov 14

Moray volunteers rewarded… 18th Nov 14

Scottish Score Championships 2014… 16th Nov 14

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

Race the Castles 2014… 19th Oct 14

Bridging the gap… 14th Oct 14

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2014… 30th Sep 14

Regional Development Officer, Highland… 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

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 Explained… 06th Jun 14

President’s medal 2014… 02nd Jun 14

Scottish Championships 2014… 01st Jun 14

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

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2014… 19th May 14

SOA Club Development Conference 2014… 17th May 14

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

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

SOA Articles of Association:  proposed change… 10th 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

Scottish Sports Aid Awards for 2014… 06th Mar 14