Information category: News


Applications invited for RDO Central/South Scotland

Applications are invited for the position of Regional Development Officer for Central/South Scotland. The deadline has been extended to Aug 15th.

22nd Jul 16   Read more...


Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge

Glenmore map, Credit:SOA

Orienteering courses are available around Glenmore Lodge for summer training. 20 control markers are at various locations and printed maps are available from Glenmore Lodge reception.

22nd Jul 16   Read more...


Headcam (and other forms of imaging) use during events

 Headcams, Credit:Not known

Update: new regulations have now been published. The focus is on safeguarding of children.

Safeguarding, image taking & the using of images regulations 

21st Jul 16   Read more...


Glasgow Parks Championships 2016

STAG logo

Change of date

Please note that due to organisational issues, STAG's 18th Glasgow Parks Championships has had to be rescheduled for Sunday 4th December 2016. Entries shall open on 1st November 2016 via "O" Entries.

16th Jul 16


Urban League Coordinator

Pat Squire

We welcome Pat Squire as the new Urban League Coordinator. Many thanks to Andy Paterson who is stepping down.

Pat can be contacted on

15th Jul 16


Fixtures Secretary

Paul Caban

We welcome Paul Caban's return as Fixtures Secretary.
Paul will be the first point of contact for clubs scheduling events. For more info: full details of the Fixtures Secretary role.

11th Jul 16


Board meeting minutes

Latest meeting

The minutes of the Board meeting held on 18th Jun 2016

08th Jul 16   Read more...


Strategic Plan 2016-2020

This Strategic Plan underpinned our application to sportscotland for continued investment from April 2016 to March 2020. It incorporates a greater emphasis on publicising and promoting our sport, continued support for club development, a wider range of services for members and opportunities for them to develop their skills, new Regional Development Officer positions and a significant enhancement of our ability to cope with governance matters.

08th Jul 16   Read more...


Older items

Updated Course Planning Guidance… 06th Jul 16

National Centre course schedule… 06th Jul 16

Highland WOLF 2016… 01st Jul 16

Purple Thistle 2016… 28th Jun 16

Scottish Team Selections for the 2016 VHI… 26th Jun 16

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2016… 19th Jun 16

Start and Finish planning reminders… 17th Jun 16

SOA Annual General Meeting 2016… 10th Jun 16

Wanted, new SCORE editor… 06th Jun 16

SCORE magazine… 02nd Jun 16

BTO Solicitors extend SOUL series sponsorship… 02nd Jun 16

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2016… 31st May 16

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 29th May 16

The Rules of Orienteering… 27th May 16

President’s medal 2016… 23rd May 16

Scottish Championships 2016… 23rd May 16

Hollie Orr is putting Scotland on the map… 23rd May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd May 16

Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May… 20th May 16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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