Information category: News


SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Orienteering Association will be held at 6.00 pm on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Crathie Kirk Hall (near Balmoral), Ballater AB35 5UL   (GR NO265949).  Directors Reports and Proposals along with the Proxy Voting Form are contained within the AGM Booklet.

30th Apr 16


SOL 3, Affric North, May 8

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Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League

Invoc are delighted to be returning to the superb terrain of the WOC long courses. Don't miss what is possibly the last large scale event to be held in this stunning area due to planned felling. Online entry via oentries.com and more details on the INVOC website.
Closing date for entries Apr 30
BASOC have an event at Dulnain Wood on the Saturday, make a weekend of it.

25th Apr 16


Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May

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Bookings close this Friday, 29 April

Some places are still available for the Volunteers' Weekend, which will be held at Glenmore Lodge from mid-day Friday 13 May to late afternoon Sunday 15 May, but bookings will close at 5pm on Friday 29 April.  If you haven't yet booked your place, please do so NOW!

25th Apr 16   Read more...


Scottish Spring 2016

Scottish Spring

Pitlochry, 22nd - 24th April

A weekend of high quality orienteering in Pitlochry
Fri - Dark Thistle Night Race - Craig a Barns Results
Sat - JOK Chasing Sprint - Faskally Results
Sun - Middle Distance Race - Bonskeid Estate Results

23rd Apr 16   Read more...


British Orienteering Championships 2018

Balmoral Estate, Credit:Colin Matheson

Embargo Notice

Orienteers are advised that with the exception of the Scottish Championships weekend (Individual and Relay) being held on the 21 and 22 May 2016 the Balmoral Estate is embargoed for the British Orienteering Championships (Individual and Relay). This event will be held over the weekend 12 and 13 May 2018.

22nd Apr 16   Read more...


SOA Club Development Fund

The next deadline for applications to the SOA Club Development Fund is 1st October 2016.  Applications should be submitted during September 2016.  The application process is undergoing review;  the form is unlikely to change significantly, but detail of who to send it to will change!

21st Apr 16   Read more...


Good Practice Guide to Orienteering and the Environment

The SOA has produced a Good Practice Guide to Orienteering and the Environment in Scotland. The document is written for orienteers, and is intended to assist in securing access to land for events, particularly where there are concerns about nature conservation.

18th Apr 16   Read more...


Scottish Schools’ Festival 2016

Scottish Schools' Orienteering Association

and World Schools' selection criteria

Details of the festival to be held on 3rd June at Dalkeith Park are now available, along with the selection criteria for the World Schools' 2017 in Italy.
Scottish Schools' Orienteering Association website

18th Apr 16


Older items

Moray & Highland Junior Champs 2016… 18th Apr 16

South of Scotland Orienteering League… 17th Apr 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 08th 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

Scottish Championships 2016… 04th Mar 16

Board meeting minutes… 02nd 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

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