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
The next deadline for applications to the SOA Club Development Fund has been brought forward to 21st December 2014.
18th Nov 14 Read more…
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…
and Scottish Inter-Club Championships
BASOC hosted this event at Achlean Forest on the 16th November.
Results, RouteGadget & Winsplits on the BASOC website
Winners of the Scottish Inter Club Champsionships were:
Large club - Moravian Orienteers
Small club - Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club
Chris Spencer (ActivNorth) took some great photographs, visit his website to see them
16th Nov 14 Read more…
British Orienteering wishes to identify Consultants or Consultancies to provide coaching and support for athletes within the talent and performance development programme.
Please find below links to coaching consultancy opportunities below.
Physical Conditioning Coach
Technical Talent Coach
07th Nov 14 Read more…
Oceania Championships / World Cup
James Tullie, Jess Tullie and Ewan McCarthy have been selected to represent Great Britain this coming January in Tasmania. They will compete in three World Cup races held on the island from 3rd – 11th and will form 3 of the 5 strong GB contingent.
The races are all part of a plan to gain world ranking points and vital top level experience in a bid to make the team for the upcoming World Championship based in Inverness in August 2015.
More info on the BASOC website
05th Nov 14
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 details & oentries.com to enter.
04th Nov 14
inc. Scottish Student Relay Champs
Glasgow University Orienteering Club is hosting mixed sprint relay races around the university area in Glasgow’s West End on Saturday 8th November, incorporating the Scottish Students Relay Champs, more details. Clyde are also hosting a level C South of Scotland league ‘forest’ event at nearby Croy Hill the next day, incorporating the Scottish Students Individual Champs (details & results here.
02nd Nov 14
Inc. Scottish Student Individual Championships
A South of Scotland league event (level C) on a new map of Croy Hill near Cumbernauld.
More details on the Clyde website & pre-entry via oentries.com is encouraged and closes on 2nd Nov, entry on the day subject to map availablility.
29th Oct 14
The 27th running of the Night - Day Tinto Twin was held on Carmichael Hill and Happendon Wood on 25th & 26th October.
The results for the event are now available in many forms including RouteGadget..
More information is on the Tinto Web Site. Thanks to all who came and especially to those who helped.
23rd Oct 14