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Edinburgh Ultrasprint

Sun 10th Aug, Lauriston Castle

The challenge is to navigate around the controls in the Maze and those in the surrounding park, quickly and cleanly. The fastest runner may not be the most accurate. It’s entertaining for the spectators and makes a very welcoming, sociable, fun event which everyone can enjoy.
Details on ESOC website, pre-entry via Fabian4 closes 3rd Aug

01st Aug 14

Regional Development Officer vacancy

Inner Moray Firth and Speyside areas

The Scottish Orienteering Association is seeking a highly motivated person who is able to work both in collaboration with clubs and independently to fill this position.
Salary: £18000 - £20000 (pro rata for 3 days per week), depending on experience.
Duration: 2 Years

26th Jul 14 Read more…

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Orienteering on BBC Adventure Show

Watch on BBC iPlayer

Lorna Eades and Paul McGreal recently filmed a WOC2015 promotional item for broadcast on the BBC2 Adventure Show. It’s intended to be an introduction to the sport for the public. The presenters (Dougie Vipond and Deziree Wilson) ran a short course, and were carrying trackers.
Watch it on BBC iPlayer (starts 10mins in)

17th Jul 14 Read more…

Scottish Event Awards 2014

Moray 2013 nominated for award

2014 Scottish Event Awards

The 2013 Scottish 6 Day Event, Moray2013, has been nominated as a finalist in the Sports category of the 2014 Scottish Event Awards. The winners of the awards will be announced at a ceremony in Glasgow on October 8th.

16th Jul 14 Read more…

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Veteran Home International 2014

Team selections

The Selection Panel is delighted to announce their selections for the Scottish Veteran Team for this years Veteran Home International, which will take place in the Forest of Dean on the week-end of 13th/14th September.

02nd Jul 14 Read more…

W16 relay team

Emma on EYOC podium

European Youth Championships 2014

As reported previously 4 ScotJOS members were selected for the European Youth Championships which have been taking place over the past few days in Strumica, Macedonia:  Andrew Barr MOR (M18), Kathryn Barr MOR (W16), Alex Carcas INT (M16) and Emma Wilson (CLYDE) W16.

30th Jun 14 Read more…

SOA Annual General Meeting 2014

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Orienteering Association, held on Saturday 24 May 2014, are now available for download.

27th Jun 14 Read more…

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SCORE magazine, Jun 2014

A link to the latest copy of the magazine has been emailed to SOA members.
It contains news and views from recent events, plus other interesting articles, including an explanation of what LiDAR means and how it’s used, a piece about the Solway summer coaching initiative, an interview with Robin Strain (electronic systems guru), and all the…

23rd Jun 14 Read more…

Cameron McNeish

Navigation Knack

by Cameron McNeish

Orienteering is something everyone should try
It’s probably a sign of advancing age when you are invited to become Patron of a national organisation. My own competitive sporting achievements took place some forty-odd years ago so I was thrilled to be asked to become a Patron of Scottish Orienteering.

19th Jun 14 Read more…

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2015 and beyond

A recent publication from Glasgow City Council gives sports clubs advice on how to take advantage of the expected surge in interest in sport during and after the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  The lessons are of course highly relevant to orienteering clubs and WOC 2015, so we have produced a simpler document to meet this specific aim.

18th Jun 14 Read more…

Older items

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 available… 06th Jun 14

LiDAR Data Explained… 06th Jun 14

Scottish Schools’ Orienteering Festival 2014 - Friday 6th June… 04th Jun 14

President’s medal 2014… 02nd Jun 14

Scottish Championships 2014… 01st Jun 14

Coaching Foundation course… 31st May 14

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

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2014… 19th May 14

SoSOL, Culteuchar, May 18… 18th May 14

SOA Club Development Conference 2014… 17th May 14

Race the Castles 2014… 12th May 14

Ward Junior Home Internationals 2014… 12th May 14

Admin Assistant appointed… 10th May 14

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

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

WOC2015 Marketing and Communications Officer Position… 12th Apr 14

SOA Articles of Association:  proposed change… 10th Apr 14

Scottish 6 Days Mapping Fund… 02nd 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

Admin Assistant vacancy… 15th Mar 14

Scottish Sports Aid Awards for 2014… 06th Mar 14

Forestry Commission Agreement… 05th Mar 14

PreO at the SOL events… 04th Mar 14

Scottish Orienteering WOC 2015 Elite Fund… 27th Feb 14

Youth Sports Concussion… 18th Feb 14

CompassSport Cup/Trophy 2014… 17th Feb 14

Scottish Night Champs 2014… 16th Feb 14

Running without boundaries… 13th Feb 14

Coach CPD Days for 2014… 13th Feb 14

Requesting SCORE on paper… 10th Feb 14

EUOC 50th Anniversary… 10th Feb 14

BASOC and MOR events 8/9 February… 30th Jan 14

Lakes 5 Days 2014… 29th Jan 14

FCS-SOA Concordat… 29th Jan 14

Mixed Sprint Relay and Urban in Perth… 19th Jan 14

SCORE, Jan 2014… 15th Jan 14

Artwork Designer for World Champs… 10th Jan 14

Urban League guidelines… 08th Jan 14

Emergency? call 112… 05th Jan 14

Compass Point Scottish O League 2013… 01st Jan 14

Map Printing Service… 01st Jan 14

Oleg Chepelin’s Wedding Run… 31st Dec 13

Festive Season Events… 30th Dec 13

New Score Editor… 23rd Dec 13

EventScotland celebrating 10 Years… 20th Dec 13

Orienteering at the Scottish Parliament… 15th Dec 13

John Colls 1944-2013… 12th Dec 13

Tom Ryan 1991-2013… 12th Dec 13

Tay Christmas Score Event, 8th Dec… 08th Dec 13

Highland 2015 volunteers… 08th Dec 13

Scottish Junior Squad 2014… 06th Dec 13

Scottish 6 Days book for Christmas?… 04th Dec 13

Scottish 6 Days 2015… 03rd Dec 13

WOC 2015 Embargoed areas… 03rd Dec 13

New Veterans Team Manager… 02nd Dec 13

Guidance on Access and Forestry Operations… 19th Nov 13

Ann Walder… 16th Nov 13

Urban League 2013… 09th Nov 13

Scottish Students… 08th Nov 13

Veterans Team Manager… 06th Nov 13

Scottish Score Championships 2013… 03rd Nov 13

JK 2014, South Wales… 01st Nov 13

Winning Students 2013-14… 31st Oct 13

Scottish Junior Successes at EYOC 2013… 30th Oct 13

South of Scotland Orienteering League 2013-14… 29th Oct 13

26th Tinto Twin… 27th Oct 13

Success at the Compasssport Trophy for Scottish clubs… 21st Oct 13

Highland Wolf 2013… 19th Oct 13

Roseisle event 3rd November 2013… 18th Oct 13

Scottish Junior Inter Area Competition… 14th Oct 13

SOA Annual General Meeting 2013… 11th Oct 13

Coach CPD Days for 2013… 08th Oct 13

Junior Inter-Regional Championships 2013… 02nd Oct 13

New SOA Directors… 30th Sep 13

         

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