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Kyle of Lochalsh, 30/31 July
A chance to orienteer twice on the epic Balmacara, a stunningly wild open rocky hillside with distracting views of Skye. Plus an additional event on the Sat evening on the newly mapped area called The Plock, more details...
Profits from the event will be going to support the Scottish Elite Development Squad.
Online entry via oentries.com, closes July 10.
BTO SOUL 5 tookplace on Sat June 25 on a new map of Westhill, Aberdeen hosted by GRAMP. Even thunder and lightning didnt deter the competitors who made the most of a huge new area mapped by Scott Fraser and the Chepelin brothers.
Results on the Gramp website
Updated BTO SOUL series below
Veterans Home International, Northern Ireland
Congratulations to everyone selected to run in this year's Veteran Home International, which takes place on 3rd-4th September 2016 at Cassy Water, Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland. The event is earlier than usual this year, as it was moved to avoid a clash with the Compass Sport Cup Final.
Part of Sprint Scotland Training Camp
2 World Ranking Events. Using new maps and with another race on Sat afternoon along with a ceilidh in the evening. Full details on the Sprint Scotland website
If you want to improve your Sprint skills you should consider signing up for the training camp that runs from Thur 14th July.
19th June, Balkello (nr.Dundee)
Congratulations to MAROC who retained the Jamie Stevenson Trophy.
Final results with WinSplits, RouteGadget, run-in times and a printable/searchable version.
The Jamie Stevenson Trophy is an annual inter-club team competition open to juniors (M/W18 and under) in Scottish clubs.
Although aimed at planners and controllers the rules and guidelines about what happens at the start and finish should be of interest to competitors too.
Saturday 21st May 2016
The 2016 SOA AGM was held at Crathies Kirk Hall following on from the highly successful Scottish Orienteering Championships. The meeting was well attended (26), and over 20 proxy votes were received. Minutes and Summary of the meeting below.
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