Information category: Rules/Guidelines
Updated 1st May 2016
British Orienteering have issued an update to the rules. Some time ago they changed the structure of the documented rules and now most of the information is in one PDF that includes the appendices. There is also a useful guide that highlights the 2015 & 2016 changes. Link to the British Orienteering Rules page
Updated May 2016
Following consultation with Clubs in early 2016 & the subsequent approval of the SOA Board, from 2016, the Scottish Inter Club Championships (SICC) shall be held in conjunction with the Scottish Individual Championships.
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.
The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) believes in 'clean orienteering' and works in partnership with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and International Federation to ensure that the integrity of orienteering is protected.
List of SOA controllers sorted by club, including their home town.
At the foot of this web page, there are links to download the SOA application forms for appointment to Grade C controller, and to upgrade to Grade B controller. (Please use the Word doc in preference to the pdf, if you can.)
Grade B controllers who are interested to upgrade to Grade A should contact the SOA Controllers' Co-ordinator, Rob Hickling, who can advise you on the process for applying to British Orienteering.
To provide an inter-club competition for junior orienteers. Competition is based on the English Yvette Baker trophy, for which more details can be found on the BOF website.
Updated 5th April 2015
Rules and guidelines
The Scottish Night Championships (SNC) is intended to provide a high level of technical night orienteering competition in Scotland.
December 2014 - Course 5 age classes updated.
Rules and Guidelines
The Scottish Sprint Championships (SSPC) provides a championship at sprint distance orienteering. Sprint orienteering tests rapid decision making while running at close to full speed. Updated Dec 2014.