Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines

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.

SICC 2016 results

16th May 16

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This competition is only open to SOA Open Clubs & their members who compete, on the day for their Open Club. Counting runners must be current members of their Club/SOA/BOF.

There is no entry fee for a Club to pay.


Clubs are split into “Large” & “Small” categories based on the number of entrants in the previous years’ Scottish Individual Championships.

For 2016

CLYDE, ECKO, ESOC, FVO, GRAMP, INT, INVOC, MAROC & MOR with more than 20 entrants in any of the 2012-2015 Scottish Individual Championships are in the Large Clubs Competition where the 12 best scores count.

AYROC, BASOC, ELO, KFO, RR, SOLWAY, STAG, TAY & TINTO with less than 20 entrants in any of the 2012-2015 Scottish Individual Championships are in the Small Clubs Competition where the best 6 scores count.

Scoring System

Shall be based on position within Courses NOT Classes with the 1st placed person receiving 100pts; 2nd place 99 pts; 3rd 98 pts etc.

A computer programme shall calculate the results with the Trophies being presented the following day at the Scottish Championships Prizegiving ceremony.

As was the case with the previous scoring system, only the results of competitors of M/W12 & above i.e. on Courses 1 to 16 competing in Age Class not Colour Coded shall score points for their Open Club.

In the event of a tie the score for 11 best / 5 best runners shall determine the winning club & if necessary 10 best /4 best respectively in Large/Small categories etc.

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by Terry O'Brien