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SOA Annual General Meeting 2016

SOA Info/News info

The Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Orienteering Association will be held at 6.00 pm on Saturday 21st May 2016 at Crathie Kirk Hall (near Balmoral), Ballater AB35 5UL   (GR NO265949).  Directors Reports and Proposals along with the Proxy Voting Form are contained within the AGM Booklet.

30th Apr 16

SOL 3, Affric North, May 8

Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League

Invoc are delighted to be returning to the superb terrain of the WOC long courses. Don't miss what is possibly the last large scale event to be held in this stunning area due to planned felling. Online entry via and more details on the INVOC website.
Closing date for entries Apr 30
BASOC have an event at Dulnain Wood on the Saturday, make a weekend of it.

25th Apr 16

Volunteers’ Weekend 13-15 May

Bookings close this Friday, 29 April

Some places are still available for the Volunteers' Weekend, which will be held at Glenmore Lodge from mid-day Friday 13 May to late afternoon Sunday 15 May, but bookings will close at 5pm on Friday 29 April.  If you haven't yet booked your place, please do so NOW!

25th Apr 16  

Scottish Spring 2016

Pitlochry, 22nd - 24th April

A weekend of high quality orienteering in Pitlochry
Fri - Dark Thistle Night Race - Craig a Barns Results
Sat - JOK Chasing Sprint - Faskally Results
Sun - Middle Distance Race - Bonskeid Estate Results

23rd Apr 16  

British Orienteering Championships 2018

Embargo Notice

Orienteers are advised that with the exception of the Scottish Championships weekend (Individual and Relay) being held on the 21 and 22 May 2016 the Balmoral Estate is embargoed for the British Orienteering Championships (Individual and Relay). This event will be held over the weekend 12 and 13 May 2018.

22nd Apr 16  

SOA Club Development Fund

SOA Info/News info

The next deadline for applications to the SOA Club Development Fund is 1st October 2016.  Applications should be submitted during September 2016.  The application process is undergoing review;  the form is unlikely to change significantly, but detail of who to send it to will change!

21st Apr 16  

Good Practice Guide to Orienteering and the Environment

SOA Info/News info

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.

18th Apr 16  

Scottish Schools’ Festival 2016

and World Schools' selection criteria

Details of the festival to be held on 3rd June at Dalkeith Park are now available, along with the selection criteria for the World Schools' 2017 in Italy.
Scottish Schools' Orienteering Association website

18th Apr 16

Moray & Highland Junior Champs 2016

Roseisle, April 17

The champs have been a joint initiative between Moravian and INVOC since 2010. 135 juniors were among a starting line up of close to 300 orienteers at Moravian's Level C event at Roseisle. All results here.

18th Apr 16  

Older items

South of Scotland Orienteering League… 17th Apr 16

Compass Point Scottish O League 2016… 08th Apr 16

Operations Director vacancy… 05th Apr 16

Stirling Coaching Weekend, April 2016… 05th Apr 16

World Orienteering Day 11th May 2016… 03rd Apr 16

National Centre course schedule… 23rd Mar 16

Scottish 6 Days 2017… 21st Mar 16

Coach CPD Days for 2016… 18th Mar 16

CompassSport Cup 2016… 13th Mar 16

Controllers Training Course… 11th Mar 16

SportsAid Scotland Awards for 2016… 08th Mar 16

SCORE magazine, Mar 2016… 06th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

Scottish Championships 2016… 04th Mar 16

Board meeting minutes… 02nd Mar 16

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