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Nominations for Unsung Hero Award

BBC Unsung Hero, Credit:BBC Get Inspired

We have so many incredible volunteers within orienteering! Why not nominate your Unsung Hero for the coveted BBC award. 

17th Oct 18  

Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP)

ROMP logo

The "summer" ROMPs (seasonal orienteering courses) have now been removed from Loch Vaa and Glenmore Lodge area.  It is proposed that a "winter" ROMP is established from the middle of December through to the end of March - details to be determined.  Thank you to everyone who made use of the opportunity to train in some fine terrain and scenery.

17th Oct 18

SOA/Scottish Capercaillie Group Agreement


2019-2020 Agreement

A revised Agreement between the Scottish Orienteering Association and the Scottish Capercaillie Group on the use of forests for orienteering competitions and training where capercaillie are present is now available.

17th Oct 18  

Introducing Orienteering Course, Perth 2nd Dec 2018

SOA Info/News info

An Introducing Orienteering course will be held in Perth on Dec 2nd. Bookings are now being taken and several places are still available. More information here

17th Oct 18

MOR MegaMix Weekend is almost here

MOR Club Logo, Credit:MOR

A weekend of Orienteering in Moray

The Moray MEGA Mix weekend 27th-28th October. An Urban League event in Forres on the Saturday (including the Scottish Junior Inter Area Champs) and the SOL in Roseisle on Sunday. Two great locations. One MEGA weekend from Moravian.  

Entries will remain open until Monday 22nd Oct. After that, late entries and EOD may be possible with a surcharge.

16th Oct 18  

Level 1 Coach course - Dec 2018

SOA Info/News info

We hope to be able to run a UKCC Level 1 coach course on the weekend of 15-16 Dec 2018, most likely in the Deeside area. Bookings are now being taken.

15th Oct 18  

Vacancy: Website and Marketing Manager

SOA Info/News info

We are looking for a competent and motivated individual to oversee the introduction and implementation of our new website from its design stage to launch as a vital interface with our members. 

12th Oct 18  

Communication Changes

Sarah participating at Scottish Championships 2018, Credit:Fiona Keir

As you will be aware there have been a number of changes to the staffing team within the SOA office in the recent  weeks.  Today we say goodbye to Sarah Hobbs after two years as our communications and marketing guru. 

Please do bear with us as our current capacity is reduced somewhat. However we look forward to introducing you to our new team members as they are appointed in due course. 

12th Oct 18  

A new membership year is almost here!

SOA Info/News info

Calling all clubs, please submit your 2019 club membership fees to by the 29th October to ensure we update the database and systems accordingly. 

12th Oct 18

Older items

Compass Point Scottish O League 2018… 09th Oct 18

Junior Home Internationals 2018… 08th Oct 18

JHI & SOL4 in Errochty Forest… 06th Oct 18

Launch of Silver Accreditation!… 03rd Oct 18

Veteran Home Internationals 2018… 03rd Oct 18

Junior Inter Regional Championships 2018… 03rd Oct 18

Green Cake & Goodbyes… 28th Sep 18

EGM Minutes… 28th Sep 18

Operations Team… 25th Sep 18

Launch of SOYL… 22nd Sep 18

ScotJOS Team 2018-19 Announced… 22nd Sep 18

We Are Recruiting!!… 20th Sep 18

Highs and lows for Scotland SHI team in Lancashire… 19th Sep 18

SOA EGM Agenda 22nd September… 15th Sep 18

WOC 2022 embargos… 15th Sep 18

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