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Bookings now open for Junior Coaching Weekend in March 2018

SOA Info/News info

*Last couple of places left!*

Join a Junior Open Coaching Weekend on 17-18th March 2018 at Templars Park Campsite in Maryculter, Deeside. The weekend will combine high-quality coaching with the chance for juniors to socialise with others of a similar standard from other clubs. Places are available on a first-come, first served basis for 24 M/W 14s and M/W16s (age class at time of booking) who are not currently in ScotJOS.

*UPDATE 5th Dec: we are down to the last couple of places; if you're interested, book online asap!*

05th Dec 17  

SCORE magazine

SCORE Dec 2017

December 2017

The December issue features reports from the 2017 SOL and SOUL series, Orienteering and the Environment project, map practice, important updates and business items from the SOA, as well as all the regular features. 

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02nd Dec 17  

British Orienteering Championships 2018

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19/20th May

The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is staging the British Orienteering Championships 2018 over the weekend Saturday 19th May to Sunday 20th May in Royal Deeside. The Long Distance Championships will be held over the Balmoral Estate with the British Relay Championships at nearby Torphantrick (Cambus o’May).
Entries now open at SiEntries

02nd Dec 17  

Junior Selection Opportunities 2018

Jamie Stevenson Trophy

For ALL Scottish Juniors

If you are keen, there are lots of opportunities to take your orienteering further. Below are details of the various events, camps and programmes that are available.

01st Dec 17  

Chief Operating Officer departs SOA

SOA Info/News info

Further to the news item on 31st October, Stef Lauer has brought forward her leaving date to 1st December.  We wish Stef "bon voyage".

SOA will soon be interviewing for the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer.

01st Dec 17

Scottish Score Championships 2017

SOA Info/News info

Thanks to Moravian for staging an excellent championships.  Results at the Moravian website.  Next major championships in Scotland include the British Orienteering Championships 19th/20th May at Balmoral and Torphantrick (entries open soon) and the Scottish Orienteering Championships the following weekend.

27th Nov 17

Score magazine survey

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Whether or not you read Score, we want to hear from you! The online survey is anonymous and will take a couple of minutes to complete. Thank you in advance!

16th Nov 17  

Scottish 6 Days Strategy and Business Plan

Scottish 6 Days Strategy and Business Plan


The Scottish 6 Days events have been held every two years for the last 40 years. Originally run solely by volunteers, the events now employ a paid official and utilise outside event service companies to assist with the organisation.
This document sets out the aims and objectives of the Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Company and our future plans to maintain the event as one of the premier multi-day events in the world.
Download the plan from here

13th Nov 17

STAG’s Glasgow Parks Championship

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Now in its 19th Year the GPC returns to its original date of the first Sunday in December. 3 races in 3 parks in 1 day.
For the 1st time SI Air+contactless punching shall be used at this event.

Online entry via SiEntries and details on the STAG website

10th Nov 17

Older items

SOA appoints RDO North… 08th Nov 17

Chief Operating Officer vacancy… 07th Nov 17

Board Meeting Minutes - September 30th 2017… 01st Nov 17

Join or renew your membership for 2018… 01st Nov 17

New membership option for 2018… 31st Oct 17

Junior Inter Areas Competition… 31st Oct 17

Chief Operating Officer Stef Lauer to leave SOA… 31st Oct 17

Compass Point Scottish O League 2017… 30th Oct 17

Scottish Orienteering League 7 - Drummond Hill West… 30th Oct 17

INTrepid weekend 2017… 27th Oct 17

Orienteering Embargos… 25th Oct 17

MOR events in Lossie Forest & Scottish Score Champs… 25th Oct 17

Scots take advantage of Virtuous Lady!… 23rd Oct 17

East of Scotland Individual Championships… 19th Oct 17

Board Vacancy: Operations Director… 19th Oct 17

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