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Scottish Junior Cup 2021

***** UPDATE Amended date for round 2 at Tentsmuir *****

Plans are now in place to host a Scottish Junior Cup league over three different races during the spring and summer of 2021. The league will offer a set of high quality, fun, and competitive races which will be open to all junior orienteers in Scotland with age classes from M/W12 to M/W18. The draft plan is as follows:

  • Sun May 30th, Auchingarrich, Perthsire
  • Sun Aug 29th, Tentsmuir North, Fife (changed from 22nd due to clash with British Sprint Championships)
  • Sun Sep 19th, Anagach, Grantown on Spey

14th April, 2021

Coming soon! April Score

Score is coming to you soon. The April issue has a focus on orienteering restarting: getting back to the sport we love but also how our enforced break has given us all the chance to reset how we think about, participate in and grow O for the future.

April 2021 Score magazine front cover
Sneak cover preview

Watch out for the latest Score available soon on the SOA website.

13th April, 2021

President’s Medal Nominations 2020

Following the success of the nomination process last year, we are again opening up requests for nominations for 2020 President’s Medal.

Scottish Orienteering President's Medal
Scottish Orienteering Association’s President’s Medal

8th April, 2021

Low effort coaching and activities for restarting

Return to sport can mean low effort and easy to put on activities. Here are some ideas to try out for your club:

Extract from Glenmore ROMP map
Take a map for a run

7th April, 2021

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