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EGM Details

SOA Info/News info

Revised Articles of Association and Bye-Laws attached

The SOA are holding an EGM on Saturday, September 23rd 2017 at 7-7.30pm to coincide with the Highland WOLF weekend at Lagganlia Outdoor Centre, near Aviemore. 

The SOA is proposing a change in their Articles of Association and Bye-Laws as per attached documents. Members wishing to bring forward amendments to the amendments should do so by contacting the Company Secretary, Stef Lauer, by Saturday, August 26, 2017. 


No other business has been brought forward by members. 

15th Aug 17

Strathearn 2019 - Scottish 6 Days

Sun 28th July to Sat 3rd August

The 22nd Scottish 6-day event is being held in Strathearn. The Strathearn area of Perthshire runs along the Highland Boundary Fault, and bridges the glens, lochs and mountains of the Highlands with the rich farmland and towns of the Lowlands to the south.

2019 event website

09th Aug 17

Scottish 6 Day Event

A message from Jon Musgrave, 2017 Event Co-ordinator

The Scottish 6-Days concluded on Saturday at Glen Feardar West with a day of well-planned courses and hard racing. 

The event has been a great success with many positive messages and sincere thanks from our visitors.

06th Aug 17  

BTO SOUL 7, Cumbernauld, Aug 20

Urban League info

STAG welcomes you back to the Urban delights of Cumbernauld. Based at Cumbernauld Theatre, located itself within Cumbernauld Park, Courses 1 > 5 shall be mostly Urban based whereas Courses 6 & 7 shall be located mostly within Cumbernauld Park.
Online enry via SiEntries and details on the STAG website

03rd Aug 17

Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, 15-17 September 2017

SOA Info/News info

Session schedule now published

We are now publishing the "near final" schedule for the Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, which will be held at Glenmore Lodge from the afternoon of Friday 15th to late afternoon Sunday 17th September.  This schedule has been adjusted slightly from the previous version, to accommodate as many people's wishes as possible.

A few places are still available, but we recommend that you move fast to avoid disappointment!

For members of SOA clubs the charge for fully residential attendance (2 nights’ B&B, Saturday evening meal, daytime lunches & refreshments, all O-related sessions) will be £100 per person, with rebates of up to 50% for volunteers who lead a session.

02nd Aug 17  

National Centre course schedule

LATEST ITEMS:  UKCC Level 1 30 September - 1 October course now FULL.

Event Safety Workshops added, 6 and 20 September, also places available on Coaching Foundation course in Musselburgh on 19 August.

02nd Aug 17  

British Orienteering Championships 2018

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).
Venues and details for the British TrailO Championships are still to be announced.

The Scottish Orienteering Championships will be held the following weekend of 26/27th May. Why not take a weeks holiday and have a double dose of classic Scottish terrain.

27th Jul 17  

New Partnership Manager for the SOA

SOA Info/News info

With Megan Griffiths, our previous sportscotland Partnership Manager, taking on other responsibilities within the organisation, we are delighted to introduce Jane Scott, our new partnership manager, to the orienteering community.

26th Jul 17  

Minutes of Board meeting June 2017

SOA Info/News info

The Board of Directors met at the AK Bell Library in Perth on 22nd June 2017; minutes attached. 

26th Jul 17  

Older items

Promising young GB Team at EYOC 2017… 13th Jul 17

Updates from JWOC… 13th Jul 17

Extraordinary General Meeting 2017… 12th Jul 17

SOA Annual General Meeting 2017… 11th Jul 17

President’s Medal 2017 awarded to Robin and Sheila Strain… 07th Jul 17

Connecting with newcomers… 07th Jul 17

Great results at WOC 2017… 07th Jul 17

Scottish Team Selections for the 2017 VHI… 26th Jun 17

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2017… 25th Jun 17

Grants for Scottish athletes at WOC… 22nd Jun 17

SCORE magazine… 16th Jun 17

Coach Training Opportunities in Scotland… 15th Jun 17

Please help us to raise money for Team GB at the World Orienteering Championships… 09th Jun 17

Applications invited to fund Scottish projects… 01st Jun 17

SOA AGM 2017… 31st May 17

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