Orienteering is an outdoor activity that is suitable for people of all ages. As a group or a family or solo, it is a great way of exploring the Scottish countryside. Our EventsNews, Membership, Clubs and What is Orienteering? pages provide you with everything you need to know. Contact us with any queries.


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

Support for coaches: First Aid Training Course

As part of our commitment to restarting the sport and supporting coaches, we have organised a partially funded First Aid course for coaches. Due to corona virus, the usually 1 day course will take place by blended learning in 3 parts with self-guided online learning, part tutor led online learning (12th May) and then face to face assessment (13th May). The qualification obtained will be Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.


7th April, 2021

Interested in joining the SOA Equality Sub-committee?

Following the Gender Equality community conversation, we are taking the first action of calling for interested parties to send an application to join the Scottish Orienteering Equality sub-committee. Please read on to find out the scope of the committee, role outlines and how to apply.


7th April, 2021

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