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.


High quality racing opportunity for aspiring performance athletes

The British Team selection races for the European Orienteering Championships (Estonia) and Word Cup Round 3 (Switzerland) will take place on the 9-10 July in Scotland. It is a good opportunity for Scottish performance and aspiring performance athletes to race on high quality maps and courses. Some great racing on offer in Culbin and Glendye


24th June, 2022

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2022

On her appointment as Performance Director Fanni Gyurko has raised the topic of selection criteria and team selection for all teams representing Scotland at Home Internationals, with support from the SOA Board of Director we are publishing here the selection policy for the VHI due to take place in October. Please read below and any questions can be sent to Veteran Team Manager Janice Nisbet.


23rd June, 2022

FVO work hard to claim the 2022 Jamie Stevenson Trophy

After missing a couple of years due to covid, it was great to see lots of smiling faces on Moncreiffe Hill yesterday for the 2022 Jamie Stevenson Trophy.

Twelve clubs from across Scotland brought teams along to enjoy this junior inter club competition.  The sun shone and there were smiles all round for the club parade started off the event.


20th June, 2022

President’s Medal Winner: Judy Bell

The President’s Medal was introduced by Donald Grassie in 2001 to be awarded by President primarily for services to Scottish Orienteering. Since 2001 there have been many worthy recipients but never before have we had such consensus as to an individual winner on a given year. Richard Oxlade, President of Scottish Orienteering, announced that Judy Bell (ESOC) was the winner of the President’s Medal for 2021. Judy received several nominations and is a very worthy recipient of the award.


16th June, 2022

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