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The Big Weekend 2018


This is the 10th anniversary of the Edinburgh University Orienteering Club's Big Weekend, although this year "Huge Weekend" might be a better name. There are 4 events, over 750 runners and nearly 2000 runs.

Final details are on the EUOC website.

18th Jan 18

Mystery - can you help?

SOC W70 quaich

After persistent enquiries - my thanks to everyone who helped - I've located nearly all the missing SOA trophies. Two are proving elusive: the Scottish Championships W70 quaich (pictured) and the Scottish Night Championships W21 trophy (also a quaich - no photo available). 

18th Jan 18  

Junior Selection Opportunities 2018

Jamie Stevenson Trophy

For ALL Scottish Juniors

*Updated Jan 2018*

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.

17th Jan 18  

British Orienteering Championships 2018

British Championships logo

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).

16th Jan 18  

2018 Scottish Elite Development Squad

SEDS logo

The selectors are delighted to announce this year’s Scottish Elite Development Squad. Once again Scottish Orienteering will support many Scottish athletes as well as those non-Scots living and working in Scotland. Read more for the full list.

10th Jan 18  

National Centre course schedule

National Centre logo

LATEST ITEMS:  Event Safety Workshop confirmed in Nairn 10 February pm; Improvers' Coaching Weekend 24-25 February now nearly FULL;  Introducing Orienteering dates for 2018 added; Grade B Controllers March 2018.

10th Jan 18  

BTO Urban League 2018

Urban League info

Still a few to confirm, but a full calendar of Urban events. Courses from under-12 to Hypervet.
Some of the dates printed in Score were incorrect, but have been corrected here.

07th Jan 18  

Compass Point Scottish O League 2018

Scottish O League info

All races Sundays.
Starts from 10:30 am.
Full range of colour-coded courses, from string courses for under-5s to 10km+ Black courses for Elite orienteers.

07th Jan 18  

Orienteering and Access in Scotland

Access all areas, Credit:Colin Matheson

A new guide to Orienteering and Access in Scotland has been produced and is intended to offer guidance to organisers seeking permission to stage events.  

03rd Jan 18  

Older items

Forest Enterprise Scotland - Agreement… 03rd Jan 18

Happy New Year… 30th Dec 17

Chief Operating Officer appointed… 28th Dec 17

Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP)… 19th Dec 17

Bookings for Junior Coaching Weekend in March 2018… 05th Dec 17

SCORE magazine… 02nd Dec 17

Chief Operating Officer departs SOA… 01st Dec 17

Scottish Score Championships 2017… 27th Nov 17

Score magazine survey… 16th Nov 17

Scottish 6 Days Strategy and Business Plan… 13th Nov 17

STAG’s Glasgow Parks Championship… 10th Nov 17

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

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