Month: February 2017

Introducing Orienteering – New Course for Teachers

On the course you will learn how to introduce the basic skills of orienteering through indoor and outdoor activities, and how to bring a variety of subjects to life through the medium of orienteering.  As well as offering the incentive for significant physical activity, orienteering offers links with many areas of the curriculum which are of genuine interest to young people.

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Orienteers on The Adventure Show

Great coverage of the Original Mountain Marathon on The Adventure Show with very positive mentions of “Scottish Orienteers” Jess Tullie and Kersten Leslie (reported elsewhere as Team Scotland Orienteering). Watch it on the BBC iPlayer. Great publicity for this sport to try and attract the adventure racers out there.

Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad – Selection Policy

Selection Process

Based on the results from a set of selection races the squad is selected in September by a Panel consisting of the Squad management team – SOA Performance Director (Chair), ScotJOS Lead Coach/Manager and ScotJOS Treasurer.

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Notice of SOA Annual General Meeting 2017

The AGM will be held following the Scottish Individual Championships on Saturday 20th May, at 5.30-6.30pm. Board members for the posts of Board Secretary, Development Director and Finance Director will be voted in at this meeting; see more info on the available posts here.

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Young Scot Awards 2017

Since its launch in 2006 the Awards have celebrated the inspirational contributions of thousands of young Scots who have made a real difference to communities across Scotland.

sportscotland are proud sponsors of the Sport Award, and we need you to help nominate a young person who you feel has greatly excelled within your sporting community.

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Scottish Night and Sprint Championships

*Please note the deadline to enter has been extended to midnight on Sunday 12th February – enter online at oentries.com. After that, we are sorry there will be no capacity for late entries or Entry On the Day for either Championship. There is limited EOD for Race 1 of the Sprint Event, but not eligible for the Championship/Urban Leagues.*

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