Month: September 2018

Green Cake & Goodbyes for Rona & Hilary

What better way to wish our colleagues farewell than some home-baked ‘green cake’? Despite initial reservations the staff team can confirm that pistachio and spinach is an excellent combination when topped with pine tree icing….recipe courtesy of Sarah Hobbs and who knows it may even feature in the next SCORE magazine!

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New operations team meets for first time

The new Operations Team led by Keith Roberts had their inaugural meeting in Edinburgh and thanks go to the Competitions Coordinator (Mark Nixon), Fixtures Secretary (Paul Caban) and Sally Lindsay (Trophies Coordinator) for their input. Staff member Colin Matheson was also present.

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Launch of Scottish Orienteering Young Leader (SOYL)

A group of 9 young leaders aged 14-18 were led through the SOYL course by tutor, Mehmet. The course was a good balance of theory and practical to engage the young leaders. Our first group of young leaders represent 4 different clubs and a diverse geography from the Borders to the Highlands.

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WOC 2022 embargos

This embargo applies to all potential WOC 2022 team members and those with links to elite squads e.g. coaches, team leaders. These restrictions also apply to other orienteers who intentionally or unintentionally could provide an unfair advantage to competitors at WOC 2022 e.g. through publishing of routes and timings on Routegadget, Strava or similar. Read More…

Introducing Scottish Orienteering’s Club Accreditation Scheme

Accreditation is a clear and positive way to increase credibility with official bodies, landowners, funders and other partners. It can also be a good way to illustrate to members and potential members as a ‘quality mark’ that the club is committed to doing things well, and chimes with other national schemes to establish quality, accredited sports clubs. Read More…