Month: October 2018

Over 100 competitors take part in Junior Inter Area Competition 2018

More than 100 junior competitors gathered in Grant Park, Forres on the weekend of 27 October to contest the 2018 inter area relay competition. The crisp Autumnal sunshine at the start of the day soon gave way to driving sleet, but this didn’t prevent the juniors from racing hard for victory.
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Outdoor Health initiative promotes safe practice in outdoor activity

The Scottish Government is keen to promote messages about risks to health but not in a way that deters occasional or regular outdoor activities.  Following feedback from the workshop expect a campaign some time in the future.

Some video links of relevance can be seen here (Dan Bell, Vlogger and Outdoor Expert):

Communication Changes in SOA

As you will be aware there have been a number of changes to the staffing team within the SOA office in the recent  weeks.  Today we say goodbye to Sarah Hobbs after two years as our communications and marketing guru. Read More…

SOA launches Silver Accreditation for orienteering clubs

The Silver level of the Scottish Orienteering Accreditation Scheme builds on what’s been achieved in Bronze and adds in a few new elements to further develop as a club. The criteria is available below this article and you can see more information on the accreditation scheme in our launch news item here.

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