Month: December 2018

Terry O’Brien receives BEM in New Year Honours

Scottish Orienteering congratulates Terence John O’Brien on his award of the British Empire Medal (BEM) for “services to Orienteering”.  Terry O’Brien as he is better known has of course been the driving force behind STAG for many years and served on the SOA Board in multiple roles.  A link to the Queen’s New Year Honours list in Scotland is here. Read More…

Mairi Weir attends sportscotland “Lead the Way” event

As part of the Year of Young People celebrations sportscotland recently held an event at Hampden Park for young leaders in club sport in Scotland. Moravian’s Mairi Weir attended the event and has sent us this report of her day in Glasgow…
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Strathearn 2019 embargos in place

With the Scottish 6 Days set to take place in Strathearn in 2019, orienteers are reminded that all the areas for next year’s event are embargoed for orienteering.  This is especially important for the two areas that will stage the World Ranking Events – Dundurn & Cnoc a’Mhadaidh (Middle Distance) and Craig a Barns (Long Distance).
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SOA welcomes Denise and Judy to the team!

The SOA team is delighted to introduce our two newest SOA team members, Denise Martin and Judy Bell! We hope you join us in giving them a warm welcome as they embark on their roles as Coaching & Volunteering Officer and Regional Development Officer (East) respectively.
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SCORE magazine December 2018 issue now available

We  know it is eagerly awaited so here is the December edition of SCORE as an early Christmas present! Paper copies will land on your doormat before the big fella comes down the chimney! Enjoy reading lots of updates and intriguing articles to keep your appetite whetted as the nights turn dark…although we know you love night orienteering!
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