Month: May 2019

SOA Seeks a new Board Secretary

The position of secretary is available on our Board of Directors from June. We are seeking a motivated and organised person to contribute to our Board as we move into a new strategic cycle. This is a voluntary position.

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A week of World Orienteering Days kicks off in Scotland

A week of World Orienteering Day events kicked off on 15 May and in Edinburgh school children, pre-school children, a team from Active Scotland and even MSP Joe FitzPatrick, Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, got involved.

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World Orienteering Week events taking place across Scotland

World Orienteering Week runs from Wednesday 15th May to Tuesday 21st May and schools, clubs and groups across Scotland have registered “World Orienteering Day” events with the aim of breaking a world record and getting new people into the sport.

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Scots earn podiums at World School Championships in Orienteering

Last week the World School Championships in Orienteering took place in Otepaa, Estonia. The team had a fantastic week, with some really solid results that bode well for the future, especially as many of the youngsters are in the younger year of the 2-year age category.

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Have your say in our membership consultation

The SOA Board have concluded that, to continue building the sport of orienteering in Scotland, we need to increase income to support the costs of running quality orienteering and we will be tabling a proposal to do this at the AGM. We realise this is a contentious subject and would like to get feedback from you beforehand.

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Scots head to Yorkshire for British Orienteering Championships

Many Scottish orienteers are heading to Yorkshire this May Day weekend for the 2019 British Orienteering Championships.  Following the individual and team successes at the recent JK, hopes are high that Scots will feature prominently on the podium.

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