Category: News

SOA links up with the Saltire Awards to enhance SOYL course

To enhance the Scottish Orienteering Young Leaders award further, the Scottish Orienteering Association is now a proud ambassador of the Saltire Award. The award is the Scottish Government’s way of celebrating, recognising and rewarding the commitment, contribution and achievements of young volunteers in Scotland, aged between 12 and 25.

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Autism workshop helps make orienteering even more inclusive

Scottish Orienteering is keen to explore ways of improving its inclusivity to help support anyone to participate in the sport. On Saturday, 16th November, we hosted a workshop where the development team and other interested club orienteers got together with experts who work with youngsters with autism.

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Students success at Scottish Student Championships

In addition to the Junior Inter Areas, the second weekend of November also hosted the Scottish University Championships. Teams from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Aberdeen enjoyed a weekend of competition with relays at Scolty Woods on the Saturday and individuals at Cambus O’May on the Sunday.

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Northern success at Junior Inter Areas

More than 100 juniors from all over Scotland converged on Deeside for the annual Scottish Junior Inter Areas, on the weekend of November 9th & 10th. Teams from the North, East and West battled it out over a weekend of competition and fun with relays on the Saturday and individual races on the Sunday.

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Megan Keith scoops National Sports Award

Following a highly successful year, Megan Keith (INVOC) has been awarded the accolade of Scottish Young Sportswoman of the Year at the Scottish Women in Sport awards ceremony last week.

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SWAT continues to fly

A beautiful crisp October day saw more keen youngsters from West area clubs gather for the second SWAT (Scottish West Area Team) training session at Kippen.

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