Championship & Trophy Double-Header set for March

It’s not only the hares that go mad in March – orienteers can look forward to a double-header weekend over the 14th and 15th March with the Scottish Middle Distance Championships at Gleneagles and the CompassSport Cup & Trophy at Errochty.

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Moravian beats Storm Dennis to award Championship Trophies

The Moray Coast proved to be the ideal location to host the 2020 Scottish Night Championships and the first Compass Point SOL event of the year. While the rest of the country had battened down the hatches, the weather was fairly mild to allow for successful racing at both Findhorn and Darnaway

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When is it too windy to orienteer?

The recent very windy weather has led to many Scottish clubs addressing the issue of should an event or activity go ahead or are the risks of trees falling too high. If you’re an organiser or a coach looking to put on an event, you may find a new guidance document useful.

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We Have A New SCORE Editor!

A very warm welcome to Bridget Khursheed (Roxburgh Reivers) who has taken on the mantle of being SCORE Editor. Watch out for her first edition in April!

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Gift Aid Comes Up Trumps

Thank you to all the members (a lovely 600 of you!) who completed the Gift Aid declaration, in December we reclaimed £3,531! Many thanks to our Finance Director, Ben Hartman for doing all the paperwork on our behalf.

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Club Get Together

We are hosting a discussion forum to hear your opinions on key topics within our sport. Reserve your place at the Club Get Together on 29th February in Birnam and bring your enthusiasm to our discussions.

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Scottish Night Championships Entries Close On Sunday 9th February

2020’s Scottish Night Championships will be hosted by Moravian at the popular site of Findhorn on the Moray Coast. Saturday 15th February will see all competitors don headtorches and set out on their courses to see who will be crowned Scottish Night Champions! Be sure to enter before Sunday’s closing date!

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Learn how to use MapRun – further workshops

Following the success of the workshop in September, Scottish Orienteering is planning to run a further two workshops on MapRun – the smartphone app which allows you to create and take part in orienteering “events” using GPS signals to identify control sites. Next up will be a session in Nairn on Wed Feb 5th from 7:30-9:30pm at Nairn Community Centre. The date and venue for a session in Edinburgh will be confirmed shortly.

A REMINDER TO ANYONE PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE WORKSHOP IN NAIRN – PLEASE SIGN UP USING THE GOOGLE FORM HERE

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