SOA welcomes new Performance Coordinator & RDO West

Scottish Orienteering is welcoming two people to the team this month, as Peter Hodkinson has filled the role of Scottish Orienteering Performance Coordinator, and Fran Loots has become the new Regional Development Officer for the west of Scotland.
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Scottish Orienteering launches new website

The Scottish Orienteering Association has launched a new website, designed to help people new to the sport and regular orienteers find key information about the outdoor sport as easily as possible.
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2019 Scottish Night and Scottish Sprint Champions crowned

Congratulations to all this year’s Scottish Night and Scottish Sprint Orienteering champions, who claimed their titles in the 2019 championship events which took place on Saturday 2nd (hosted by Interløpers) and Sunday 3rd Febrruary (hosted by ESOC.)
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Selection opportunities revealed for Scottish Juniors

There is a range of opportunities for juniors age M/W14 and above to be selected for the Scottish and British orienteering championships and races in 2019. These are set out in the document below, along with the selection criteria that will be used for each opportunity.
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Scottish orienteers take on Marmot Dark Mountains™

Orienteers including Elaine Elaine Gillies and Davie Frame At The Marmot Dark Mountains 2019 Photo Steve AshworthGillies and Davie Frame from TAY, Ben Stansfield (FVO) and Pat Bartlett (INT) and Sarah Dunn and Jon Musgrave from MAROC took part in this year’s Marmot Dark Mountains™ mountain marathon over the weekend.  The event took place in the Eastern fells of the Lake District with the stunning Lowther Castle as the event centre.  Great results included top place in the B Class for Sarah and Jon.
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SOA Staff Contacts : Who is who

We realise there have been quite a few new staff announcements so we wanted to ensure all our clubs and members knew who to contact, so here are all our staff details in one place! Read More…

Welcoming Claire Ward ‘on board’

Following his appointment as Technical Director for WOC2022, Claire Ward Profile PicGraham Gristwood has stepped down as Performance Director on the SOA Board. In light of his decision, the Board of Directors co-opted Claire Ward as our new Performance Director at the Board meeting on Saturday 19th January. She will fulfil full Performance Director duties with immediate effect and will stand for the position come the AGM in June this year.
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We are recruiting: SOA Competitions Coordinator

Would you like to be part of shaping the future of SOA competitions? Would you like to be involved in delivering a quality program of annual events? If so, we invite you to apply for the volunteer post of SOA Competitions Coordinator.
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