2023 SOA Fixtures – Are your diaries at the ready?

The fixtures calendar for next year has been finalised and we are very grateful to all of those clubs who have volunteered to host the key dates in the SOA calendar in 2023.

After the change to the Scottish Inter-Club Championship this year and before we formalise any dates for next years competition, we are looking for any feedback on the format of the event this year/ how it could be improved.  Please email fixtures@scottish-orienteering.org or nikki@scottish-orienteering.org with any comments before 31st December 2022.

Here are the dates for next year, to avoid disappointment, get them in your diary now!

Scottish Championships 

Scottish Night Championships25th FebruaryMAROC – Pannanich
Scottish Middle Championships 18th MarchFVO – Beecraigs
Scottish Sprint Championships2nd AprilCLYDE – Kirkintilloch
Scottish Individual Championships 27th MayWest Area – Craig Mhic
Scottish Relay Championships 28th MayWest Area – Inverawe
Scottish Score Championships 10th SeptemberINVOC 

Junior Competitions

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival 2nd JuneTBD
Jamie Stevenson Trophy 18th JuneTBD
Junior Inter-Regional Championships (JIRCS) 23rd/24th SeptemberPort Talbot
Junior Home Internationals (JHIs) 7th/8th OctoberWest Midlands
Junior Inter-Area Weekend –  28th/29th OctoberStirling

Scottish Orienteering League (SOL)

SOL 112th MarchSTAGErrochty
SOL 219th MarchESOCNorth Pentlands
SOL 323rd AprilTAYDunalister
SOL 424th SeptemberINTDrummond Hill
SOL 529th OctoberKFODevilla

Scottish Orienteering Urban League (SOUL) – a work in progress

SOUL 128th JanuaryEUOC Big Weekend
SOUL 24th FebruaryINVOCInverness
SOUL 311th FebruaryTAYPerth

Additional dates will be confirmed by the end of the year

Other Notable Dates for your diary

Compass Sport Cup Qualifier12th FebruarySTAG – Faskally
British Orienteering Championships25th March Newbury
British Relay Championships  26th MarchHenley on Thames
Jan Kjellstrom Orienteering Festival7th – 10th AprilLancaster/Lakes
British Sprint Championships 6th MayArmagh, NI
British Middle Distance Championships 7th MayMournes, NI
Coast and Islands  22nd to 28th JulyMasterplan
Moray 2023 – Scottish 6 Days 30th July to 4th August Moray
Sprint Scotland 2nd/3rd SeptemberMasterplan
British Sprint Relay Championships 17th SeptemberLondon
Compass Sport Cup Final 12th NovemberBOK- Forest of Dean