2024 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 2024.Here are the dates for next year, to avoid disappointment, get them in your diary now!

After the change to the Scottish Inter-Club Championships this year and before we formalise any dates for the 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 2023.

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

Scottish Championships

Scottish Night Championships24th FebruarySOLWAY
Scottish Middle Championships20th AprilTAY
Scottish Sprint Championships31st August
Scottish Individual Championships25th MayINVOC
Scottish Relay Championships26th MayMOR
Scottish Score Championships9th NovemberInterlopers

Junior Competitions

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival7th JuneDrumpelier
Jamie Stevenson Trophy15th June
Junior Inter-Regional Championships (JIRCs)28th/29th SeptemberSouth West Orienteering Association
Junior Home Internationals (JHIs)12th/13th OctoberEast Anglia Orienteering Association – Sheringham
Junior Inter Areas Weekend26th/27th October INVOC/MOR/BASOC

Scottish Orienteering League (SOL)

SOL117th MarchMasterplanKintyre
SOL221st AprilMAROCBalfour
SOL39th JuneESOCMidlothian
SOL4 Combined with SHI weekend8th SeptemberFVOEdinchip
SOL5 Combined with Junior Inter area27th OctoberBASOC

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

SOUL 128th JanuaryEUOCBig Weekend
SOUL 225th FebruarySOLWAY
SOUL 34th/5th MaySprint Scotland
SOUL 411th/ 12th MaySTAGEuro City Race
SOUL 5JuneWOC Test Race
SOUL 6JulyWOC Tour Race
SOUL 7 31st August/1st September
SOUL 814th/15th September
SOUL 92nd/3rd NovemberFVO

Mountain Bike Orienteering Events

Mountain Bike Orienteering Event7th June Central belt location tbc – Devilla, Beecraigs and Callandar Park
8th June3 events over one weekend
9th Junesee www.bmbo.org.uk

Other Notable Dates for your diary

British Night Championships10th FebruaryWest Cumbria Orienteering AssociationHawse End, Keswick
Compass Sport Qualifier18th FebruaryFVOBirnam Hill
British Universities and Colleges Sport9th/10th MarchCambridge UniversityKings Lynn/ Cambridge
Jan Kjellstrom Orienteering Festival29th/30th/31st March/ 1st AprilEast and West Midlands Orienteering AssociationLoughborough, Cannock Chase/Matlock
British Orienteering Championships13th AprilNorth East Orienteering Association (CLOK)Hutton Mulgrave, Whitby
British Relay Championships14th AprilNorth East Orienteering Association (CLOK)Hutton Mulgrave, Whitby
British Middle Championships 27th AprilYorkshire and Humberside Orienteering Association (AIRE)Danefield, Otley
British Sprint Championships 22nd/23rd JuneWest Midlands Orienteering Association (HOC/OD)Birmingham University/ Warwick University 
WOC 202412th to 16th JulyEdinburgh
Croeso – Wales21st July to 27th JulyWelsh Orienteering AssociationSouth Wales
Veteran Home Internationals5th/6th OctoberNorthern Irish Orienteering AssociationOmagh
CompassSport Cup Final20th OctoberNorth West Orienteering Association (PFO)