Coordinator wanted for Lochaber 2021

The Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd is seeking a Coordinator for Lochaber 2021.  The Coordinator (not necessarily from the same club as the Central Organising Team) will play a key role in the successful delivery of the event, through the coordination of a team of volunteers and paid-for services as appropriate.
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Scottish orienteers claim medals at Simplyhealth Great Stirling XCountry

The Simplyhealth XCountry moved from Holyrood in Edinburgh to a new location at Stirling Golf Club.  Orienteers (running under their Athletic clubs) had some outstanding runs including Megan Keith (INVOC) and Pippa Carcas (INT) taking Silver and Bronze respectively in the U17 Girls Inter District.
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Welcoming Fran to the SOA Team

2019 has got off to a positive start as we have welcomed Fran Britain to our SOA staff team as Administrative Assistant. Fran will work from our office at Glenmore Lodge on a 2 day a week basis and will be the contact point for membership enquiries from clubs moving forward.
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Terry O’Brien receives BEM in New Year Honours

Scottish Orienteering congratulates Terence John O’Brien on his award of the British Empire Medal (BEM) for “services to Orienteering”.  Terry O’Brien as he is better known has of course been the driving force behind STAG for many years and served on the SOA Board in multiple roles.  A link to the Queen’s New Year Honours list in Scotland is here. Read More…

Mairi Weir attends sportscotland “Lead the Way” event

As part of the Year of Young People celebrations sportscotland recently held an event at Hampden Park for young leaders in club sport in Scotland. Moravian’s Mairi Weir attended the event and has sent us this report of her day in Glasgow…
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Strathearn 2019 embargos in place

With the Scottish 6 Days set to take place in Strathearn in 2019, orienteers are reminded that all the areas for next year’s event are embargoed for orienteering.  This is especially important for the two areas that will stage the World Ranking Events – Dundurn & Cnoc a’Mhadaidh (Middle Distance) and Craig a Barns (Long Distance).
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