Scotland 2nd at SHIs in Northern Ireland

The Senior Home Internationals (SHIs) were held last weekend in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. The team flew out on Friday afternoon and travelled over to the accommodation at The Share Centre next to Lough Erne near Enniskillen. Read More…

LiDAR data requests

Contractors have been approached about capturing LiDAR data for areas to be used for Strathearn 2019, the next Scottish 6 Days.  Potentially additional areas across Scotland could be flown as part of the same mission.  Clubs would have to fund additional coverage but it is hoped that the cost would be competitive with photogrammetric plots.
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New Partnership Manager for the SOA

With Megan Griffiths, our previous sportscotland Partnership Manager, taking on other responsibilities within the organisation, we are delighted to introduce Jane Scott, our new partnership manager, to the orienteering community.
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Updates from JWOC in Tampere, Finland

This week the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) are taking place in Tampere, Finland. It’s for M/W 18s and 20s and attending is the peak of a junior orienteer’s career. More information about this year’s competition can be found here: www.jwoc2017.fi/ Read More…

Connecting with newcomers

Rona Lindsay, SOA Regional Development Officer Central/South, offers some advice to clubs looking to bring in new members. Read More…

Coach Training Opportunities in Scotland

A recent e-mail from British Orienteering described the new coach education offerings south of the border.  In Scotland we will retain THREE levels of assessed coach qualification.
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