Two SOA publications – “Orienteering and Access in Scotland” and “Orienteering and the Environment: Good Practice Guide” – provide information for organisers, planners, controllers and participants. These (and other useful documents) can be viewed or downloaded below.

Land access

SOA Capercaillie Group agreement 2018_051018 Agreement with Scottish Capercaillie Group on use of forests for competitions and training236.91 KB DownloadPreview
SOA & Forestry & Land Scotland Master agreement and permissions procedure Explains standard procedure to follow to hold events on Forestry and Land Scotland (formerly FES/Forestry Commission Scotland) property.950.91 KB DownloadPreview
Good Practice Guide: Orienteering and the Environment in Scotland - January 2019 Information for organisers, planners, controllers & participants at orienteering events in Scotland.1.30 MB DownloadPreview
Orienteering and Access in Scotland - January 2019 Supplement document for the “Good Practice Guide"3.20 MB DownloadPreview
FCS SOA Concordat 2013 Forestry Commission Scotland Concordat with the SOA71.93 KB DownloadPreview
Scottish Outdoor Access Code SNH 2017 Details of your rights and responsibilities on access to Scotland's Outdoors902.81 KB DownloadPreview