Event officials & rules

Useful documents including rules and resources for Event Planners, Organisers and Controllers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please contact the SOA office.

The latest British Orienteering Rules and Appendices can be found here.    

The SOA also runs several courses for event officials, including Event Safety Workshops. Have a look at the Learn page.

SOA Injuries, Incidents & Learning Events Reporting Form found here https://forms.gle/mHGnFTMmX6825yLE8  (pdf version included in Event Safety folder below)

Resources to view or download

Roles of event officialsThe responsibilities of an event planner, organiser and controller12.07 KB DownloadPreview
Evenst 2022 Provisional Calendar129.03 KB DownloadPreview
Step systemoutline of skills at each level of technical difficulty, useful for all participants and coaches69.16 KB DownloadPreview

Events Officials Guidelines and Framework v1.1 17082020