British Orienteering Championships 2018

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19/20th May

The next closing date for entries is the 4 April.  Many thanks to those who have entered already for what will be a great weekend.

STOP PRESS:  The BBC Adventure Show with presenter Dougie Vipond will be filming the Championships.

The Scottish Orienteering Association (SOA) is staging the British Orienteering Championships 2018 over the weekend Saturday 19th May to Sunday 20th May in Royal Deeside. The Long Distance Championships will be held over the Balmoral Estate with the British Relay Championships at nearby Torphantrick (Cambus o’May).

The British Trail Orienteering Championships will be staged on Sunday 20th May at nearby Crathes Castle.

Masterplan Adventure will be staging an informal Pre-BOC event in Ballater on the evening of Friday 18th May.
 

13th Feb 18   Read more...


South of Scotland Orienteering League

South of Scotland O League

SoSOL 2018

These events attract between 120-250 runners who can expect good quality terrain, friendly and efficient organisation, pre-marked maps and electronic punching.
The last events were:

Sun 28th January at Binning Wood, organised by ELO, results here

Sun 11th February at Pollok CP, organised by STAG. Results, WinSplits and RouteGadget.

11th Feb 18   Read more...


Scottish Night Orienteering Championships 2018

Training for the Scottish Night Championships, Credit:Colin Matheson

Pollok Country Park, 10 February

St Andrews Orienteering Club (Glasgow) organised this year's Scottish Night Orienteering Championships on a brand new map of Pollok Country Park.  Further information on the STAG website.

Results, WinSplits and RouteGadget.

11th Feb 18   Read more...


Board Meeting Minutes - 13th January 2018

Click here to view the minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday 13th January.

08th Feb 18


Another award for our magazine, SCORE!

CompassSport Awards 2017 and years SCORE has won

CompassSport newsletter awards 2017

We are very pleased that the SOA magazine, SCORE, has received a Best Newsletter Award from CompassSport for the 4th year in a row, and 9th time overall!

31st Jan 18   Read more...


BTO Urban League 2018

*UPDATED 15th FEB* 

A full calendar of Urban events. Courses from under-12 to Hypervet.
Some of the dates printed in Score were incorrect, but have been corrected here. SOUL5 will also now be held on Sunday 8th July.

31st Jan 18   Read more...


What more can Scottish Orienteering do for you?

The Scottish Orienteering Association exists to “foster, encourage, promote and develop” orienteering in Scotland. This year we want to find out if we’re really focusing on the right things to achieve our aims. And there is no better way to do this than to ask you directly. This is your opportunity to have a say and we’re all ears. Click to find out how to get involved, or take the short survey before 28th Feb!

24th Jan 18   Read more...


ESOC Sprint-O 2018 incorporating SOUL 2

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Broxburn and Uphall - Sun 4th Feb 2018

The ESOC Sprint-O is a two-race competition. Your time from the first race, the Prologue, determines your starting position for the second race, the Chase. The first past the post in the Chase wins the competition. 

23rd Jan 18   Read more...


Older items

The Big Weekend 2018… 18th Jan 18

Mystery - can you help?… 18th Jan 18

Junior Selection Opportunities 2018… 17th Jan 18

2018 Scottish Elite Development Squad… 10th Jan 18

National Centre course schedule… 10th Jan 18

Compass Point Scottish O League 2018… 07th Jan 18

Orienteering and Access in Scotland… 03rd Jan 18

Forest Enterprise Scotland - Agreement… 03rd Jan 18

Happy New Year… 30th Dec 17

Chief Operating Officer appointed… 28th Dec 17

Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP)… 19th Dec 17

Bookings for Junior Coaching Weekend in March 2018… 05th Dec 17

SCORE magazine… 02nd Dec 17

Chief Operating Officer departs SOA… 01st Dec 17

Scottish Score Championships 2017… 27th Nov 17

Score magazine survey… 16th Nov 17

Scottish 6 Days Strategy and Business Plan… 13th Nov 17

STAG’s Glasgow Parks Championship… 10th Nov 17

SOA appoints RDO North… 08th Nov 17

Chief Operating Officer vacancy… 07th Nov 17

Board Meeting Minutes - September 30th 2017… 01st Nov 17

Join or renew your membership for 2018… 01st Nov 17

New membership option for 2018… 31st Oct 17

Junior Inter Areas Competition… 31st Oct 17

Chief Operating Officer Stef Lauer to leave SOA… 31st Oct 17

Compass Point Scottish O League 2017… 30th Oct 17

Scottish Orienteering League 7 - Drummond Hill West… 30th Oct 17

INTrepid weekend 2017… 27th Oct 17

Orienteering Embargos… 25th Oct 17

MOR events in Lossie Forest & Scottish Score Champs… 25th Oct 17

Scots take advantage of Virtuous Lady!… 23rd Oct 17

East of Scotland Individual Championships… 19th Oct 17

Board Vacancy: Operations Director… 19th Oct 17

Scottish Orienteering League 6 - Forvie… 16th Oct 17

Edinburgh University Centre of Excellence for Orienteering… 11th Oct 17

Junior Home Internationals 2017 - Mid Wales… 09th Oct 17

Regional Development Officer - WE ARE RECRUITING!… 06th Oct 17

Updated Articles & Bye-Laws of the SOA… 05th Oct 17

List of Controllers… 04th Oct 17

STAG’s 35th Anniversary Event, Grandtully… 04th Oct 17

SOA Club Development Fund… 03rd Oct 17

Scottish Success at British Sprint and Middle Championships… 02nd Oct 17

Two Bronze Medals for Grace Molloy at Junior European Cup… 02nd Oct 17

World Cup Final – Grindelwald Switzerland… 02nd Oct 17

2017-18 ScotJOS announced… 02nd Oct 17

A clean sweep at the Junior Inter-Regional Championships… 28th Sep 17

SOL6 Forvie… 28th Sep 17

Minutes of the EGM… 26th Sep 17

Veteran Home International 2017… 25th Sep 17

Goodbye Johannes!… 21st Sep 17

Scottish juniors in British Orienteering Talent Squad 2018… 15th Sep 17

Scotland 2nd at SHIs in Northern Ireland… 14th Sep 17

SOA policies… 14th Sep 17

Anatomy of a race… 13th Sep 17

LiDAR data requests… 11th Sep 17

BTO SOUL 8, Dunblane, Sep 10… 10th Sep 17

MAROC’s 40th Anniversary… 08th Sep 17

SHI Team announcement… 08th Sep 17

Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, 15-17 September 2017… 05th Sep 17

EGM Booklet… 31st Aug 17

Scotland Junior teams selected for 2017… 24th Aug 17

BTO SOUL 7, Cumbernauld, Aug 20… 20th Aug 17

EGM Details… 15th Aug 17

Strathearn 2019 - Scottish 6 Days… 09th Aug 17

Scottish 6 Day Event… 06th Aug 17

Scottish Championships 2018… 27th Jul 17

New Partnership Manager for the SOA… 26th Jul 17

Minutes of Board meeting June 2017… 26th Jul 17

Promising young GB Team at EYOC 2017… 13th Jul 17

Updates from JWOC… 13th Jul 17

Extraordinary General Meeting 2017… 12th Jul 17

SOA Annual General Meeting 2017… 11th Jul 17

President’s Medal 2017 awarded to Robin and Sheila Strain… 07th Jul 17

Connecting with newcomers… 07th Jul 17

Great results at WOC 2017… 07th Jul 17

Scottish Team Selections for the 2017 VHI… 26th Jun 17

Jamie Stevenson Trophy 2017… 25th Jun 17

Grants for Scottish athletes at WOC… 22nd Jun 17

Coach Training Opportunities in Scotland… 15th Jun 17

Please help us to raise money for Team GB at the World Orienteering Championships… 09th Jun 17

Applications invited to fund Scottish projects… 01st Jun 17

SOA AGM 2017… 31st May 17

Scottish Orienteering Association Roll of Honour… 30th May 17

Scottish Inter-Club Championships: results 2017… 23rd May 17

SOA is looking for a Competitions Coordinator… 22nd May 17

Scottish Champs 2017 Individual… 21st May 17

Scottish Champs 2017 Relay… 21st May 17

bto SOUL 5, Tranent… 19th May 17

GB Junior Selections for international competitions… 18th May 17

Equipment move Glenmore to Deeside… 15th May 17

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival - 2017… 12th May 17

SOA appoints Independent Director to its Board… 04th May 17

Board meeting minutes… 03rd May 17

SOA Development Summit… 02nd May 17

Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines… 01st May 17

Seasonal Orienteering at Glenmore Lodge… 28th Apr 17

World Orienteering Day 24th May… 28th Apr 17

World Schools’ Orienteering Championship 2017… 24th Apr 17

Event Safety Tutors… 19th Apr 17

Start Clocks… 17th Apr 17