Information category: New-to-O

Orienteering, more than just running

18th Sep 16

Email newsletters

How to stay informed about orienteering in Scotland

Our recent member survey results made it clear we could do much more with email in our communications. Since we established this, we have been working hard to introduce a solution. We are therefore pleased to say that we are now able to offer a few options.

25th Aug 16  

Membership Information

Join or renew here! Joining an orienteering club, along with Scottish Orienteering and British Orienteering, brings many benefits. We are now offering two different membership options depending on how you prefer to orienteer and what suits you best.

02nd Aug 16  

Orienteering Techniques by Gareth Bryan-Jones

The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.

07th Jan 16  

What is Orienteering?

Orienteering control point, Credit:SOA

Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.

01st May 15  

Scottish O Clubs

Find a club and info about orienteering clubs.
View a full list of clubs and a location map.

01st Aug 12  

A-Z Jargon Buster

Like any sport we have our share of jargon, find out what a ‘Dibber’ is and what a ‘Re-entrant’ looks like, along with many other things.

03rd Aug 06  

What to do at your first event

A brief guide for everyone considering going orienteering for the first time.
The first part of these notes is intended for people who are about to go to an orienteering event.

03rd Aug 06  

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