Information category: News


3month Marketing Assignment

We are looking for a competent and motivated individual to oversee the introduction and implementation of our new website from its design stage to launch as a vital interface with our members.  

Interested? Apply by 25th October!

19th Oct 18   Read more...


Junior Inter Area Competition 2018

North Area team - winners 2017, Credit:Steve Wilson

Excitement is mounting for the 2018 Junior Inter Area competition, to be held in Moray this weekend.  The annual competition pits the skills of juniors from  East, West and North area clubs, and this year the East of Scotland are hosting the competition in conjunction with Moravians "Moray Mix” weekend.  Saturday sees head to head racing in a relay at Grant Park, Forres with some participants also running the adjacent SOUL event afterwards.  The fun continues at Inverness Youth Hostel on the Saturday night, followed by an individual race at the SOL at Roseisle on Sunday.  The 2017 victors were the North, but will face tough competition from the West and East this year - best of luck to all teams! 

22nd Oct 18


Compass Sport Cup and Trophy 2018

Interlopers Orienteering Club

Congratulations to Edinburgh-based Interlopers who retained their Compass Sport Trophy title at Cannock Chase over the weekend.  Forth Valley Orienteers came a close second to South Yorkshire Orienteers in the Compass Sport Cup.  Further reporting is on the British Orienteering website.

22nd Oct 18


MOR MegaMix Weekend is almost here

MOR Club Logo, Credit:MOR

A weekend of Orienteering in Moray

**Updated Junior Inter Area Competition Guidelines*

The Moray MEGA Mix weekend 27th-28th October. An Urban League event in Forres on the Saturday (including the Scottish Junior Inter Area Champs) and the SOL in Roseisle on Sunday. Two great locations. One MEGA weekend from Moravian.  

Entries will remain open until Monday 22nd Oct. After that, late entries and EOD may be possible with a surcharge.

22nd Oct 18   Read more...


Nominations for Unsung Hero Award

BBC Unsung Hero, Credit:BBC Get Inspired

We have so many incredible volunteers within orienteering! Why not nominate your Unsung Hero for the coveted BBC award. 

17th Oct 18   Read more...


Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP)

ROMP logo

The "summer" ROMPs (seasonal orienteering courses) have now been removed from Loch Vaa and Glenmore Lodge area.  It is proposed that a "winter" ROMP is established from the middle of December through to the end of March - details to be determined.  Thank you to everyone who made use of the opportunity to train in some fine terrain and scenery.

17th Oct 18


SOA/Scottish Capercaillie Group Agreement

Capercaillie, Credit:RSPB-images.com

2019-2020 Agreement

A revised Agreement between the Scottish Orienteering Association and the Scottish Capercaillie Group on the use of forests for orienteering competitions and training where capercaillie are present is now available.

17th Oct 18   Read more...


Introducing Orienteering Course, Perth 2nd Dec 2018

An Introducing Orienteering course will be held in Perth on Dec 2nd. Bookings are now being taken and several places are still available. More information here

17th Oct 18


Older items

Level 1 Coach course - Dec 2018… 15th Oct 18

Communication Changes… 12th Oct 18

A new membership year is almost here!… 12th Oct 18

Compass Point Scottish O League 2018… 09th Oct 18

Junior Home Internationals 2018… 08th Oct 18

JHI & SOL4 in Errochty Forest… 06th Oct 18

Launch of Silver Accreditation!… 03rd Oct 18

Veteran Home Internationals 2018… 03rd Oct 18

Junior Inter Regional Championships 2018… 03rd Oct 18

Green Cake & Goodbyes… 28th Sep 18

EGM Minutes… 28th Sep 18

Operations Team… 25th Sep 18

Launch of SOYL… 22nd Sep 18

ScotJOS Team 2018-19 Announced… 22nd Sep 18

We Are Recruiting!!… 20th Sep 18

Highs and lows for Scotland SHI team in Lancashire… 19th Sep 18

SOA EGM Agenda 22nd September… 15th Sep 18

WOC 2022 embargos… 15th Sep 18

Orienteer in Moray at the MEGA Mix Weekend!… 12th Sep 18

SCORE magazine… 12th Sep 18

First clubs achieve Scottish Orienteering Accreditation… 11th Sep 18

Introducing Scottish Orienteering’s Club Accreditation Scheme… 07th Sep 18

British Sprint and Middle Distance Championships 2018… 05th Sep 18

Vacancy: Coaching & Volunteering Officer… 31st Aug 18

Clubs Open Doors Week: 23rd-30th September… 31st Aug 18

Culbokie - Permanent Orienteering Course… 29th Aug 18

Staffing Changes… 24th Aug 18

sportscotland COV awards 2018 open for nominations!… 24th Aug 18

Upcoming SOUL events… 23rd Aug 18

Orienteering for mountaineers… 23rd Aug 18

The Adventure Show - Sunday 19th August 2018… 13th Aug 18

Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022 - and the winner is…........… 08th Aug 18

Volunteers’ Day… 06th Aug 18

Proudly Launching Scottish Orienteering Young Leader… 02nd Aug 18

Scotland SHI team 2018… 01st Aug 18

Strathearn 2019 - the countdown begins… 29th Jul 18

Finance Director Vacancy… 27th Jul 18

EGM Notice… 26th Jul 18

Sprint Scotland 2018… 25th Jul 18

JWOC 2018… 22nd Jul 18

World University Orienteering Champs 2018… 16th Jul 18

Tick Research Project… 11th Jul 18

SOUL - Menziehill 8 July… 09th Jul 18

Board Meeting Minutes - 16th June 2018… 04th Jul 18

Welcome to new team behind ScotJOS… 04th Jul 18

JROS summer training camps selections… 04th Jul 18

Megan Keith (INVOC) wins gold at European Youth Champs!… 02nd Jul 18

Appeal for Team GB at WOC… 29th Jun 18

Junior selections for JIRC and JHI… 29th Jun 18

Performance Program: have your say… 29th Jun 18

Orienteering Embargos… 27th Jun 18

SOA Club Development Fund… 26th Jun 18

Minutes of Annual General Meeting 2018… 10th Jun 18

Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Co Ltd - Marketing Director… 08th Jun 18

Scottish Inter-Club Championships: results 2018… 07th Jun 18

A Distinguished Service… 01st Jun 18

Scottish seniors selected for GBR team this summer… 01st Jun 18

Scottish Schools Orienteering Festival… 29th May 18

Scottish Champs 2018 Individual… 26th May 18

Scottish Champs 2018 Relay… 26th May 18

World Orienteering Day 23rd May 2018… 23rd May 18

British Orienteering Championships 2018… 22nd May 18

SOA Privacy Notice… 18th May 18

Vacancy: Scottish Junior Squad Lead Coach… 17th May 18

Overall win for EUOC at BUCS Orienteering Champs 2018… 17th May 18

Young Orienteer of the Year shortlist… 11th May 18

Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend 2018… 10th May 18

Notice of SOA Annual General Meeting 2018… 10th May 18

SOA welcomes two new clubs… 02nd May 18

Scottish Juniors selected for GBR teams 2018… 02nd May 18

Board Meeting Minutes - 24th March 2018… 26th Apr 18

Adventure Show - exciting opportunities… 18th Apr 18

Reminder to submit nominations for Board members… 13th Apr 18

National Centre course schedule… 13th Apr 18

Young Orienteer of the Year… 13th Apr 18

Last call! SOA Conference/ Workshop 28th April… 06th Apr 18

Scottish fixtures/competitions… 29th Mar 18

Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2018… 23rd Mar 18

Further funding opportunities… 21st Mar 18

World Orienteering Championships 2022… 16th Mar 18

Scottish Sprint Championships 2018… 12th Mar 18

Conference/workshop: what more can SOA do for you?… 09th Mar 18

What more can Scottish Orienteering do for you?… 09th Mar 18

SportsAid Scotland awards for five junior athletes… 09th Mar 18

Join our Board to achieve our goal of ‘more smiling faces in the forest’… 23rd Feb 18

Spring in Stirling… 23rd Feb 18

Orienteer at the Braemar Mountain Festival… 21st Feb 18

South of Scotland Orienteering League… 11th Feb 18

Scottish Night Orienteering Championships 2018… 11th Feb 18

Board Meeting Minutes - 13th January 2018… 08th Feb 18

Another award for our magazine, SCORE!… 31st Jan 18

BTO Urban League 2018… 31st Jan 18

ESOC Sprint-O 2018 incorporating SOUL 2… 23rd Jan 18

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

Orienteering and Access in Scotland… 03rd Jan 18

Forest Enterprise Scotland - Agreement… 03rd Jan 18

Happy New Year… 30th Dec 17