Scottish Inter-club championships (SICC), rules and guidelines

Updated May 2017

As in 2016, the Scottish Inter Club Championships (SICC) shall be held in conjunction with the Scottish Individual Championships.

May 2017 updates:

1. BO membership no longer required

2. Courses 17 and 18 to be included to encourage junior participation. These courses will have a more rapidly falling scoring system

3. Large and small clubs will be scored separately.

4. In case of a tie the score of the first runner not be included in the total wil be decisive, continuing down the list as necessary. 

01st May 17

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This competition is only open to SOA Open Clubs & their members who compete, on the day, for their Open Club. Counting runners must be current members of their Club/SOA.

There is no entry fee for a Club to pay.


Clubs are split into “Large” & “Small” categories based on the number of entrants in the previous years’ Scottish Individual Championships.

For 2017

CLYDE, ECKO, ESOC, FVO, GRAMP, INT, INVOC, MAROC & MOR with more than 20 entrants in any of the 2013-2016 Scottish Individual Championships are in the Large Clubs Competition where the 12 best scores count.

AYROC, BASOC, ELO, KFO, RR, SOLWAY, STAG, TAY & TINTO with less than 20 entrants in each of the 2013-2016 Scottish Individual Championships are in the Small Clubs Competition where the best 6 scores count.

Scoring System

Shall be based on position within Courses NOT Classes with the 1st placed person receiving 100pts; 2nd place 99 pts; 3rd 98 pts etc. For courses 17 and 18 this is 1st 100pts, 2nd 98pts, 3rd 96pts etc.

A computer programme shall calculate the results with the Trophies being presented the following day at the Scottish Championships Prizegiving ceremony.

Only competitors competing in Age Class not Colour Coded shall score points for their Open Club.

In the event of a tie the score for 13 best / 7 best runners shall determine the winning club & if necessary 14 best /8 best respectively in Large/Small categories etc.

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by Roos Eisma