Scottish Orienteering Urban League (SOUL)

The Scottish Orienteering Urban League (SOUL) focuses on urban racing in Scottish cities and towns. Events are frequently held in parks, urban areas, or close to urban centres.

If you have any comments or questions relating to the SOUL series, email Paul Caban via

Its sister series, the CompassPoint Scottish Orienteering League holds rural races around Scotland.

Scottish Orienteering Urban League 2024 Calendar

There will be 9 events in this year’s series. For the YJ classes, the best three scores will count for an individual’s league position, and for the J classes, the best four scores will count. For all senior classes, the best five scores will be used to determine final league positions.

DateHost ClubVenue/ Information/ ResultsSupporting Event
128th JanuaryEdinburgh University Orienteering ClubEdinburghPart of the "Big Weekend"
225th FebruarySolway Orienteering ClubGeorgetown, DumfriesScottish Night Champsionships
35th MayMasterplan AdventureGlenrothesSprint Scotland Day 2
412th MaySTAGGlasgowEuroTour weekend - Glasgow City Race
514th JulyWOC TourRiccarton - Heriot WattWOC Tour
631st AugustTAYScottish Sprint Championships
721st SeptemberINVOCINVOC - NairnSOUL 8
822nd SeptemberMORBurgheadSOUL 7
93rd NovemberFVODunblane
1010th NovemberESOCPeeblesSOUL Trophy Presentation

Current standings for this year’s series are available at the SOUL Results pages:

Current Standings

Guidelines for the series have been updated and can be found here

SOUL Rules and Guidelines

Scottish Orienteering Urban League (SOUL) Competition Rules and Guidelines

Scottish Urban Orienteering League 2023 Results

A list of first, second and third in each class is available here, and the trophy presentation took part at the last event of the series in December 2023. Certificates for the first three in each class were distributed to clubs.

Previous SOUL Season Results

SOUL Rules & Guidelines

SOUL gallery