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 2023 Calendar

There will be 11 events in this year’s series. For the YJ, J and HV classes, the best four scores will count for an individual’s league position. For all other senior classes, the best six scores will be used to determine final league positions.

DateHost ClubVenue/ Information/ ResultsSupporting Event
128th JanuaryEdinburgh University Orienteering ClubEdinburghPart of the "Big Weekend"
24th FebruaryInverness Orienteering ClubInverness- KinmyliesMOR Gordonstoun Sprint
311th FebruaryTayside OrienteersPerth-MuirtonFaskally- Compass Sport Cup Heat
419th FebruaryEdinburgh Southern Orienteering ClubEdinburgh- Broxburn&UphallSTAG Local Event
AYROC Local Event
RR Local Event
52nd AprilClydeside OrienteersKirkintilloch - Scottish Sprint ChampionshipsINT Local Event
FVO Local Event
610th JuneRoxburgh ReiversKelso - Race the Abbeys
711th June
Roxburgh ReiversJedburgh - Race the Abbeys
82nd August6 Days/ EUOCForresPart of Moray 2023 - the Scottish 6 Days
93rd SeptemberMasterplan AdventuresSprint ScotlandPart of Sprint Scotland
1015th October Forth Valley OrienteersStirlingPart of EuroMeeting
112nd DecemberInterlopersLivingston-KnightsridgeSTAG-Local event

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 2022 Results

A list of first, second and third in each class is available here, and the trophy presentation will be part of EUOC’s Edinburgh City Race (SOUL 1) on January 28th 2023. Certificates for the first three in each class have already been distributed to clubs.

Previous SOUL Season Results

SOUL Rules & Guidelines

SOUL gallery