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Team BASOC, Source:

Coaching Foundation Course

The Coaching Foundation course is ideal for anyone aged 16 or over who wants to know how to help newcomers to the sport. We're running it on 4 Tuesday evenings starting 29 May, at no cost to BASOC members.

01st May 18   Read more…


Orienteering Calendar, Source:Lynne Walker

Orienteering Calendar

What, when, where of Orienteering with BASOC

It can be hard finding out what is happening for orienteering - here is something to help you with this.

16th Mar 18   Read more…


Peter and Johannes, Source:ActivNorth

eNews, February 2018

There is a lot taking place over the next few weeks and months - make a note of dates in your diary so that you do not miss any orienteering opportunities!

First of all, thank you to all who have renewed their membership of the club, Scottish Orienteering and some who have also taken out British Orienteering membership. Jane (Cox) will be in touch if you have forgotten. Please do consider joining, as a minimum, the club and Scottish Orienteering, it does help to support the development of our sport.
Membership info here on the BASOC website

23rd Feb 18   Read more…


IOF Control Description, Source:

Control Descriptions

How to interpret them

The IOF (International Orienteering Federation) have recently released the latest version of control descriptions.
Do you know what all those symbols mean? Can you differentiate between the 'north western knoll on the east side' from the 'eastern knoll on the north west side'?

Download the full 32 page PDF to discover more control locations than you ever thought could exist.

11th Dec 17


Run Wild in the Woods, Source:BASOC

Tuesday=O

Run wild in the woods

Every Tuesday we go out orienteering, usually with a navigational focus. Call it training or just playing, it’s as hard as you want it to be, both physically and technically!
Newcomers are welcome and there is always someone to explain things and help you get started.

Meet at 6:30 prompt. Please come appropriately dressed for the weather on the night, the sort of thing you would wear if you were going for a trail run.
You need to be back by 7:30pm.

Cost
£2 Adults, £1 Juniors for BASOC or other orienteering club members.
£3 Adults, £1.50 Juniors for non members.

20th Nov 17


BASOC Junior Izzy Cox competing at the 2015 Scottish Orienteering League (SOL7), hosted at Deshar Primary School, Boat of Garten., Source:ActivNorth Photography

Family Intro to Orienteering

The perfect way to start orienteering. Come along to our family introduction to orienteering sessions and be coached by Mehmet Karatay, one of our club coaches, in the essentials of orienteering. The sessions run alongside our usual Tuesday training, so you'll get to meet the rest of us too!

22nd Mar 17   Read more…


Run Wild in the Woods, Source:BASOC

Carrbridge in March

Last month of night-o!

We'll be based from Carrbridge Village Hall for all the Tuesdays in March.
This will be the last block of training in the style that we've been testing out over the winter. 4 weeks from the same indoor base, each month with a different orienteering focus. The feedback has been good. Indoor base, orienteering training, followed by soup and a chat :) If you haven't been along yet, then this is your last chance!!

06th Mar 17   Read more…


BASOC Junior Izzy Cox competing at the 2015 Scottish Orienteering League (SOL7), hosted at Deshar Primary School, Boat of Garten., Source:ActivNorth Photography

Aiming off in October

A bit of information about our new look Tuesdays. The first month will be based from Boat of Garten hall and the orienteering focus is, 'aiming off'.

26th Sep 16   Read more…


Run Wild in the Woods, Source:

Tuesday=Dark-O

Run wild in the woods

Tuesday=O, so we go out and do some orienteering. Call it training or just playing, it’s as hard as you want it to be, both physically and technically, and now it's in the dark!
So dig out that headtorch and give it a go.

22nd Jan 16   Read more…


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BASOC Junior Club

Coming Soon!

This autumn we are going to be running a BASOC junior club. This is aimed at juniors (under 20’s) who have done some orienteering already (mostly at our events over the last year or so), but do get in touch if you’re a beginner and would like to come along! 

14th Aug 15   Read more…


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