Information Directory

About Us

BASOC covers the Badenoch & Strathspey area, and is centred on Aviemore. We are a small friendly club that welcomes new members of any age or ability. We have access to some of the best orienteering a… more

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Go Orienteering

There are many ways to enjoy the sport of orienteering. Training sessions, like our Tuesday evenings.Competitive events, from small local ones to large (2000 people+) national/international ones.Virt… more

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Skilling up

Resources for you to browse through so that you can become an even better orienteer.… more

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SPORTident club kit

Details of the SPORTident electronic timing kit we own and how to use it. If you would like to hire any equipment please refer to the Equipment hire page.… more

Event computing workflow

A walkthrough of what's involved in using SPORTident (and SITiming) to produce results at an event. NB THIS PAGE IS UNDERGOING REVIEW (Nov. 2022)… more

Don't be a dope!

You are responsible for knowing what goes into your body.… more


We take very seriously the wellbeing of everyone who comes orienteering, whatever their age, but we are particularly keen to ensure that juniors (whether members or visitors) are as safe as possible w… more

Jamie Stevenson Trophy Rules

SOA has revised the JST Rules (21 May 2019), and the updated version will soon be posted on the Scottish Orienteering website. Here is the revised edition: The Jamie Stevenson Trophy provides an int… more

Equipment hire

Our specialist orienteering and timing equipment is available for hire, as described below.… more

SOL JHI and all that stuff

A brief explanation of some acronyms… more

Annual General Meeting 2023

The 2023 BASOC AGM will take place on Saturday 9th December at 12pm (noon) in the Boat of Garten Community Hall. All members are welcome to attend. One of the main purposes of the meeting is to el… more