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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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New to Orienteering?

Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between… more

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the clu… more

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.Pri… more

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 AutoDownload to produce results at an event.… 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

Skilling up

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

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