eNews, June 2018

It is all most the end of June, school is out and we are all enjoying the hot and sunny weather (yes it is hot & sunny in Denmark as well). This eNews has been a bit delayed as we had virtually no internet signal for a few days.

Fri 29 JunRead more…

BASOC eNews May 2018 part 2

Basoc At The Scottish Champs 2018

May has been a busy month, so here is the news, part 2!

Wed 30 MayRead more…

eNews, May 2018 part 1

Team Basoc

May is a busy month on the orienteering calendar - lots of opportunities for racing and training, as well as having a chat and sharing some cake!
The second part of May 2018 eNews will come out towards the end of the month.

Thu 10 MayRead more…

IOF map symbol changes

Iof Map Symbol Changes

The IOF (International Orienteering Federation) has recently updated the specifications of some map symbols. Below is a guide to those changes, originally produced by Berkshire Orienteers and now reformatted to make it easier to read on small screens.
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Tue 8 MayRead more…

eNews, April 2018

Balliefurth2

It is a real pleasure to be running in drier forests and warmer temperatures - will it last? A shorter eNews this time - please do read all and take action though!

Thu 19 AprRead more…

eNews, March 2018

Start

The days are starting to become longer, we are nearly at the end of the Tuesday = DarkO season. The orienteering ‘season’ has started with club members competing at the Scottish Sprint Champs (Stirling University) and the CompassSport Trophy (Beecraigs, near Linlithgow). Gemma, Izzy and Anna all achieved excellent results; everyone had something to smile about and more experience was gained by all.
There is a lot of news again this week, read on for more information!

Fri 16 MarRead more…

eNews, February 2018

Peter And Johannes

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

Fri 23 FebRead more…

Welcome to 2018

Lynnewalker

I am sure that you are all looking forward to competing in lovely forests and taking part in BASOC training to prepare you for competition. There is lots to tell you about, so please read on and make sure you put dates in diary etc.

Sat 3 FebRead more…

Control DescriptionsHow to interpret them

Iof Control Description

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.

Mon 11 DecRead more…

AGM 2017 Minutes

Minutes of the 2017 AGM are now availble along with the Chairs report complete with photos.

Tue 5 DecRead more…