Welcome to 2018


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…

Hawkshead Training Weekend

Dale Park Routechoice Kat

​The three AGM skivers (Jess, Kat and Izzy) thought that they should update the club on why they didn’t join in the battle of club champion. Read on to find out more, written by Izzy (with the help of Kat and Jess on the long journey home!).

Tue 28 NovRead more…

Northern Night CupFirst round December 6

Nnc Logo

The Northern Night Cup website has the full details about the series. This is a joint venture with Invoc & Moravian, with each club putting on two events.

Mon 20 NovRead more…

Junior Inter Area 2017

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Round up of the Junior Inter Area weekend by Kat McGougan.
The Junior inter areas is an annual competition where Scotland is split into 3 areas: North, West and East. BASOC competes for North, and after a narrow defeat last year, we were keen to win back the overall title!

Tue 31 OctRead more…

ScotJOS Juniors

Congratulations to our 3 ScotJOS juniors; Kat, Izzy and Anna!

Scottish Orienteering announced the Scottish Junior Squad for 2017/18 last week. BASOC are delighted to be represented by 3 juniors! We would like to congratulate the girls on their hard work in gaining selection and wish them the best of luck over the next year.

Tue 10 OctRead more…

Veteran Home Internationals 2017Full Results

Detailed results for the whole weekend

Overall Points Results

Relay 114 108 50 38
Individual 145 132 78 62
Total 259 240 128 100
Sun 24 SepRead more…

Jess at the World Champs

Jess Finishing The Middle

Read about Jess' exploits competing for team GB at the World Champs

Sun 23 JulRead more…