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Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week 2020

Have you spotted the articles going up on the SOA site highlighting the achievements and contributions of various individuals?
Heidi Ross and Marie Bernards of AUOC were in the spotlight on Tuesday. They’re doing a great job currently coaching via Zoom amongst other things to help keep AUOC fired up about orienteering and it’s obviously working as it was good to see some of their teammates out at Balmedie for the first DNC including Lucie Hamplova and Margarita Radeva.
Nice to see the lads too obviously but you don’t fit the (rather binary) W&GSW criteria, so sorry, but no namecheck this time!

Covid 19 info

Check our C19 page for info on how orienteering events will look as we start to come out of Lockdown and get out into the forests again.

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REGULAR SERIES ON WED EVENINGS

stopwatch_311691...FOREST SPRINTS
...(in conjunction with Maroc)
...One course TD3/medium difficulty
the-sun...SUMMER SERIES
...Four courses from easy to hard

Urban Series...URBAN SPRINTS
...One course TD3/medium difficulty

Deeside Night Cup...DEESIDE NIGHT CUP
...(in conjunction with Maroc)
...Two courses both TD5/hard

SCOTLAND’S FRIENDLY SOCIABLE WINTER MOUNTAIN MARATHON

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TICK AWARENESS AND TREE DISEASES

green_tick_symbolTicks (no not this kind, the bad kind) just love to move in on unsuspecting orienteers. Here's a brief guide on what to look for and how to remove the wee critters.
Scotland is still suffering outbreaks of tree diseases and we can do our bit to help stop the spread and also continue good working relationships with landowners whose land we use by following the guidelines given here.

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UPCOMING EVENTS (click series or event names for details link)

This is what we’re currently planning…. (fingers crossed everybody please!) Things are going to look  a little different now due to Covid-19 precautions, most important being pre-entry only and allocated start times even for local events.

See our Covid 19 page for more info.

Wednesdays
Deeside Night Cup
28th Oct Balmedie
4th Nov Haughton and Murray Parks
11th Nov Crathes
18th Nov Dess
25th Nov Dunnottar Woods
2nd Dec Birsemore
9th Dec Foggieton
16th Dec Sluie
23rd Dec Templars Park
and then 8 more in 2021
See our DNC page for full list and watch out for posts each week on the DNC Blog with final details

Sundays
6th Dec  Crathes
Yellow, Light Green and Blue planned

If you can’t make any of these events or prefer to avoid others for the time being, you can join the Mobile O revolution  and download the MapRun app and have a go at some local courses using your phone to time yourself and even navigate with. Visit our MapRun page for instructions and a list of maps.
Or do one of our Temporary Orienteering Courses if we’ve got one out at the moment – see the TOC post for info.

SOA events calendar

CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEXT EVENT? NEED A FIX NOW?

Then try a Permanent Orienteering Course in a local forest or park or try one of our Street O maps for a taste of urban O.

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