Scottish Orienteering Newletter:  Oct 2014

Courses etc. – bookings now open for:
British Orienteering Club & Association Conference
A reminder to club Fixtures secretaries
More LiDAR data

Courses etc. – bookings now open for:

• Teaching Orienteering Part 1, 11 October – Glenmore Lodge
• Teaching Orienteering Part 2, 12 October – Glenmore Lodge
• Grade C Controllers’ course, 22 or 29 November, probably Perth/Stirling area ***
• Coaching Foundation course, 7 March 2015, Inverness or Nairn
• Coaching Foundation course, 13 March, Glenmore Lodge
• UKCC Level 1 coach course, 14-15 March *
• Coaching Foundation course, 28 March, Kinnoull Hill
• Coaching Foundation course, 11 April, Aberdeenshire
• Coaching Foundation course, 18 April, Dalbeattie
• Coaching Foundation course, 25 April, Edinburgh
• UKCC Level 2 coach course, 16-17 May, 13 June
• Coaching Foundation course, 30 May, Glasgow
• UKCC Level 1 coach course, 20-21 June *
• Coaching Foundation course, 19 September 2015, Inverness
• UKCC Level 1 coach course, 31 October – 1 November 2015*
• UKCC Level 3 coach course, 7-8 November 2015
All dates are in the complete course schedule:  Please ask your schools contacts to e-mail Hilary for availability and pricing for local courses.
UKCC Level 1 courses marked with * are the two-day versions which require you to attend the Coaching Foundation course first. 

*** The Grade C Controllers’ course is the starting point for anyone wishing to become a controller – it’s also a really good way to improve your technical knowledge and understanding of the rules of orienteering.  Basic competence at TD5 is all that’s required before you attend the course.  Venue and actual date will be confirmed to suit participants – please contact Hilary as soon as possible so details can be finalised.

British Orienteering Club & Association Conference
Bookings for this close on 3rd October;  the theme is “Local Orienteering Events”.  I will be attending on behalf of the SOA.  If you want me to convey or extract any specific information, please get in touch – .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

A reminder to club Fixtures secretaries – please remember to put your (abbreviated) club name at the beginning of the name of your event.  It is considered helpful to newcomers trying to identify events local to them.

More LiDAR data
The Scottish Government has contacted sportscotland and informed them that additional LiDAR data will become available shortly.  Coverage is less extensive than the first issue of data but it will fill a few gaps. Previous data requests from clubs will be reviewed and if new data is available this can be supplied.

Compiled by Hilary Quick, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
National Orienteering Centre, Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore PH22 1QU, tel. 01479 861374

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