Latest news and information from the World Orienteering Championships 2015

Athlete Photos

Alasdair McLeod SHI Relay 2014, Credit:ActivNorth

Hi resolution photos of the GB team are available to download and use in publications.

Info and photos of Scottish athletes is also available on the Scottish Elite Develoment Squad website

For information and photos of all International athletes visit athlete database.

12th Jul  

Keep it Clean

Keep it Clean logo, Credit:Forestry Commision Scotland

Protect our forests

Over the course of the week competitors and spectators will become aware of an on-going, long-term initiative from Forestry Commission Scotland to promote good biosecurity practice across the national forest estate – and across the country.

10th Jul  

Training Areas

Kingussie map

Competitions and Training May/July

NOTE: Some additional areas have been added

These areas are available from May through to end of July, 2015.

Some will have controls placed, but most don't.

See below for the areas, relevant information and preferred parking.

Many of the areas are within approximately 30km of Inverness, some urban areas are near Glasgow & Edinburgh Airports.

Click/select a map image to see a larger version.

29th Jun  

Race the Castles video

Reminder of the event brought to you by the WOC2015 team

Race the Castles was brought to you by the WOC 2015 team last October.

This weekend there are further World Ranking Event races in Scotland, a last chance for Elite athletes to race in Scotland before WOC in August, details of the Schiehallion Weekend here.

18th Jun

Souvenir Merchandise

WOC2015 Souvenir clothing

O-Top and T-Shirt

There will be an O-Top (£25) and a Technical T-Shirt (£15), both from noname. They will only be available at the event and will be found at the Scottish 6 Days merchandise tent. They are available in a limited quantity, so once gone no more are available. So you might want to buy early in the week!

17th Jun  

Orienteering on the BBC

BBC Scotland Adventure Show

Interviews with Jess & James Tullie (Athletes), Paul McGreal (Event Director) & Mike Rodgers (Scottish Orienteering Development Officer)

16th Jun

Car Hire

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27th May  

Swiss and Norwegians fly in to prepare for championships

Daniel Hubmann - Scottish Championship winner, Credit:WOC2015

Glasgow’s Hollie Orr just beaten by just 0.02 in women’s race

Two of the leading nations taking part in the World Orienteering Championships in the Scottish Highlands this summer have taken the opportunity to acclimatise at the Scottish Championships.

26th May  

Entry Deadline

31st May is the deadline for:

  • All Teams to have entered the number of athletes and officials (IOF WOC Rule 9.6).  Late entries may be refused (Rule 9.1).
  • Entries from IOF Council, Commissions or National Federation personnel who wish to be accredited.
  • Booking Transport Package

20th May  

Traditional map reading skills are not lost to schools

Schools inspired by World Championships,

World Championships inspiring a new generation to map and compass

Organisers of the World Orienteering Championships being held in the Highlands of Scotland this summer have acknowledged the concerns expressed over children no longer routinely learning basic map reading skills in schools.

14th May  

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