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Very Early Bird entries are open, and we already have more than 130 entries so far. Do not delay as the lowest entries prices are open until 31st January when the entry price starts climbing. So, stuck for a Christmas Present? Or simply want to make sure you don't miss out ... with the delights of Culbin, Roseisle, Darnaway and Lossie Forest on offer together with sprint O, MTBO (Multi-Terrain Bike Orienteering for those not in the know). Try the Photo-O competition in CompassSport to see if you can win your entry fee

Membership renewal for 2023 - message from Rob
It’s that time of year when you not only get out the Christmas decorations from the attic, but also look out for your orienteering membership renewal emails. We hope you have enjoyed your orienteering this year, as we have returned to some sort of normality after Covid. There is an exciting programme of activities planned for 2023, culminating in Moray 2023 in late July/early August ( Entries are now open for this wonderful festival of orienteering, right on our doorstep - an opportunity too good to miss! 
Full details of events planned for the coming months are available at the usual places - our club website (, the SOA website ( - where Nikki has just posted a diary of key Scotland-wide fixtures for 2023 - and the BOF website if you like to travel further afield to orienteer ( 
You can now renew for 2023 - so look out for the email reminders from either British Orienteering and Scottish Orienteering. We look forward to seeing you at a Moravian event in the New Year.

Next Events
Our Altyre night event is scheduled for tomorrow evening but entries for this are now closed. Steve suggests you check weather conditions tomorrow, check the event is still on before departing. Wrap up warm and beware slippery surfaces. Steve is still currently planning to go ahead. There is now no novice course.

You can enter for next week's Northern Night Cup though at Culloden. All the information is here.  Please pre-enter on SiEntries. Closing date: Sunday December 11th at 23:30. Night Novice: please also pre-enter on SIEntries, but also some limited EOD will be available. Pre-enter to
guarantee a map

Sunday 11th December Balmedie Colour Coded event with points for the MOR main club league.
How to enter: 
You can turn up on the day and hope we’ve enough maps left for your preferred course or you can use our Early Email Entry system which guarantees a map. In either case payment is made on the day.
Gramp’s EEE entry system is quite simple:  you send an email to with ‘Balmedie EEE’ somewhere in the title line.  Include person/people to enter along with age group, club, colour of course required and SI details (if not an SI owner then flag that too).  No need to pay until the day at the event and you can swap courses if maps still available.
N.B. EEE closes at midnight on Friday 9th (bit earlier than usual as we have our AGM on Sat evening.)
The event details are here

2022 Compass Point Scottish Orienteering League (SOL) 6 MOR winners

With the best three races of the season counting this year the full results of the 2022 SOL season can be checked by 2022 Age Class Results or by 2022 Course Results
The Trophy winners for 2022 are as follows:-

W10 Hannah Inman (FVO) M10 Carl Selmer Duguid (TAY)
W12A Lucy Ward (INT) M12A Lewis Whitelaw (BASOC)
W14A Sophie Howard (MOR) M14A Finlay McLuckie (MOR)
W16A Ruth Gooch (MAROC) M16A Sam Hunt (FVO)
W18L Isobel Howard (MOR) M18L James Hammond (FVO)
W20L Rachel Brown (EUOC) M20 Ben Polwart (FVO)
W21E Niamh Hunter (EUOC) M21E Matthew Gooch (EUOC)
W21L Velina Valova (STAG) M21L Donald Slater (ESOC)
W35L Sarah McAdam (RR) M35L Arnis Saltums (STAG)
W40L Hazel Dean (FVO) M40L Will Hensman (FVO)
W45L Janine Inman (FVO) M45L Paul Hammond (FVO)
W50L Morag McLuckie (MOR) M50L Jason Inman (FVO)
W55L Ann Haley (INT) M55L Tim Griffin (GRAMP)
W60L Fran Loots (TAY) M60L Ian Maxwell (RR)
W65L Pauline McAdam (RR) M65L John Tullie (RR)
W70 Margaret Dalgleish (ESOC) M70 Robin Sloan (RR)
W75 Eleanor Pyrah (ESOC) M75 Phil Smithard (KFO)
W80 Moira Laws M80 Bill Melville (TAY)

2022 SOUL Results

After twelve events across the past eleven months, this year’s SOUL series has completed.  Congratulations to the following winners:

Young Junior Women Eilidh Connor (FVO)
Young Junior Men Peter Atkinson (ELO)
Junior Women Scarlett Kelly (FVO)
Junior Men Michael Bishenden (MOR)
Womens Open Alison Campbell (STAG)
Mens Open Ross White (STAG)
Veteran Women Rachel Kirkland (FVO) *
Veteran Men Mark Wood (FVO)
Supervet Women Alison Cunningham (ESOC) *
Supervet Men Andrew Campbell (MOR)
Ultravet Women Sally Lindsay (ESOC)
Ultravet Men Donald Petrie (CLYDE) *
Hypervet Women Eleanor Pyrah (ESOC) *
Hypervet Men Phil Smithard (KFO) *
  * indicates a maximum score of 700 points achieved

Full results are available from the SOUL web presence at


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