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A Few Surplus Maps, the history of the 6 Day Event from its beginnings in 1977, is a beautifully produced book full of maps and photos and charting the development of the event from small beginnings up to the world class event we know and love today.
Download a FREE sample chapter, Royal Deeside 1983, including a table of contents.
14th Apr Read more...
After winning the category in 2009, the Scottish 6 Days Orienteering Event Company was delighted that the Oban 2011 event recently attracted recognition as the 2012 Scottish Thistle Awards - Best Sporting Event finalist from the SW region.
We congratulate the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon for winning the overall finals. It is heartening that an event that also attracts thousands of people to run in the Highlands has received the accolade this time. We look forward to adding to the numbers enjoying what the Highlands has to offer at our next event in Moray 2013.
15th Nov Read more...
The WOC 2015 Organising Committee wish to appoint suitably qualified individuals to the planning roles at WOC 2015. For many this will be a once in a life time opportunity to be involved in the course planning of the ultimate event.
27th Jun Read more...
The Scottish 6 Days, Oban 2011 has won the Thistle Central South West Region award for the Best Sporting Event.
At a ceremony in Glasgow today, Wed 23rd May, Paul Frost & Lynne Walker representing the event, collected a very nice Caithness glass trophy and certificate.
23rd May Read more...
The Oban 2011 event is in the final three for the Best Sporting Event Award in the Central South West Regional finals.
Winners will be announced on 23rd May at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow and will be shortlisted for the national finals in November.
The 2009 event won the National award, so let’s keep our fingers crossed for a repeat performance.
07th May Read more...
British Orienteering awarded the 2015 World Orienteering Championships
At a press conference today the International Orienteering Federation announced that British Orienteering will host the 2015 World Orienteering Championships. There was competition to stage the event with Sweden submitting a strong bid; however the strength of the British Orienteering bid won favour with the IOF.
The Championships will be based in Inverness during August 2015 and will utilise the world class terrain along the Moray coast and in the Cairngorms National Park. The Scottish 6 Days will run in parallel to the Championships and will bring 5000 competitors to the area boosting the local economy by an estimated £2 million.
28th Mar Read more...
The Oban 2011 event was in the final three for the Event of the Year, in the Sunday Mail & sportscotland Scottish Sports Awards, facebook page.
The other two finalists were the Walker Cup and the Davis Cup Tennis.
The award ceremony took place on Thursday 1st December at the Glasgow Thistle Hotel, and the Walker Cup won the award.
02nd Dec Read more...
28th July - 3rd August
Whisky country and much, much more
True, it is home to dozens of the finest distilleries in Scotland, including many of the most famous, but it also has wonderful sandy beaches, fast-flowing and beautiful rivers, moors and mountains, including the superb Cairngorm National Park.
17th Aug Read more...
Scottish Orienteering have teamed up with RUN 4 IT to put together a little reward for your efforts – we are sure you gave an extra 15% out there, so we would like to give you that back!
Download the RUN 4 IT discount voucher
17th Aug Read more...
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Scottish Orienteering 6-Day Event Company, there are many to thank for the Oban 2011 event:
11th Aug Read more...
Oban & Lorn, Gateway to the Isles
31st July - 6th August
- Mature oak woodland
- Younger birch thickets
- Wild open moorland
- Intricate contour detail
History of the Scottish 6 Days
A Few Surplus Maps, compiled by John Colls on behalf of the SOA and the 6-Day Company, tells the story of the event from its beginnings in 1976 to the present day. With 216 full-colour, A4 pages the book is a coffee-table adornment as well as an entertaining read and work of reference, more…
Copies of the logo as a car sticker were distributed at the event, see what 2013 has to offer…