STAG SOL 4 - Provisional Course Lengths & Climb as of 16 Sept 2018

Initial Race information now available below.

Entries are now open - click here
Please indicate in the Special Request Box your start time preference if you have such from choices Very Early / Early/ Middle / Late / Very Late.

The exact time zone for each option will be determined by the response from entrants to this request. Starts from 2pm > 3:30pm.

2 Starts both approximately 1km from parking with slight climb.

Start for White & Yellow competitors - uplift map at Registration. Cross footbridge then turn immediately LEFT/EAST keeping River Errochty on your LEFT & High Deer Fence on Your RIGHT. Punching Start which may not be manned. Follow Red & White tapes after crossing the footbridge.

Start for all other competitors. Cross footbridge ; AHEAD at Large Forestry Metal Gate; LEFT/EAST along forest road then taped through terrain on your RIGHT to Start. Follow STAG White/Blue tapes after crossing the footbridge.

2 Finishes -
Western Finish for Black, Brown, Short Brown, Blue, Short Blue, Green, Short Green & Light Green.

Eastern Finish for Orange, Yellow & White.

To comply with the BOF Technical requirements for White, as was the case in 2007 & 20012 this course has to be out & back along the main forest road.

21st Sep 18   Read more...

STAG’s JHI & SOL 4 Expenditure Explained

Most orienteers are oblivious to the expenditure of hosting events.

To the best of our knowledge , STAG remains the only Scottish Club who publish event accounts after our large events.

On this occasion we are also explaining why the entry fees have been set as they have been to cover costs before entries go live later in the week on SI Entries.

Entries are now open - click here

14th Sep 18   Read more...

Cancellation of STAG Score 5+ - Sunday 2nd September 2019

This event is being deferred until January 2019 & shall form the 2nd event in our 5 Score+ Events during 2019.


No. 1 Pollok CP, Glasgow - Sunday 6th January 2019

No.2 Palacerigg CP Cumbernauld - Sunday 20th January 2019.

No.3 Cumbernauld Park, Crow & Dunns Wood - Sunday 10th March 2019.

No.4 Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell - Sunday 19th May 2019

No.5 TBC - Glasgow - Sunday 5th September 2019.

16th Aug 18  

STAG Autumn Evening Events 2018

Springburn Park was the first in a Series of 4 evening events all with the same format & open to all.
Pre-registering is NOT a necessity but it does help us with a guestimate of how many maps we need to have printed.

Everyone is welcome to Come And Try Orienteering at our events. Friendly advice & assistance is always available.

No.2 Wednesday 15th Kelvingrove Park : No.3 Wednesday 29th Tollcross Park : No.4 Wednesday 12th September Pollok Country Park

08th Aug 18   Read more...

Future STAG Pre-entry Events In Autumn 2018

The local conveyor belt began rolling again on Wednesday 1st August 2018 with our 1st Autumn Event @ Springburn Park.

Enter Bto STAG SOUL 7 @ Summerston & Gilshochill here.
Planners Arnis Saltums & Terry O’Brien.
Further details can be found at our Events Tab above.

Further details can be found at our Events Tab above.

SOUL = Scottish Orienteering Urban League.  SOL = Scottish Orienteering League (Real Orienteering in Classic Terrain)

Pre-entry is now open for Bto STAG SOUL 7 on Sunday 26th August .

Pre-entries for SOL 4 to be held on SATURDAY 6th October Errochty Forest, Calvine with Starts from 2pm shall open on Friday 7th September 2018.
The Junior Home Internationals Individual Races shall be held prior to SOL 4. Courses planned by Graham McFadyen, definitely STAG’s most northerly member & probably, SOA’s & BOF’s most northerly member as well !!

Direct link to SI Entries has now been set up above for Bto SOUL 7.

04th Aug 18  

Arnis @ The European Championships - 29 June 2018

Our very own Latvian Superstar is warming up for WOC 2018 by competing in the European Obstacle Race Championships in Denmark.
Arnis proudly wore his STAG Top but by the looks of it a New Top is required due to his musculature taking a turn for the better!!
Full story & photos to follow

29th Jun 18  

STAG’s Maps & Permanent Course Maps - 27th June 2018 - inc support materials

Currently copies of STAG’s permanent courses, with the exception of Pollok CP, can be obtained in 2 ways.
Blank copies of STAG maps are also available to purchase but please note that to actually set out Orienteering Markers requires formally permission from the landowner.

27th Jun 18   Read more...

Score 5+ Change Of Date - Autumn 2018

Changes in Staffing at Palacerigg CP have resulted in difficulties confirming access for Sunday 24th June 2018 so this event is being moved to Sunday 2nd September.

02nd Jun 18  

STAG Spring Series 2018 - updates after 4 events

More statistics for you to devour

20th May 18  

STAG Sunday SCORE+ Series - updated Scores after 4 events

Professor McKendrick has been busy once again.

20th May 18   Read more...

Cathkin Braes -210418_Lone Boulder

Calling All STAG Members & Friends

We are looking into the possibility of upgrading our current website & one thing we have lacked todate are photographs both of ourselves & our orienteering areas.
If you have a camera or a phone camera please get snapping & send me copy so that we have a stock from which to select.

21st Apr 18   Read more...

STAG Spring Series 2018 Advance Course Information

Planning is almost complete for events 2 & 3 in our 2018 Spring Series.
Please email Terry by 10pm on the Sunday prior to the event to guarantee yourself / yourselves a map.

08th Apr 18   Read more...

STAG AGM - Wednesday 28th March 2018

A very productive AGM was held at the Lochview Family Golf Centre earlier this evening.
Immediate plans for 2018 were debated & major events projects up to 2022 identified.

The Club intends to focus on Publicity & Marketing in the coming year as well as hosting umpteen local events.
Why not join us ????

28th Mar 18  

Arria still cant find Control 73 !!

Updated Scores from STAG Score+ Series 2018 after 2 events

The Professor may have missed today’s event but his silky mathematical skills are working fine :)

18th Mar 18  

Arria - What's It Called? Information

Cumbernauld Community Park - Sunday 18th March 2018

Plans are now well advanced for the first Sunday use of this New STAG area first used in June 2017 for an evening event.
Despite the snow I meandered round for 3 hours to-day updating the map.
Map Scale 1:5000 ; Contours 2.5m Paper Size A3.

06th Mar 18   Read more...

SoSOL 3 - Sunday 11th February 2018 - available maps for Entry On Day

Final information now available to download below.

The following maps remain available for Entry On Day. - Senior Club/SOA/BOF Members £12 ; Non-Members £13 on Brown, Blue, Green, Short Green & Light Green. Entry fee remains £5 for Students who are Members & £5.50 for Non-Members & for Adults on Orange, Yellow or White. Read On.

07th Feb 18   Read more...

STAG SCORES+ venues 2 & 3 reversed

Due to a Triathlon taking place on 18 March at Strathclyde CP & a number of road closures we are having to swap round the venues for Scores 2+ & 3+.

15th Jan 18   Read more...

STAG Scores+ 2018 Series - Scores after Event 1 - Drumpellier CP

Courtesy of Professor John McKendrick’s Mathematical Skills please open attachment below

07th Jan 18  

STAG SCORES return in 2018 but with a twist!

STAG’s very popular SCORE Events return in 2018 with a wee twist for those who just don’t like the challenge that thinking too much can bring or can’t sustain concentration for 60 minutes!
DO NOT ENTER SCORE 2 as this event has had to be cancelled
The twist is that Yellow, Orange, Light Green & Short Score (40 minutes) options shall be available using the same score map but separate loose Control Control Descriptions for the Colour Coded Courses. Map & Control Descriptions available pre-formal start for those who wish to join up controls & /or plan their strategy. Enter here

24th Dec 17   Read more...

Final Countdown To 19th GPC 2017 - 2 days to GO!

Each day I shall post some relevant information so please read on…..

01st Dec 17   Read more...

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