Inverness Orienteering Club, or INVOC as we are better known, is the local orienteering club for the Inverness area and much of the rest of highland Scotland. If you are new to orienteering, our New to orienteering? page offers a starting point  to find out a bit more about the sport, and our About INVOC page tells you a little bit about the club.

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 Welcome to the INVOC website.

Recent website updates:

17th May 2018: Homepage updates

16th May 2018: Culloden Results and Schools League

7th May 2018: Events for second half of 2018, and early 2019 added.  

Our next event:  

Scottish Individual Championships, Achagour & Dulsie  26th May 2018

Achagour & Dulsie is just a short trip east from Inverness.  It has subtle contour detail and open heather moor, combined with a patchwork of marshes and woodlands.  It is a big event with 600+ pre-entries.  Entry for the championship courses are now closed, but colour coded courses (white to green) are available for for local members at a cheaper entry fee. 

Volunteering: It's going to require a big effort on the part of the club so please offers of help volunteering to Kevin Holliday: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  It's not too late.

Entries: Pre-entries for the championship courses have closed but EOD is available on colour coded courses.

Event details     


Our next Team INVOC races:

British Champs relays: May 20th, Deeside; Scottish Champs Relays May 27th, Roseisle, Forres. Contact Team Captain Dave Summers if you would like a relay run for Team INVOC at the British or Scottish .

Sun June 17th: Jamie Stevenson Trophy, Deeside area.  Extremely popular event for juniors.  INVOC looking to send a as big a team as possible.  More details to follow.  Contact Catherine Todd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Alison Matheson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

Our next training/coaching session:

Spring Session 3: Sunday May 13th: Evanton Woods, Evanton.  11am to 12.30pm.  Last training before the British and Scottish Champs.  Orange (TD3) relocation training, Lt Green to Black (TD4/5) a Norwegian style map memory event.  An all controls map will be available for those who want to do their own thing.  More info on the coaching page.

To register email Suzanne Robins-Bird by Friday 11th: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The next few 'local' events 





Sat 26 May INVOC

Scottish Orienteering Championships

Achagour and Dulsie

Pre-entries (closing date 13th May)

Sun 27 May MOR

Scottish Relay Championships


To be part of a relay contact Team Captain Dave Summers

Sat 9 June BASOC

Moray & Highland Junior Championships

Anagach West, nr Grantown-on-Spey

Sun July 1st INVOC

Local event

Carse of Ardersier

See the Events page for all forthcoming INVOC fixtures and links to other clubs' and national fixture lists.

Culloden - Wednesday May 16th

[posted 17th May 2018]

Thanks to Colin and Eilidh Simpson for the courses enjoyed by 250 people!  A record!  Thanks also to Jenny Hall schools series coordinator and organiser for the day.  How did you get the sun to shine.


School league and pupils' league


Ord Hill - Wednesday May 2nd

[posted 3rd May 2018]

Thanks to Oscar Shepherd for some excellent courses on Ord Hill, and Jenny Hall & Rhona Fraser for organising and Jon Shepherd for event timing - all enjoyed by 200+ orienteers.


School league and pupils' league

Craig Phadrig - Wednesday April 18th

[posted April 19th]

What a cracking day for an evening orienteering event! Thanks to event officials: Veronica Vargas, Alec Keith and Susan Blackwood. 170 people out enjoying themselves.

Results available  here, schools league to follow.