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.


2015 was an exciting time for orienteering in the Highlands, with the World Championships and 6 Day Event in the summer, and 2016 is sure to serve up lots more great events, challenge and fun. If you are not yet a member join us now to get involved, and enjoy reduced entry rates to all our events plus loads of other benefits. Membership costs just £17 for adults, £4 for juniors.

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Welcome to the INVOC website.


Recent website updates:

25 Sept: Anagach Results

22 Sept: TD5 winter training info added

16 Sept: Junior page & menu added

Anagach Results: Sunday 24th Sept 

Thanks to Kevin Holliday (organiser), Laurence Cload (planner), Alastair Kinghorn (SI) and Iain Shepherd (controller) for the Anagach event.  Excellent area, courses and venue -and top cakes from Fortrose Academy kids fund raising for the World Schools Champs!

Preliminary results

Our next event:

Sun Oct 2: INVOC Coaching white to light green standard, and the first TD5 training.  Carse of Ardesier 11am to 12.30pm.

Details and registration info on coaching page

The next few 'local' events 





Sat 1 Oct


Level D (District)

Sanquhar Woods, Forres

Sun 2 Oct


Coaching and TD5 Training

Carse, Ardesier

Sat/Sun 29/30 Oct


Level C & B & Inter-areas

Moray Mix, Culbin, Forres

Weds 2 Nov


Level D Urban/Night

Vizionteering, Run4It & Inverness City Centre

Sun 6 Nov


Level C


Sat 19 Nov


Level D (District)

Cooper Park, Elgin

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

Introducing TD5 Winter Training

Technical Difficulty 5 (TD5) the lingo for the top navigation challenge faced by those running green, blue, brown and black courses.  We are introducing a monthly training session using our best areas to practise different navigation techniques and to just to run in terrain.  It will run monthly for 6 months from October to March - putting you in tip top shape for the peak orienteering season of April & May.  Sessions suitable for existing TD5ers and those aspiring to be TD5ers.  No excuses now. 

First session is a contour only course on Carse on October 2nd (links in to the coaching being held there).  More details on the coaching page, and a full list of the TD5 training sessions on the events page.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for Carse.

Map: Extract of contour only course at Carse


Veteran Home International - 4th September Northern Ireland

Congratulations to Susan Blackwood (W45) and Joan Noble (W65) who were running for Scotland in the Veteran Home International.  

 Photo credit: ActivNorth

Nairn East Beach Results - Sunday 28th August 

Great weather and a huge turnout for a little event.  Thanks to the Elaine Jones (organiser), Sue Nicolson (planner) and Joan Noble (SI) plus the team of helpers.

Results (please note times to controls 9, 10 & 11 removed from green course results).  Winsplits and Routegadget available too.

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