Devon Orienteering


Membership 2017

All ages, all abilities, all welcome!

Details about the different types of membership and how to join:

Senior - Adults aged 21 or over
Junior - Below the age of 21
Contact - Members of other British Orienteering affiliated clubs

How to Renew Membership (Existing Members)

To renew your membership of Devon Orienteering Club instructions can be found at:

How to Join (New Members) 

See the details at the foot of this page

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of becoming a member of Devon Orienteering Club
(excludes contact members):

  • Club newsletter (6 a year)
  • Opportunity to represent Devon Orienteering Club in regional and national competitions
  • SWOA newsletters (as published)
  • Opportunity to attend training sessions organised by the club
  • Free entry for Juniors to the Yvette Baker competition
  • Vote at the club AGM

And all members have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in Devon orienteering events on a regular basis and
  • Influence the development of the club and the sport of orienteering in Devon.

Benefits of becoming a Member of British Orienteering:

Note all Devon OC members must become members of British Orienteering to ensure that they have insurance cover whilst competing or helping at an event.

  • Copies of the British Orienteering magazine, Focus, which includes the junior magazine Ozone. (3 copies per year - one copy per postal address)

  • The option to sign up for a range of e-newsletters

  • Eligibility to compete in the championship classes at the British Championships, the JK, Area championships

  • Eligibility to compete in the UK Orienteering League

  • Opportunity to qualify to represent your country at international competitions

  • The option to compete in a Rankings scheme

  • Access to a ‘Navigational Challenge’ and ‘Racing Challenge’ Incentive Scheme

  • Public Liability Insurance when participating in events and activities registered with British Orienteering

  • Papers and vote at the British Orienteering AGM

  • Discounts from national companies through the member discounts scheme

  •  Access to a "members only" section of the website

Benefits of becoming a Contact Member of Devon Orienteering Club:

  • Club newsletter (6 a year)
  • Contact Members will be placed on Devon OC mailing lists and Mailchimp

All members need to join British Orienteering, the South West Orienteering Association (SWOA) and a club, i.e. Devon Orienteering Club.  Membership of SWOA is free and is automatic for all members of Devon Orienteering Club:

  Devon SWOA BOF Total
Senior £6 £0 £10 £16
Junior £0 £0 £3.30 £3.30
Contact Member* Free     Free

* Contact membership is only available to those who are already a member of a BOF-affiliated club.

New members joining after 1st November 2016 get membership up to 31st December 2017.

How to Join (New Members)

To join Devon Orienteering Club either:

Follow this British Orienteering join DEVON link and follow the instructions to join online

Download and print the British Orienteering Membership Form 2017  fill it in and return (with a cheque payable to British Orienteering) to: British Orienteering, 8a Stancliffe House, Whitworth Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2HJ

For more help contact the membership secretary at 15 St Mary’s Close, Chudleigh, Devon TQ13 0PL