Orienteering Clubs & Membership 2018

 Club Membership for 2018 can now be taken out or renewed. (City clubs only at present)  The big advantage for new members is if they take out membership now it gives them discounted member rates for this years Twilight Series as well as all events in 2018.

 Renewal is easy for individuals or families. To ensure continuity renewal should be done before the end of February. Just follow the steps below

  • If you have a child (you can apply for up to 2 children) attending a South Australian Primary School  in 2018 you may be eligible for a Sport Voucher. This gives you a big saving in membership fees. This is a State Government initiative administered by the Office for Recreation& Sport. The NT Government has its own scheme which applies to membership of  Top End Orienteers. Apply for this before applying for membership by clicking on the following link which can be used by SA country clubs as well:
    If you wish to be or renew your membership of Lincoln Orienteers or Saltbush make sure you indicate on the membership form that you have one or more vouchers and your fee will be reduced accordingly.
  •  Just log on to Eventor If you have forgotten you logon or password just click on "I have forgotten my login details"
  • Go to My Pages
  • My memberships
  • click on the renew button and follow the prompts.

The whole family can be renewed at the same time. Please make sure all your family members are entered on Eventor.

Country clubs can get a hard copy membership form from their club or at events.

New members: It is preferred that new members use the following downloadable form: MembershipForm2018NewMembers.doc You can go online with Eventor if you prefer. Copies will also be available at events.. If eligible (see above) you should apply for a Sport Voucher first.

 Casual Registration:If you are not sure about membership yet you can become a casual registration at no cost. All participants in events run by Orienteering SA and its affiliated clubs are required to either become members or register as casual orienteers before participating in any events.Casual Orienteering participating for the first time can register at their first event. To take up Casual Registration please download the following form (forms also available at events): CasualRegistrationForm2018.doc

Registration is valid for all of the calendar year. Higher event fees apply at all events  Benefits:

  •  Entry to all events conducted by Orienteering SA and affiliated clubs
  •   Weekly ENEWS & option to subscribe(free) to Orienteering Australia E-News
  •   Access to coaching at events
  • The right to convert to paid membership at any time
  • Covered by Orienteering Australia's Public Risk Policy.

  Need Help is using Eventor

If you are still having difficulties get in touch with your club secretary (see below) or Ken Thompson (IT Manager Orienteering SA):

Why become a member of an orienteering club? 

Membership is annual (although you can join at any time) and gives members

  • lower entry fees at all events
  • South Australian Orienteer - SA's orienteering newsletter is available in Electronic form only. 
  • Weekly Orienteering SA ENEWS & option to subscribe(free) to Orienteering Australia E-News
  • Australian Orienteer - national orienteering magazine. Electronic form. Full financial members have the option of getting a hard copy if they wish via the following link:  Order for a hard copy If you miss an order deadline your wishes will be recorded for future editions)
  • access to club based training and social activities
  • information on major orienteering events and carnivals
  • access to network of orienteers to provide assistance with orienteering activities, organising travel to events
  • Access to coaching at events and club coaching days.
  • Eligible for Orienteer of the Year (OY) awards.
  • Covered by Orienteering Australia's Public Risk Policy. 

You can join as:

  • an individual senior (21 and over) or individual junior (20 and under)
  • family (2 seniors and any dependent juniors).
  • School Membership: Go to Schools Page for details

Each club is loosely based in a geographic area.

Adelaide Metropolitan Clubs

Onkaparinga Hills Orienteering Club - Mitcham and Mitcham Hills area. Contact: Craig Colwell (08) 8339 8457

Tintookies Orienteering Club -northern suburbs. Contact: Fi Pahor (08) 8232 0652

Tjuringa Orienteers - southern suburbs. Contact Jan Hillyard (08)8381 4696

Wallaringa Orienteers - western and eastern suburbs. Contact Frank Tomas –(08) 8278 6449

Yalanga Orienteers - north eastern suburbs. Contact Ruth Nicolson    (08) 8339 5247

Country Clubs

Lincoln Orienteers - Port Lincoln and southern Eyre Peninsula. Contact Bron Saint

Saltbush Orienteers - Whyalla and surrounds. Contact John Paterson  8645 9697

Top End Orienteers- based in Darwin and affiliated with Orienteering SA. Susanne Casanova 

 Members from all metropolitan clubs (OH, YA, TT, TJ and WA) are able to register and pay online using either  electronic funds transfer with Polipayments (preferred as costs are less), Paypal or their credit card.

In the case of country clubs (SB, LI and TEO) you will have the option of paying by manual EFT, cheque or cash. Country clubs also have a paper membership form but are encouraged to register online as it will save their treasurer/secretary a lot of work having to enter your information into the system manually.