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Orienteering Clubs & Membership 2024

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NEWS: New Memberships and Renewals commence on Nov !st. For New members this includes free membership for the balance of 2023.

The main benefit of membership is cheaper event fees (often 50% less than for non-members, and member juniors under 14 are free at most events).

Adelaide Metropolitan Clubs

Each club is loosely based in a geographic area (see below and this map). This map is only a guide. You can join any club you wish.

Onkaparinga Hills Orienteering Club (OH) - Mitcham Hills area & nearby southern suburbs through to the coast. Contact: Dianne Bergen email1 0401993 937

Tintookies Orienteering Club (TT) -suburbs north of Adelaide CBD. Contact: Erica Diment email1 0408 852 313

Tjuringa Orienteers (TJ) - southern suburbs south of O'Halloran Hill. Contact Aylwin Lim email1 0438 332 761

Wallaringa Orienteers (WA) suburbs east and west of the Adelaide CBD. Contact Luke Overton(0423 464592)  email1

Yalanga Orienteers (YA) - suburubs immediately north of the Adelaide CBD through to north eastern suburbs. Contact Nigel Dobson email1   0438 365 895

Country Clubs

 Lincoln Orienteers - Port Lincoln and surrounds  Contact Paquita White email1

 Saltbush Orienteers - Whyalla and surrounds. Contact John Paterson  email18645 9697

 Top End Orienteers- based in Darwin and affiliated with Orienteering SA. Anna Richards  email1

  Members from all metropolitan clubs (OH, YA, TT, TJ and WA) are able to register and pay online using Paypal or their credit card.

OSA 2024 – Membership Fees – Metropolitan Clubs

Family – up to two seniors (21 and over) and unlimited dependent juniors
Normal - $100
Concessional - $75(holder of government concession cards)

Senior - 21 and over
Normal - $60
Concessional - $50 (holder of government concession cards)
Junior (20 and under) - $40

School Membership: $100 Go to Schools Page for details

In the case of country clubs (SB, LI and TEO) you will have the option of paying by manual EFT, cheque or cash. Fees vary from the above metropolitan fees  - check with the club contact. Country clubs will also have a paper membership form soon but are encouraged to register online (will be updated soon)  as it will save their treasurer/secretary a lot of work having to enter your information into the system manually.

SPORT VOUCHERS  If you have a child (you can apply for up to 2 children) aged 5-15  in 2024 (ie Year of Birth 2009- 2019) you may be eligible for a Sport Voucher. CLICK HERE TO APPLY This gives you a big saving in membership fees.

You can only do this if you have not already done it this year with another sport. The amount discounted is equal to the cost of Junior Membership. This is a State Government initiative administered by the Office for Recreation, Sport & Racing.

Apply for this before applying for membership or renewing by clicking on the above link which can be used by SA country clubs as well. The NT Government has its own scheme which applies to membership of  Top End Orienteers

  • 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.

RENEWAL   Renewal is easy for individuals or families. To ensure continuity renewal should be done before the end of December to ensure continuity (or before the first event you enter in the new year).

If eligible (see above) you should apply for a Sport Voucher first

To obtain member discounts you must first renew or take out your 2023 membership. Just follow the steps below

  •  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
  • For Family Memberships, the whole family can be renewed at the same time. Please make sure all your family members are registered on Eventor

The following documents provide more detailed instructions

School Membership: For details and membership form go to Schools Home Page

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

NEW MEMBERS : New members can go online and create a new account in Eventor or use the hard copy form downloadable here MembershipForm2024NewMembers.doc

If eligible (see above) you should apply for a Sport Voucher first.

If you need help with the process click on the following: How to Register & join an Orienteering Club or Casuals SA in Eventor

You will join both Orienteering SA and the club of your choice (see list above)

If you are already registered as a Casual member, you can upgrade to a club member by

  • Logging in to Eventor
  • Select My Membership, then My Pages
  • Choose Apply for Membership
  • Choose the membership type and club.

 CASUAL REGISTRATION If you are not sure about membership yet you can become a member of Casuals SA at no cost. It is now easy to apply online. If you need help with the process click on the following: How to Register & join an Orienteering Club or Casuals SA in Eventor  If you were already registered and wish to remain a member of Casuals SA each member of your family will just need to do the following:

  • Log on to Eventor
  • Go to My Pages -> My Memberships
  • Apply for membership
  • Select Year 2024
  • Select State Orienteering SA
  • Club: select Casuals SA

Registration is valid for all of the calendar year. Higher event fees apply at all events to non-members/Casuals  Benefits of registering in Eventor as a Casual:

  • 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.
  • If you are a family and register all family members, providing you pre enter an event online at the same time you are entitled to a family discount. (only 3 most expensive persons are charged)
  • If all your family is registered one person can enter other family members at the same time.

  Need Help in using Eventor

If you are still having difficulties get in touch with your club secretary or club Eventor contact person.

If all else fails contact  Ken Thompson (IT Manager Orienteering SA): email1

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 by logging on to Eventor and going to My Pages -> My Profile -> Information and clicking on "I wish to receive the Australian Orienteer as a hard copy" You may have already done this. If you click again you can unsubscribe.
  • 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

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