All participants in events run by Orienteering Tasmania are required to become members. We have two types of membership for participants.
Full Membership for the participant who wishes to access all the benefits of this membership category including membership of one of our affiliated clubs and discount event fees.
Casual Membership for the participant who just wishes to participate in an irregular manner with access to only limited benefits. Casual membership is free.
To take out membership please fill out a membership form at any event.
What about Full Membership?
Full membership provides the following benefits: Discounted entry fees; weekly e-bulletin, the bi-monthly Orienteering Tasmania newsletter (O Know); the quarterly national magazine (The Australian Orienteer - one copy per household); membership of an affiliated Club and access to services offered by these clubs (E.g. coaching, car pools, social occasions etc); the right to represent Tasmania in State teams; the right to represent Australia in national teams and the right to be officially recognised in "championship" classes in all Tasmanian Championships.
The following Full Membership fees apply with ages taken as at December 31st of the year of membership.
Adult - 21 yrs and older: $50
Concession - a junior (20 years and younger) or holder of Pension or Centrelink Health Care Card or full-time student 21 years and older: $25
Family - Includes parents, step parents or guardians and their children aged 20 years and younger: $125
- From June 30 to September 30, the Full Member registration fee will be less 50% of the full fee
- From October 1, the membership will be valid until the end of the following calendar year
- Membership benefits for the existing membership year cease at the end of December
How Can I Become a Full Member?
Orienteering Tasmania has four affiliated clubs and you choose to join one of these to access Full membership benefits. There are two in the southern region (Australopers & Wellington Ranges), one in the northern region (Esk Valley) and one in the north west region (Pathfinders). More information about the clubs can be found here.
What About Casual Membership?
If you are not a Full member, Casual membership is required to participate in any orienteering event. Casual membership is free.
Casual membership allows you to compete in all events conducted by Orienteering Tasmania and affiliated clubs. Whilst able to compete, you will not be eligible for the benefits included with Full Membership including discounted entry fees and official placings in "championship" classes in any Tasmanian Championship events. You will be eligible to receive the weekly e-bulletin.
How Can I Become a Casual Member?