Come and Join Us

NWO membership is open to everyone. We are a friendly group and whether you are a beginner or an experienced orienteer you will be most welcome to join us. NWO members range in age from very young juniors to veterans of 70+ and are either individuals or family groups.

As an NWO member you can:

  • Receive the latest news about NWO events and activities
  • Take part in our Club League and join the NWO Team in inter-club competitions
  • Attend training sessions organised by Club coaches
  • Gain entry to events at a discount

Membership is renewable and lasts for one calendar year.

Current (2024) membership fees are Seniors £15, Young Adults (aged 21 to 25) £10 and Juniors £5. Family membership ( 2 adults plus 1 or more juniors) £35. Effective from 1st November 2023

(A senior is anyone aged 26 or above at the end of the membership year)

To join: Just go to the British Orienteering website follow the joining instructions and enter

  • Club Name: NWO
  • Association Name: SWOA

All NWO members are automatically members of the South West Orienteering Association (SWOA) and British Orienteering. Membership of British Orienteering has many benefits including:

  • The option to sign up for a range of e-newsletters
  • Eligibility to compete in the British Championships, JK, national, regional and local events
  • 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

If you need more information about NWO and membership please contact our membership secretary who will be pleased to help.