Membership InformationHow to join the club
You do not need to be a member of a club to participate in orienteering however we would really encourage you to join either EckO or another orienteering club once you have had the chance to experience an orienteering event. (see below for a list of benefits!)
Scottish Orienteering membership only
Most members join through Scottish Orienteering via a scheme administered by SiEntries. If you join now your membership will run until 31st December 2024.
Membership fees are:
Senior – aged 21 or older on 31 Dec 2024 - £17.00
Junior – aged 20 or younger on 31 Dec 2024 - £5.00
If you wish to join EckO through Scottish Orienteering, follow this link to SiEntries, add your details, and make a payment.
You can also join in person at a club event, or by phoning Scottish Orienteering: 01479 861374.
Full British Orienteering membership
It is also possible to join EckO, Scottish Orienteering, and British Orienteering if you are likely to be competing in events outwith Scotland.
Senior – aged 21 or older on 31 Dec 2024 - £32.00
Junior – aged 20 or younger on 31 Dec 2024 - £10.00
Membership and Renewals are administered by British Orienteering on our behalf.
If you wish to join EckO/British Orienteering, follow this link.
When you join EckO, Scottish Orienteering and/or British Orienteering you join a group of friendly individuals who enjoy being active outdoors; member benefits include:
- Come along to club socials, make friends, share transport
- Participate in decision making within the club
- Benefit from club events and coaching, and train with people of similar abilities
- Benefit from a comprehensive, coordinated fixture list across Scotland
- Option to purchase club kit
- Receive reduced rates for participation in events, training on high-quality areas, and a wide range of courses run by Scottish Orienteering
- Represent your club in competition; be eligible for prizes in the Scottish Championships and other competitions; be eligible for Scottish Orienteering incentive and reward schemes
- Request PDF maps of Temporary Orienteering Courses (TOC) within Argyll, Permanent Orienteering Courses and virtual orienteering courses (eg, MapRun) available throughout the UK and beyond.
- Volunteer to help at events, and hold an official club role
- Receive four issues of SCORE, the Scottish Orienteering magazine, each year, as well as regular email newsletters
- Have voting rights at Scottish Orienteering AGM (seniors only)
- Get preferential rates with various suppliers of goods and services, as specified here:
Scottish Orienteering benefits and British Orienteering benefits
British & Scottish Orienteering will, when asked, provide details relevant to your membership to your Club and/or Association. British & Scottish Orienteering also shares details with online entry providers, event results providers and with Data Processing Agencies working on behalf of British & Scottish Orienteering. All such bodies to which your information is provided are required to sign a data sharing agreement with British & Scottish Orienteering regulating the manner in which the privacy of your details is protected. Under no circumstances will British & Scottish Orienteering provide your contact details to other external organisations. If you do not agree to British & Scottish Orienteering using your membership’s details in this way please contact the National Office.