Members receive significantly discounted entry fees for most events. For example, an adult member pays $10 compared to $15 for non-members for Twilight , Metro, and Classic program events.

For more information on entry fees, see Event Entry Fees

Only members are entitled to purchasing Season Passes. Season Passes offer even further discounts as well as quicker registration at events.

For more information on Season Passes, see Event Entry Fees

The Orienteering ACT electronic newsletter is published three to four times per year and is available exclusively to members.

The Australian Orienteer is the national magazine of Orienteering Australia. The colour magazine is published quarterly on the 1st of March, June, September and December, and mailed to all members.

The magazine contains in depth articles, technical orienteering information, analysis of events, and much more.

Members are entitled to discounted purchases from The Runners Shop

Only members are eligible to win annual awards.

If you participate in interstate events your OACT membership is recognised by all other Australia state Orienteering associations for discounted event entry. Your membership is also recognised overseas as you are member of Orienteering Australia.

Annual Membership Fee


$60 per year


$90 per year


$110 per year

Junior: less than 21 yo at 31 December
Concession: concession card holder
Family: couples / parents / guardians, including their Juniors and/or Fulltime students under 26 yo as at 31 December

Note: Memberships are per calendar year. New members joining after 1st October get the first 3 months free.

To join Orienteering ACT

Option 1

Option 2

  • Uses the “Register Now” website.
  • Register your name and details and pay by credit card or paypal
  • Family memberships require one “head of family” so that only one person needs to log on.
  • Contact the office if you experience difficulties

Please note that this option is only available to new members. If you are renewing or are a lapsed member, please see renew information below.

To Renew your membership

Membership Application Process

Membership applications and renewals are processed by Eventor, the Orienteering Australia website that handles all our membership, events and results. If you have never used Eventor, please consider reading the guides here: Eventor Membership Guides. For help, please contact the office or talk to someone at the registration desk at events.

When you become a member, you need to choose a club to belong to. See Clubs for more information.

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