To participate in any orienteering event in Tasmania you must become either a Casual or Club Member of OT and accept the Orienteering Waiver For Events.  

Casual Membership

Casual membership is free and provides the following benefits:

  • Allows participation in any event
  • Subscription to the weekly emailed newsletter (can opt out at any time)
  • Online access to the quarterly national magazine The Australian Orienteer
  • Opportunity to volunteer & insurance as a volunteer

Club Membership

Club membership involves joining a club for a small fee but there are significant advantages to joining a club.  Enjoy the same benefits as a casual member plus:

  • Discounted Entry Fees for all events
  • Becoming a part of a club community
  • Group fitness and technical (skills) training opportunities
  • Access to DIY courses
  • Option to get a hard copy of The Australian Orienteer
  • Eligibility for State Schools, State and National Teams
  • Eligibility for places in the Tasmanian Sprint, Middle and Long Championships

Club Membership is valid per calendar year, ending on 31 December (However - from 1 October, membership will be valid until the end of the following calendar year).  The membership types and fees are:

  • Adult Membership $50 
  • Junior Membership $25  20 years or younger as at 31 December in the year of membership
  • Concession Membership $25 Adult Full Time Student or a holder of a Pensioner Concession Card
  • Family Membership $125 (includes parents, step-parents or guardians and their children aged 20 years or younger as at 31 December in the year of membership)
  • Junior Membership Plus Free Local Event Entry  $90 (a new type of membership for juniors that provides Club membership, free entry to all local events and discounted entry to state-wide 'OST' events - ideal for a junior orienteer who attends lots of local events and is not part of a ‘family membership’. Click this link for more information

There are three clubs in Tasmania: Pathfinders (Devonport),  Esk Valley Orienteering Club (Launceston) and Australopers (Hobart). You can join and pay online following the instructions HERE.