Octavian Droobers (OD) are the Orienteering Club for Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. We are a large and friendly orienteering club with more than 150 members and put on a full programme of orienteering events every year. We are always pleased to welcome new members of all ages and abilities. Whether you are an athlete, a family, single, fit, unfit, getting fit, young or old you will be made most welcome.

Joining OD is really easy. You will also join British Orienteering (BOF) and become a member of the West Midlands Orienteering Association (WMOA) at the same time. However this is through one straightforward process - just visit:

Join OD online now

‘OD’ as the Club and ‘WMOA’ as the Association should be pre-selected for you, so just choose the appropriate Membership and press submit. The rest of the application process should present no problems ........… and you will see that the annual membership fees are all reasonable.

  • Senior (anyone aged 21 or older on 31st December of the membership year) = £20.00 (£15.00 BOF + £5.00 OD)
  • Junior (anyone aged 20 or younger on 31st December of the membership year) = £7.00 (£5.00 BOF + £2.00 OD)
  • Family (one or two adults plus any number of children) = sum of individual memberships

Benefits of joining OD include:

  • Being a member of one of the best orienteering clubs in the UK
  • Access to a full programme of orienteering events
  • Becoming involved in the running of events and meeting many of the club members
  • Regular local information and articles in the club magazine (The Droober) and through the club e-mail tree
  • Eligibility to run at major Championships, and to compete for OD at relay events and in team competitions

Whilst the British Orienteering membership gives you:

  • Reduced entry fees for many larger events
  • Eligibility for inclusion in the National Ranking system and other incentive schemes
  • Discounts from more than twenty national companies
  • Public Liability Insurance when participating in all registered events and activities

You can join OD at any time of the year, and membership is renewed on a calendar year basis from January.

Note that we also offer "Club Only" membership for non-competing members, or those who have British Orienteering membership through another club, for just £5.00.

If you have any questions at all please contact OD’s Membership Secretary at:  membership@octavian-droobers.org