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DEE Membership Application Details

By joining Deeside Orienteering Club (DEE) you will automatically

  • Receive Deeside News, the bi-monthly Club Newsletter.

You can also connect with us on social media:

  • Follow us on Twitter @DEE_OClub (open to non-members as well).
  • Like our Facebook page @DeesideOrienteeringClub (open to non-members as well).
  • Join our members-only closed Facebook group. This group is a forum to ask questions, chat about events, discuss training, club socials, arrange lifts to events, etc - stuff that doesn't appear on our public-facing formal Facebook page. To join, see instructions here
  • Join the members-only DEE Yahoo! Group. This enables you to send emails and questions to DEE members that are signed up to this group. To join, see instructions here

and you can

  • Compete in the annual Club Championship
  • Take part in Club social activities and coaching
  • Stand for membership of the Club committee
  • Attend and vote at the Club Annual General Meeting

Most DEE members are also members of British Orienteering. The benefits of British Orienteering membership are fully explained on their website. However, if you expect to enter mainly evening and small local events and to receive the Deeside information as above, you may join as a club-only member. It is possible to upgrade to British Orienteering membership at any time.

Please note that you are agreeing to the Club's Constitution by applying for DEE membership.

There are four types of DEE membership:

  1. Junior: Individual aged 20 or under at the end of the calendar year.
  2. Senior: Individual aged 21 or over at the end of the calendar year.
  3. Family: Husband & wife & any children under 21 at end of the calendar year.
  4. Group: Any organisation (e.g. school, Scouts or youth club) wishing to take part in Deeside OC events.

and just two types of British Orienteering membership:

  1. Junior: Individual aged 20 or under at the end of the calendar year.
  2. Senior: Individual aged 21 or over at the end of the calendar year.

Subscription Rates

Current subscription rates are :
(Rates cover membership until 31/12/19).
Level Junior Senior Family Group
DEE (club-only membership) £2.00 £5.00 £7.00 Complimentary
British Orienteering membership £5.00 £11.00 Sum of individual memberships N/A

If you wish to join DEE as a British Orienteering member, the total you will pay is the DEE (Club) Fee plus the British Orienteering Fee. In the case of a family membership, you pay the DEE Family membership plus the sum of all the British Orienteering individual memberships. Any family members at the same address who do not wish to join British Orienteering with their family group but would like to be included in the club membership should send their details to Barbara Majumdar at the address/email address below.

You join as a British Orienteering member by joining British Orienteering and specifying DEE as your Club. You can join online, by phone, or you can print a form and post it with a cheque to British Orienteering; in each case, you start at the British Orienteering Join Online page. Please specify your Club as 'DEE' and your Association as 'NWOA'.

If you wish to join as a club-only member, please print off and complete the club-only application form and send it to Barbara Majumdar, The Knoll, 41 Meols Drive, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside, CH47 4AF; remember to enclose a cheque or Postal Order payable to 'DEESIDE ORIENTEERING CLUB'.

If you would like to discuss membership of DEE, you are welcome to ring Barbara on 0151 632 4027.

Joining instructions for closed social media groups

For both of these groups you can apply to join following the instructions below. Your application will then be submitted for approval by the group moderator, who will verify that you are a DEE member before approving it.

DEE Facebook Members Group

To join this group you will need your own Facebook account.

  • Sign in to Facebook with your usual Facebook account.
  • Search in Facebook for Deeside Orienteering Club Members.
  • Click on the Join button.

Please note that, as we take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously, juniors are not allowed to be members of this group.

DEE Yahoo! Members Group

To join this group you will need a Yahoo! account (but not neccessarily a Yahoo! email address):

  • Go to Yahoo! Groups.
  • Click on the magnifying glass symbol.
  • Search for Deeside Orienteering Club.
  • Click on the Join Group button.
  • Sign in to Yahoo! with your usual account, or click on Create an Account and follow the prompts. You can create a Yahoo! account with or without a Yahoo! email address.


  • Membership information is kept on computer for administrative purposes. If you have any worries or objections, please contact Barbara Majumdar ().
  • Names, addresses, phone numbers, and Orienteering age groups of members are published in the Club's Address List (only distributed to Members of the Club). This is to enable Organisers of events to find helpers for events, and for Club Officers to put together teams for relay events, Compass Sport Cup etc.

DEE Membership News

Some of our Junior Squad Members showing off the new Club Flag