Joining HALO

To become a member of HALO you must also join the national federation known as British Orienteering. The membership application is dealt with by British orienteering who also collect the membership fees on behalf of HALO.

To apply for membership follow this link to British Orienteering. There is a membership link on the top of their homepage, and the Joining British orienteering link guides you through the various stages to payment. You may also join, but not renew, by completing a form and paying the membership fee at a HALO event, although online joining is the preferred option.

The benefits and membership fees are shown below. If you require further information please contact

Benefits of becoming a member of British Orienteering include:

  • The option to sign up for a range of e-newsletters
  • Eligibility to compete in the British Championships, JK, national, regional and local events
  • Opportunity to qualify to represent your country at international competitions
  • The option to compete in a Rankings scheme.
  • Access to a ‘Navigational Challenge’ and ‘Racing Challenge’ Incentive Scheme
  • Public Liability Insurance when participating in events and activities registered with British Orienteering
  • Papers and vote at the British Orienteering AGM
  • Discounts from national companies through the member discounts scheme : see the British Orienteering website for the extensive list of benefits.
  • Access to a members only section of the website

N.B. as a reqirement of the BO insurers, non-member competitors will be limited to three events per year, so joining is mandatory to compete after the third event.

In addition HALO members get free SI card hire at HALO Events and activities

Membership Fees for 2023/24

Membership fees are for individuals; although a family may join, there is a new "family membership" tier, of which details can be found on the British Orienteering website.

Senior £15.00 £5.00 £20.00
 Junior £5.00 £0.00  £5.00