We’d love to have you on board, it’s a fantastic little club with plenty of regular events, top quality coaches and a great community feel.

If you choose to join MFR, you’ll get access to the following:

Regular Training

Regular Training

Multiple orienteering technique and running training sessions (in a typical week) with our passionate coaches

Social Events

Social Events

Plenty of fun events including group dinners after competitions/training and the legendary Christmas party!

Club Uniforms

Club Uniforms

We’re currently offering a free piece of club uniform to all new members!

You’ll also automatically become an Orienteering Victoria member which gives you the following benefits:

  • Entry fee savings – $10 discount per event at larger bush and mountain bike events
  • Reduced Park and Street season passes – discounts up to $50 per series
  • Be eligible to enter all championships and receive awards
  • Receive reciprocal rights interstate
  • Receive the quarterly Australian Orienteer magazine (hard copy or digital)
  • Receive the full colour Orienteering Victoria Yearbook
  • 10% discount at the Wilderness Shop, Box Hill

Senior Membership

$55 per year

(Includes Orienteering Victoria Membership)

Junior Membership

$6 per year (Includes Orienteering Victoria Membership)

Additional Club

$20 per year (must be a member of another Australian orienteering club)

If you’d like to talk with us about joining the club, we’d love to answer any questions you might have so please contact us.


Memberships are registered through Orienteering Australia’s event and membership site, Eventor.

A guide to setting up (or renewing) your memberships is available below:

Before you can enter events or join a club, you’ll need to register on Eventor.

  1. Go to https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/events
  2. Click on Create User Account (top right, under the Orienteering Australia logo)
  3. Follow steps on screen to create an account and receive a login and password

Once you have an Eventor login and password, you can join MFR or renew your membership. You can join and renew for other family members at the same time. Every year you will receive a link to easily renew membership for yourself and your family, with a single payment.

  1. Log in. From the black menu bar, click on My pages/My memberships. Existing members will see their member status.
  2. Click on Apply for Membership.
  3. Select Year, then State (Orienteering Victoria), then Club (Melbourne Forest Racers). Click Next at bottom of screen.
  4. Select one option from each section. You’ll need to select a Club membership type, and an Orienteering Victoria membership type (ie online or posted magazine).
  5. Remember to join up other family members, so you can pay in one transaction.
  6. At the bottom of this page, check/correct your personal details, and those of any extra members. Click Next.
  7. Check the summary and what you have agreed to pay – if correct, Save to proceed to payment.
  8. Payment is via PayPal or POLI (bank transfer).

Need help? Contact us, or the OV Membership Officer.