Discussing routes at the finish: Birchen Edge Club Championships.

Join DVO

DVO is the Orienteering Club for Derbyshire. We are a friendly orienteering club with around 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 DVO is really easy. At the same time you will  join British Orienteering and the East Midlands Orienteering Association however this is through one straightforward process on the British Orienteering website.

Select ‘DVO’ as the club, ‘EMOA’ as the association, then select the appropriate membership grade 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, DVO’s being zero!

Join DVO via the British Orienteering website

Benefits of joining DVO include:

  • Being a member of one of the best orienteering clubs in the UK
  • Becoming involved in the running of events and meeting many of the club members
  • Access to a full programme of events
  • Reduced event fees
  • Regular newsletters / magazines from DVO, EMOA and British Orienteering
  • Eligibility to run at the DVO Club Championships, the British Championships and to compete for DVO at relay events

Membership is renewed on a calendar year basis from January; you can of course join at any time of the year.

If you have any questions at all please Contact Us.

Future events

Saturday 8 June 2024
Darley Park

Thursday 13 June 2024

Saturday 22 June 2024
Allestree Park

Recent results

Sunday 19 May 2024
Hardwick Park

Sunday 3 March 2024
Shipley Country Park

Saturday 10 February 2024
Elvaston Castle

Routegadget (view routes)

MapRun Results

Join DVO

Derwent Valley Orienteers are a friendly, active club with members throughout Derbyshire.

We welcome new members whatever your experience and can help you learn orienteering and how to improve, either informally or through coaching.

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You can subscribe to receive information about future events suitable for novices.


We’re supported by the Orienteering Foundation

In 2023, thanks to a grant from the Orienteering Foundation, our Club is focusing on offering training courses for newcomers and help at local events in the Derby Area and beyond, but open to people from across Derbyshire.