Midland Rover Owners Club

Midland Rover Owners Club (MROC) is a club of Land Rover owners and enthusiasts in the West Midlands region of England, UK.

We're typically out and about monthly, competing via off-road RTV or CCV trials or socialising via camping & caravan meets, Pub meets or Green Laning.
Excluding Green Laning events, most of our Club activities are within an area 50 miles West & South of Birmingham.

See Our Club & FAQs for more info about the Club before deciding if Membership interests you.

In addition to this website we have a Facebook page for general chat etc. NB You MUST respond to the Joining questions before you get access.


(Events info. further down !)

Website Updates : Apologies for the lack of updates over the last few months ! For a variety of reasons I've not had enough time to keep the site up to date. Hopefully things are improving and you'll get more updates as appropriate !

Easter 2024 Events : Bookings are finally open for this Easter's activities at Newman's Quarry. Please see the Event Info below.

Andrew Neaves : Long term member & contributor to the Club's activities Andrew sadly died on the 13th March after a short illness. Andrew was a member of the Club from 1983 & held a Committee role in 1992.  Our condolences go out to Andrew's wife Elinor & family.
Elinor, Adrian and family would like to let you know the details for Andrews funeral which are as follows:
Monday 15th April, 12 noon at Heart of England Crematorium, Eastboro Way, Nuneaton CV11 6WZ. No flowers by request but donations can be made in Andrew's memory to his chosen charity RNLI. Dress code - whatever you feel comfortable wearing but Land Rover green or similar would be more than welcome. After the service, please join us at Ambleside Sports Club, Ambleside Way, Nuneaton CV11 6AT.
Please contact Adrian if you are planning to attend to give an idea of numbers for catering.
Details of all the above can be found via the following link to his tribute page : https://andrewjohn-neaves.muchloved.com/
Please feel free to share any memories and photos of Andrew with everyone via our Facebook Group. 

Ian Canham :  Another long term member of the Club (since 1978 !) is very ill in hospital in Coventry. Other long term members of the Club will remember Ian & his wife Brenda (aka Blossom) as regular  attendees at caravan rallies over the years including the annual Welland Steam Rally.  Grandson George has  told us that Ian is able to & very happy to receive visitors. Anyone wanting to visit please contact us via email to membership@mroc.co.uk & we'll put you in contact with George.

2023 Club AGM : This year's AGM is this Wednesday (8th Nov.). We need paid-up member's input to know what to do more of or stop doing ! Please come along. More info below in Upcoming Events.

2023 Major's : This year's event is over & everyone back at home recovering !
The new site trials area was good (& sacrilege : some even suggested better than Eastnor !) .

Weather was mixed & not quite as bad as forecast.
  The event was won by  2019 event winners P&Ds Neal Mellish, Dave Naylor & Ben Parkes - Well done !
P&D (Peak & Dukeries LRC) managed to have 3 teams in the top 5 - quite a result !
Here's a link to the Results  Summary (click to open )

Here's a link to  the detail Team Results (click to open )
Results are also on the "Major's"  page. 

Rachel Jones : Can you please contact us about your membership please as all of our attempts to contact you have failed. Email us via membership@mroc.co.uk.

Membership :  If you joined or renewed last year & HAVE NOT RENEWED already this year, your paid-up Club Membership EXPIRED at the end of Feb.
See the Membership page if you'd like to re-join. For info: New Members now receive a "digital" membership card rather than a physical card as in the past. Additional info here on the Membership page.

Motorsport UK Competition Licences : All new trials competitors (drivers & passengers) : Please note you need a Competition Licence to take part. More info here.

Older News : Old News can be found here & Obituaries for members here.

Upcoming Events

Soonest events at the top
Also look at the "What's On" page or "Calendar" page for events in the future !

Easter MROC TYRO, RTV & CCV Timed Trials
& Camping / Caravans - Newman's Quarry

Sat 30th, Sun 31st & Mon. 1st April (Easter Weekend)

MROC will be organising separate trials for the above at Newman's Quarry (Approx 5m East of Moreton in Marsh. Directions here).

TYRO (Saturday) is just turn-up, Sign-On & pay Cash on the Day (ONLY £10 entry fee for drivers). Should be 8 sections of fun for all !
If you're willing to book ahead of the event it would help us plan better though.
CCV vehicles can be entered for Novice drivers.

CCV vehicles can also enter the RTV trial, but won't be eligible for RTV awards. CCV vehicles will be run after the RTV vehicles on each Section.

Pre event Signing-On is requested for the RTV (Sunday) & CCV TT (Monday).
Driver entry fees are ALL "Cash on the day". RTV entry cost is £25, CCV TT is £30.

Competitors Signing-On form is here.
Marshals / Officials : Please Sign-On form on arrival - but please tell us via email ahead of the event if you think you can be available to help event planning !
SR's are on our trialling web page here.

Other ALRC Club drivers welcome !

Camping & caravan plots will be available via the trials site land owners site on the opposite side of the road (water & toilets available on site).
Arrival is possible from the afternoon of Thurs 28 March through to Monday 1 April. £20/night without electric hook up, £25/night with electric.
C & C booking via Nat & Michell Hale, email camping@mroc.co.uk.
There's a Pub approx 1 mile away & Supermarkets, Restaurants, Fuel & more Pubs etc in Moreton.

For those who've not attended our trials previously, here's the timing (as on the RTV / CCV TT signing-on links) :

08:45 ~ 09:30 Meet-up / vehicle Scrutineering / Check-in .
09:45 Drivers / Officials Briefing
10:00 Trial start.

Check the MROC website Homepage or Facebook just in case there needs to be any last minute updates (however, non are expected as Newman's is an "All weather site"!)

Contact us if you've got any questions about the weekend's events email to trialscoordinator@mroc.co.uk


Check out our Gallery page for photos of variuous events & our Facebook Group for lots more photos of recent & past events (Media > Albums)