Midlands Rover Owners Club - Membership

Apply as New Member

Applying to become a New Member is easy.
Please see the info. below before applying - to understand key information about initial duration of membership, Family Members, membership year, costs etc.

NB 1 The Application Form links are now at the bottom of this page

NB 2 If you previously had membership, but it expired, you will need to re-join as a New Member.

Renewing Membership

See the separate Renewals page here for all associated information.

Try Before You Buy ! (expandable >)

If you’re new to the Land Rover “scene” & as you need to be paid up club member to compete, we'd recommend you come along to our Social events, spectate at our off-road events or see what members are chatting about via our Facebook Group.
All are possible without being a "paid-up" member.

It’s a good way to see what we do & whether it fits what you’d like to be involved in before you commit to join / spend any money !


Membership Types

We have 3 types of membership : Full, Family & Associate.

  • A Full Member is the main or only member in a household that possesses a Land Rover.
    NB There is no need for more than 1 Full Member at the same address (Full & Family memberships have almost identical membership benefits).

  • An Associate Member is the main or only member in a household that does NOT possess a Land Rover. Associate Members membership benefits only differ by not having the Right to serve as part of the Club organising Committee.
    An Associate member can
    NOT use their vehicle to take part in MROC or other ALRC Club Off-Road trials competitions (THey can compete in Land Rovers !)

  • A Family member is any other member associated with the Full or Associate Member living at the same address. (NB Passengers in competing cars need to be a Club Member. This is often why Family Members join)

The Full or Associate member is the one who pays for membership & receives any correspondence from the Club.

Membership Duration / Costs

Our Membership Year is from 1st March until end of Feb. the following year.
Whenever you join in the year, your initial membership will run until end of Feb. the following year.

New Membership is only £30 per membership year for a Full or Associate Member (If joining between Jan. ~ Aug.) & reduces to £25 for following years if you renew each year.
Renewal is due end of Feb. each year. If no renewal received before end of March, your membership expires.

New Family members (living at the same address) can join for £15 for the initial membership year, reducing to £12.50 for subsequent renewals. NB Family members can also receive a Journal via email.

If joining between 1st Sept ~ end of Dec. cost reduces to £20 (Full) & £10 (Family) due to the shorter period until the end of our membership year. Subsequent renewal costs are as above.
NB We suggest NOT joining in Nov. or Dec., but to defer until Jan due to the limited membership period of only 3 months membership - unless you have specific need for immediate membership.
Likewise, if joining in mid August can be put off till Sept., you can save £10 & only lose a few days membership.

If you join between 1st Jan ~ end of Feb, we extend membership until the end of Feb. the following year – giving slightly more than 12 months membership.

Late in the year / early in the New Year we remind members via the Club Journal & email as membership expiry / renewal approaches.

There's a lot more Renewal info. here.

Adding Family Members

Family Members can be included on the same application form after the Full Member has added their details.
The form is NOT able to deal with an application for Family Members alone, so if you want to add a New Family Member please contact us via email to membership@mroc.co.uk

Application Form Content

The Full (or Associate) Member at an address should fill out an application form.
We need :

  • Your full name,

  • Postal address details (to send your membership card etc),

  • A phone number (additional contact when email doesn't work OR to let you know an event is cancelled at the last minute),

  • Email address (for most communication & for you to receive the Club Journal)

  • Names of any Family Member(s) who want to join.

  • Email address for any Family Member(s) IF they want to receive the Club Journal separately

On-line ("Apply Online") is fast & easy (even on Smart Phones).

Alternatively, you can download & print a form ("Apply by Post) OR print the form included in the Club Journal if you want to post a cheque for payment.

NB If using the on-line form please ensure email addresses are accurate OR you won’t receive the payment request.

Our system sends out an initial email response within a few minutes confirming receipt of your application form. This email contains details of how to pay (See Payment Options below).
If you don’t receive this email please contact us
via membership@mroc.co.uk

Payment Options

  • If you apply online you can pay immediately if you use PayPal.
    ( Click on the PayPal payment link i
    n the initial email response and a PayPal window will open).

  • If you apply online, alternatively, you can pay after submitting your application by making a personal payment (BACS / Bank transfer) from your bank account to MROC using either your internet / telephone banking or in your bank branch (Use the info. on the initial email response).
    Our preference is Bank Transfer due to lower charges - but the choice is yours !

  • If applying by post, please attach a cheque payable to Midland Rover Owners Club Ltd with your application form (the postal address is on the bottom of the form).
    NB If you need valid membership in a hurry, this option can take an additional week !

  • For Renewals only, we also have a well proven Direct Debit payment option available to make payment easier & harder to forget ! We've been using it for 7 years now without problems.
    Due to the set-up time, this option needs to be started in late Jan. to allow payment before the end of Feb.
    Please let us know if this option interests you.

Membership Confirmation

Our system sends out an initial email response within a few minutes confirming receipt of your application form. This email contains details of how to pay (as mentioned above). If you don’t receive this please check your Junkmail OR Spam folders & contact us if nothing found.

We email confirmation of New memberships within 1 day of receiving payment.
We post out your membership pack within 3 ~5 days of receiving payment .

Contact the membership secretary via membership@mroc.co.uk if you have any problems !

Membership Pack

New Members receive a membership pack of membership card & windscreen stickers & regular copies of the Club Journal / Newsletter via email.

NB We don’t replace Membership Cards each year, so please ensure they are stored safely when not in use ! (We charge for the 2nd replacement !)
You
can typically get a paper copy of the ALRC Green Book (Rules & Regulations) via a Committee member at an MROC run event.

Why Join MROC ? (expandable >)

Midland Rover Owners Club is a friendly, family orientated club for Land Rover owners & enthusiasts around the West Midlands. You can see the location of most of our off-road trials sites via the “What's On, Directions” page

It doesn’t cost a lot per year (less than half a tank of fuel !) & it get’s you access to all of our activities. We have something happening typically every month.
See the “
Our Club", "FAQs", "Activities" & "Trialling" pages for more about what we do & the "What's On" or “Calendar” pages to get idea of what happens / when.

As a member you can compete in our off-road TYRO, RTV or CCV trials - as a driver or passenger (even spectating is a great way to learn how capable all Land Rovers are off-road & if you’re willing to compete there’s always a lot of friendly advice available).

Members as young as 13 can enter TYRO trials & 15 or over RTV & CCV trials (subject to some additional conditions).

You can come along to our camping / caravanning & Green Laning events.

Subject to having a suitable vehicle & training, you can also join our 4x4 Response Group.

As a well-established, very experienced club (in 2017 we celebrated our 50th Anniversary !), our events are safe, well planned & comply with all legislation / regulation requirements.

All members receive a copy of the Club Journal / Newsletter.

You can also take part in other ALRC club events without joining that club (you only need to pay any event specific fees & show your MROC Membership card)

Motor club members often get discounted car insurance (although we'd suggest always getting a quote before you tell them you are a member to be sure the discount is “real” !)

Windscreen Stickers (expandable >)

As part of your New Member pack we provide an MROC "Shield" Club sticker and a Membership "Year" sticker.

These are for potential use on the inside of your vehicle’s glass – facing outwards. They can be easily peeled off & re-used if you want to - as they rely on “static cling” rather than adhesive.

Application just requires the backing paper to be peeled off & for best appearance, the glass facing side of the sticker wetting with water before positioning on the glass.

You can then use any type of (clean – lol) cloth to gently squeeze the excess water out & remove any air bubbles.

Additional stickers can be purchased if wanted at a cost £2 each (including postage).

Payment unfortunately needs to be via Bank Transfer (BACS). Contact us via email if required.

More info. ?

If the information here or on the “ Our Club" & "FAQs ” pages doesn’t answer any question(s) you have about joining, please email us identifying what info you'd like and we'll be in touch within a couple of days.

Application Form

Select "Apply Online" to open & submit an application online OR select "Apply by Post", download, print & fill out the form and post it back to the Membership Secretary with a cheque.
NB : Contact us via membership@mroc.co.uk if you hear nothing back a few minutes after submitting an online form.