British Orienteering is the National Governing Body for the sport of orienteering in the United Kingdom, formed in June 1967. British Orienteering is made up of 13 constituent associations – Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and 9 English regions – each responsible for orienteering within its area; plus the British Schools Orienteering Association. British Orienteering is a member of the International Orienteering Federation. When you wish to join NGOC, you will actually join through British Orienteering.
NGOC is one of the constituent clubs of the South West Orienteering Association(SWOA).