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General information on becoming a member of Ohio Detectorists Association (ODA).

Membership in Ohio Detectorists Association (ODA) is subject to review of our membership committee but is open to anyone regardless of nationality, race, sex, creed or religious beliefs, who has an interest in metal detecting and agrees to abide by the club by-laws.

There are two levels of memberships:

Single Membership:

$25.00 per year.

Family Membership:

$35.00 per year. (Family membership is for first two members. Family members must live at the same address. Each additional person add $5.00)

Quick look at the Benefits of joining the Ohio Detectorists Association:


- You have access to people who can help you learn how and where to metal detect.

- We don’t just talk about metal detecting ... we detect together at almost every meeting!

- You can get information and tips to help you on your hunts without spending weeks reading books or researching hunting areas.

- Gain access to a secret club facebook group page that contains a ton of info and files about the metal detecting hobby.

- Gain access to exclusive metal detecting opportunities.

- Find a buddy to detect with.

- One of the best things about joining our club is the camaraderie and sharing stories about finding items are great treasures or just trash.

- Opportunity to enter your best finds each month and win prizes.

- Eligible to play the "2023 Treasure Hunt" 

- Annual Christmas Party with tons of prizes!

- Access to club apparel ... let the community know you are a responsible detectorists.

- Access to opportunities with helping the community such as our CSI program, Online History Museum and lost item program.

- Discounted rate to our annual Big Fall Hunt event!

Plenty of other reasons to join!!

Contact us for more information about membership opportunities. 

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