As from the 1st Sept 2013 the IOA will be accepting payment from its members/non members for all its goods, memberships and ring orders via the following credit/debit card forms of payment: VISA, Maestro, MasterCard, Paypal and Vpay. A membership form and ring order form will be downloadable from our web site here and they will also be issued in our yearly magazine to all fully paid up members.
Please note : When applying to become a member it may take 4-5 days for you to be confirmed. Once you are a confirmed member, you will receive your login details you will then be able to order I.D coded members rings.
(If you order the rings whilst applying with a printed membership application form, the rings will be sent when you are a confirmed member)
For 2023 the colour for rings is Dark Blue. Pantone Code. 301. Ral 5019.
You can either order rings through our online shop or by using the ring order form
IF YOU ARE WANTING TO PURCHASE RINGS FOR THE FOLLOWING YEAR THEN YOU MUST HAVE TO PAY THAT YEARS MEMBERSHIP.
( IE.) IF YOU ARE A MEMBER IN 2022 YOU CANNOT GET 2023 RINGS WITH OUT FIRST PAYING 2023 MEMBERSHIP.
If you aren’t already a member, you can download the membership application form below.
PLEASE NOTE YOUR MEMBERSHIP STARTS ON 1 ST Jan until 31st DEC WHEN EVER YOU JOIN IN THE YEAR.
Please note all IOA rings are made of Aluminium. Members who require extra ID Coded rings need to order before 30th June each year as our ring manufacture close’s down for their annual holiday.
Colour Coded rings have been expanded to a six year cycle and those colours are: 2017 Dark Blue, 2018 Red, 2019 Black, 2020 Dark Green.2021 Violet.2022 Brown.2023 Dark Blue. From 2015 the cycle restarts with Violet etc.
Member societies are strongly reminded that when ordering rings from any manufacturer to specify the exact ring colour and the Pantone/Ral codes to avoid any misunderstanding by ring manufactures.
For 2019 the colour for rings is Black.Pantone Code. 2U2X Ral. 8005.
For 2020 the ring colour for rings is Pastel Dark Green. Pantone Code329U. Ral.6026.
For 2021 the ring colour for rings is Violet. Pantone Code. 249U. Ral. 4008.
For 2022 the ring colour for rings is Brown. Pantone Code.1535. Ral.8015.
For 2023 the ring colour for rings is Dark Blue. Panrone Code. 301U. Ral 5019.
For 2024 the ring colour for rings is RED. Pantone Code, Ral 3002.
For 2025 the ring colour for rings is Black, Pantone Code, Ral 9005.
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