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STURT FOOTBALL CLUB MEMBERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All Sturt Football Club (Club) Memberships are subject to the following:

 

1.       Purchase of Membership

 

The Club will issue you with a payment confirmation electronically within five (5) business days.  Your membership card and fulfilment package will be issued.  Members who join during the season will receive a membership card (or match entry ticket) prior to the next home game.

 

2.       Term of Membership

Subject to the following terms and conditions, your Club Membership will entitle you to the benefits of the Club.  Membership from receipt of your Membership payment to 31 October 2020.

3.       Membership Classifications and Concessions

 

3.1               SANFL Finals Series entitlements

 

True Blue Home, True Blue Season, Vice Presidents Home and Vice Presidents Season will be eligible to attend the 2020 finals series if they have attended ten home games.  Member must ensure their card is successfully scanned upon entry.

 

4.       Transfer of Membership

Club members may transfer/loan/pass their membership to a family member or friend.

5.       Payment

 

Payment of your Club Membership fee may be made in the following ways:

 

5.1               Full Payment at time of renewal:  Your full Membership fee can be paid via any one of the following methods: VIA, Mastercard, BPay, Cheque, Cash or EFTPOS.

 

5.2               Easy Pay Payment Plan:  Members can elect for payments to be deducted either in full, across 10 monthly payments or across 6 monthly payments as follows;

 

5.2.1         Easy pay payments will be deducted in 10 equal instalments on the 25th of each month (or next business day, should the 25th fall on a weekend), beginning on 25 November 2019, via a nominated VISA or Mastercard only.

 

5.2.2         By signing with the Easy Pay payment plan, you authorise the Club to arrange a debit of funds from your nominated credit card in amounts and at intervals advised.

 

5.2.3         The Easy Pay payment plan facilitates an automatic rollover of your membership from year to year.  Easy Pay payment plans rollover the member’s membership and payment each year for the following season.  Payments are applied in the same method as when the member signed up, except when using the 6 monthly plan, which will rollover into the 10 monthly payment plan the following year.

 

5.2.4         Members can only opt out of the Easy Pay payment plan at the conclusion of their last instalment and before the first instalment for the following season by notifying the Club by phone, in writing or via email to general@sturtfc.com.au.  All outstanding payments must be complete at time of opting out.

 

5.2.5         Members will be given at least 14 days’ notice in writing of changes in the new amount of their next season’s membership and to the terms of the Easy Pay payment plan agreement.

 

5.2.6         The first instalment will be withdrawn on 25 November 2019, with further payments on the 25th of each following month (or the next business day, should the 25th fall on a weekend or public holiday).  If any payment fails to transfer between institutions on the 25th, further attempts will be made to attempt to clear the fund transfer.  Members will not be provided with reminders or invoices for their payment plan instalments.

 

5.2.7         Members applying for the Easy Pay payment plan after the first scheduled payment will have the number of required payments deducted to bring them up to date with the schedule and then subsequent payments at each specified date.

 

5.2.8         If your debit is returned or dishonoured by our financial institution, the Club will contact you via email or SMS text requesting immediate payment.  Any fees levied to you by your financial institution will be payable by you.  If payment is then not made within the next financial month, you may also be contacted via letter.

 

5.2.9         It is your responsibility to ensure that: (a) the account details you have provided are correct, including notification should the expiry date change, (b) you have sufficient clear funds available in the nominated account on the scheduled drawing date.

 

5.2.10      If your membership is suspended or cancelled, you will not be able to gain access to any matches during the 2020 SANFL Season.

 

5.2.11      If you believe that a withdrawal has been initiated incorrectly, please contact the Club Member Services on (08) 8271 4611.  You will receive a full refund of the withdrawal amount if we cannot substantiate the reason for drawing.

 

6.       GST and Levies

 

Except where expressly noted, all prices include GST and any applicable venue levy.

 

7.       Cancellation Policy

The Club reserves its right to cancel a member’s Club Membership without a refund where that member is deemed by the Club o have breached these terms and conditions.

8.       Club Member Code of Conduct

 

While barracking and supporting your Club is a vital part of the game, offensive or aggressive behaviour (including yelling and swearing when dealing with Club staff, agents or other event staff) will not be tolerated.  Club Members who consume alcohol on match day are to do so responsibly.  Drunkenness will not be tolerated.  Club Members who breach the behaviour code of conduct may face penalties including cancellation of Membership without refund.  The Club endorses the SANFL’s stance on vilification and has a zero-tolerance for members or supporters that abuse the opposition, opposition supporters, or umpires on grounds of race, religion, gender and sexuality.

 

9.       Variation to Club Membership Terms and Conditions

The Club from time to time where reasonably necessary vary the terms and conditions of Club Membership.  The Club will communicate any change to its membership terms and conditions via the Club website or email.  Members will have no claim against the Club by reason of any changes made to the terms and conditions of Club Membership.

10.   General Stadium Rules

Club Members must adhere to all rules and restrictions imposed by the venues attended by the Club Member.  Patrons are not permitted to bring any alcohol into any venue and must adhere to strict restrictions placed on alcohol consumption in designated areas at all venues.

11.   Lost or Stolen Membership Cards

Membership cards remain the property of the Club.  If a Club Membership card is lost or stolen, please contact the Club’s Member Services on (08) 8271 4611 and the Club will then reissue a replacement Membership card subject to receipt of the replacement card fee (as advised by the Club).

12.   Voting Rights

Club Members are eligible to vote in the Sturt Football Club Annual General Meeting and/or participate in Member Elected Board Position elections.  Eligibility criteria and voting conditions are available at www.sturtfc.com.au.

13.   Members’ Privacy

All personal information will be used, and may be disclosed, by the Club (including for promotional and marketing purposes).  By providing your personal information you agree to such use and disclosure by the Club.

14.   Telephone and Internet Renewals

Members may renew their Club Membership over the telephone, via mail or online.  By renewing over the telephone, via mail or online, you accept these terms and conditions of Club Membership (as amended by from time to time.)

15.   Further Information

If you require further information in relation to these terms and conditions, please visit www.sturtfc.com.au or call the Club’s Member Services on (08) 8271 4611.