TERMS & CONDITIONS
All members of Victoria Playing Fields Football Club (VPFC) are subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully.
The following Terms and Conditions apply to all members and non-member participants in relation to football training, matches and charitable events organised by VPFC. The term “you” refers to players/parents/carer/guardian and “You” can be singular or plural.
The VPFC website is operated by parents of VPFC members.
THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Rules of the Club shall be those as stated in the Club’s Code of Conduct and form a binding agreement between each member and the Club. The constitution, rules and code of conduct are in addition to, and prop up, the Ground Rules and guidelines set up by VPFC and Friends of Victoria Park.
You must be aged 18 years or more to register your child, and the child has to be 6 years old at the start of the season in which they are registering to play. Ages 6 to 11 years will participate in a non competitive formatted training of which scores & results will although noted be immaterial. All age groups will either play on a Saturday morning at 9:30 to 11:00am in Victoria Park.
Managers/Coaches will reserve the right to determine which group you will belong to after consultation with the Club Secretary of the club.
All age groups will play football on a Saturday.
When a player is accepted by the club to play, the player has 14 days ‘cooling off ‘period to cancel their membership.
The football season commences from September of each year and ends July of the proceeding year.
According to the rules of the football association, a club is only allowed to sign a certain number of players for each age group per season.
Once your child is registered, for the season, the child becomes a member of the team until the end of the season.
CANCELLATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Cancellation of membership must be communicated immediately to the relevant manager or coach of the age group that the player belongs to.
Communication of the membership cancellation must be communicated verbally, and then followed by email or letter to the club secretary before the next training day.
All players shall pay an Annual Membership Subscription Fee (“the Club Subscription”) which shall be such a sum laid down from time to time by the Management Committee.
The Club Subscriptions shall be due and payable between the 1st July to the 30th September of each year.
Membership of the club is from September to either July of the proceeding year depending on the group you belong to as determined by the Club Secretary.
In the event that there are outstanding subscription fees, and has been outstanding for three calendar months after the due date as set by the club then membership of the club will lapse.
The player would have to be de-registered from the club and club kit would have to be returned in good condition within 48 hours of the membership lapsing.
In the event that a player leaves the club either voluntarily or involuntarily, all outstanding fees owed to the club must be paid in full before the player leaves the club.
DURATION OF PLAYING SEASON
SATURDAY TEAM: SEPTEMBER TO JULY TRAINING IS CONTINUOUS WEATHER PERMITTING
TRAINING AND LOCATION
VPFC shall provide Training Sessions on the Date(s) at the venue (location) for the Training and in accordance with these terms and conditions.
Up until 24 hours before the Training Sessions are due to commence, VPFC may by notice (text/email) cancel training due to adverse weather conditions.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RULES
VPFC reserves the right to vary these Terms and Conditions at any time before the season commence, during season and at end of season. Each time you register or submit your application form through the VPFC website, you confirm your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, as varied by us from time to time.