By applying for Membership of Derbyshire County Cricket Club (“the Club”) you are entering into a contract with the Club which is subject to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not apply for Membership.
- Interpretation of these terms and conditions
1.1 In these terms and conditions the following terms have the following meanings:
Appendix means the appendix to these terms and conditions
Benefits means the benefits available to Members detailed in the Appendix
Members means members of the Club and Membership means membership of the Club
Membership Fees means the fees payable for Membership
Membership Packages means the different membership categories available, the details of which are set out in the Appendix
Premises means the Club’s premises at The Incora Country Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby or, during the annual Chesterfield Festival of Cricket, Queen’s Park, Chesterfield.
Season means the period 1 April to 30 September in any year
Staff means an employee of the Club
You means Members or anyone wishing to become a member
- Membership Applications
2.1 You can apply for Membership by filling in a Membership application form (which is available online or in hard copy format from the Club) or by providing the necessary details to the appropriate member of Staff.
2.2 Information provided in a Membership application must be true and accurate at the time of applying and all applications will be subject to determination by the Club.
- Membership Cards
Members will be issued with a Membership card which they will need to show to qualify for Benefits. If Membership Cards are lost, they can be replaced at a cost of £20 each. Membership Cards cannot be loaned or transferred to any third party.
- Membership Term
4.1 Membership lasts for the duration of the forthcoming year or the remainder of the current year following a successful Membership application.
4.2 Membership applications for a particular year can be made in advance of the year once the Membership Packages available for that year have been launched by the Club, or at any time during the year.
- Payments, renewals and cancellations
5.1 Membership will only commence once an application has been accepted and Membership Fees have been paid in full.
5.2 Different Membership Fees apply to the various Membership Packages, details of which are set out in the Appendix.
5.3 Except as set out at paragraph 5.4, Membership will automatically expire at the end of the year and can be renewed by a further application to the Club.
5.4 At the end of a year, the Membership of any Member who has paid for Membership by Direct Debit will automatically be renewed prior to the start of the next Season. We will notify those Members in advance of taking payment for the renewed Membership and they can inform us if they not wish to renew their Membership.
5.5 Once payment for Membership has been made, Membership can be cancelled at any time but Membership Fees paid will only be refunded at the discretion of the Chief Executive.
5.6 In the instance that any Membership refund is granted, all Membership voting rights and all benefits associated with Membership cease immediately.
5.7 The Club’s rain check policy does not apply to Memberships, however it does apply to Members’ complimentary tickets.
- Membership Benefits
6.1 Different Benefits are available for different Membership Packages and Members should ensure that they choose the right Package for the Benefits they wish to receive.
6.2 The Benefits available are set out in the Appendix.
6.3 Except as specified in the Appendix, Benefits are for the Benefit of the Member and cannot be sold, loaned or transferred.
6.4 Benefits can be changed by the Club from time to time and will only be available to Members who have paid for Membership in full.
6.5 Members and/or immediate family members can claim 10% of the total value when they book any Event at The Incora County Ground taking place in the same year of the Membership; minimum spend of £1,000 applies to receive this offer. The offer is available for any of the following events; Weddings, Conferences, Meetings, Private Parties or Gala Dinners. Applies to new bookings only. Normal Conference & Events terms and conditions apply.
6.6 Free Vitality blast tickets for Junior Members to the opening home game at Derby excludes Category A games against Notts Outlaws and Yorkshire Vikings.
6.7 10% off for Members in the Club Shop applies to qualifying spends of £10 or more. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
6.8 10% off food and drink for Members applies only in the Members Lounge.
- Membership Ambassador Scheme
7.1 £50 cash back if they introduce any New Club Member (fully paying)
7.2 £50 cash back to any Life Member that introduces a New Club Member (fully paying). Life Members can introduce up to 5 New Members per season.
7.3 £25 cash back to any Club Member, Executive Member or Life Member who introduces a new Student Member.
7.4 To claim the cash back to which they are entitled upon introducing a New Member, Members must complete the relevant form and ensure that this is submitted at the time of the New Member’s Membership application.
7.5 Cash reward will be paid by cheque, usually within 28 days of receiving full payment from the New Member.
7.6 The Club reserves the right to change or withdraw this offer at any time.
7.7 In the instance that any Membership refund is granted, all associated Ambassador Forms and pending reward payments are void. All refunds will reflect any reward payments already paid.
- Revocation of Membership
8.1 The Club reserves the right to revoke the Membership of or deny access to the Premises to any Member who damages any Club property, behaves in a way that diminishes the enjoyment of other Members of visitors to the Premises or acts in a way that might bring the Club into disrepute, in each case without the Member being entitled to any refund of Membership Fees paid.
9.1 If the Club fails to insist on your performance of your obligations under the contract between you and it or fails to enforce its rights or delay in doing so, this does not mean that you do not have to comply with these obligations. A default by you can only be waived by the Club in writing.
9.2 Each of the paragraphs of these terms and conditions operates separately and, if any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
9.3 A person who is not a party to the contract between the Club and the Member will not have any rights in connection with it.
9.4 These Conditions are governed by English law and you and the Club both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
9.5 Non transferrable.
9.6 Excludes quarter/semi-finals.
9.7 No refund or exchange will be offered if the holder fails to use at all matches.
- Covid-19 and 2020 Memberships
10.1 The Club will notify all 2020 Members in writing of its Membership policies relating to the 2020 season.
10.2 The Club will use an email address where possible and if an email address is not held on file a letter will be sent out by post.
10.3 The Club will use email addresses and postal addresses on file at the time of registering your 2020 Membership. It is the responsibility of the individual Member to inform the Club of any changes to these contact details.
10.4 All 2020 Members (excluding Life Members) must notify the club of their chosen option, as detailed in their policy communication, by 5pm on 14 August 2020. Any Member who does not contact the Club by this date will be automatically included in Option 1.
10.5 Any Member who wishes to apply for a 2020 Membership refund must notify the Club by 5pm on 14 August 2020 using the details on our Contact Us page.
10.6 The Club reserves the right to refuse any refund requests made after 14 August 2020.
10.7 All dates communicated in the Membership Options Letter remain valid.
10.8 Any discounts associated with 2020 Members renewing for the 2021 season are valid for 2020 Members only.
- 2021 Membership Guarantees: Covid-19
11.1 This policy is valid only if the 2021 season is disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
11.2 This policy refers to 2021 Memberships only, including Blast Passes, but excluding match tickets. For full Blast Pass terms & conditions, click here. For ticket terms & conditions, click here.
11.3 Members will have priority entry to all Derbyshire regular season home fixtures in 2021.
11.4 In the event of restricted capacities, Members will continue to have priority entry and the club will communicate further detail dependant on the restrictions in place.
11.5 In the event of matches being played behind closed doors for a sustained period, Memberships will be backed by the Club’s Membership Guarantee for 2021, including donate, defer and refund options, dependant on the circumstances. In this instance, full details will be communicated to Members via the details registered at the time of purchase.
11.6 The Club reserves the right to amend this policy at any time.