Membership

The rights and obligations of all Club members are stipulated in the Articles of Association of the Club and must be adhered to at all times. Additional Bye-laws specific to Sporting Subscribers & Junior Subscribers also apply.

The various membership categories and respective monthly subscriptions, voting rights and entrance fees are shown in the following table (effective 1 Jan 2017):

Membership Type Monthly Subscription Voting Rights Entrance Fees
Life Member - 5 -
Honorary Member (HM) - Nil -
Special Voting Member (SV) HK$1,400 5 -
Ordinary Voting Member (OV) HK$1,400 1 HK$220,000
Sporting Subscriber (SS) HK$1,400 Nil HK$20,000
Junior Subscriber (JS) HK$100 Nil HK$100
*Lady Subscriber (LS) HK$1,400 Nil -
*Term Subscriber (TS) HK$1,400 Nil -
Corporate Nominee Member (NM) HK$1,400 1 -

* Acceptance of application is being suspended until further notice

 

Membership Statistics

Membership Type No. of Members
as of 01.08.2015
Admitted
up to 31.07.2015
Left
up to 31.07.2015
No. of Members
as of 31.07.2016
Life Members 21 - - 21
Honorary Members 16 - - 16
Corporate Members 331 - - 331
Special Voting Members &
Ordinary Voting Members
1,596 111 99 1,608
Sporting Subscribers 68 22 27 63
Lady Subscribers 29 1 1 29
Junior Subscribers 184 56 32 208
Term Subscribers 14 - 10 4
Total 2259 190 169 2,280

 

Joining the Club
Membership of the Kowloon Cricket Club is indeed a privilege and is much sought after.Avenues open for joining the Club include the following:

Persons who wish to apply for Club membership under one of the above options, must complete an Application for Membership Form, as stipulated in the Articles of Association. Forms may be obtained from the KCC office. For further enquiries please contact the Membership Department at membership@kcc.org.hk.


Corporate Membership
Information about Corporate Membership is currently being updated and will be posted here shortly.


Visitors and Guest
Temporary visitors to Hong Kong may apply to use the Club facilities under specific circumstances. Members may also introduce guests to the Club.


Absent Membership
Upon payment of an Absent Members’ Fee, Special Voting Members, Ordinary Voting Members and Lady Subscribers who are leaving Hong Kong for a period of three months or more, may apply for an Absent Membership Certificate. This enables a member to suspend their monthly subscription payments, whilst retaining membership of the club.Instructions on how to apply for Absent Membership are contained within the Articles of Association. Absent Members’ Fees are set as follows:

  • OVSV, LS : HK$1,400 (current subscription fee) x 3 months = HK$4,200

Upon returning to Hong Kong, the member may apply for readmission to the Club.


Junior Membership Scheme
Application Form
JS Application Form (download)

Enrolment requirements
The Junior Subscribership (JS) scheme commences at age 13 for those youngsters who show that they are talented players in one or more of the sport(s) played at the Club. The JS programme carries through to 28 years of age. A JS must represent the Club on a regular basis and fulfill the requirements of the sport(s) in which they participate.

At age 28 at the conclusion of the JS programme they may then apply to transfer to the Sporting Subscribership (SS) program which currently costs HK$20,000. The SS is required to pay HK$10,000 as the first portion of the entrance fee, followed by HK$5,000 within six months, and HK$5,000 at the conclusion of the first year. The SS program is a three year programme and each candidate must sign an undertaking which includes but not limits the participant to:

  • A sporting commitment to the Kowloon Cricket Club
  • Participation in social activities of the Club
  • Personal utilization of the F&B facilities of the Club
  • Payment of accounts by auto-pay

At the conclusion of the three year program they may transfer to become an Ordinary Voting Member (OVM) providing the above undertaking has been fully adhered to. There is no additional cost to become an OVM.

Applicants must have endorsement from the relevant convener in charge of the respective sport that the applicant would like to play. The applicant will be invited to interview by an interview panel of the General Committee and be balloted on in the next meeting of the General Committee. The successful candidate will be informed of the outcome and a membership card issued.

Amount of entrance and monthly membership fee payable (effective 2016) 
Junior Subscribers:
Entrance fee: $100 per person
Monthly fee: $100 per month

Sporting Subscribers:
Entrance fee: $20,000 per person
Monthly fee: $1,400 per month

Application procedures 
Obtain a Membership Application Form, complete and submit the duly signed application form to Membership Department. This application form needs to be authorized and signed by the respective Sporting Section Convenor.

General rules/ conditions that the members need to follow 
Junior members must abide by the Club’s Memorandum and Articles of Association and Bye-law of the Club

Contact information
For enquiry, please contact Ms Milivia Yau, Membership Manager
By fax: 2311 1432
By email: membership@kcc.org.hk
By phone: 3473 7140