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 2018):
|Membership Type||Monthly Subscription||Voting Rights||Entrance Fees|
|Honorary Member (HM)||-||Nil||-|
|Special Voting Member (SV)||HK$1,400||5||-|
|Ordinary Voting Member (OV)||HK$1,400||1||HK$250,000|
|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 Type||No. of Members
as of 01.08.2016
up to 31.07.2017
up to 31.07.2017
|No. of Members
as of 31.07.2017
|Special Voting Members &
Ordinary Voting Members
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:
- Ordinary Voting Member
- Nominees for Corporate Membership.
- Nominations under the Sporting Subscribership scheme.
- Children of existing members on reaching the age of 28.
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 email@example.com.
Information about Corporate Membership is currently being updated and will be posted here shortly.
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:
- OV, SV, 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.
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)
Entrance fee: $100 per person
Monthly fee: $100 per month
Entrance fee: $20,000 per person
Monthly fee: $1,400 per month
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
- Subscribers must abide by the Club’s Memorandum and Articles of Association and Bye-law of the Club
- SS and JS (23 -27 years) Policy (download)
For enquiry, please contact Ms Mivilia Yau, Membership Manager
By fax: 2311 1432
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By phone: 3473 7140