1 - Membership:
Membership consists of no more that 2 adult members over the age of 18 and their
dependants. Membership renewal falls due on January 1st each year. Only paid
members can attend meets and must have the current window sticker displayed.
2 - Units:
Members should ensure that their units are kept in roadworthy condition and
their appearance does not offend public opinion.
3 - Liability:
The club will not accept liability whatsoever for persons or property of any
members or others, camping or visiting with the Club.
4 - Steward:
A steward (steward can also mean an event committee or co-ordinator) will be
appointed for each meet. The steward is responsible for all matters appertaining
to the meet and his decision on all matters shall be final. Members must report
to the Steward on upon arrival on site. The steward shall report in writing on
any controversial decisions or contravention of rules.
5 - Rally fee:
Members may use any sites provided by the Club, subject to space being
available, under direction of the steward and on payment of the appropriate fee
as set down by the event organisers.
6 - Wet Conditions:
In wet conditions vehicle usage on site must be kept to a minimum and any
direction by the steward concerning vehicle usage must be obeyed.
A red flag will indicate that driving on site is not permitted and vehicles must
be parked at the designated area.
7 - Waste Water:
Wastewater should be collected in an appropriate receptacle and not allowed to
foul the ground around the unit. It should be disposed of at the nearest
disposal point or emptied at the nearest ditch or hedge.
8 - Toilets:
All members must have their own Chemical Toilets and must arrange to facilitate
their visitors. Toilets must not be washed out at drinking waste taps and only
emptied at the appointed disposal area, as directed by the steward.
9 - Refuse:
Personal refuse must always be disposed of at the appointed place or if no
provision has been made, refuse must be taken home for disposal.
10 - The Pitch:
Members wishing to be parked beside other members should arrive with those
members, as it is not possible to hold pitches. The general rule is to park next
in line, unless otherwise directed by the Steward. In the interest of safety a
car space must be left between each unit. The Pitch allocated to you must always
be kept neat and tidy and the area around it should be left as clean if not
cleaner than it was found.
11 - Water Points:
Water points must not be used for personal washing, emptying or cleaning of
toilet receptacles, washing of clothes or rinsing or washing of foodstuffs or
12 - Firearms:
The use of guns, bows and Arrows, sheath knives, catapults, or darts are
strictly forbidden on all Club Meets.
13 - Fires:
Fires shall not be lit on Sites used by the Club, under any circumstances,
without the express permission of the steward.
14 - Fire Risks:
Members are advised to always carry a first aid kit, a fire extinguisher and/or
a fire blanket in their unit. These should be regularly inspected to ensure
their usefulness in an emergency.
15 - Pets:
Pet owners are responsible for their pets at all times. They must be kept under
such control as not to cause annoyance to other members. Dogs must be kept on a
lead and not allowed run loose on site. Any fouling must be cleaned up
immediately by the handler. Pets considered by the steward to be dangerous will
not be permitted on site.
Site Management rules concerning pets must be adhered to at all times.
16 - Noise:
The use of radios, CD players, musical instruments shall only be allowed so long
as no annoyance is caused to other campers or neighbours. There shall be no
undue noise on site between midnight and 09.00am. Electrical generators may only
be used between the hours of 10.00am to 8.00pm.
17 - Visitors:
Persons visiting members on site must abide by the Club rules and site
management rules. Visitor vehicles must always be parked as directed by the
18 - Trespassing:
The wishes and rights of owners of lands and water adjacent to sites being used
by the Club, must be respected at all times. Members are expected to adopt the
"Country Code" relating to water cleanliness, fire dangers, litter, gates,
control of dogs, damage to crops, hedges, walls, trees and plants and wildlife.
19 - Parental Control:
Parental control must be exercised over children at all times. Parents are
reminded of the dangers of leaving young children unsupervised in caravans.
Their safety and behaviour, wherever they are on site, remain the responsibility
of the parents or guardian.
20 - Club Reputation:
The spirit of caravanning is based upon consideration for other people. The
conduct by members, their families or visitors on club meets or events must not
be prejudicial to the good reputation of the club. Therefore behavior such as
pilferage, fighting, striking another member, damaging another member’s property
or the property of the site owner is unacceptable.
21 - Complaints:
If a member has a complaint concerning a rally he/she should in the first
instance raise this with the Steward / co-ordinator. If the complaint is not
resolved to the member’ satisfaction he/she should then put the complaint in
writing to the branch Secretary so that it can be investigated fully.
22 - Constitution:
All members should make themselves familiar with the Club’s Constitution.
23 - Interpretation:
Interpretation or any questions arising which are not provided for in these
rules, shall be decided by National Council
Rules for Drumgoff Site:
1 – Parking of
units in the camping area is strictly prohibited at all times.
2 – Hard standing
at the rear of the building, although more suitable for camper vans, may be used
for caravans provided your car is parked by the playground.
3 – SPEED!! All vehicles must come to a full stop at entrance gate before
entering the site.
4 – ELECTRICS: Supply to your unit is only capable of powering your fridge,
lights and battery charger. Not suitable for household kettles, heaters etc.
Please consider fellow campers in this matter.
5 – The last unit to disconnect from electric box must return to storage area,
6 – The first member arriving on site must park as per parking arrangements.
7 – RUBBISH: All household rubbish must be taken home by members. Cans &
bottles can be disposed of in recycling units in hotel car park.
8 – Consider your
fellow campers in relation to noise levels when leaving clubhouse.
9 – The last member leaving the site must ensure:
- The clubhouse
toilet, container & gates are locked and keys returned.
- Swings are
unhooked & put away
- Water taps
are turned off
- All lights
10 – It is advised
that members bring their own drinking water
11 – High flying
flags are not permitted
12 – KEYS: The keys are kept in branches and they should be requested through
the branch secretaries for use for meets outside of official meetings. The
branch secretaries may appoint key holders. The key holder may seek a deposit.
13 – Members must
have at least 12 months membership to draw down keys for own use outside of
14 – FEES: As set
out by National Council of the day and must be paid on return of keys.
The Sign In Book at the Clubhouse is to be signed by a member of
each unit upon the use of Drumgoff site.