Old Caterhamian Rugby Football Club
Park Avenue Caterham Surrey CR3 6AH
Dear Newcomer /Existing Member
As allocated by the RFU registration will spread over the first two Sundays in September. All registrations will be done online via the club website www.oldcaterhamians.rfu.club.
If you have any problems please come and see one of the lovely registrations ladies at the club on the first two Sundays in September and they will solve your registration woes!
Payment is online and can be taken monthly via direct debit or as a credit card payment. For cash payments please contact the registrations ladies on the first two Sundays in September.
This will cover the season which runs from the first Sunday in September to the last Sunday in April. This covers all training sessions, matches and festivals. Sometimes there is an additional fee for match subs in extreme circumstances.
Minis and Youth:
Each child membership MUST be accompanied by an adult membership. Either as a Full club member, player or as a parent member
£10.00 for a parent membership accompanying a child in minis and/or youth.
£80.00 for the first child
£20.00 for each subsequent family member IF REGISTERED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE FIRST CHILD! Please do not try adding them later, you will need to speak to the registrations ladies about a late addition to your family of players.
The membership allows you to, among other things, apply for International rugby tickets and a voting right at the clubs AGM.
INSURANCE & GENERAL HEALTH and SAFETY:
Without exception, children under the age of 16 training or playing for Old
Caterhamians should not be left without a parent, guardian or carer.
All players are insured under the RFU/Club policy A capitation payment (taken from
membership fees) of £5 per head is paid annually. However, we recommend you take
out personal insurance in case of serious injury.
- Players must always wear a gum shield.
- Do not chew gum.
- No jewellery.
- Boots, not trainers, fitted with aluminium Kyte Marked studs. Trainers may
be worn for summer training or as directed by the squad coach.
- All safety gear must carry a BS kite mark.
Minis: 10.00 to 11.30 or as advised during the season.
League Matches: Kick off:11.00 for U13, U14, U15, U16. 13.00 for U17-U19. However, times
may vary in which case you will be notified,
Friendly matches: you will be advised by your coach.
ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER WITH THEIR TEAM MANAGER OR THEIR COACH ON THE FIELD WHETHER TRAINING OR ON MATCH DAYS.
Our coaches have been cleared or are in the process of being cleared by the DBS. No
volunteer is left alone with a child/children.
Each squad carries a first aid kit, club emergency procedure and has a qualified first
During the course of the season we hold a number of social events, which are
designed to raise additional funds. These social events include quiz nights, barbeques,
dinner dances, fun days etc. If anyone has any ideas or would like to help as a
volunteer or with sponsorship, please contact the manager/chairman.
The Youth section aim to organise tours for the players (and parents, although this is
not compulsory!) around Easter each season. This usually involves a long weekend
with two or three games played and the remainder of the time exploring the local area.
Our previous tours have included Salisbury, Ireland, Wales, Guildford, Scotland and
We welcome parents to all training and competitions and value your support, as will
your child. We are keen to try and involve parents in the club.With your support and
help, the every day running of the club improves and the team spirit tightens.
After all training sessions there are hot food and drinks available and on match days
this is free to all players. Once again, any help that can be offered is greatly valued.
There is a copy of the clubs policies and rules available on request at the club on