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All 2018 Port Adelaide Football Club (Club) Memberships are subject to the following terms and conditions.

1.1 CONFIRMATION OF MEMBERSHIP

If you are successful in your Membership application, the Club will issue you a payment confirmation electronically within 5 business days. Your membership card and fulfilment package will be issued within 30 business days from 5 November 2017. Members who join during the season will receive a membership card (or match entry ticket) prior to the next home game.

 

1.2 ELIGIBILITY

Applications for 2018 membership will not be accepted if there is an outstanding balance from previous seasons’ membership until any overdue amounts are settled in full.

The Club reserves its right not to accept any Membership application form in its absolute discretion.

 

1.3 MEMBER DETAILS

1.3.1 Each member must have their own individual member account and meet the classification criteria of their membership as detailed below. The 2018 membership card and/or pack may be withheld until details of each individual are provided or until the membership category is adjusted to satisfy the classification criteria of that membership.

1.3.2 It is the responsibility of the member to notify the Club should their details change, including withdrawal of concession status, member contact details, or any relevant information that could affect their membership with the Port Adelaide Football Club.

Subject to the following terms and conditions, your Club Membership will entitle you to the benefits of Club Membership from receipt of your Membership payment to 31 October 2018.

3.1 CLUB MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND ENTITLEMENTS

3.1.1 Reserved Seat Membership categories

Category Names

Reserved Seat members include the following categories that hold a reserved seat at the Adelaide Oval in the Riverbank Stand, Eastern Stand or Northern Terrace: Club 1870, Black Diamond, Platinum A, Platinum B, Gold A, Gold B, Silver A and Silver B.

Access Entitlements

Reserved seat members are guaranteed access into Adelaide Oval for all Port Adelaide home games during the minor round.

Seat Return Program

The member seat return program enables a reserved seat member to forfeit their seat for any home game that they will not attend in the 2018 season and allow their ticket to be sold through the ticket agent for general admission members to upgrade into, or to the general public.

Once a seat is returned for re-sale it cannot be returned to the member under any circumstances.

The seat resale program excludes:

  •  Corporate memberships where paper tickets have been issued in place of a member card
  • Cheer Squad seats in Bay 124, Rows A – D inclusive
  • Complimentary memberships

In the event that a seat sells after being made available for resale, the member will be provided with a credit towards their 2019 membership.

Credits from 2018 seat resale can only be applied to 2019 memberships, is not transferable, and cannot be redeemed for cash or other benefits. Credit will only apply if the account is in good financial standing and there are no outstanding payments owing from previous years.

The value of each credit is determined by seat location and level of membership (Adult, Concession or Junior).

AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals

All members with AFL match access are given priority access (over non-members and members without AFL match access) to purchase a ticket to Weeks 1-3 of the AFL finals series, should Port Adelaide be competing club.

Neither the club nor its members have the same rights as they receive for minor round games – 2018 reserved seat members will be unable to retain their minor round reserved seat for the finals series.

AFL Grand Final

Only members in the following reserved seat categories are given the opportunity to purchase a guaranteed AFL Grand Final ticket in the event that Port Adelaide is a competing club: Club 1870, Black Diamond, Platinum A and Platinum B. Members in these categories must purchase during the Priority 1 window as communicated by the Club to retain their ‘guaranteed’ status.

Members in the Gold A and Gold B categories will have access to purchase any remaining tickets after members with a guarantee have been allocated, but must purchase during the Priority 2 window as communicated by the Club.

 

3.1.2 Essential Power Membership categories

Category Names

Essential Power members include the following categories that have access to the open choice areas the Adelaide Oval in the Western Stand: Essential Club 1870, Essential Platinum and Essential Gold.

Access Entitlements

Additional fees and charges may apply to General Admission Memberships. Members’ access to matches is not guaranteed. Access is subject to capacity and the Club recommends that Members reserve a seat in order to guarantee entry, particularly at high demand matches. Access may be gained to designated,unreserved seating on a first-come, first served basis subject to availability and Members can upgrade to a reserved seat at the venue for an additional fee subject to availability. Ticket agencies may charge a booking fee which is to be covered by the Member.

AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals

All members with AFL match access are given priority access (over non-members and members without AFL match access) to purchase a ticket to Weeks 1-3 of the AFL finals series, should Port Adelaide be a competing club.

AFL Grand Final

Only members in the following reserved seat categories are given the opportunity to purchase a guaranteed AFL Grand Final ticket in the event that Port Adelaide is a competing club: Essential Club 1870, and Essential Platinum. Members in these categories must purchase during the Priority 1 window as communicated by the Club to retain their ‘guaranteed’ status.

Members in the Essential Gold category will have access to purchase any remaining tickets after members with a guarantee have been allocated, but must purchase during the Priority 2 window as communicated by the Club.

 

3.1.3 General Admission Membership categories

Category Names

General Admission members include the following categories General Admission 11 + Waitlist, General Admission 11, Country, 3-game, Victorian, Victorian 11 and Interstate.

Access Entitlements – Home Games

General Admission members receive access into the unreserved seating areas at the Adelaide Oval in the upper-tiers of the Riverbank and Eastern Stands and Northern Terrace; or the standing areas on the Hill.

They receive the following entitlements to Adelaide Oval for Port Adelaide minor round home games in 2018:

  • General Admission 11 + waitlist 11 home games
  • General Admission 11 11 home games
  • Country 5 home games
  • 3-game 3 home games
  • Victorian 2 home games
  • Victorian 11 2 home games
  • Interstate 2 home games

Access Entitlements – Victorian Games

Victorian members receive access into all Power minor round away games at the MCG, Etihad Stadium or Simonds Stadium during 2018 (subject to fixture and availability). Access to the MCG and Eithad Stadium is in the general admission areas, while members must redeem a reserved seat ticket (subject to availability) at no additional cost for matches at Simonds Stadium and Mars Stadium (Ballarat).

Victorian 11 members receive access into all Power minor round away games at the MCG, Etihad Stadium or Simonds Stadium during 2018 (subject to fixture and availability), and the remainder of the 11 games at the MCG (excluding ANZAC Day). Access to the MCG and Eithad Stadium is in the unreserved seating areas in the AFL Members Reserve, while members must redeem a reserved seat ticket (subject to availability) at no additional cost for matches at Simonds Stadium and Mars Stadium (Ballarat).

Additional fees and charges may apply to General Admission Memberships. Members’ access to matches is not guaranteed. Access is subject to capacity and the Club recommends that Members reserve a seat in order to guarantee entry, particularly at high demand matches. Access may be gained to designated,unreserved seating on a first-come, first served basis subject to availability and Members can upgrade to a reserved seat at the venue for an additional fee subject to availability. Ticket agencies may charge a booking fee which is to be covered by the Member.

AFL Grand Final

Only members in the Victorian 11 category will have access to purchase any remaining tickets after members with a guarantee have been allocated, but must purchase during the Priority 2 window as communicated by the Club.

 

AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals

All members with AFL match access are given priority access (over non-members and members without AFL match access) to purchase a ticket to Weeks 1-3 of the AFL finals series, should Port Adelaide be a competing club.

 

3.1.4 Interstate Membership categories

Category Names

Interstate members include the following categories Interstate WA, Interstate NT, Interstate QLD, Interstate NSW/ACT and Interstate TAS.

Access Entitlements

Interstate members receive general admission access into two (2) Port Adelaide minor round home games at the Adelaide Oval (see General Admission – Access Entitlements).

Interstate members have access to a reserved seat ticket to one (1) game in their state of residence (subject to fixture) but must nominate to attend the match. The Club will communicate information relating to Members’ access to interstate games.

Tickets are limited to one (1) ticket per membership and are subject to availability. One (1) additional ticket per membership may be purchased for a non-member at face value subject to availability (except for games in Western Australia).

AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals

All members with AFL match access are given priority access (over non-members and members without AFL match access) to purchase a ticket to Weeks 1-3 of the AFL finals series, should Port Adelaide be a competing club.

 

3.1.5 Non Access Membership categories

Category Names

Non Access Memberships include the following categories Football Club (Power), Football Club (Magpies), International, Digital, Junior Power, Mini Junior Power, Junior Magpie and Baby.

AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals

Non access members do not receive any priority access to AFL Weeks 1-3 Finals tickets.

 

3.1.6 Magpies Access Membership categories

Category Names

Magpies Access Memberships include the following categories Home Game and Season Ticket.

Access Entitlements – Home Games

Magpies Access members are granted general admission access into the 9 Port Adelaide minor round home games at Alberton Oval in 2018.

Members who have purchased grandstand access at an additional cost can access the unreserved areas in the Williams or Quinn stands (whichever is listed on their membership card) at all minor round home games.

Access Entitlements – Away Games

Magpies Season Ticket members are granted general admission access into the 9 Port Adelaide minor round away games at SANFL suburban venues in addition to the Home Game access entitlements.

 

3.2 MEMBERSHIP CLASSIFICATIONS AND CONCESSIONS

3.2.1 Family

There are two Family Membership options.

  • Family (2+2) includes two adults and up to 2 juniors (under the age of 15 as of 1 January 2018).
  • Family (2+4) includes two adults and up to 4 juniors (under the age of 15 as of 1 January 2018).

 

3.2.2 Baby (0-2)

To be eligible for a Baby Membership, the applicant must be under the age of 2 as at 1 January 2018.

Juniors aged under 4 at 1 January 2018 are entitled to attend matches without a Club Membership, however they must not occupy a seat.

 

3.2.3 Pirateers (2-5)

To be eligible for a Pirateers Membership, the applicant must be aged between 2 and 5 as at 1 January 2018. Juniors aged under 4 at 1 January 2018 are entitled to attend matches without a Club Membership; however they must not occupy a seat.

 

3.2.4 Junior (6-14)

To be eligible for a Junior Membership, the applicant must be under the age of 15 as at 1 January 2018.

 

3.2.5 Youth (15-17)

To be eligible for a Youth Membership, the applicant must be aged between 15 and 17 as at 1 January 2018.

 

3.2.6 Country

Club Members living in excess of 120km (as determined in accordance with Australia Post postcode data) from the Adelaide CBD are eligible for Country Membership. When applying for or renewing a country concession, you will need to supply a proof of residency (for example, a copy of your rates notice or a utilities bill) to verify your address. PO Box addresses will not be accepted without supporting documentation.

 

3.2.7 Concession – Student

Student concession is available to people studying full-time in 2018. Your Membership application/renewal form must be accompanied by a copy of your 2017 student card or a photocopy of a stamped, receipted 2018 enrolment form from your education institution.

 

3.2.8 Concession – Pensioner

Pensioner concession is available to people holding a 2018 pensioner concession card issued by Centrelink, the Department of Health and Community Services, the Department of Community Services or the Department of Veteran Affairs. A Heath Care or Health Benefit card will not be accepted.

Your Membership application/renewal form must be accompanied by a photocopy of your pension card. Pension cards must be valid for the duration of the 2018 football season.

 

3.2.9 Port Club Membership

All Adult and Concession memberships for members aged 18 or over include membership to the Port Adelaide Football and Community Club Ltd, trading as the ‘Port Club’ which entitles the member to discount on food purchases.

 

3.3 TOYOTA AFL FINALS SERIES ENTITLEMENTS

Each Member’s access to the Toyota AFL Finals Series matches will be determined in accordance with their respective membership category and corresponding entitlements. Please refer to the terms of your particular membership for further detail.

The Club will communicate information relating to Members’ access to Toyota AFL Finals Series matches in late August should the Club be participating in the Toyota AFL Finals Series.

Club Members may transfer their membership (or tickets) to a family member of friend providing that family member of friend is at the equivalent level of entry.

Concession and Junior Members who transfer their membership card or tickets to an adult will be required to upgrade the ticket at the nearest Ticket Office on the day of the game. An upgrade fee will apply.

Club Membership cards and Club Reserve tickets may not, without the prior written consent of the Club, be onsold (including via on-line auction sites) or used for advertising, promotion or other commercial purposes (including competitions and trade promotions) or to enhance the demand for other goods or services, either by the original purchaser or any subsequent bearer.

If a ticket is onsold or used in breach of this condition, the ticket may be cancelled without a refund and the bearer of the ticket may be refused admission. Penalties apply (including cancellation of any offending member’s Club Membership without a refund).

AFL Members may nominate a club of support and by doing so consent to the AFL providing their personal details to that club, so they may contact you, for example in relation to membership pack fulfilment and finals access. AFL Members who have nominated a club of support may purchase a club reserved seat membership upgrade.

Payment of your Club Membership fee may be made in one of two ways:

7.1 FULL PAYMENT

Your full Membership fee can be paid via any one of the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, BPay, Cheque, Cash or EFTPOS.

7.2 PAYMENT PLAN

Your Membership payments via a payment plan as follows:

7.2.1 Easy Pay payments will be deducted in a single instalment or 3, 6 or 10 equal instalments on the following dates via a nominated VISA or MasterCard only.

17 October 2017
17 November 2017
19 December 2017
17 January 2018
20 February 2018
20 March 2018
17 April 2018
17 May 2018
19 June 2018
17 July 2018

7.2.2 By signing with the Easy Pay option, you authorise the Club to arrange a debit of funds from your nominated credit card in amounts and at intervals as advised.

7.2.3 All members on the Easy Pay option are automatically included into an Auto Renewal Agreement, facilitating automatic rollover of your memberships from year to year.

7.2.4 Members can only opt out of the Easy Pay option at the conclusion of their last instalment and the first instalment for the following season by notifying the Club either in writing or via email at membership@pafc.com.au. All outstanding payments must be complete at time of opting out.

7.2.5 Members will be given at least 14 days’ notice in writing of changes in the new amount of their next seasons membership and to the terms of the Easy Pay agreement.

7.2.6 The first instalment will be withdrawn on 17 October 2017, with further payments on the 17th of each following month or the next business day. If any payment fails to transfer between institutions on the 17th further attempts will be made to attempt to clear the fund transfer.

7.2.7 Members will be sent a reminder SMS prior to each instalment.

7.2.8 Members applying for the Easy Pay option after the first scheduled payment will have the number of required payments deducted to bring them up to date with the schedule and then subsequent payments at each specified date.

7.2.9 If your debit is returned or dishonoured by your financial institution, a letter will be sent requesting immediate payment. Any fees levied to you by your financial institution will be payable to you.

7.2.10 The Club may suspend or cancel your membership if, on two consecutive occasions, your drawing is dishonoured by your financial institution. Please note that at least 24 hours will be needed to reinstate your membership once payment is received.

7.2.11 Port Adelaide Football Club will not issue any reminder notices or invoices for part payments. It is your responsibility to ensure that: (a) the account details you have provided are correct, including notification should the expiry date change within the 10 month program; (b) you have sufficient clear funds available in the nominated account on the scheduled drawing date.

7.2.12 If your Membership is suspended or cancelled, you will not be able to gain access to any matches during the Premiership Season or the Toyota AFL Finals Series.

7.2.13 If you believe that a withdrawal has been initiated incorrectly, please contact the Member Services on 1300 467 232. You will receive a full refund of the withdrawal amount if we cannot substantiate the reason for drawing.

Except where expressly noted, all prices include GST and any applicable venue levy.

As a general policy, Club Memberships are non-refundable. Once a membership has been purchased, Port Adelaide Football Club is under no obligation to provide a cancellation, refund or downgrade option. Such requests may be made in writing and are at the sole discretion of the Club’s Membership Manager.

The Club reserves its right to cancel a member’s Club Membership without a refund where that member is deemed by the Club to have breached these terms and conditions (including where that member attempts to transfer or sell their Club Membership and/or associated benefits or fails to adhere to the Member and Supporter Code of Conduct).

The Port Adelaide Football Club is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and exciting game day experience for all its members and supporters.

The Port Adelaide Football Club works with the Australian Football League, Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority, contracted security services and other external agencies when identifying offenders, recording incidents and sanctioning any potential action taken against offenders who threaten to disrupt, dis-respect or otherwise act against the Club’s Game day Code of Conduct.

The Port Adelaide Football Club is a family club and we expect all members and supporters of the club to behave in a manner as you would expect others to behave towards you and your family and fellows.

The Club reserves the right to revoke Memberships or casual game day tickets should any offence be committed and should a situation warranting a ban arise. No compensation will be provided and all penalties are at the discretion of the Club. Members who provide their membership card to family or friends are responsible for their behavior on game day and their actions can result in membership being suspended.

The below Code of Conduct applies to all Members of the Port Adelaide Football Club at home and away games, Official Club or League functions and other non-football situations or events endorsed or supported by the Club.

Port Adelaide Football Club Members and supporters have a right to expect an environment where:

  • Players, officials and staff will respect and appreciate each and every member and supporter.
  • They will be treated in a consistent, professional and courteous manner by all stadium and club personnel.
  • They will enjoy the game day experience free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.

In return, Port Adelaide Football Club Members and supporters will uphold the following requirements and values including:

  • Consuming alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner and expecting intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest to be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
  • Not engaging in anti-social behavior such as fighting, spitting, throwing objects or projectiles or attempting to enter the playing arena. Those who engage in any of these actions will be immediately ejected from the stadium.
  • Not provoking or deliberately enticing others.
  • Interacting with opposing supporters in a positive manner and not abusing them in any way.

The Port Adelaide Football Club, its Members and supporters expect one another to:

  • Work together with the Club to apply and uphold the Code of Conduct.
  • Desist from displaying obscene and/or indecent messages on banners, signs, clothing or other observable materials.
  • Comply with requests from Stadium staff regarding Stadium operations and emergency response procedures.
  • Sit in their allocated ticketed seats and show their tickets and entitlements when requested.

The Port Adelaide Football Club appreciates your support of the Code of Conduct and we look forward to providing an exciting match day environment where everyone can enjoy the game.

The Club may from time to time where reasonably necessary vary the terms and conditions of Club Membership. The Club will communicate any change to its membership terms and conditions via the Club website or email. Members will have no claim against the Club by reason of any change made to the terms and conditions of Club Membership.

Club Members must adhere to all rules and restrictions imposed by the venues attended by the Club Member. All venues are smoke-free. Patrons are not permitted to bring alcohol into any venue and must adhere to strict restrictions placed on alcohol consumption in designated areas at all venues. Umbrellas are not permitted to be opened anywhere within viewing areas at any time on match day.

Membership cards remain the property of the Club. If a Club Membership card is lost or stolen, please contact the Club’s Member Services on 1300 467 232 and the Club will then issue a replacement Membership card subject to receipt of the replacement card fee of $10. The card will be replaced at no cost upon provision if a police report or statutory declaration detailing the theft.

Club Members as at the end of each season will be invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Port Adelaide Football Club.

Every Club Member shall be bound to further to the best of his or her ability the objects of the Club and the interests and standing of the Club and shall observe and be bound by any rules of the Club in force for the time being.

All Club Members have a right to vote in relation to the election of Club nominees for appointment by the AFL to the Board.

Club Members (other than Club Directors) will have no right to vote in connection with any other resolution put to that meeting or to participate in any discussion relating to any other business at the Annual General Meeting of the Company.

All personal information will be used, and may be disclosed, by the Club (including for promotional and marketing purposes) in accordance with the AFL and AFL Club Privacy Policy available at www.afl.com.au/privacy. By providing your personal information you agree to such use and disclosure by the Club and confirm you have read and agree to be bound by the AFL and AFL Club Privacy Policy.

Members may renew their Club Membership over the telephone or online. By renewing over the telephone or online, you accept these terms and conditions of Club Membership (as amended by from time to time by the Club).

If you require further information in relation to these terms and conditions, please visit www.weareportadelaide.com.au or call the Club’s Member Services on 1300467232.

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