Club Constitution

Club Constitution


The Club will be called Rugby Triathlon Club and may also be known as RTC. 

Rugby Triathlon Club is a registered Community Amateur Sports Club. 

The Club will be affiliated to the national triathlon governing body (currently Triathlon England) and any other multisport organisations as decided by the Management Committee. 

Aims and Objectives 

The aims and objectives of the Club will be: 

  • To offer coaching, training and competitive opportunities in triathlon and other multisport activities.
  • To promote the club within the wider local community and the sport of triathlon and other multisport activities.
  • To promote community participation in the amateur sport of triathlon and other multisport activities in Rugby and the surrounding areas.
  • To ensure a duty of care to all members of the club.
  • To provide all its services in a way that is fair and inclusive to all members.
  • To ensure that all present and future members receive fair and equal treatment.


Membership should consist of officers and members of the club. 

Membership of the club is open to anyone interested in promoting, coaching, volunteering or participating in triathlon or multisport activities, regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs. However, limitation of membership according to available facilities is allowable on a non-discriminatory basis. 

The membership shall consist of the following categories: 

  • Full member (over 18)
  • Junior member (under 18 and non-voting)
  • Life Member
  • Community Member
  • Honorary Member (non-voting)

All members will be subject to the regulations of the constitution and by joining the club will be deemed to accept these regulations and codes of conduct that the club has adopted. 

The Management Committee may refuse membership, or remove it for just cause, such as conduct or character likely to bring the club or sport into disrepute. Appeal against refusal or removal may be made to the members.  

Any future changes to the Membership categories will be decided by the Management Committee with ratification by members at the Annual General Meeting. 

Membership Fees 

Membership fees will be agreed annually by the Management Committee and presented at the Annual General Meeting.  

The membership year will run from 1st January to 31st December. Annual subscription fees are due on 1st January. 

Fees must be paid annually before 15th February each year for renewals and at the date of joining for new members.  Anyone not paid up by the 15th February shall be deemed to have left the club and access to club sessions and championship races will be discretionary on a non-member basis until fees are paid. 

A reduced concession rate is available for new members joining after 1st July each year. Other concession rates may be made available in exceptional circumstances by agreement of the Management Committee. 

Individuals shall not be eligible to take part in the business of the Club, vote at general meetings or be eligible for election to the Management Committee unless the applicable subscription has been paid by the due date and/or membership has been agreed by the Management Committee.