Membership Terms and Conditions

These terms of conditions must be accepted by all persons applying for membership with the club.


Club: Club means the Auckland Sword and Shield Society.

Member: Member means the person, or the legal guardian of the person, who is applying to be a member of the Club. Members agree to be bound by these terms and conditions in return for being able to participate in club activities.

1. Conduct

1.1 Members agree to follow any rules and guidelines set out by the Club and its instructors.

2. Liability

2.1 To the extent permitted by law, the Club and its instructors shall not be liable or responsible to the Member for any direct, indirect or consequential injury, loss, or damage to the Member or the property of the Member whatsoever and howsoever arising.

3. Fees

3.1 Members agree to pay the yearly membership fee until Membership is terminated.

4. Termination of Membership

4.1 Members may terminate their membership by notifying the Club secretary in writing or via email.

4.2 The Club may terminate a Members membership if the Member does not follow the Club rules.

4.3 The provisions of clause 2.1 and any other clauses intended to survive termination, will remain in full force and effect.

5. Age Restrictions

5.1 Members under the age of 18 must get a parent or guardian to accept these terms and conditions.

5.2 Members must be at least 15 years of age.

5.3 Members must be at least 16 years of age to participate in sparring, re-enactment, or other non-training events.

6. Granting of Membership

6.1 The Club reserves the right to reject an application for membership.