Sponsors

A National League Club                                                                       
Sponsored by:
Faithdean PLC Emirates

Membership

The hockey at Holcombe is financed by match fees and annual subscriptions.

Match Fees - League and Friendlies

Match fees are paid after each game to the team captain and covers pitch hire and food at home games, and travel to away games. Match fees cost:

  • Senior: £13.00
  • Unemployed: £9.00
  • Students in full time education: £9.00
  • U18 in full time education: £8.00
  • Occasional Senior, playing less than 12 games per season: £20 (after £40 annual social subscription)
  • Occasional U18 in full time education, playing less than 12 games per season: £9 (after £40 annual social subscription)

People who are unemployed, actively seeking work or non working lone parents will be entitled to a £4.00 reduction in match fees. Mileage costs incurred will be paid by Holcombe HC at a rate of 15p per mile, for a return journey that is above 30 miles. Mileage costs will only be payable to drivers who travel with three or more players in a car. Team Sheets for captains to complete each week can be downloaded here.

Match Fees - Cup Competitions

Match fees are paid after each game to the team captain and covers pitch hire and food at home games, and travel to away games. Match fees cost:

  • Senior: £8.00
  • Unemployed: £5.00
  • Students in full time education: £5.00
  • U18 in full time education: £4.00
  • Occasional Senior, playing less than 12 games per season: £15 (after £40 annual social subscription)
  • Occasional U18 in full time education, playing less than 12 games per season: £5 (after £40 annual social subscription)

Annual Subscriptions

The annual subscription covers club administration, affiliations to associations, and entry to leagues and cups. All annual fees are to be collected by Gary Owen or Ray Baker. The club is flexible on the fees in times of hardship, so please speak to either Gary Owen or Ray Baker if you are in any difficulty.

  • Adult: £200
  • Unemployed: £110
  • Retired: £110
  • Students in full time education: £90
  • U18 in full time education: £70
  • Non-playing social: £40

The annual subscription can be paid either in full in one payment, or by completing a standing order to spread the cost over the season. Either way, full payment or a completed standing order form must be received by 30 October 2016. Annual subscriptions must be paid over the bar or given to Gary Owen or Ray Baker, please do not pay annual subscriptions to your captain. The form for standing orders is available here, and the annual membership form, which must be completed by all members, is here.

Notes:-

- If anybody wishes to be considered for any reduced subs or match fees for whatever reasons please obtain a form from Gary Owen, Ray Baker or from your captain.
- Captains will be eligible to a £50.00 reduction in their fee to cover their administration costs.
- All ages are from the 1st September at the start of the season.

- As a registered Community Amateur Sports Club, Holcombe Hockey Club offers a category of membership at a reduced rate. This rate is available (without discrimination) to persons who can reasonably demonstrate that they are unable to afford the club’s annual membership fee. Acceptable evidence of an applicant’s personal circumstances may be provided in the form of independent documentation (or proof) of any state benefits that the applicant may be receiving. Other forms of documentation (proving personal financial difficulty) may also be acceptable - but may be subject to independent verification before receiving the committee’s approval. Holcombe Hockey Club gives assurances that our procedures in this matter will be discreet and confidential throughout the process. All members that are accepted to our club under this category will enjoy identical voting rights and privileges to our other standard categories of membership.