Membership FAQ

Ongoing jugger players are expected to become members of the Australian Jugger League.

 

How do I join?

To join the Australian Jugger League email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. a request to join. You will then be sent the bank account details for the bank transfer to pay for membership. Please note you will be required to provide your real name and address.

 

What does it cost to join?

$50 per annum

 

Why should I join?

The cost of membership is very low compared to other sports or activities.

Your membership is spent on insurance, incorporation fees, the website, national tournaments and funding your local club.

Local club funding is used on gear repair, equipment purchase and social events.

 

What is the membership structure?

There are members and ordinary members.

 

How do I become an ordinary member?

If you have been a member for at least 12 months you can apply for ordinary membership. You will need to be sponsored by a current ordinary member. To apply, have your sponsor email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . At the next AJL Exec meeting your ordinary member sponsorship will be discussed (in terms of sportsmanship/fair play, being an active member etc) and voted on. You will be notified by writing whether or not you are successful.

 

What does membership provide me?

All members have the right to vote at the AGM and are covered by the AJL's public liability insurance. Ordinary members may stand for elected positions in the executive committee and can vote on any rulebook changes.

 

When and how often are meetings?

The AGM occurs sometime between July and September. AJL Exec meetings happen at least every 4 months (usually more often) to discuss membership applications, ratify payments and work on growing Jugger as a sport nationally.

 

How can I vote by proxy?

Through the completion of the proxy form here, a member may confer their rights to another individual provided the completed proxy form is received by the AJL Exec before the start of the meeting. A proxy may be a member or another person, so long as they will be physically or digitally present at the meeting. The proxy can vote or voice opinions, and is also conferred the authority to demand or join in demanding a secret ballot. The proxy may vote as the proxy considers appropriate.