Rules

You can download a copy of  the rules here 500 Club Rules

DCA 500 Club Rules

1. The DCA 500 Club is a small society lottery administered by the Danbury Community Association (Trust) Ltd (the DCA), Sports & Social Centre, Dawson Field, Main Road, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4NQ.

2. The purpose of the DCA 500 Club is to raise funds to support the DCA and in particular to provide funds:

· To finance the cost of installing solar panels on the roof of the DCA
· To provide finance for future projects as determined by the DCA Board of Directors.

3. The DCA 500 Club is open to anyone over the age of 18 (proof of age may be demanded). A purchaser of a share becomes a member in the DCA 500 Club. Members are entitled to hold a maximum of 10 shares. Staff and Directors of the DCA are permitted to purchase shares in the club.

4. Each share shall be allocated a unique draw number. A single draw ticket will be issued for each share purchased showing the unique draw number allocated. The number of draw numbers is not limited to 500.

5. Members may leave the DCA 500 Club at any time giving notice of one calendar month but no subscription monies will be returned and the Member’s Draw number(s) will continue to be drawn until the subscription expires. Any decision by the DCA to end the lottery will be by one month’s notice to all members.

6. DCA 500 Club shares have no redeemable value on cancellation.

7. All subscriptions to the DCA 500 Club will be at the rate of £60 (sixty pounds) per annum payable by cheque debit/credit card or £5 monthly in advance payable by standing order on 1st of each month.

8. 50% of monthly income will be paid to Members in 3 prizes calculated using the ratio 3:2:1 and rounded up to the nearest £. The total monthly prizes will be set on a pro-rata basis of the actual income received that month at the time of each draw.

9. The remaining income will be paid to the DCA to fund the cost of the solar panels project.

10. A draw will be made on the 2nd Monday of each calendar month and the date and time of the draw will be displayed on the DCA website www.danbur ysportscentre.co.uk. All DCA 500 Club members are entitled to attend the draw, which will be held in the presence of at least 2 members of the DCA and either the Manager or a Director of the DCA. Prize winning numbers will be drawn at random using a computer random number generating application. In a monthly draw, only one prize will be awarded to any unique draw number.

11. Winners will be notified by e-mail and announced on the DCA website. Prizes will be paid by cheque sent within 5 days of the draw by first class post to the last known address held by the DCA 500 Club. Any prize cheque not cashed within 6 months will be deemed a donation to the DCA.

12. No DCA 500 Club member will be included in the draw if the monthly subscription has not been received. It is the responsibility of each member to make sure they have paid their subscription.

13. Administration of the DCA 500 Club will be controlled by the DCA. The Rules of the DCA 500 Club may be amended by the DCA Board of  Directors at any time and any such changes will be published on the DCA website.

14. The decision of the DCA Board of Directors shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the operation of the DCA 500 Club.

15. DCA 500 Club accounts shall be kept by the Treasurer and be examined annually with the DCA formal accounts.

16. In joining the DCA 500 Club all Members agree to abide by these rules.

17. The DCA is registered with Chelmsford City Council to run a Small Societies Lottery under the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 section 44, Registration No 0018.

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