The OC6 outrigger season commences in September and finishes at the end of July. The OC1 and OC2 season commences in August and finishes in December. Membership includes club membership and insurance component, fees for the new season are due by the 30th September yearly
New members can paddle up to three times before joining AOCRA and our club. New Members who join and pay full year membership fees by September will receive membership for the entire coming season. AOCRA fees (insurance) are renewed annually on the date you join.
AOCRA fees are the responsibility of each member to pay online. Go to www.aocra.com.au and click on ‘join as a new member’, then click ‘apply as a new member’, the zone you should select is the SQzone and the club is ‘Outrigger Australia’ – the rest of the information is your personal details. The club secretary will be notified via email that you have joined AOCRA and if you have also paid your club membership fees, the secretary will activate your AOCRA membership.
Annual Club Membership fee for a single adult comprises:
- Palm Beach Currumbin Sports Club Membership
- 2-3 fully coached training sessions per week during the OC6 season
- Commercial insurance and canoe insurances
- Maintenance for Canoes and equipment
- Council Rates and Lease
- Club administration including bookkeeping, accountant,
- PO Box, postage and Fair trading registration
- AOCRA affiliation
One off payment of $270.00 (which includes a $50.00 fundrasing levy) this due by 30th September yearly (or after 3 free paddling sessions for new members).
** note – members who have outstanding debts to the club are unable to transfer to another club or renew their membership with their existing club until all fees have been paid.
Other Club Memberships
Juniors — $25.00, you have to pay $45.00 to AOCRA for your insurance, and pay for your race fees. www.aocra.com.au and your race fees.
Social Members (unable to paddle in canoes) — $50.00
Please note that all membership fees must be paid in full by the 19th January 2013 to ensure currency of membership and eligibility to compete in Outrigger Regattas. If you are going to experience hardship you may apply to the Committee in writing to receive an extension of time.
Race Fees are usually $20.00 for seniors and $10.00 for junior races. Race Fees for change over races are more expensive and also involve a cost to hire a support boat