1.0 Name & Address
1.1 The club will be called Bulkington
Wargaming Club. It will be based in the Bulkington Village
Centre, School Road, Bulkington, Bedworth.
2.1 To provide the opportunity for
members to participate in the hobby of collecting, painting and
gaming with tabletop wargame miniatures and game systems.
3.1 Membership of the club is gained
by attending more than half of the meetings in a running year.
There will be a 3-month probationary period before membership
3.2 Club meetings are open to non-members
who can make use of the club facilities upon payment of the standard
meeting ticket price, whether playing or not.
3.3 A record of attendance will be
kept in a register book or database.
3.4 Members must be 8 years old or
more (or be at high school) to attend the club or become a member.
Club officials and signatories must be 18 years or older.
4.0 Club Assets
4.1 The assets of the club (gaming
equipment, cash in hand and cash at the bank) belong to the members.
4.2 If the club should ever close
the assets will be distributed to the current members as evenly
as possible. Current members at any time will be those who have
attended more than half the meetings in the previous 12 months,
or since records began (whichever is the shorter).
5.0 Club Officials
5.1 Significant decisions will be
made by majority vote of club members at a normal meeting. Club
officials may make decisions on day to day running and expenditure
of up to £50
5.2 The members will appoint four
Club Officials, who will share the roles of Secretary, Membership
Secretary, Treasurer and Cartaker.
6.0 Club Funds
6.1 Club funds will be administered
through a bank or building society account which is designed for
6.2 There will be four signatories
to the club bank account, one of whom will be the club Treasurer.
Any two of the signatories must sign club cheques and make cash
6.3 The Treasurer will keep a record
of transactions on club funds showing all credits, debits and
the current balance. The record will be available for inspection
by any club member.
6.4 A receipt will be obtained for
all club expenditure. This will be checked by the Treasurer and
then discarded. If the Treasurer commits expenditure then the
receipt will be checked by one other signatory and then discarded.
7.0 Voting & club decisions
7.1 Decisions regarding the club,
including amendment of club rules, will be made by majority vote
at normal club meetings.
7.2 The Club Secretary will keep
a record of significant decisions taken at club meetings. The
record will be available for inspection by any club member.
7.3 Only current members (not visitors)
7.4 There will be an Annual General
Meeting to discuss the general direction of the club and forthcoming
These rules are intended to make the BWC
enjoyable for all who visit.
1.1 The room we use is large and un-carpeted,
so noise carries very well, please try to keep the volume of games
down, as it can soon become overpowering. If you find it necessary
to raise your voice to be heard, it's too load.
2.1 If you intend to bring food and drink to the
club, please purchase it before you come, we would prefer it if
you did not leave the building once you have arrived.
2.2 Other patrons use the room after us, so please
dispose of all rubbish in the bins provided, do not leave it for
others to deal with.
3.0 Smoking & Drinking
3.1 Smoking is not allowed at the Club, if you
find it necessary to smoke please do so outside, however dispose
of cigarettes in the bins provided, not on the floor.
3.2 Alcohol is not permitted on site.
4.1 Fighting (be it light-hearted)
is not allowed at the BWC, if you find it necessary to
fight, do it elsewhere.
4.2 Members should not need to leave
the Beaumont Room, except to use the Toilets or to smoke. If you
do need to leave, please inform
one of the Club Officials.
5.1 Toilets are provided on site, please treat
them as you would at your own home.
5.2 There are fire extinguishers provided in the
room. DO NOT play with them.
5.3 The Beaumont Room is also used by the Youth
Club, and they store some items in the room. They are not for
use of the BWC.
6.0 Property & Damage
6.1 Anything brought to the club is done so at
your own risk, the BWC can not be held responsible for
any loss or damage.
6.2 Take care when handling the clubs assets,
remember that as a member, it belongs to you. Any damaged items
will need to be repaired or replaced, which means other purchases
for the club will have to be postponed.
6.3 Anyone found stealing, or vandalising property,
will be permanently banned from the BWC, and if necessary
the authorities will be called.
7.1 These rules are to ensure the enjoyment of
the visitors to the BWC, however it may be necessary to
enforce them from time to time.
7.2 Anyone continually breaking the rules will
have membership privileges removed. And in extreme cases they
could be banned, the Club Officials will make these decisions.