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South London Centre Rules & General Information

 

RALLY CONDUCT
The use of a rally site is a privilege; it is your responsibility to see that this privilege is not abused. Please therefore observe the Caravan Code and uphold the good name of the Club and the South London Centre.
All Rally-goers are expected to observe the Rules of The Caravan Club and the South London Centre which have been prepared in the general interest and comfort of all members. The Rally Officers concerned will settle any matters arising there from and their decisions will be final. No advertising for commercial gain is normally allowed on the rally field. Ensure that only essential caravan equipment is visible outside the caravan. If in an emergency washing has to be dried, please prevent it from being an eyesore.

 
DRIVING & SAFETY
RESTRICT YOUR SPEED TO 5MPH (WALKING SPEED) ON THE RALLY FIELD.
Club insurance does not permit learner drivers on the rally field. ONLY FULLY QUALIFIED AND INSURED DRIVERS ARE PERMITTED TO DRIVE ON THE RALLY FIELD. DRIVERS OF ADDITIONAL VEHICLES AND VISITORS SHOULD REPORT TO THE RALLY OFFICE REGARDING PARKING ARRANGEMENTS.
PETS
Dogs and other pets must be kept under control at all times and ON A TETHERED LEAD when on site. The lead must not allow the pet to reach adjacent caravans, awnings and vehicles - to foul other peoples property or exceed a maximum of 10 feet in length, whichever is the shortest. Pets likely to be aggressive and/or cause personal injury must be muzzled. ALL excreta to be collected by owners if dogs foul on the rally field.

YELLOW FLAG

If a yellow flag is flying on the flagpole, vehicle movement is restricted, in order to minimise damage to the field. Members leaving the field will not be allowed back on with their vehicles, until conditions improve and the yellow flag is removed.
BOOKING
Please send completed Rally Slips, which must be accompanied by the full remittance, to reach the Rally Officer by the date stated on the rally form. Cheques are not banked until immediately prior to the rally/event at the earliest, unless otherwise advised by the Rally Officer concerned.
If you have been unable to book as requested, you will still be welcomed provided there is a pitch available. However, you may not be guaranteed either a rally plaque or social entertainments for late bookings, unless a space is available. Rally plaques are only available to members who attend the rally with their outfit.
ARRIVAL & SITING
Unless otherwise stated, rallies commence on Friday at 4pm. Do NOT arrive later than 9pm on Friday or earlier than 10am on Saturday unless previously arranged with the Rally Officer.
Caravans must be sited as directed by the Rally Officer. Saving of pitches is discouraged in this Centre, but it is at the discretion of the Rally Officer. The towing vehicle should be parked on the offside of the sited caravan unless otherwise directed.
NOISE AND GAMES
Make sure that your children do not become a nuisance to other caravanners. Do not let them play around the caravans with hard balls, kites bicycles etc. Any damage incurred would be the parent's responsibility. Consider your neighbours when using a radio, television or having a party. Keep the volume at a level that will not cause annoyance. PLEASE keep all noise to a minimum after 11pm. Generators are NOT to used between 9pm and 10am except in an emergency or for official business and with the Rally Officers approval.
SANITATION
Your own toilet is a must. Toilet disposal points will be provided whenever possible. If you use a toilet tent it must be sited alongside your caravan i.e. close to a blank exterior wall. Empty your toilet at the official disposal point only. Toilets must be sealed in transit and NEVER taken to drinking water points. Wastewater containers should be emptied as necessary and not allowed to overflow. Rubbish disposal facilities may be provided; otherwise all rubbish MUST be taken home with you. The site must be kept tidy and left clear of litter.
Mains water supply will be available.
TENTS
Pup tents will be allowed on the rally field, but the rallier's must report to the Rally Officers before erecting any form of tent. The Rally Officers decision on acceptability is final.
BARBEQUES AND FIRE PRECAUTIONS
Barbecues should not cause inconvenience to others and care should be taken to avoid fire. Please take care NOT to light barbeques close to gas bottles, cars and awnings. It is recommended that a red plastic bucket marked FIRE be placed adjacent to the caravan A frame.
COMPLAINTS
If a complaint is made to the Rally Officers or a member of the Committee, the right is reserved, if necessary, to expel any person or property attending a rally. Justification will be required before this action is taken.
LOSS OR DAMAGE
All persons attending rallies and social events do so entirely at their own risk. No responsibility for persons or property is accepted by the Centre or The Caravan Club Ltd.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Any question of refunds will be left to the discretion of the Rally Officer depending upon circumstances.
TOWING ASSISTANCE BY 4X4 VEHICLES IN ADVERSE CONDITIONS
  1. No responsibility is accepted by the Club, or by the owner or driver of the tow vehicle.
  2. Members are requested to contribute 1 per tow to the 4x4 driver's costs.
  3. If an outfit requires separate tows i.e. car then caravan, a contribution is expected for each tow.
  4. Members are advised to carry their own tow ropes and to be familiar with towing points of their vehicles.

South London Centre Rules for Competitions

 

Richard Strong Challenge Cup
Is to be awarded for the Brain of South London 
Stanley Mayer Cup
To be presented to the person attending the most South London Rallies in the year (AGM to Nominations)
Alfie Piper Rose Bowl
Up to three 7"x5" colour prints may be entered and the scene must be appertaining to caravanning. The theme for 2018 is 'Rally in the Rain'

Leatherdale Cup

The Ladies of the Centre decide each year the subject of the competition
Parker Shield
For the South London member returning the fastest time in the reversing competition at the National Rally or Southern Centres Rally.
Shepherd Cup
The committee will decide the person, who on merit, deserves to be presented with the trophy.
Ron Pearce Cup
For the member either towing their caravan or driving a motor home the greatest number of miles in the year in the British Isles. Mileage to begin when leaving Nominations Rally and to finish at the arrival of Nominations Rally of the following year. You can claim for all South London Rallies attended and 50% of the mileage claimed in non South London Rallies. (i.e. 1000 miles with SLC and 500 miles non.) Claims to be handed to the Hon Secretary at the Nominations Rally.
Bill Marshall Fishing Cup
To be awarded to the adult male winner of the Centre fishing competition.
French Family Ladies Fishing Shield
To be awarded to the adult lady winner of the Centre fishing competition.
John Sands Shield
To be awarded to any member nominated for outstanding efforts or achievements during the year. All nominations should be in by Nominations Rally.
Micky Branch Humour Trophy

To be awarded to any member nominated for the most humour brought to the Centre during the year. All nominations must be submitted by the Nominations Rally.

The above competitions are open to all South London members and registered family members, eighteen years of age and over and no proxy entries will be allowed.

The Junior cups are the Jim Braun Trophy for Boys and the Jim Braun Trophy for Girls. The Youth members decide each year the subject of the competitions.

ALL TROPHIES WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE A.G.M. AND RETURNED TO THE CHAIRMAN OR A COMMITTEE MEMBER BY THE FOLLOWING YEARS NOMINATIONS RALLY.