Q1: Who can join Arsenal Singapore Club (ASC)?
Q2: How do I join?
Q3: What does it cost?
Q4: What types of membership are there?
Q5: What are the benefits?
Q6: What documents do I need to submit to join?
Q7: When will I receive my membership approval?
Q8: When can I collect my membership card and shirt?
Q9: When do I have to renew my membership?
Q10: What should I do if I lose or damage my membership card?
Q11: What happens if I discontinue my membership? Do I get a refund?
Q12: How can I become an ordinary member?
Q13: Who can be a sponsor and what does a sponsor have to do?
Q14: Who makes the decision whether to accept a membership application and how?
Q15: Who are the existing ordinary and committee members?
Q16: How do I apply for match tickets?
A: Any individual interested in supporting Arsenal Football Club, UK, and furthering the objectives of Arsenal Singapore Club.
A: Hand in a completed membership application form before any live televised game at Modesto's @ The Elizabeth and pay the fee to the club treasurer. IMPORTANT: We only accept new sign-ups IN PERSON, so you will need to come down to the club. We usually start accepting new sign-ups one hour before kick-off on match nights.
A: The current membership fees are S$50 for new members over 18 ($20 one-time sign-up fee + $30 per Premiership season), and $35 for new members under 18 ($20 one-time sign-up fee + $15 per Premiership season). Membership runs for one year, from 1 July to 30 June of the following year. The membership fees are the same throughout the year, i.e. there are no discounts for joining after the season has started.
A: There are three basic types of membership.
1) Associate member
All new members become 'associate members' of the club. An associate member can participate in meetings and club events, join discussions and provide feedback on club activities.
2) Ordinary member
There are 30 'ordinary members' of the club. An ordinary member can participate in meetings and club events, vote at AGMs and EGMs, stand for office to the executive committee, join discussions and influence the decision making process of club activities.
3) Committee member
There are 10 committee members, who are also ordinary members and are responsible for running the club. The committee is formed each year by an election at an AGM.
A: All members receive:
A membership card.
A Polo shirt with the official Arsenal Singapore logo.
20% Discount on food and beverages at all Modesto outlets.
Offers on merchandise from ASC and from Arsenal FC.
Access to match tickets at Emirates Stadium through ASC.
Members can also participate in club activities, such as joining with other Arsenal fans to watch live games and attend other club events.
A: For Associate Membership:
- “Arsenal Singapore Club Application Form”
For Ordinary Membership:
- “Upgrade Membership Application Form” (by the applicant)
- “Membership Check List” (by a sponsor)
A: All applicants are treated as “pre-approved” upon making full payment of membership dues and submission of application form.
In the event of unsuccessful application the committee will notify the applicant. A full refund will be made.
A: Barring unforeseen circumstances new members will usually be notified within 2 – 3 weeks of application that his/her membership card and shirt is ready for collection.
A: Membership runs from 1 July to 30 June each year. Memberships must be renewed before 1 Aug to be considered as continuous. Any renewals after 1 Aug will be treated as new applications and will be subject to the sign-up fee in addition to the yearly fee.
A: No - there are no refunds.
A: If there is a vacancy among the 30 ordinary member positions, existing associate members can apply to change their status. The member should submit the documents detailed in Q6 to a committee member.
A: Any existing ordinary member can sponsor an associate member to become an ordinary member. The sponsor must submit the “Ordinary Member Sponsor Check List”.
A: The committee will discuss the application and make decisions on a case-by-case basis. The decision is made by voting.
A: The ordinary members are the founding members of ASC. The committee consists of ordinary members. The committee is responsible for general operating policies, procedures, guidelines, and other related matters affecting the ASC as a whole. Any changes to the status of Executive Board and its committee member need to be submitted to ROSES.
|President and Events :||Kevin Tan|
|Vice President :||Tiong Jin Yan|
|Secretary and Social Media Comms :||James Butler|
|Treasurer :||Ben Chia|
Committee members and responsibilities:
|Vice-Secretary & Match Tickets Manager :||Eric Ong|
|Vice-Treasurer :||Umarani Jayapal|
|Football Team Manager & Community Events :||Shaiful Rahman|
|Community Events :||Eric Luah|
|Merchandise Manager :||Zac Leong|
|Web Admin :||Elinus Liga
|Merchandise & Web Support :||Steve Tan
A: Arsenal Singapore members are entitled to apply for match tickets one month after becoming a member. For further details, see our "Tickets" section.