General Rules

  • Please book onto a Rally no later than 5 days prior to the start of the rally. However, members who book with less than 10 days notice may not get a rally plaque and will need to contact the rally officer to see if there is space.

  • Some Rallies may require a non-refundable deposit.

  • Direction signs to Rallies will be displayed to assist members unless local authority restrictions prohibit this.

  • Please take your rubbish home with you, unless facilities have been made available.

  • Please display the reverse side of your rally envelope in the front window of your caravan at all times during the Rally.

  • All cancellations must be notified to the Rally Officers by 9am Wednesday prior to the Rally.

  • Members who fail to arrive after having previously booked will be charged any expenses incurred on their behalf, and will not be permitted to attend any West Sussex Centre Rally until this has been paid to the Centre Secretary.

  • When the red flag is flying on the Flagpole, vehicles must not be moved without prior permission of the Rally Officers.

  • Fire extinguishers should be carried in all vans and Fire Buckets placed adjacent to the van.

  • All members are respectfully reminded that any noise or other activities between 11pm and 8:30am must not cause annoyance to other ralliers.

  • Any case of excessive speeding on the rally field should be reported to any Officer or Committee Member.

  • The Committee request that generators are not used on normal weekend rallies.

Rally Rules

1. Unless otherwise stated, rallies start on Fridays at 4 pm or 5.30 pm if being held on School grounds. Members must not arrive before this time without prior consultation with the Rally Officer for that Rally. Rallies will close at the time stated by the Rally Officer.

2. The good name of the Caravan And Motorhome Club will be upheld by every member adhering to the Caravan Code at all times.

3. Caravan And Motorhome Club members only are entitled to attend Rallies. Membership cards must be carried and shown to the Hon. Secretary if so requested.

4. The Rally Officer has the right to site Caravans as they arrive.

5. Space saving is at the discretion of the Rally Officers. If the Rally Officers permit space-saving, this will be subject to availability.

6. On the Rally the Caravan must be in the charge of the Full, Joint or Family Member. Small tents will be allowed on the rally field, sited in place of your awning, with the permission of the Rally Officer.

7. A speed limit of 5 MILES PER HOUR is imposed on all vehicles on the site and must be strictly observed. Learner and unlicensed drivers must not drive on the rally field.

8. Motor Caravans and towing vehicles only are permitted to be driven on the rally field.

9. The towing vehicle must be parked immediately adjacent to the offside of the Caravan. All other vehicles must be parked in the visitors’ car park, and members receiving visitors are required to acquaint them with this rule.

10. Cycles must not be ridden on the Rally field.

11. Children must be under strict parental control at all times, whether on the rally field or at social events.

12. Dogs and Cats must be kept on a lead (not exceeding 10 feet in length) at all times and not permitted to foul the site. All animals, while being exercised around the rally field, must be kept under control and not allowed to roam at will.

13. Ball games, kite flying, Frisbees and boisterous games are not permitted in the vicinity of Caravans.

14. Barbecues must be sited a minimum of 3 metres from any car, caravan or awning.

15. Members must provide their own sanitation and containers must be emptied and cleaned at the point provided. Under no circumstances will such containers be cleaned or recharged in the vicinity of the drinking water taps.

16. Discipline.

  • a) The Committee is empowered to take disciplinary action against any member who, in their opinion, is guilty, either directly or by persons for whom he is answerable, of any misconduct at any of the Centre functions prejudicial to the good repute of the Centre, or the comfort or convenience of other members attending one of the Centre’s functions.

  • b) Disciplinary action may take the form of suspension from the Centre’s functions.

  • c) Any member who is disciplined under this rule has the right to be heard in person by the Committee.