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2022-23 SACA Membership Renewals

Now is the time to renew your SACA Membership for the 2022-23 season!

   

 

 2022-23 is shaping up to be one of our most anticipated seasons of cricket yet, and we want you to be part of the action.
 
Your membership and match day experience is SACA’s priority. This season you can look forward to enjoying the lively cricket atmosphere SACA Members have enjoyed for more than 150 years.
 
The information below outlines key membership details regarding the 2022-23 season, including:
  • The Reserved Seat Membership
  • The SACA Big Bash Membership
  • Membership Fees and Dates
  • Transferable Associate Cards
  • Members’ Children or Grandchildren Under 10 Years of Age
  • Summer of Dining
  • Credit Program
  • Absentee List (putting your Membership on hold)
  • 2022-23 Fixture
  • Member Communications and By-Laws
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Reserved Seat Membership

Reserved Seat Memberships for the 2022-23 season are sold out.  You can join the Reserved Seat Membership waitlist here.

If you are a renewing Member or received a New Member Offer for the 2022-23 season you must still renew/accept in order to be eligible to join the Reserved Seat Membership waitlist. Next season, the current Reserved Seat Members will have first access to renew into their seats for the 2023-24 season for a select period of time. After this time, and depending on availability, SACA will advise the Reserve Seat waitlist (in order of registration), if Reserved Seat Membership is available.

The Reserved Seat Membership is a brand new membership class on offer to our Members for the first time this season.

The Reserved Seat Membership is designed for Members who want the benefits of Full, Country or Junior Membership, plus the confidence of a reserved seat at Adelaide Oval for all Cricket Australia international matches and Adelaide Strikers matches. Arrive at your leisure to your reserved seat for each match.

As a Reserved Seat Member, if you intend to purchase a Transferable Associate Card (season long guest pass) you will also have the option to upgrade to a Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card, so that your guest can also enjoy a reserved seat beside you.

The Reserved Seat Membership is available for you to upgrade to at the point of renewing your membership.

Click here to find out more about the Reserved Seat Membership and see the Reserved Seat Members' Area map.
 
SACA Big Bash Membership

The SACA Big Bash Membership is a new membership class that grants access to every Adelaide Strikers match including finals at Karen Rolton Oval and Adelaide Oval. This new membership class is made for Adelaide Strikers fans who just want access to the SACA Members’ Area but aren’t looking for access to international and other domestic cricket.

If you choose to shift to SACA Big Bash Membership this season, you will no longer be entitled to many of the rights and benefits of Full/Country/Junior SACA Membership. 

Full, Country or Junior Members who downgrade to a SACA Big Bash Membership, and later wish to upgrade to Full, Country or Junior Membership again, will be required to re-join the Full/Country/Junior Membership waitlist, wait to receive an offer and pay the Full/Country/Junior Membership Entrance Fee. The current Full/Country/Junior Membership waitlist length is approximately 4-5 years.

If you would like to shift to a SACA Big Bash Membership, please contact SACA Member Services on (08) 8300 3232 during the renewal period.

Click here to find out more about the SACA Big Bash Membership.

To help you decide which Membership is for you, we have compiled a list of benefits for each class of membership:

 
 
 
Membership Fees and Dates
Membership
Class
Membership
Subscription Fee

Full Membership

$395
Country Membership $340
Junior Membership $225
Transferable Associate Card  $425
Adult Reserved Seat Membership $545
Junior Reserved Seat Membership $375
 Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card  $575
SACA Big Bash Membership (Adult) $205
SACA Big Bash Membership (Junior) $70

 

Membership Payment Dates:

  • The Membership payment is due by 11:59pm ACST 31 August 2022. A late fee of $50 will be applied after this date.
  • Any Members who have not paid their 2022-23 Membership fee by 11:59pm ACDT, 31 October 2022 will have their Membership cancelled by the SACA Board. 

Payment Options:

  • Online: Click on an icon above and login using your email address and password. If you do not know your password you can reset it by following the online instructions.
  • Telephone: Call Member Services on (08) 8300 3232 between 9am and 5pm ACST Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). Have your credit card and Membership number handy.
  • Mail (Credit Card, Money Order/Cheque)Complete the details on your membership form and return to SACA Membership Services, PO Box 545, North Adelaide SA 5006

Transferable Associate Cards

Transferable Associate Cards are back this season, available to Full, Country and Junior Members, and Reserved Seat Members. As noted above, Reserved Seat Members also have the option to upgrade to a Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card. You can purchase a Transferable Associate Card or a Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card (as applicable) at the point of renewing.

SACA Big Bash Members do not have the option to purchase a Transferable Associate Card but have the opportunity to purchase Daily Guest Passes for Adelaide Strikers matches only.

Members’ Children or Grandchildren Under 10 Years of Age

SACA Members’ children and grandchildren who are nine years of age or younger as at 1 September 2022 have free entry into Adelaide Oval when accompanying the SACA Member. For Full Members and Reserved Seat Members, this entitlement relates to Cricket Australia international and domestic cricket matches, including Adelaide Strikers matches. For SACA Big Bash Members, this entitlement relates to Adelaide Strikers matches only.

Summer of Dining

SACA Members can look forward to the premium Member events and experiences that make your membership all the more special. These include the SACA Members’ Test Match Dinner, Match Day Dining, and AFL Hospitality.

Adelaide Strikers Hospitality is back for its second season, offering elevated hospitality experiences for all SACA Members to purchase at a discounted Member rate. Click here to explore the available packages which will go on sale 10am Monday 1 August.

Summer of dining will go on sale at 9am Wednesday 28 September. More information on Summer of Dining is available here.

Credit Program

This season we are expecting a full summer of cricket at the Adelaide Oval. However, to give you peace of mind we are again offering a credit program. The credit program will only apply in the instance that COVID-19 restrictions result in lost International or BBL matches, beyond a specified minimum. Credits would apply towards the Members’ fees for the 2023-24 season.

Further details in relation to the credit program, including worked examples of how it would apply, are available here.

Absentee List

The Absentee List will return to the pre-pandemic criteria this season. SACA Members seeking absentee status will be required to meet the Absentee List criteria detailed in the 2022-23 Terms and Conditions.

To find out more about the Absentee criteria, click here.

To apply for the Absentee List, please complete an Absentee Application Form (along with your supporting documentation) which can be downloaded here.

2022-23 Fixture

2022-23 is shaping up to be one of our most anticipated seasons of cricket yet. This summer is headlined by two international fixtures, starting with the Men’s Dettol ODI against England on November 17 and the Men’s Day-Night Test Match against the West Indies on December 8-12.

Our Adelaide Strikers are gearing up for an exciting season off the back of successful campaigns in 2021-22 with both sides going to the wire in nail-biting finals. The New Year’s Eve tradition continues as our Strikers bring the fireworks on and off the field.

The SA Scorpions hope their six home matches this summer will help them go one step further, after storming into the WNCL Final last season. Our West End Redbacks have welcomed fresh talent to the squad for this season’s five Sheffield Shield matches and three Marsh One Day Cup matches in Adelaide.

Click here for the latest fixture information.

Member Communications and By-Laws

We will continue to predominantly use email to communicate with Members this season. We encourage you to ensure that your email address is kept up to date so that you don’t miss out on critical information, including any changes to access and fixtures.

The SACA website will be regularly updated as we approach the season, including match day information and relevant pandemic related arrangements. You can also find the latest SACA By-Laws here.


Frequently Asked Questions

When will renewals open for the 2022-23 season?

Membership renewals open Monday 25 July 2022.

You will have until Wednesday 31August 2022 to pay your SACA Membership Subscriptions fee, before a $50 late fee will be applied.

The final date to renew your Membership and purchase a Transferable Associate Card and Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card (for Reserved Seat Members) is Monday 31 October 2022. If you have not paid your Membership subscription fees by that date your Membership will be cancelled by the SACA Board, in accordance with SACA’s Membership By-Laws.

What are the SACA Membership fees?

The SACA Membership fees for 2022-23 are as follows:

  • Full Membership Subscription Fee: $395
  • Country Membership Subscription Fee: $340
  • Junior Membership Subscription Fee: $225
  • Adult Reserved Seat Membership Subscription Fee: $545
  • Junior Reserved Seat Membership Subscription Fee: $375
  • SACA Big Bash Membership Subscription Fee: Adult: $205, Junior: $70
  • Optional Addition- Transferable Associate Card: $425
  • Optional Addition for Reserved Seat Members- Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card: $575 

Will there be a traditional Members’ Area this season with unreserved seating?

Yes, it is anticipated that the SACA Members’ Area will return to its traditional model. For international match days, the Members’ Area will include unreserved seating in the Western Stand (excluding Bays 304 and 305, which are reserved for Reserved Seat Members and Daily Seat Holds), plus level 3 and sections of level 5 of the Riverbank Stand.

Will I be able to purchase a Transferable Associate Card?

Full, Country and Junior Members have the option each season to purchase one Transferable Associate Card.

Reserved Seat Members have the option each season to either purchase a Transferable Associate Card, or upgrade to a Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card, so that their guest can enjoy a reserved seat beside them.

SACA Big Bash Members do not have the option to purchase a Transferable Associate Card for the season, but instead can bring guests by purchasing Daily Guest Passes for Adelaide Strikers matches, subject to availability.

How much is a Transferable Associate Card this season?

Transferable Associate Cards (available to Full, Country, Junior Members, and Reserved Seat Members) are $425 each.

Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Cards (only available to Reserved Seat Members) are $575 each.

Will my children and grandchildren aged under 10 be allowed to attend with me for free?

Yes, children who are nine years of age or younger as at 1 September 2022 can gain free entry into Adelaide Oval and SACA Members’ Area if accompanying their parent or grandparent who is a SACA Member (subject to capacity constraints or any other COVID-19 related restrictions).

This benefit is not available to children/grandchildren of Transferable Associate Card holders or Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card holders.

For Full, Country, Junior and Reserved Seat Members, this entitlement relates to Cricket Australia international and domestic cricket matches, including Adelaide Strikers matches. For SACA Big Bash Members, this entitlement relates to Adelaide Strikers matches only.

Reserved Seat Members should note that if their child/grandchild under 10 years is not permitted to sit in the Reserved Seat Members’ Area, unless they have a Reserved Seat Transferable Associate Card and that seat is vacant. Accordingly, the Reserved Seat Member will be unable to sit in or use their reserved seat, given their responsibility for supervising that child or grandchild. (Both can however sit in the unreserved, first come first served seating in the general SACA Members’ Area).

Will I receive a plastic Member card?

You’ve told us how special it feels to hang your SACA Member Card around your neck on match days, so we’re bringing back the plastic Member Card this season.

More information about your Member Card will be communicated soon.

Can I apply to go Absentee this season?

The COVID-19-related “extenuating circumstances” criteria which expanded eligibility for the Absentee List during the past two seasons will no longer apply. SACA Members will be required to meet the traditional Absentee List criteria in order to put their membership on hold for the season, which requires that the Member is absent from South Australia for the full Membership year (1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023), or that extenuating circumstances apply.

To apply, please complete an Absentee Application Form and provide supporting documentation. The form can be downloaded from here

The fee to apply for placement on the Absentee List is $95.

Please note, SACA Big Bash Members apply for the Absentee List.

Will you be making new membership offers this season?

Yes, SACA is excited to be able to make a selected number of New Member Offers to the waitlist this season.

Will I have to redeem tickets to each cricket match day?

No, SACA Members can scan into the Adelaide Oval & SACA Members’ Area using their Membership Card.

You will not be required to redeem tickets to cricket matches through Ticketek.

This may change, if required to facilitate compliance with any COVID-19 restrictions or requirements.

Can I attend the ICC T20 World Cup with my SACA Membership?

ICC T20 World Cup access is not included in your SACA Membership. Instead, SACA Members were provided with a priority pre-sale opportunity to purchase tickets in February 2022.

Will a credit scheme apply if content is lost?

This season we are expecting a full summer of cricket at the Adelaide Oval. However, to give you peace of mind we are again offering a credit program.

A credit program will apply in the event that COVID-19 restrictions or requirements result in International or BBL matches, beyond a specified minimum, being lost or forced to proceed without crowds. It may also apply if venue capacity constraints due to COVID-19 restrictions or requirements materially and adversely impact the ability of SACA Members to access cricket matches across the 2022-23 season (as determined by SACA, at its discretion).

Further details in relation to the credit program, including the maximum credit amount applicable to each Membership class and worked examples of how it would apply, are available here.