Constitution

Club Constitution

1) Objectives

The objectives of the club are to promote, encourage and administer Modern Pentathlon (fencing, pistol shooting, swimming, running and riding or any combination thereof) at all levels.

The club shall (among its other activities);
a) seek the largest possible student membership, and provide the opportunities and facilities for them to train in the events of Modern Pentathlon;
b) select, organise and train Varsity teams;
c) maintain a sound financial situation.

2) Officers

The officers of the club (all of whom shall act in an honorary capacity only) shall be:
a) President
Men's Captain
Ladies' Captain
Senior Treasurer (to be a member of the Senate)
Junior Treasurer
Secretary
b) Committee members without portfolio;
c) Honorary posts as deemed appropriate by the current committee.

3) Membership

Student membership is available to all members of Cambridge University only and entitles the member to:-
a) attend all club training session,
b) compete for CUMPC in any competitions for which they are eligible,
c) stand and vote on incoming posts at the club AGM

Associate membership is also available to all non members of Cambridge University and entitles the member to:-
a) attend all club training sessions,
b) compete for CUMPC in any competitions for which they are leigible:-
i) If entering open competitions as an individual they will entered under the auspices of CUMPC (associate/old blue)
ii) In the case of team competitions associates may enter as an associate team
iii) In the event of insufficient numbers to form a uniquely student or associate team a mixed team may be formed to compete as the lowest ranked student team.

Students may gain membership of the club by paying an annual subscription fee. Associates may gain membership by paying an elevated subscription fee subject to their being considered suitable by the committee. Suitability to be confirmed by a unanimous committee decision:

i) Not for established pentathletes other than full blues,
ii) For old blues although they will be encouraged to join SLOBs and to be active in promoting that club,
iii) For individuals who would otherwise not be able to participate in the sport,
iv) For honorary committee members.