GENERAL TICKET POLICY
All tickets are sold for ground admission unless otherwise stated. Ground admission allows you to be seated anywhere in the ground with the exception of the members/hospitality areas.
Tickets in advance are classed as the day prior to the match day.
|IN ADVANCE ON THE DAY||IN ADVANCE ON THE DAY|
|LV=Insurance County Championship||£16 £19||FREE FREE|
|Royal London Cup||£10 £15||KIDS FOR A QUID KIDS FOR A QUID|
ENTRY TO THE GROUND SHALL CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE OF THE GROUND REGULATIONS
- “Club” means Worcestershire County Cricket Club
- “Ground” means this cricket ground and all locations owned occupied or utilised by the Club
- “Match” means any cricket match or event taking place at the Ground
All matches are played in accordance with the rules and regulations of the England and Wales Cricket Board
- Admission to the Ground and the right to remain in the Ground is at the sole discretion of the Club.
- The Club excludes to the maximum extent permitted by law any liability for loss, injury, or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.
- No guarantees can be given by the Club that a Match will take place at a particular time or on a particular date and the Club reserves the right to reschedule the Match without notice and without any liability whatsoever.
- In the event of the postponement or abandonment of the Match, refunds (if any) will be made in accordance with the rules of the competition in question and/or the terms and conditions under which the tickets were issued. The Club will have no further liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any indirect or consequential loss or damage, such as (but not limited to) loss of enjoyment or travel costs.
- All persons seeking entrance to the Ground acknowledge the Club’s right to search any person entering the Ground and to refuse entry to or eject from the Ground any person refusing to submit to such a search. All bags will be searched at the point of entry and any prohibited items will be confiscated.
- All persons entering the Ground must be in the possession of a valid ticket or pass for that match. Such ticket or pass must be produced for inspection if requested by a steward or other representative of the Club.
- Whilst present in the Ground, persons must always comply with the instructions or directions given by a steward or other representative of the Club.
- The following articles must not be brought within the Ground – knives, fireworks, smoke canisters, air-horns, whistles, drums, musical instruments, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, laser devices, drones, glass vessels, metal or wooden fixed poles and any other articles that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the ground.
- At County Championship and Royal London One Day Cup group stage games a maximum of 4 cans of beer or equivalent or 70cl of wine and food and soft drinks may be brought into the Ground. No alcohol shall be brought into the Ground for T20, Royal London Cup One Day Quarter Final or Semi Final, International/Tourist fixtures or any other event held at the Ground.
- No person shall drive a motorised vehicle within the Ground at more than the permitted speed limit of 5mph.
- No guarantees can be given by the Club that all areas of the Ground will be open on any given day. The Club reserves the right to close certain areas of the Ground at its sole discretion.
- Nobody may stand in any seating area whilst cricket play is in progress. Persistent standing in seated areas whilst cricket play is in progress is strictly forbidden and may result in ejection from the Ground.
- The obstruction of gangways, access ways, exits and entrances, stairways and like places is strictly forbidden. Nobody entering the Ground shall be permitted to climb any structures within the Ground.
- Smoking of cigarettes or electronic cigarettes are only permitted in the designated areas (hard standing parking area behind the new scoreboard and the car parking area at the rear of the ladies’ pavilion/marquee). Smoking is not permitted on the grassed picnic area or behind the Basil D’Oliveira Stand. Smoking is also prohibited in any building or under any permanent structure. Refusal to comply with this will lead to ejection from the Ground.
- The Club aims to create an environment within the Ground where no individual, group or organisation experiences discrimination or acts in a discriminatory manner on the basis of a Protected Characteristics (as defined in the Equality Act 2010 from time to time – which at the time of writing are age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation).The Club has adopted the ECB Anti-Discrimination Code. This Code forms part of the ECB’s continuing efforts to maintain the integrity, diversity, and inclusivity of cricket.
16 The use of threatening behaviour, foul or abusive language, obscene chanting, or any form of discriminatory abuse towards other spectators, staff, playing staff & officials is strictly forbidden and will result in arrest/or ejection from the Ground. This could lead to further action by the Club including, but not limited to, the withdrawal of membership (without reimbursement) and other benefits. Any article of clothing worn within the Ground with abusive, obscene or racial abuse on them will not be permitted and any individual wearing any such article of clothing will be ejected from the Ground.
- The throwing or discharge of any object or missile within the Ground without lawful authority or excuse will result in ejection from the Ground or even arrest.
- It is forbidden to enter the playing area or any adjacent areas at any time unless authorised by a steward or any other representative of the Club.
- Persons appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be admitted into the Ground and any person whose behaviour is likely to upset/distress other spectators due to them being under the influence of alcohol or drugs whilst in the Ground will be asked to leave the Ground or be ejected if they refuse.
- No goods (including literature) of any nature may be offered either free or for sale by any person within the Ground without the express written permission of the Club.
- No sponsorship, promotional or marketing materials may be brought into, used, or displayed by any person within the Ground without the express written permission of the Club.
- Tickets are not transferable and may not be offered for sale without the prior written permission of the Club. Any tickets offered for sale may be confiscated by any steward, officer of the Club or any police officer.
- Any person damaging or defacing the Club’s property will be ejected from the ground and prosecuted.
- CCTV cameras are in use around and in the ground and the Club may itself use or pass to the Police, cricket authorities or other relevant organisations, any recordings for use in any proceedings.
- Dogs are allowed in the Ground for County Championship games and Royal London One Day Cup group stage games but must always be kept on a lead. Failure to comply with this rule will lead to the person being asked to leave the ground. Dogs are not allowed in any bar or restaurant areas unless they are Assistance dogs. No dogs are permitted into the Ground for T20, Royal London One Day Cup Quarter Final or Semi Final, International/Tourist fixtures or any other event held at the Ground unless they are Assistance dogs.
- The Club strongly advises that owners who bring dog/dogs with them in a car have a duty of care to that animal and no animal should ever be left unattended in any motor vehicle whilst on the club premises. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to you being ejected from the Ground and prosecuted.
27 The reserving of seats for friends who have not yet arrived in the Ground is not in the spirit of fair play to other spectators. Spectators are therefore kindly requested to refrain from this practice. The Club reserves the right to remove any items reserving such seats.
- Accessible seating is provided around the Ground for the use by people with disabilities. People without disabilities are respectfully requested not to use these areas without the approval of a steward.
- In relation to the cricket match taking place at the ground spectators are not permitted to use a mobile telephone, tablet, laptop, computer or other kind of communication device to either (i) communicate or in any way transmit any form of commentary, data or other material, for any kind of betting or corrupt or unlawful purpose; or (ii) conduct continuous betting trading activity.
- Any person at the Ground who is reasonably suspected by the Club (or its appointed nominees, including but not limited for such purposes to the anti-corruption officials and any other representatives of the England and Wales Cricket Board) of acting in breach of this provision during any cricket match unconditionally acknowledges, accepts and agrees that:
- they must, upon request by the Club (or its appointed nominees), provide their name and address and an explanation for their suspicious conduct (including full details of the nature of his/her suspicious communications); and
- they may be photographed and/or filmed by the Club (or its appointed nominees); and
- any such names, addresses, photographs, and films may be shared between each of the ECB, all the other first class county clubs, relevant official cricket authorities and any relevant police and crime prevention authorities,
for the purposes of any criminal investigations or proceedings, and/or in connection with any investigation into a potential breach of domestic or international cricket anti-corruption rules and/or to enable the ECB and the other first-class clubs to give reciprocal effect to any ban on entry which is subsequently imposed by the Club pursuant to this provision. Personal data collected under this provision will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. A person providing their personal data may have rights in respect of their data under the Act and any questions regarding the handling of personal data should be addressed to the Club which is the data controller for the purposes of the Act.
Any person who it is reasonably suspected is in breach of this provision accepts that they may be immediately ejected from the Ground (without any financial or other compensation) and prohibited from entering the ground and any other cricket ground under the control of either the ECB or any first class county club for life or such other period as the Club deems appropriate in its sole and absolute discretion.
The Club reserves absolutely the right to refuse entry to the Ground or eject from the Ground any person that fails (or in the Club’s reasonable opinion is likely to fail) to comply with any of the Ground Regulations or whose presence within the Ground is or could (in the Club’s reasonable opinion) constitute a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to any other person. This could lead to further action by the Club including, but not limited to, the withdrawal of Membership (without reimbursement) and other benefits.
Worcestershire County Cricket Club
For school groups attending wishing to attend an Specsavers County Championship match, the party will be given free admission providing they pre-arrange their visit with the Club.
For any other format, the school group will be given one free adult ticket for every ten children if purchased in advance.
To book a visit for your school party please call the Ticket Office on 01905 337921.