Cardiff Blues Supporters' Club Committee Summer Update
29 July 2013 15:32pm
Whilst you are all enjoying this lovely summer we are having, the committee of Cardiff Blues Supporters' Club are busy preparing for next season ...
Annual General Meeting
Our AGM is taking place at the Arms Park on Wednesday 7th August and by now, all of last season's members should have received an information pack relating to the meeting (either by email or by post), including a voting form for the Supporters'' Club Player of the Year Awards for last season. If you haven't yet received your pack, by all means drop us a line via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We have at least two vacancies on our committee this year so if you're interested in becoming more involved with us - we'd be delighted to hear from you! No previous experience is needed, all we ask is that you attend one committee meeting a month, help out on matchdays (on a rota basis) and contribute to some of our trips and events. Some of the things we do include writing articles for the match programme and website, manage our own communications channels including Twitter, email and Facebook, and raise money for charity - over £11,000 raised last season. We're always looking for new ideas, so if you're interested why not send us an email or give Chairperson Sarah a call on 07792 017784.
Membership for Adults costs just £10 and for Juniors (17 and under) it's only £5. We will be sending out our membership packs at the start of the new season and these will contain the 2013/14 member pin badge and this year's gift which is a branded can holder - perfect for keeping your cold drinks cool! You'll also get exclusive discounts on our away trips and other exciting membership benefits.
Trip to pre-season friendly at Worcester
We are running a bus to the game (Supporters' Club members and non members all welcome!) so why not leave the car at home and join the trip!
The bus will depart from Westgate St (Gate 3 Millennium Stadium) at 12pm, with the return trip leaving at approximately 6pm. If you are a member of the Supporters' Club for 2013/14 - the cost for an Adult is £12 and Juniors is £8, with non members costing £15 and £10 for adult/junior non members respectively.
All seats need to be paid for in full in advance and this can be done via the CBSC website (using the link above) now.
Cardiff Blues face Newport Gwent Dragons in a huge European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final on Saturday, April 4 - and you can celebrate pre and post-match with Cardiff Blues and the Cardiff Blues Supporters' Club at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park!
Cardiff Blues are hosting a special Open Evening this Wednesday night at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park to give prospective students and parents the chance to discover more about our new and exciting rugby education programme.
Our Cardiff Blues Rugby Camps return this Easter to give children right across our region the opportunity to participate in rugby during the holidays - and after selling out our last two camps you can book NOW to avoid any disappointment!
Supporters are being invited to get on their bike and gear up for an epic charity bike ride from Cardiff to Paris this June - with the last few places now available to raise vital funds for #StayStrongForOws
The players at Cardiff Blues will be hoping to play with some true Gallic flair for the rest of the Guinness PRO12 season - after the region teamed up with a successful French bistrot in the Welsh capital.
Cardiff Blues will be celebrating St David's Day when the region faces Edinburgh Rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 12.45pm) - with hundreds of children invited as part of our Regional Schools Day.
Fine footwear retailer The Brogue Trader - one of the official sponsors of Cardiff Blues - is celebrating after being recognised by the British Footwear Association at its annual Footwear Industry Awards.
Argentine ace Joaquin Tuculet scored a sensational try in the eighth minute of injury time as Cardiff Blues produced an astonishing finale to snatch victory over Connacht Rugby after an unbelievable Guinness PRO12 encounter.
A powerful second half surge from new table-toppers Munster Rugby saw the run in three tries and wrap up victory over Cardiff Blues as the Guinness PRO12 season resumed at the newly-developed Irish Independent Park.