Pay your SJA subs the simple way

SJA members must pay their subscription fee on January 1 to ensure that they continue to receive all the benefits of membership throughout 2010.

Make sure that your subs are paid without any hiccups in future by completing a standing order form now.

Forms are accessible here – print off a form and complete it, and then send it to Membership Secretary Bill Colwill as soon as possible (Bill’s postal address is on the form).

SJA membership – costing £30 for those based in or working in London and £20 for those in the regions – represents exceptional value. Your committee is already working on a number of initiatives which will be available exclusively to SJA members or will be heavily discounted for SJA members.

Benefits of membership include:

□ One copy of the Yearbook (retail value £12)

â–¡ The right to a profile in the Yearbook (value? To quote the credit card ad, “priceless”)

□ The regular SJA Bulletin (postage alone costs >£5 per year)

□ A £40 discount on tickets for the SJA British Sports Awards

□ A £40 discount on tickets to the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

□ A £20 discount on a guest ticket to the SJA Sports Awards

□ A £20 discount on a guest ticket to the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

â–¡ A £5 discount on the cost of attending each of the SJA’s sporting lunches (we staged six this year, involving Olympic champions Rebecca Adlington and Christine Ohuruogu, England rugby manager Martin Johnson and world champion Phil Taylor)

â–¡ Two Golf Days each year

â–¡ Discounted legal advice through the SJA lawyers

â–¡ An SJA press card

â–¡ The right to acquire the internationally recognised AIPS card

â–¡ The right to take part in other SJA activities – such as the Sky Bet Ashes Media betting challenge, which gave members £250-worth of free bets – as they arise.

First posted Nov 21

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