Clan 30+ Charter
Article I Mission Statement
This gaming organization, called Clan 30+, exists for the purpose of entertainment and friendship. We are a group of friends who share a common vision regarding playing for fun and honor on the field of battle. Integrity, Humility and Empathy are our core values. We strive to present a mature attitude towards playing and are playing for the pure enjoyment of playing (as opposed to the mindset that we must win). However, along the way, if we should earn a league title, we will be happy to let everyone know that the “Old folks have kicked some butts!”
Article II Team Leaders
SECTION A – A Team Leader is elected by the Members of the Team. If no one person receives a majority of the votes cast, a runoff will be held between the top two vote getters. If the runoff results in a tie, there shall yet be another vote until there is a conclusive winner.
SECTION B – The Team Leader is responsible for all functions of his/her Team including, but not limited to, the following,
A Team Leader shall ensure that all Team Members meet the Clan 30+ Membership Standards.
A Team Leader shall ensure the Team Members conduct themselves within the Clan 30+ Membership Code of Conduct.
A Team Leader shall ensure that any game server bearing the 30+ name is operated according to the Clan 30+ Server Rules
A Team Leader shall have the authority to determine the level of punishment for a code of conduct violation.
A Team Leader shall maintain an up-to-date Roster for their Team and have it posted on the 30+ Web Site. The date each member joined Team 30+ shall be maintained within this Roster.
A Team Leader shall organize and obtain game servers as needed to compete and function as a Team.
A Team Leader shall ensure their Team is compliant with the rules of any League they are currently playing in.
A Team Leader shall recruit players for open slots on his/her Team as needed. Recruits can be dropped at any time, at the discretion of the Team Leader.
A Team Leader shall determine when to advance a recruit to a full Member and is responsible for conducting the vote as prescribed in Article III-3.
A Team Leader shall, if necessary, initiate the vote to expel a Member who is in breach of the 30+ Charter. The Team Leader shall conduct a vote that follows the same procedures as listed in Article III-3.
A Team Leader shall have the authority to pursue alliances with other external teams, upon discussion with the current team.
A Team Leader shall determine the method of selection for members of league teams within their team. League status is considered a privilege and requires the highest adherence to 30+ philosophy and codes of conduct
A Team Leader shall determine any Team specific rules and/or operating procedures (as long as they do not conflict with a Team 30+ rule or operating procedure) and post them on the Team's site
A Team Leader shall determine the method of selection and the number of other offices (i.e. Server Admins, Team Treasurer, etc) needed on their Team. Members serving in such offices, serve at the discretion of the Team Leader. In addition, if the Team Leader vacates his/her office for any reason, all other offices underneath him/her are considered vacated at the same time.
Article III Clan 30+ Membership Standards
SECTION A – A person MUST meet the following minimum membership standards:
A potential Recruit must be at least 18 years old to be a Junior Recruit symbolized by wearing the 30+r tag and 29.5 years old to become a Senior Recruit symbolized by the 30+R tag.
A Member must be at least 30 years old
To be eligible to be advanced to Member status, the candidate must go through a recruitment period of about three (3) months and then be voted upon by the rest of the team to determine full membership. The duration of the voting will be 7 days in order to give all members adequate time to cast their vote. The vote must be won with no more than one negative vote. In the case where there is only one negative vote, the Team Lead will have a conversation with the outstanding voter before making a final decision on acceptance.
SECTION B – 30+ Members may play in multiple teams or clans as long as the following conditions are met.
Playing on a second team or clan must not be in direct violation of any league rule for the mod you are playing.
The final decision rests with the team leader.
Clan 30+ in no way endorses the use of ‘ringers’ or any unsportsmanship conduct.
Article IV Clan 30+ Membership Code of Conduct
SECTION A – A Member or Recruit must conduct themselves, whether in forums, in email messages, or on servers within the following Code of Conduct:
Make no public charges of cheating. If you have proof, contact your Team Leader and they will pursue the matter as they determine best.
No trash talk. (i.e. swearing, racist comments, racist jokes, etc)
Always present yourself in a Mature manner. You are representing Clan 30+.
Do not abuse your Administrator privileges on 30+ Servers.
Discord Specific Conduct & Rules
For members AND non-members
SECTION B –Being a member of Discord is a privilege and not a right. If you abuse it, you will lose the privilege. They are here for all to enjoy. Respect all others regardless of their likes, dislikes, race, creed, or religious beliefs. Everyone has the right to maintain the atmosphere that is fun for everyone without vulgar, or abrasive language.
The mention or posting of political, religious, sexually discriminatory, or racially sensitive material is not allowed. This includes avatars, signatures, and pictures. This is a gaming clan, and only gaming and/or computer related topics, avatars, signatures, or pictures are allowed.
Your help is greatly appreciated.
We are all adults and can understand any type of punishment you will receive for said violation. Be nice or pay the price.
Before you post, … Think.
SECTION C – Violations: The Discord Admins reserves the right to delete posts that are in violation of the charter or violate common decency without warning.
If you are found in violation of the Discord rules:
You will be sent a Private Message from your team leader, as a reminder of what is expected behavior suitable for Discord. This will be your only warning.
On a second violation, your posts will need to be approved before posting on Discord for a period of 15 days.
On the third violation you will be banned from Discord until the next team meeting, at which time the team will decide on an appropriate punishment. This can include removal from 30+. You will be informed by your team leader the results of the team meeting.
Most importantly, this is a family values clan and people of all ages come here, so please act accordingly.
Article V Clan 30+ Server Rules
If a server is to bear the 30+ name, the server must conform to the following rules:
No Trash Talk is allowed on 30+ Servers. This includes swearing, name-calling, racist language, or racist jokes. This also includes the use of such language within Handles.
No racist or pornographic logos
It is strongly encouraged that all Members who request the privilege should be given the capability to be able to kick/ban and change maps. Any additional privileges, (e.g. start/stop server, etc.) shall be given out at the discretion of the Server Owner and the Team Leader. If any of these privileges are abused, at the discretion of the Server Owner and/or Team Leader, all privileges will be revoked.
Article VI Modification of the Charter
A 30+ Member may propose changes to this Charter as needed and upon approval of 3/4 of the Team Members, the change is approved, and the Charter is updated.