Apply by 15 September 2021 and receive complimentary membership for the 2021/22 racing season.

VRC Junior Membership is a great opportunity for children between the ages of 12-17 years to meet other young people and make lifelong friends, and learn about the racing industry.

Junior Membership offers young people a sense of belonging - they can enjoy the races and various social events in a safe environment that is alcohol and gambling free.

VRC Junior Membership privileges

  • Elevation from VRC Junior Membership status to Full Membership will occur at the commencement of the Racing Season after the Junior Member has reached 18 years of age.
  • You will not be required to pay the joining fee (a saving of $726)
  • A personal Membership Card.
  • Admission to the racecourse on all race days.
  • Admission to the Members Enclosure on all race days, excluding Penfolds Victoria Derby, Lexus Melbourne Cup and Kennedy Oaks Days.*
  • Admission to the Members Reserved Car Parks on all days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
  • Access to exclusive Member offers, events, publications and merchandise.

* VRC Junior Members cannot access 'Members Only' areas; VRC Junior Members must be accompanied by an adult when entering licensed venues; under-age gambling is illegal and will not be condoned or offered at events specifically staged for VRC Junior Members.


Contact us

For more information, please call the VRC Customer Service team on 1300 727 575 or email

Want to learn more? Head back to Member Renewals.