Delphic Clubs (DC)

At local or regional level within a country

Delphic Clubs

Local & Regional

Delphic Clubs or ‘Designated Delphic Clubs’, are the backbone of the Delphic Movement and duly organized as non-profit or not-for-profit, non-governmental, governmental and educational organizations in which the majority of members are individuals, which:

  • are established on a city, province or regional basis
  • have the status of legal persons or entities, whether new or existing, in their respective legal jurisdictions within countries recognized by the United Nations Organization (UNO), but which countries do not have a National Delphic Council (NDC) recognized by the IDC of which the Delphic Club may become a member;
  • have guiding principles, purposes, activities, charter, by-laws, statutes and/or government mandate or commission or other governmental document of creation and authorization if such organization is a government agency or legal instrument of a government body, which are, in the sole opinion of the Executive Board of the IDC, supportive of and compatible with the principles, purposes, goals and activities of the IDC and its Charter and By-Laws;
  • are active organizations;
  • which Clubs may be composed of individuals and/or organizations associated by common:
    • cultural interests, or
    • geographical membership in which membership is open to groups and individuals representing all cultures and ethnic groups within their specific membership area.
  • Such groups must have the minimum number of legal entity and individual members required for either: (a) admission to direct membership in the IDC as a Delphic Club or ‘Designated Delphic Club’ or, (b) to retain direct membership in the IDC after a Pro Tempore Admission at an Entry Level in accordance with standards established by resolution of the Executive Board of the IDC, or in the absence thereof, shall consist of a minimum of:
    • Twenty-Five (25) Individual Members plus
    • One (1) Legal Entity Organization Member for Pro Tempore admission, and
    • Forty (40) Individual Members plus
    • Two (2) Legal Entity Organization Members after
    • One (1) year to retain Direct Membership
  • Such existing groups may elect to change their name to Delphic Club, or retain their name and be designated a Delphic Club, and be further identified by a geographic area.
  • Local Individuals & Corresponding Member may become a cultural organization or a festival or an individual person of a country where no National Delphic Council exists and or with whom IDC is interested to have relations.
  • Local Individuals & Corresponding Member have no voting right. Their official representatives have speaking rights on issues concerning their activities or their relations to IDC. The Membership fee is 500, – Euro per year.
  • Local Individuals & Corresponding Member must observe and realize the aims and decisions of IDC on the basis of the Delphic Statutes and internal regulations