What is Affiliation?
Player Affiliation is when you become a member of Badminton Ireland through Ulster Badminton. Your club secretary has the responsibility of affiliating all club members on receipt of your Club Membership Fee.
Club affiliation is when a club affiliates to Badminton Ireland through Ulster Badminton This is achieved through payment of an affiliation fee to Badminton Ireland.
Why affiliate to Ulster Badminton?
As you governing body we can offer support in many ways as an affiliated individual and club. We can provide guidance and support on safeguarding and welfare, to information on coaching requirements, club promotion or helping with club development. You can avail of a number of benefits when you & your club affiliate through Ulster Badminton. These include:
Club & Playing Insurance
Reduced rate on Coaching Courses
Competitive play- a player must be affiliated to compete in any affiliated league or provincial/National competition.
Discount at businesses & Organisations across Ulster.
FREE promotion & marketing on Ulster Badminton website & Social Media platforms
Opportunity to display/promote club information on the Find a Club section on the website
Guidance on Governance & Club support
Ulster Badminton Clubmark programme. (A recognised Programme by Sport NI)
Club Development Workshops
Club Leaders Programme- to support club committees & Volunteers
Safeguarding & Access NI Support.
Further information and key dates for affiliation can be found on the Badminton Ireland Website.