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News                                                             Click here to go to HBA Official Documents 
  


Red Card to Red Tape!
Click here to read the Sport and Recreation Alliance  report recommending changes to red tape affecting clubs.

Clubs wanting BE-HBA affiliation forms or advice should contact Registrations Secretary, Malcolm Fraser   
 
Recent
 
Club Development contacts:

Badminton Development Officer:  Jenni Crisp is Badminton Hert's BDO.  her contact details can be found on the HBA Committee page, click here.  And reports of badminton development in Herts can be found on the Badminton Herts Development Committee webpage.

 

Community Badminton networks

BE CBN leaflet 

 

Starting a Junior Club or Section

Click here for advice.  Comments  gratefully received.

Information for running a Club from Sport England

Note: our BDO can help you obtain 'Clubmark' - called by BE 'Premier Club'.  See also the Sport England Clubmark website

BE Head Office is Looking for People Passionate about Developing Grass Root Badminton. If you are interested ad have some experience click this link for more information 
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Vetting and barring for Children & Vulnerable Adults

The government have scaled back the vetting and barring scheme (VBS) and criminal records regime to common sense levels while ensuring vulnerable groups are appropriately protected.

2013:  New disclosure and vetting service began its work

Report and recommendations following the review of the vetting and barring scheme can be found here: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/crime/vbs-report?view=Binary

 
 
 
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Dates for Your Diary

HBA January Newsletter 

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Promote Women's and Girls' Badminton  
'This Girl Can 'in Herts is back in less than 2 weeks – Monday 18th to Sunday 24th June 2018.
Create an event and get  it promoted by Herts Sport Partnership,
Then see it advertised on TGC website
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Hertfordshire Senior Silver
18 August 2018 to 19 August 2018
Hertfordshire Sports Village
Singles on Saturday, Doubles Sunday
 Entry open: 03 June 2018 10:00 (GMT +01:00)
Entry deadline: 29 July 2018 23:59 (GMT +01:00)
 Tournament contact Eddie Lintott
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Compliance with General Data Protection Regulations
All  badminton clubs, leagues and county badminton associations will need to be compliant with these EU regulations by 25 May this year. BE Head Office are preparing advisory documents and they will become available on their Governance
webpage over the coming weeks. 
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MasterStrokes Badminton Coaching -  Starting 22 April
 Returning to the sport after some time out?
A social player looking to play competitively?A regular player looking to make improvements to your game?An older junior looking to step up to a senior club?Come and join us!·Sessions led by qualified and experienced coaches·A mixture of coaching and games·For those looking to take their game on to the next levelWhen: Sundays 7-9pm: Starting 22 April Where: Hertfordshire Sports Village (HSV) Cost: £10 per night (pay on the night)Interested? Email msbcoachingl@gmail.com or call 07899 726909 to register
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Wimbledon Summer Team Tournament 21st & 22nd July 2018

One of the best team tournaments in the badminton calendar is back in 2018 at the Wimbledon Racquets & Fitness Club.

The Wimbledon Summer Team tournament has been going for over 10 years and in that time has gone from strength to strength. It's a fabulous competitive and fun 

Team event but also a fantastic social event on the Saturday night with disco, BBQ and fancy dress.

Anyone who has played Gold or Silver Senior events, or has represented their county at Senior Level or is a Division 1, 2 club player would be eligible and enjoy this event.

Each team consists of three men and three women ranked one to three. Each team will play a minimum of five hybrid matches over the two days. A hybrid match consists of 9 rubbers ( 1 game to 21), 3 men's doubles, 3 women's doubles and 3 mixed.

Entry fee of £44 per player (£264 per team) is great value as it includes all the weekends badminton, party pass to disco and BBQ (which is great food) and a free Tournament Shirt. Cash prizes are available for at least first and second placed teams plus other prizes available.

If you are interested or want to find out more, please find attached link to the entry form 

 

or please contact the tournament organiser Tracy Dineen Tracy.Dineen@gmail.com. Places are limited and this is a popular event so don't delay!!