2013 National Club Conference and Awards - British Gymnastics

2013 National Club Conference and Awards

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Tickets for the 2013 British Gymnastics National Club Conference and Awards are on sale now with the much anticipated weekend due to be held at the Kettering Conference Centre on the 8th and 9th June. One of the biggest and most popular events on the BG calendar is back and the 2013 conference leads with the theme ‘Gymnastics for All- more opportunities for more people’. Although there is Gymnastics for All (GfA) theme, the focus of the Conference will remain 'club development' aiming to support clubs to grow and develop.

The National Club Conference is a fantastic weekend aimed at all those involved in gymnastics to help grow and develop clubs. It provides the opportunity to take part in high quality sessions and workshops led by some of the top names in gymnastics, sport and beyond. The weekend will also involve an exhibition area; a dazzling awards evening and much more…

Early bird prices start from just £145pp

·    Includes all meals and a ticket to the Gala Awards Dinner

For all the booking details please click here.

*NEW IN 2013*

In 2013, BG is going one step further to give you the ultimate conference experience. All delegates who attend the weekend will now have the chance to come away with a qualification in one of our GfA add on modules in either choreography, games and fitness or Freestyle Gymnastics all included in the conference package. Places will be given on a first come first served basis so be sure not to miss out.

Key Note Speaker

British Gymnastics is delighted to announce that we have successfully secured MARGARET SIKKENS AHLQUIST, FIG Gymnastics for All President as the key note speaker for the 2013 Conference.

Margret is internationally responsible for the world-wide development and spread of Gymnastics for All (GfA). She successfully developed the World Gymnaestrada and the Gym for Life Challenge, as the two official international GfA events of the FIG and is responsible for the creation and enhancement of structures of activities, organisation and education in all FIG Member Federations. In her Key note speeches, she will speak about GfA internationally and the role the FIG plays in developing and delivering it, enabling clubs to get a better understanding of GfA internationally and the different programmes delivered. She will discuss her personal beliefs of GfA, how she thinks it could grow in the UK and how this can benefit you and your club.

Awards Evening

The dazzling National Awards is a fantastic evening that takes place on the Saturday night of the conference weekend. Here we recognise and celebrate the efforts and achievements of the most inspirational people within our gymnastics community. Is there someone who has dedicated their life to your gym club? Alongside the BG Honorary Awards clubs can nominate that special someone for a development award and get their hard work recognised on a national scale.

There are 5 awards you can nominate someone for:

    British Gymnastics Club of the Year

    Services to Community Gymnastics

    Volunteer of the Year

    Young Volunteer of the Year

    Education Award

Key dates:

Opening date for award nominations: Monday 3rd December 2012

Closing date for award nominations: Friday 1st March 2013

Coming soon…

·    Look out for an article on Key Note Margaret Sikkens Ahlquist and how her incredible wealth of knowledge and vast experience can benefit you and your club.

·    Don’t miss the full list of workshops and their descriptions being released in the next couple of weeks. Keep an eye out to find out what’s in store.

·    Prepare for many more exciting announcements to come.

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