How to Affiliate
The Value of Affiliating your Club to the West Midlands A.G.A.
Affiliating your Club to the West Midlands Amateur Gymnastics Association (WMAGA) has many advantages, in particular permitting participation in Regional competitions and events as well as the provision of information and support relating to club development and coach and judge education courses.
If you would like to affiliate, or for more information; please contact Betty Trow by either email or by calling 0121 408 1066.
In addition, affiliation to the WMAGA also means that you will receive the following:
- A Regional Handbook
- A regular Regional Newsletter
The Regional Handbook
In this booklet you will have at your fingertips all the relevant information about the Region, its component parts and is an invaluable source of information to the Club Secretary.
Briefly it contains:
- A calendar of events for each discipline in the Region
- A list of the Officers of the Association
- A list of the Regional Executive Committee members
- A list of the various Technical Committees
- A list of current Regional Champions
- A register of Judges
- A register of Coaches with Regional and County responsibilities
- A section on General Gymnastics
- Rules for competitions for each discipline
- A list of affiliated Club Secretaries
- A list of Associated Bodies
The Regional Newsletter
This is produced regularly throughout the year by the Regional Administrator and is probably a Club Secretary's most important reading matter. It is through this medium that Clubs are kept up to date with such things as:
- Changes of addresses or telephone numbers of people in the Regional Handbook
- Up-to-date information on any changes to the Regional calendar of events
- Notices of any courses to be run.
- Information from British Gymnastics with relevance to Clubs
- Items of interest about personalities within the Region, especially gymnasts
- Anything that the Administrator thinks you need to know
These are just a few of the most important things you receive for your affiliation fee.
'Communication' is the watchword of the WMAGA Officers and as an affiliated club you will continue to be well informed on all matters gymnastic.