Membership

All British Dodgeball membership opportunities for players, clubs, supporters, universities and schools can be found on the JustGo membership platform. Before purchasing any of the below membership please ensure you read the British Dodgeball Terms & Conditions of Membership.

 

Club membership is open to all dodgeball clubs that meet the minimum requirements. All teams competing in British Dodgeball leagues must belong to a British Dodgeball member club for the current season, which runs from 1st September each year. Each member club forms part of a wider British Dodgeball team that works together to support the development of dodgeball on a local, regional and national level.

 

Benefits

Club membership costs £100 for the season and comes with the following benefits:

  • Public Liability Insurance for your club – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.
  • Eligibility to enter teams into British Dodgeball leagues & Events
  • Opportunity to become an official British Dodgeball Kitlocker affiliate club
  • Access to club fundraising resources through our partner, Give To Local
  • Promotion of your club through our club finder and through open data streaming managed by our partner, Playwaze
  • Expert support for your club including bid writing
  • Access to future club guidance and training via our online learning courses & club development webinars

 

How To Sign Up

BECOMING THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR AN EXISTING CLUB:

If you are a new club administrator for an existing club, you will need to create a Just Go account, contact us via hello@britishdodgeball.com in order for us to grant you club administration access.

SETTING UP A NEW MEMBER CLUB:

If you are setting up a brand new community club as a member, please:

  1. Complete the following form in order for us to set you up on the system.
  2. Create your own Just Go account and select your club, school, college or university as your club on sign in.
  3. Once you have completed the form and set up your own Just Go account a member of our team will email to let you know you now have admin access.
  4. Proceed to purchase your club membership via the club affiliation option in the menu.

University Club Membership is compulsory for all university dodgeball clubs that compete in British Dodgeball and/or BUCS dodgeball leagues and events. All university teams competing in British Dodgeball and/or BUCS leagues must belong to a British Dodgeball university member club for the current season. The season runs from 1st September each year.

 

Benefits

University club membership costs £100 for the season and comes with the following benefits:

  • Public Liability Insurance for your club – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.
  • Eligibility to enter teams into British Dodgeball leagues & Events
  • Eligibility to enter teams into BUCS dodgeball leagues
  • Opportunity to become an official British Dodgeball Kitlocker affiliate club
  • Access to the British Dodgeball Higher Education Dodgeball Activator (HEDA) scheme for 2 members of your club. Find out more about the HEDA scheme here.
  • Access to future club guidance and training via our online learning courses & club development webinars

 

How To Sign Up

BECOMING THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR AN EXISTING CLUB:

If you are a new university club administrator for an existing club, you will need to create a Just Go account, contact us via hello@britishdodgeball.com in order for us to grant you club administration access.

SETTING UP A NEW UNIVERSITY MEMBER CLUB:

If you are setting up a brand new university club as a member, please:

  1. Complete the following form in order for us to set you up on the system.
  2. Create your own Just Go account and select your university as your club on sign in.
  3. Once you have completed the form and set up your own Just Go account a member of our team will email to let you know you now have admin access.
  4. Proceed to purchase your university club membership via the club affiliation option in the menu.

What is an Associate Club?

Associate Club membership is free and is designed to support after school or college clubs who are looking to develop and grow. It is also perfect for finding out about other like-minded clubs and staying in touch with British Dodgeball news and opportunities. Your club and club contact details will be added to the member club map where you will be able to locate other member clubs.

Is my club eligible?

In order to be eligible for Associate Club membership you will need to provide:

  • Venue details and key contact information
  • Agree to follow best practice, use appropriate equipment and safe rules of the sport and operate in accordance with British Dodgeball’s Safeguarding Policy

How do I register my club?

You can renew or register for Associate Club membership by following the link below.

For help or further support please contact hello@britishdodgeball.com

We offer a range of individual memberships to those wishing to support dodgeball & our work within the UK.

To sign up for all of these membership types, please create a JustGo account, and purchase the relevant membership type on the ‘Membership’ tab.

 

ADULT PLAYING MEMBERSHIP

British Dodgeball Adult Player Membership is compulsory for all players competing in adult British Dodgeball Leagues and Events. This includes juniors over the age of 14 competing in adult leagues and events. Your membership fee helps to protect and grow the sport of dodgeball across the UK. Last season your membership fees helped to support us to fund 15 new dodgeball clubs and 2 new development officers in the UK. This membership costs £15 annually and benefits include:

  • Discounts on British Dodgeball Official Merchandise
  • Become a voting member of British Dodgeball
  • Access to participate in British Dodgeball Leagues and Events
  • Amateur Sports Personal Accident Insurance from Arc Legal – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.

 

UNIVERSITY PLAYING MEMBERSHIP

British Dodgeball University Player Membership is compulsory for all players competing in BUCS Leagues. If you are also competing in British Dodgeball League & Events you will need to purchase British Dodgeball Adult Player Membership. University Player Membership is FREE and comes with the following benefits:

  • Access to participate in BUCS dodgeball leagues
  • Access to the British Dodgeball Higher Education Dodgeball Activator (HEDA) scheme.
  • Amateur Sports Personal Accident Insurance from Arc Legal
  • Amateur Sports Personal Accident Insurance from Arc Legal – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.

 

JUNIOR PLAYING MEMBERSHIP

British Dodgeball Junior Player Membership is open to all juniors that play dodgeball. Whether this is with your school, your club or just socially with friends. This is an optional membership which helps to protect and grow the sport of dodgeball across the UK. Last season your membership fees helped to support us to fund 15 new dodgeball clubs and 2 new development officers in the UK. This membership costs £10 and benefits include:

  • JustGo Rewards
  • Discounts on British Dodgeball Official Merchandise
  • Welcome pack and exclusive gifts shipped to you

Please note that junior players over the age of 14 competing in adult leagues and events must purchase ADULT PLAYING MEMBERSHIP.

 

PLAYING REGISTRATION

Playing Registration is necessary for:

  • Junior players competing in British Dodgeball junior events;
  • University players competing exclusively in BUCS Dodgeball Leagues; or
  • New players competing for the first time in a British Dodgeball event that do not already hold Adult or Junior Playing Membership.

To register on the system, players must create a JustGo account and then select their club from the ‘My Clubs’ tab on the right side of their profile. Parents can do this for junior players.

We offer a range of individual memberships to those wishing to support dodgeball & our work within the UK.

To sign up for all of these membership types, please create a JustGo account, and purchase the relevant membership type on the ‘Membership’ tab.

 

COACH MEMBERSHIP

Coach membership includes public liability insurance when delivering dodgeball-based activity in a range of settings (presuming the person in question meets the minimum deployment requirements). This membership is open to all, although we recommend already being a Level 1 British Dodgeball coach (or completing the course as soon as possible after signup) in order to get the most out of the benefits this membership confers. This membership type costs £20 and includes the following benefits:

  • 50% discount Level 1 & Level 2 Award in Coaching Dodgeball
  • 30% discount Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Dodgeball
  • Amateur Sports Public Liability Insurance from Arc Legal – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.
  • Amateur Sports Personal Accident Insurance from Arc Legal – Visit the British Dodgeball Insurance Centre here.
  • Access to British Dodgeball Coach Members Forum
  • Coaches Newsletter, Resources and Coaching Webinars
  • Discounted access to the UK Coaching subscription service

Coaching Webinar Dates:

  • 20th November 2023, 7-8pm
  • 21st February 2023, 7-8pm
  • 16th May 2024, 7-8pm
  • 21st August 2024, 7-8pm

Coach members will be emailed and contacted through the Discord forum with webinar links.

We offer a range of individual memberships to those wishing to support dodgeball & our work within the UK.

To sign up for all of these membership types, please create a JustGo account, and purchase the relevant membership type on the ‘Membership’ tab.

 

SUPPORTERS MEMBERSHIP

Supporters membership aimed at Volunteers, Parents and other Supporters of the game. Your membership fee helps to protect and grow the sport of dodgeball across the UK. Last season your membership fees helped to support us to fund 15 new dodgeball clubs and 2 new development officers in the UK. This membership type costs £10 and benefits include:

  • Discounts on British Dodgeball Official Merchandise
  • Regular updates on how your money is helping to grow the sport of dodgeball

What is an Affiliate League?

An affiliate league is a dodgeball league that is affiliated to British Dodgeball. The league is run outside the British Dodgeball National League pyramid, Mixed and Regional Leagues (Adult, Junior or University) by an associate organisation or group.

What are the benefits of affiliation?

  • Recognition that the league is endorsed by the National Governing Body for dodgeball. This will assist in the promotion of the league to teams, players and referees.
  • All affiliated leagues are subject to British Dodgeball’s disciplinary processes that will provide an additional safeguard to players.
  • Leagues will have access to British Dodgeball qualified referees.
  • Affiliated leagues will gain support from British Dodgeball staff in relation to league rules and format.
  • Affiliated leagues will have the opportunity to publish their league and results on the British Dodgeball website. This will include the affiliated league finder map.

How do I affiliate my league?

You can renew or register for Affiliate League Membership by paying the yearly affiliation fee of £100. Once you have completed payment a member of the British Dodgeball team will be in touch to support you with league format and the full set up process.

Have any questions about membership or playing registration? Email us at hello@britishdodgeball.org

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