AGM Notice: IABA AGM Deferred

The IABA AGM, scheduled to take place on November 28th in Belfast, has been deferred. This deferral is to allow candidates in the elections to Central Council affected by the recent determination of Independent Membership Panel to exercise their right to an external appeal of that decision, using the mechanisms of Sports Dispute Service Ireland…

Safeguarding Children Workshop (Online 7/10/21) & (Face to Face 14/10/21)

Safeguarding Children in Sport Workshops We are delighted to announce the next SportNI ‘Safeguarding Children & Young People in Sport Workshops’. We have 2 available; 1 online and 1 face-to-face workshop. Online Workshop Date of Course Time Cost Registration 07 October 2012 7.00-9.30pm £5.00 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/174223616527   Please refer to the detail below which explains the…

Women’s Coaching Pathway

Applications are now open for the Women’s Coaching Pathway 2021. The Women’s Coaching Pathway is an exciting initiative for coaches and aspiring coaches. The programme gives participants the opportunity to improve their knowledge, expand their network and develop leadership and coaching skills in a supported, collaborative environment alongside coaches from Athletics Ireland, Cycling Ireland, Irish…

Vetting Communication Season 2021/22

Dear Members, Clubs are reminded that in accordance with Children First Act 2015 and National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 all individuals with access to children under the age of 18 years must be Vetted prior to taking up positions in clubs. This is a mandatory requirement and cannot be circumvented under any circumstances.…

Referees and Judges Refresher Seminar

The County Antrim Boxing Board and Ulster Boxing Council will host a Referee and Judges refresher Seminar ahead of the Irish National Elite Championships and upcoming season. With no boxing over the last 18 months and our officials as inactive as our boxers this gives the perfect opportunity for existing tutors to run a refreshers…

IABA Affiliations Season 2021/22 Update

Dear Members, The IABA is currently processing a high volume of applications for affiliation. Insurance certs will be issued to all successfully affiliated clubs in due course along with a membership pack. Please be assured that while the IABA is processing your application, your club will continue to enjoy the privileges of membership including insurance…

Sport Ireland – Women in Leadership Programme

The IABA has an exciting opportunity for female members working in leadership roles within their clubs, county boards or at provincial level. A Women in Sport Leadership Programme will be delivered through a series of online interactive sessions that will develop candidates to thrive within their specific role. Several NGB’s are participating in this programme,…

Affiliation 2021 Reminder & Payment

Dear Clubs, County Boards & Provincial Councils, Please note, there is only one week remaining to submit your application for affiliation to the IABA for season 2021/22. Please be advised, only bodies (clubs, county boards and provincial councils) who have fully completed the IABA’s affiliation process before 01st September will be viewed as affiliated to…