If your club is interesting in starting a new junior section, there is funding available to help you. The application process for the Junior Club Starter Fund has now moved online and clubs are required to provide BACS details as part of their application. This means if successful clubs will be issued funding sooner.
For a club to make an application, please use the following link: https://surveys.englandnetball.co.uk/index.php/413226?newtest=Y
There are three assessment dates when applications should be received by : 24th October 2016, 5th January 2017 and 24th February.
We have some Birmingham clubs who have applied successfully for funding in 2016 – it could be your club’s turn next. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Pauline Knight on 07540 126814 or Pauline.firstname.lastname@example.org well before the deadline.
Congratulations to the Winners and Runners Up of the following County Schools Tournaments recently:
Winners: Kings Norton Girls School.
Runners Up: Edgbaston High School.
Winners: Bishop Vesey Grammar School
Runners Up: King Edward's High School for Girls
Many thanks to King Edward Girls School for hosting the two events, the organisers, umpires and the teachers for their support.
Hannah Reed, a prominent netballer within the city and a School Games Organiser based at Hall Green has spent 3 weeks in Uganda during the summer working with and supporting the Netball Development Trust - a charity who's aim it is to make a difference through netball. Taking part in sport and developing personal skills is seen to many as a way out of poverty, Here is a link to a video. Well done to Hannah. Enjoy the video!
The Birmingham School Games Finals were held in July and many congratulations to the following Birmingham Schools.
Winners: Cotteridge School
Winners: Arthur Terry
Runners Up: King Edward High School
3rd place: King Edward VI Five Ways
Winners: Plantsbrook School
Runners Up: Kings Norton Girls Schools
3rd place: Edgbaston High School for Girls
Many thanks to the following girls from Kings Norton Girls School who umpired at the primary school games: Hannah, Flick, Avica, Isabel, Jade, Ellie, Timmy, Izzy and Megan.
Mixed Netball Tournament at North Birmingham Academy in Birmingham.
Date: Saturday 30th July 2016
Address: College Road, Kingstanding, B44 0HF
The tournament is intended for socialising and fun. Max of 2 males per team on court at any one time. (1x centre court and/or 1x semicircle player). Awards will be presented to the winners and runners-up. This tournament is open to all ages 16+ and all abilities.
Each team may register a maximum of 12 players, using the TEAM ENTRY FORM, and players must be aged 16 years or above. Each team member MUST also complete a registration form prior to the event.
Should you NOT wish to have your photograph taken you must mention this on the team entry form. Failure to mention it, will be taken as consent given. Photographs or video clips will be used for marketing and promotional purposes only.
The entry fee is £35 per team and should be paid in cash (receipted) or by cheque, payable to Val Thomas Limited. This fee will include the cost of umpires and court hire.
Click Here to download an application form
Application forms should be emailed to email@example.com
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 15th July 2016.
Full payment must be received by Friday 22nd July.
Further information about rules, fixtures and regulations will be provided upon entry. If you need any more detail please do not hesitate to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 07729 338869
All those who have attended a beginners umpiring course must be assessed by the end of August 2016 otherwise they will have to attend a new beginners umpiring course called Into Officiating. Please contact John Sproson on email@example.com to be assessed as a matter of urgency.
Well done to the umpires from the Midlands who volunteered their services at the recent Disneyland Tournament
Every Monday evening from 6-7pm
Little Sutton School, Worcester Lane, B75 5NL.
£2.50 per player.