Affiliated Clubs Receive:
- Additional funding from British Kitesports in a form of a £5 rebate for every member that joins via the British Kitesports website.
- Help with funding for signage at key locations
- Help with running events and loan of equipment where possible
- Cover for Club Members and Officers to organise events and socials
- Support for funding applications to Sports Agencies, local and national govt and other funding bodies
Successful clubs do a number of things, including (but not limited to):
- Being a point of contact for local authorities, land owners or other stakeholders
- Proactively resolving local access issues
- Self policing of members and activities
- Issue a code of conduct
- Publish safety guidelines and ensure a log is kept of any incidents
- Educate and engage with other users of kiting locations
- Social activities
- Run competitions and training events
- Support up and coming riders
Affiliated Clubs must meet a number of criteria:
- Provide all relevant documentation in order to be covered under the British Kitesports policy
- Provided a signed constitution
- Provide risk location specific site and risk assessments for all primary kiting locations and disciplines undertaken
- Provide – and keep updated – a list of all committee members
- Have a bank account set up for the club
- All Club members must be British Kitesports members
- Have a club website
- Have a club facebook page
If you want to set up a regional club then contact our Club Co-ordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
British Kiteports is actively encouraging and supporting regional clubs to form and we are here to help.
Don’t wait until there is an access issue in your area – get organised now.
We can help you with the paperwork such as Constitutions, Risk Assessments and Codes of Conduct.