Membership Benefits

There a number of benefits available as part of your affiliation to BADMINTONscotland, dependent on what kind of affiliation you have and which benefits are most useful in each individual situation. Below is an overview of everything available, broken down by affiliation type. You can click on the interactive links to find more in-depth information about programmes and courses where applicable.

Club Affiliation

  • Access to BADMINTONscotland’s National Coaching Conference, Club Conferences and CPD.
  • Access to the new Pathway Club programme. More info on the Pathway Club programme can be found here.
  • Access to the Shuttlemark Club Accreditation Scheme. More info on the Shuttlemark Club Accreditation Scheme can be found here.
  • Reduced rate on Coach Education Courses.
  • Complimentary tickets to the Scottish Open Championships held annually.
  • Complimentary tickets for the Yonex Scottish Nationals.
  • Opportunity for Club Players to access Development Activities and Festivals at the Scottish Open.
  • Free public liability insurance cover.
  • Entitlement for players to play in sanctioned tournaments & leagues (Junior & Competitive clubs only).
  • Opportunity for members to be nominated for sportscotland’s national CPD pathway i.e. Coach Connect & Coaching Talent.
  • Ongoing support and advice from Regional Development Officers. Meet our team here.
  • Website Promotion.
  • Free club development workshops.
  • PVG guidance, support and administration.
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.

 

Coach Affiliation

  • Free public liability insurance cover up to £10 million.
  • Discounted access to coach education resources.
  • Yonex discount package.
  • Coach licence card.
  • Access to coaching opportunities through BADMINTONscotland’s contact network.
  • Complimentary tickets for the Scottish Open Grand Prix.
  • Equivalent benefits of individual affiliation to BADMINTONscotland.
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.

Further details about the individual benefits available to affiliated coaches can be found here.

 

School Affiliation

  • Entry for pupils into all sanctioned tournaments in Scotland.
  • Access to CPD for teachers.
  • Access to Big Hit Festivals and Big Hit teachers training.
  • Selected free educational resources including downloadable National 4/5 and Higher PE resources.
  • Access to Young Sports Leaders training.
  • Access to club link/pathway.
  • Discounted cost of teacher / pupil Secondary CPD and Primary CPD.
  • Priority bookings for events.
  • Reduced price school equipment packages.
  • A percentage of every affiliation fee is re-invested back into the local area.
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.

Further details of the individual benefits available to schools and the Scottish Schools Badminton Union in general can be found here and on our school resources page.

 

Individual Affiliation

  • Access to sanctioned tournaments in Scotland.
  • Complimentary copy of the Scottish Open event magazine.
  • Individual members can request complimentary tickets for the Scottish Open Grand Prix.
  • Individual members can request complimentary tickets for the Yonex Scottish Nationals.
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.

 

University/College Affiliation

  • Public liability insurance (Clubs Only).
  • Development support (Club Only).
  • Free club leaders workshops.
  • PVG guidance, support and administration (Club Only).
  • Website promotion.
  • Allocation of Scottish Open Grand Prix tickets
  • Free use of courts during Scottish Open Grand Prix
  • Allocation of tickets to senior Nationals
  • Ability to play in sanctioned tournaments (Clubs Only)
  • Discounted Coach Education Courses
  • Priority booking onto courses
  • Access to Shuttlemark Club Accreditation Programme
  • Free use of Smash In2 logo and brand for participation sessions
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.

 

Commercial Centre Affiliation

  • Discounted Coach Education Courses.
  • Specific closed courses at discounted rates.
  • Priority booking on courses.
  • Access to Smash In2 brand.
  • Website promotion.
  • Complimentary tickets for the Scottish Open Grand Prix.
  • Complimentary tickets for the Yonex Scottish Nationals.
  • NEW! Access to the Lookers personal contract hire care service on an exclusive deal available only to BADMINTONscotland members. You can read more about this benefit here.