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159712/02/1612/02/1612Basketball Ireland Registration Fees Payable – Season 2015/2016THESE FEES DO NOT INCLUDE COMPETITION ENTRY FEES FOR NATIONAL OR REGIONAL SCHOOL/COLLEGE/CLUB COMPETITIONS OR AREA BOARD COMPETITIONS CLUB: €150 annually THIRD LEVEL COLLEGE: €125 annually PLAYERS: ACADEMY: (U13 competition and below) Free (*online registration is required) JUVENILES: (U14 competition) €12 annually JUNIORS: (U15 – U18 competition) €12 annually SENIORS: (Over 18 on 01.01.2014) €22 annually TECHNICAL MEMBERS: Table officials: (Under 18 on 01.01.2014) €22 annually (Over 18 on 01.01.2014) €45 annually Commissioners: €45 annually Referees: Intro Level €50; Other Levels €77 (Note: An NLOP premium of €80 is agreed but this will be ring-fenced for an assessment project) Coaches: U18 - €12; Over 18 - €22 Associate/Unattached persons: (e.g. Tutors, managers) Under 18 on 01.01.2014 €12 annually Over 18 on 01.01.2014 €22 annually All members must register fully, with a personal email address, on time to avail of free Basketball Ireland Serious Injury and Personal Accident Cover Insurance.
159412/02/1612/02/1612Basketball NI FeesBasketball NI collects fees for clubs and players registered on the BI systems. Basketball NI invoice each club for the players that have been registered. Basketball NI do not charge for technical positions and volunteers such as coaches and table officials. The prices for the 2015-16 season can be found below: £30 Club £20 Senior Men £16 Senior Women £12 U14 – U18 players Free U12* *Note that U12 players are free to register and play however, if they play in higher age groups such as U14 competitions they will be subject to a £12 fee.
159312/02/1612/02/1612Registrations 2015-16 page covers the different types of registration that a club and its members will need to undertake, it will be updated at the start of each season to reflect any changes to prices or the systems used. Club and Player Registrations All clubs and players must be registered with Basketball Ireland in order to be eligible to enter into Basketball NI competitions. Those players who register before 01/11/2015 will be eligible for free insurance for the rest of the season. Click on the link to be taken to Basketball Ireland’s registration system. This system is responsible for player and club registrations. BI has created a step-by-step guide on using the system. Players registered with Basketball Ireland will have a unique player ID which must be presented at each competition. Any team fielding a player without an ID will automatically loose the game and have a fine levied against them. All ID’s will be checked either during a game or by the Competitions Committee after the score sheets have been submitted. Technical Registrations Basketball Ireland also require that table officials, referees and coaches are registered via their Sports Pulse system. For specific questions or details on using either of the registration systems contact:
158408/02/1608/02/163Cup and Plate Finals In the New Foyle Arena this weekendThe first competition of the BNI calendar is coming to it’s climax as the cup and plate semi-finals and finals are in the new Foyle Arena in Derry homeUU-Final of North Star Basketball Club who are one of the teams that have managed to make the semi-finals of the cup and are playing last year’s play-off champions Kilkeel Knights. The plate semi-finals are have a wide range of teams, BC Wolves are a new team who are fighting for top spot in D2 are playing the Tyrone Towers who have been one of the core clubs in the BNI community over the last decade and are competing in D1, while Andersonstown Tigers seconds have the task of playing a premier league team in UU Elks who got knocked-out in a surprise loss in the first round of the cup to be put in the plate.
156524/01/1624/01/1610BNI Player Transfer FormThis document is needed to be approved by the Competitions committee before a player may play for another club. Contact
156424/01/1624/01/1610New Club MembersRegistration Form
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156224/01/1624/01/1610Basketball Ireland Registration Page
156124/01/1624/01/16102015 Basketball NI handbookThis is a guide through the structure, rules and regulations of the Area Board.
156024/01/1624/01/1610Basketball NI Documents NI has several documents which members may wish to have access to. This includes the Handbook which explains how Basketball NI functions also there registration documents for clubs and players including transfer forms.
155924/01/1624/01/161Hours And Info54.558057, -5.959367House of Sport 2a Upper Malone Road Belfast BT9 5LA +44 (0)28 90383817 Tue & Thurs: 10am - 6pm
155624/01/1612/02/163Irish U18's Girls News 2 Image.jpgWell done to the 4 Academy girls making the Irish U18s please click below…/3-bni-player-make-irish-u18-…/
155524/01/1612/02/163Open Invite News 1 Image.jpgOpen invite from BNI Chair to anyone who is interested in developing the structure of the women's game! Please click below for the letter of invite…/Women%27s%20Basketball%202016.doc…
155424/01/1624/01/163AccessNI TutorialA quick review of how to fill in the AccessNI application form664Vgwm0wzYAt long last we have managed to be able to put together a quick video on how to fill in the AccessNI forms. If you are a Coach or club official who works with people under the age of 18 then you will need to ensure you have completed an AccessNI check. Please visit's Safeguarding section for more details. In the next week we will review all pending applications and e-mail the applicant if their paperwork has not been submitted to direct them to revisit their applications. If you have any questions please contact our Safeguarding Officer (
87722/10/1421/11/191Welcome to Basketball Northern Ireland Website Northern Ireland (BNI) is the National Governing Body for Basketball in Northern Ireland. The Association is affiliated to Basketball Ireland has responsibility for the promotion, development and administration of all basketball activities in Northern Ireland. It is made up of the following appointed and selected positions: Basketball NI Board: Chairperson – Michael McDonnell Secretary – John Kennedy Treasurer – Kevin Craig Coaching Development – Club Development – Policies and Procedures – Darryl Petticrew Safeguarding Officer – Lauren McFadden Leagues & Competitions Committee Chairman – Mark O'Neill Officials Representative – Tom Trainor