SALISBURY & DISTRICT
Formed in 1972
Affiliated to the Wiltshire County B.A. and the Badm inton Association of England
THE RULES OF THE ASSOCIATION
The name of the Association shall be the 'Salisbury & District
Badminton Association', hereinafter
a. The objects of the Association shall be to promote the game of badminton in the area.
b. To organise competitive leagues in the area.
c. To organise tournaments.
Membership shall be open to clubs within a radius of 15 miles of the centre of Salisbury. The committee
can, at their discretion, accept clubs from outside this area on their merit and circumstances. (Amended
The Officers and Committee Members of the Association shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting,
and shall hold office until the next Annual General Meeting. Anyone shall be eligible for re-election. All
nominations must be submitted to the Secretary at least seven days before the Annual General Meeting.
Officers shall include a Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, and other such Officers as may be decided at the
Annual General Meeting. (Amended 12/04/1988)
The management of the Association shall be vested in a Committee consisting of the Officers and six
members of affiliated clubs, and hold office for one year. No more than two members, other than an
Officer, shall be elected
from the same club. (Amended 28/04/2004)
The Annual General Meeting, and 1 or General
Committee, may appoint sub-committees as required, and
not necessarily consist of members of the General Committee.
7. Annual General Meetings
a. The Annual General Meeting shall be held before 31 May in each year. (Amended
b. All members of affiliated clubs shall be entitled to attend, but voting shall be by one
nominated member from each club.
c. The agenda shall be sent to the Secretary of each club at least twenty-eight days prior to the
Annual General Meeting.
d. 50% of delegates entitled to vote shall form a quorum. (Amended 28/04/2004)
e. Voting shall
be by show of hands unless four members demand a secret ballot. In the event
of equal voting, the Chairman shall have a vote.
f. A club not being represented in person at an Association Annual General, or Extraordinary
General, Meeting shall
incur a financial penalty. The
financial penalty to be fixed by the
8. Affiliation Fees
The annual fees payable by each club to the Association shall be decided by the Annual General Meeting,
and be payable forthwith. All clubs affiliated to the Association are also required to be affiliated to the
Wiltshire County Badminton Association, or if the club resides outside of Wiltshire, to the County
Badminton Association in which the club venue is situated. (Amended 10/04/1976)
9. Alteration of Rules
The Rules of the Association may only be altered at the Annual General Meeting. At least one calendar
months notice of any proposed alterations shall be given to the Secretary so as to be placed on the
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