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Stand for BPA Council
3 seats of 3 years' tenure are available on BPA Council from the AGM 2018. Council members are non-executive directors of British Parachute Association Ltd, responsible for policy and strategy. Nominations are invited from full BPA Members - please consider the Council Member role description (BPA Form 297) and duties and responsibilities of a Council member (BPA Form 178). Full members with the requisite skills and experience are encouraged to apply via the nominations website. Nominations close at noon on Tuesday 14 November. If there are more than 3 nominees, an election will be held.
BPA Skydive the Expo 2018
Bedrooms are now on sale for members wishing to stay over at BPA AGM & Skydive the Expo on Saturday 27 January 2018 in the De Vere Orchard Hotel at the event venue, EMCC, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RJ. BPA rate - per night inc breakfast: £76.80 double/twin, £64.80 single occupancy. Book online - put code BPA in the promo box. Or tel 0115 876 0900. Rooms subject to availability, BPA rate applies for nights of Thurs 25, Fri 26 and Sat 27 Jan only. The Orchard usually gets booked up quickly, so please hurry if you want to stay there. Dinner tickets on sale from BPA HQ from Nov.
Nominations invited for BPA Taz Causer Experienced Skydiver of the Year 2017
The award is for a UK-based skydiver whose achievements during the year deserve special recognition. Please email your nomination giving the name of your nominee with reasons - in no more than 250 words - to skydive [at] bpa.org.uk by Tuesday 14 November 2017. Council will consider the nominations at its meeting that month. The trophy will be presented at the Awards Ceremony at BPA Skydive the Expo at EMCC Nottingham on Saturday 27 January 2018.
Here you'll find a wealth of online resources for skydiving - download the BPA Operations Manual, plus forms you'll need before you can jump in the UK - and much more!
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