The membership process is available online only and all data collected will be kept in strict confidentiality in accordance with our data protection policy as adopted from Paralympics Ireland: http://www.paralympics.ie/dataprotection.
Only one type of Boccia Ireland membership is currently available. During the membership process, however, you will be asked what Type of Member you are. The options given are for Boccia Ireland admin purposes only and do not denote any specific entitlements in your Boccia Ireland membership, e.g. a person choosing “Coach” will not be recognised as a Boccia Ireland coach.
All Boccia Ireland members have personal accident and public liability insurance by virtue of their membership of Boccia Ireland, as a sub-committee of Paralympics Ireland. This insurance will cover you when you are training or taking part in approved Boccia Ireland events. People who are non Boccia Ireland members but wish to take part in a BI event may be able to sign up as a Boccia Ireland membership on the day or to take out a one day license for the event. In order to be covered under the BI insurance you will need to sign the one day license sheet which event organisers of applicable events will have on the day.
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Your membership is vital for the growth and development of boccia in Ireland. We invite you to join us on our journey as we work to develop, promote and grow the inclusive sport of boccia in Ireland.
All those involved with boccia have a responsibility to uphold the highest standards of integrity and to ensure that the reputation of the sport is preserved. Failure to adhere to the Codes of Conduct may result in disciplinary action. Everyone involved in boccia is expected to adhere to the principles set out in these Codes of Conduct.
Some individuals may have multiple roles and are expected to use the respective Code of Conduct for each role. It is important to note that the Codes of Conduct are expected to be followed by all; whether at a Boccia Ireland organised competition or at a local club; and whether or not a member of Boccia Ireland.