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Southern Area AGM

Please note the Area AGM is still taking place this Wednesday 11th July - 6:45pm for 7:30pm start

SAC - News

It is with great sadness that I have to inform the members and member Clubs of the Southern Area BJA, that our Chairman Mr Alan Rickard has resigned due to health reasons, I would like to thank Alan for his hard work, well over 30 years in the Southern Area, and wish him all the best in the furture.

The Chairman will be Dave Stanley and the Acting Vice Chairman will be Alan Lingham, the Vice Chair position will only be up to the Southern Area AGM on the 11 th July.

All information on the elections will be sent to the AREA clubs.

SAC - Committee Roles Board

The Southern Area needs your help and skills….. we are looking for 1 new members for the Southern Area Committee (SAC) for the posts of Secretary

SAC - Urgent Notice

As stated in previous bulletins, the AGM will start promptly at 7.30 pm with booking-in from 6.45 pm. Light refreshments of drinks and sandwiches will be provided. The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to midnight of Tuesday 26 June. Proposals can be submitted by email to : marion.woodard@gmail.com or by post to 1A Woodlands Park, Westfield Lane, Hastings TN35 4SB. If you are unable to attend the AGM, please use the mandate form ( posted on this website) so the views of your club can be represented. Information about the AGM and a mandate form has also been sent to County Chairs for posting on County websites. Also, clubs will be sent information directly.

This year's AGM will include:

  • a talk about how the new database can assist clubs / coaches / other officlas in publicising activities and managing their club
  • AND there will be an opportunity for coaches to give their views on what duties / skills / experience they would like the SA Coaching Co-ordinator to have.

Important News Item regarding the posts of Southern Area Chair and Vice Chair

Following the resignation of Alan Rickard as Chair of the Southern Area, the following actions are being taken in compliance with the Area's Constitution.


The current Vice Chair, David Stanley, will become Chair for the rest of the term of office as would have been held by Alan Rickard.
David Stanley will remain as Chair until the election and appointment of the new Chair at the AGM in 2019.


Election of new Vice Chair

The deadline for applications from SA members who wish to be considered for the voluntary post of Vice Chair has been extended to TUESDAY 26 JUNE. The election procedure will be carried out at the AGM on Wednesday 11 July.

Applications in the form of a CV and 3 brief points on what they consider to be priorities for the Southern Area, should be emailed to the current Chair, and Acting Secretary by MIDNIGHT on TUESDAY 26 JUNE.

Email addresses are: david.stanley103@ntlworld.com marion.woodard@gmail.com

Applicants’ CVs will be posted on the SA website and emailed to SAC members and County Chairs

Southern Area Committee


SA Committee

Our area consists of the following sub committees that all work for the Southern Area. To see who's who in the committee please click on our main committee and our sub committees, Many Thanks



June 2018

SA Sussex Dan Grading - Sun 17th
Entry Form

Kent International 2018 - Sat 23rd - Sun 24th
Entry Form

National Team Champs. - Sat 30th

July 2018

SA Dan Grade Theory & Exam - Sun 1st
Entry Form

National Dan Grading - Sat 7th
Entry Form

Surry Red, Yellow, Orange & Green - Sun 8th

Southern Area AGM - Wed 11th
Booking In: 18:45 | Start: 19:30 | AGM Mandate

Hamps. Red & Yellow Open - Sun 15th

SA Dan Grading - Sun 29th
Entry Form

August 2018

Eastern Area Open - Sat 11th
Entry Form

Senior Team League (Eastern Area) - Sun 12th
Entry Form

SA Dan Grading (Hamps.) - Sun 19th

Full Calendar click here


Refereeing News

Martin Rivers will be going to Portugal in JULY to attend the exam for his International licence

We now have to new National A referees within the Area they are :- Graham Holmes and Dave Dyer who passed at the English Open.

Previous News click here


May 2018

Southern Area Inter Counties - Sunday 13th May Results


For More Results click here