British Roller Sports Federation

 

 

The National Governing Body for all Roller Sports in the UK and Northern Ireland

 

Affiliated to
World Skate (www.worldskate.org) and
World Skate Europe

Mission Statement


Formed in August 1999, the British Roller Sports Federation is a not-for-profit organisation, our legal status is that of a company limited by guarantee. Our primary objective is to preserve and promote the sport and recreation of Roller Sports in all of its forms in the United Kingdom.


The British Roller Sports Federation is a democratic membership organisation recognised by World Skate, the British Olympic Association and Sport England as the National Governing Body of Roller Sports in all of its forms.


The principal functions of the British Roller Sports Federation are to provide support and membership to all disciplines of Roller Sports, individual skaters, clubs and educational establishments and to provide structure and guidelines to ensure that Roller Sports in all of its forms are being practiced in a safe and fun environment and for everyone to enjoy.


The British Roller Sports Federation other key roles are to support and improve performance to enable Roller Sport athletes from the United Kingdom to remain internationally competitive; to raise money; inform and educate; and allocate funds, as well as provide greater accessibility to Roller Sports in all of its forms. The British Roller Sports Federation is committed to supporting the Roller Sports in all of its forms to grow in the United Kingdom. To achieve our aims we will engage and work with all disciplines of Roller Sports and others involved in the sport.


Our aims are:

  1. To manage, support, develop and promote Roller Sports in all of its forms in the United Kingdom.
  2. Increase participation of Roller Sports in all of its forms in the United Kingdom.
  3. Develop a coaching pathway.
  4. Create and support a sustainable and robust competition structure throughout the United Kingdom at all levels in conjunction with existing competitions.
  5. Stimulate international interest in United Kingdom Roller Sports in all of its forms through the development of world-class facilities and competition.


To achieve our aims, the British Roller Sports Federation will focus on key tasks:


Participation
Increase participation in all age groups with a strong focus on young people. The British Roller Sports Federation also aims to increase knowledge, awareness and access to Roller Sports in all of its forms in educational establishments throughout the United Kingdom.


Support
The British Roller Sports Federation aims to support Roller Sports associations, clubs and individuals by offering resources and information, enabling them to effectively recruit and retain volunteers and/or members (of all ages); as well as establishing long term development plans for their discipline.


Venues
The British Roller Sports Federation will work throughout the United Kingdom to develop Roller Sports in all of its forms and support the provision of consistent facilities required to enable safe and effective delivery of Roller Sports in all of its forms for associations, clubs, skate schools, educational establishments for all ages, primary school to university, coaches and/or individuals.


Coaching and qualifications
The British Roller Sports Federation is responsible for the development of a Coaching Framework and will establish a nationally recognised qualification pathway in coaching. Judging Awards for Roller Sports in all of its forms and will follow World Skate guidelines.


Social Inclusion
The British Roller Sports Federation will help deliver and support projects which aim to increase all forms of Roller Sport opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged or minority groups. We will also aim to provide the opportunities and environment for these individuals to develop life skills, such as leadership and team work skills.


Events
The British Roller Sports Federation will strive to deliver, organise and support a programme of competitions (working with existing discipline competitions for all levels of the sport) and qualifying events at local, regional and national level and will assist the member disciplines with the selection, training and administration of international teams if and when appropriate.


Promotion
The British Roller Sports Federation will publicise and promote Roller Sports in all of its forms to the membership and general public in order to support and facilitate the growth of Roller Sports in all of its forms across the United Kingdom.


Performance
The British Roller Sports Federation promote competition formatting and officiating in line with the World Skate regulations, promoting international standards and allowing competitors to prepare for international competition. The British Roller Sports Federation also aims to develop elite athletes with the ability to succeed at the highest international performance level.


Management
The British Roller Sports Federation will provide structure, governance and management to Roller Sports in all of its forms across the United Kingdom whilst at the same time developing and maintaining a wide ranging membership of Roller Sports in all of its forms across the United Kingdom  participants.


Representation
The British Roller Sports Federation will represent and promote the interests of the United Kingdom within the United Kingdom and internationally.



 

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British Roller Sports Federation is a company limited by guarantee No. 3823173 Registered address: 18 The Crescent East, Sunnyside, Rotherham, S66 3QZ