The Belgium Backgammon Federation aims to promote backgammon in Belgium. To this end, it organizes events and competitions and it unites players and their clubs. The federation started as a informal gathering in 2011. It evolved to a formal non-profit organization in January 2015.
On January 30, 2015, the Belgische Backgammon Federatie vzw was founded as a non-profit organization by Johan Segers, Line Vandamme and Guy Van Middelem. Hereby please find the charter of the federation.
The general assembly is the supreme body of the federation. It is convened once a year.
On Friday, October 19, 2012, the first “official” BGFed.be meeting took place in Heverlee (Leuven). Topics on the agenda were the budget and a yearly membership fee, the 4 Cubes competition, the rating list, and a Belgian Individual Championship. For more details, read the minutes [ pdf ].
The second meeting took place on Friday, December 6, 2013, in Brussels. Minutes: 2013-12-06-minutes-BGFed.be
The third meeting took place on Friday, December 5, 2014, in Brussels: Minutes: 2014-12-05-minutes-BGFed.be.
The fourth meeting took place on Friday, December 4, 2015, in Brussels. Minutes: 2015-12-04-minutes-BGFed.be.
The fifth meeting took place on Friday, December 2, 2016, in Brussels. Minutes: 2016-12-02-minutes-BGFed.be
The board is appointed by the general assembly. It oversees the daily business of the federation.
Currently, the following five people make up the board:
- Guy Van Middelem (president)
- Johan Segers (vice-president)
- Line Vandamme (treasurer)
- Michel Lamote
- Maurits Pino
The board meets live every few months. The board assigns specific tasks to competent people or to committees.
Minutes (approved) of past meetings:
A big part of the work is done by committees and people asked by the board.
These are the people investing their time and energy to make the federation serve the clubs and their players in the best possible ways:
- 4 Cubes: Luc Palmans (tournament director), Johan Segers, Guy Van Middelem
- BIC: Guy Van Middelem (tournament director), Alain Chif, Maurits Pino
- BMS(BE): Geert Van der Stricht, Johan Huyck, Paulus van Rooijen
- European Championship: Michel Lamote
- Rating: Johan Segers (president), Michel Lamote, Luc Palmans
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