Challenge Panel Vacancy

Issue date:

We have a vacancy in the UFBA Challenge Panel for the upcoming 2024-2025 Challenge Season.

This is an exciting opportunity for any UFBA member who is passionate about and committed to our Challenge events. We are looking for someone who can support the UFBA and Challenge Panel to shape, deliver, promote, and develop our Challenges to continue being world-class events for our members.

If you think this is something you might be interested in applying for and have the skills to back it up, please read the below UFBA Challenge Panel Policy for more information about the role. Then complete the Application form and send to events@ufba.org.nz by Friday 13 October 2023.

Appointment process and timeline:

26 Sep

UFBA issues notification of vacancy with background materials and calls for applications from members.

26 Sep to 
13 Oct

UFBA members with suitable skill sets submit their application forms (and supporting documents if necessary).

13 Oct

Applications close

16 Oct

UFBA Management shortlists applicants based with the key attributes.

23 Oct

A shortlist of applicants is provided to the Membership Advisory Panel (MAP) for their consideration and comment.

Further inquiry of the applicant may be required by the Challenge Panel Leader and/or Events Team Manager.

30 Oct

The UFBA Board considers and then endorses the applications; and the UFBA CEO appoints the Panel Member.


Want to be an Official at our UFBA Challenges?

If you are not ready for a challenge panel role, how about getting involved with the Challenges for 2024 as an Official?

You may be thinking about winding down from being a competitor and still want to contribute to the challenge and enjoy the camaraderie and atmosphere.

We couldn’t run our Challenges without the help of our Officials, and we would love to have you be part of our Officials’ team throughout the motu.

Check out the UFBA website for dates and locations of the 2024 events:  https://www.ufba.org.nz/challenges

Click the link under the heading “Want to help?”, fill out the Google Docs form with your contact details, and tell us about your area of interest and experience at Challenges.