Storm Dennis: Advice if travelling this weekend

Following Storm Ciara, the adverse weather is set to continue across the weekend with Storm Dennis hitting the UK.

With conditions different across the country, please take care before deciding whether to travel and check the weather forecast for your area.

Weather warnings HERE

Advice for travelling in bad weather HERE

If you decide not to travel due to the extreme weather, please follow the Basketball England regulations.

If you are the HOME TEAM and you cannot make a game due to extreme weather conditions, a breakdown or road delays, you MUST:

  • Inform your opponent as soon as possible and email nationalleague@basketballengland.co.uk as soon as possible to let us know about the situation.
  • Contact your officials to let them know of the situation. If any officials have already started to travel, the home team will pay these travel expenses.
  • Agree a date for the rescheduled match with your opponent within 14 days of the cancellation.
  • Cover the costs of court hire when the match is rearranged.

If you are the AWAY TEAM and you cannot make a game due to extreme weather conditions, a breakdown or road delays, you MUST:

  • Inform your opponent as soon as possible and email nationalleague@basketballengland.co.uk as soon as possible to let us know about the situation.
  • Agree a date for the rescheduled match with your opponent within 14 days of the cancellation.
  • Cover the costs of court hire when the match is rearranged.
  • Be aware that if you forfeit the game, the Home Club may make a compensation claim to cover cancelled facilities.