U-turn also organizes a wide variety of activities throughout the year. Below you can find an overview of our committees; what they do and who the committee members are. For current and prospective members of U-turn who are interested in joining a committee, send the board an email! (email@example.com)
Apart from the general board duties the board of U-turn also organizes events throughout the year. These may include: a cobo (Constitution drinks), exchanges with other student sports associations, new members drinks and an active members trip. Furthermore, the board is also responsible for the participation in non U-turn events, such as: NSTB competitions (Dutch Student Gymnastics Federation), the Batavieren race and the RAG week.
The Accie, also known as the activities committee organizes 1-2 activities per month to get to know your gymnastics buddies. Fun and sports activities are alternated, examples of past activities are: drinks, the biercantus, creative and sports clinics, movie and game nights and much more. You can contact the committee directly by e-mailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The committee members of 2022/2023 are: Bart H, Sanne H, Irene H, Janey, Jaike, and Naomi
The Camp committee organises a weekend long camp for all U-turn members around the end of September. The camp is the best activity for new members to get to know the association and its members. Every year the camp has a different theme and is filled with activities, fun and gymnastics!
The committee members of 2022/2023 are: Inge, Emma and Jeroen.
The Dies Committee was established in 2009 and organizes an annual activity for the anniversary of U-turn. Each year has a different theme, past themes include: ‘Oh Oh Olympics, ‘10 shades of blue’ and many more.
The committee members of 2022/2023 are: Evelien, Faust, Hanna, Siem, and Fabienne
Internal Competition committee
Apart from participation in NSTB competitions, U-turn also organizes its own competition every year. The Internal Competition Committee (Onderlinge wedstrijd commissie) is responsible for this competition, which is the best place to try out your newest skill, get some competition experience and simply have fun with your gymnastics buddies. The competition also features a reverse competition, which allows the men and women to swap events. Creativity is key and you’ll see many of our men competing in shiny leotards and women showing off their muscles on the still rings. The competition has a different theme each year and is concluded with drinks.
The committee members of 2022/2023 are: Sterre, Fabienne, Lotte, and Katja
The Magazine Committee creates the one and only U-turn magazine. This magazine issues a couple times a year and is distributed digitally amongst our members. Each magazine includes the latest news, activity reports and of course the best U-turn gossip.
The editors are: Evelien, Fabiënne, Michel, Sofie, Sophie and Tom.
Since 2017 the Wintersports Committee has organized a skiing/snowboarding trip (usually around February) to a destination in Europe. This week long trip has become a highlight of each year and promises to be a week filled with snow, fun and beer.
The current committee members are: Emma, Robin, Bastiaan, and Vincent.
The Tripcie was established in 2019 and organizes a U-turn weekend trip during the summer break. This weekend usually takes place somewhere in the Netherlands and is the best way to catch up with your gymnastics buddies in the summer.
The current committee members are: Daan, Fanny, Juliette en Sterre.
The Promocie (PR-committee) is responsible for promoting U-turn, for example; through the use of our social media accounts. Currently, this committee is in formation.
The current committee members are: Loes, Roos, Vera, Vicky, and Bart de L.
The Adviescie is the advisory committee which is made up from former board members. Its task is to assist the current board by offering advice. The adviescie and board convene a couple times a year.
The current committee members are: Elise J, Elise P, Lucie, Faust, and Imke.
De Kasco, is responsible for monitoring the financial state of the association. To that end they also function as an advisory body for the treasurer.
The current committee members are: Katja, Kevin, Michel, and Vincent.
NSTC-1 ’23 Committee
In 2023, the NSTC-1 (one of the competitions of the NSTB) will take place in Utrecht, so we have the honor to organize this! In order to do this, we of course need committee members who want to make sure that everything’s in place to compete to the other Dutch student gymnastic organizations.
The current committee members are Daniel and Lonneke, but we are looking for more members! Are you interested? Send an email to email@example.com or tell someone from the board during a training session.