Long Service Awards Long Service Awards Awarded to a club member of BABS who has held continuous club membership of the Association. Awarded during the calendar year they reach a milestone, at the following milestones: 10 years 20 years 25 years* 30 years 40 years 50 years** *the 25 year award is currently being phased out until 2024.**the 50 year award will be introduced for the first time in 2024 (the 50th year of our Association). Award: pin badge. Receiving the award: Two options outlined below. The recipient will be contacted to select their preferred way of receiving the award. At the Annual BABS Convention, presented by the Chairman with assistance from the Director of Membership At a member club event such as a regular rehearsal, club show or club celebration. Sent via post. Nominations: not applicable. This award is calculated by the BABS Membership Secretary, who notifies the Director of Membership of the award recipients.