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2021 ACT InterClub Team Challenge

Register now for the 2021 ACT Interclub Team Challenge. Location: Amaroo High School, Katherine Avenue, AMAROO, Canberra, ACT Australia Events: Team Event Event Format: This event is a doubles competition, and consists of MD, WD and XD depending on the Grade format. Grades: Open, B, C, D When: 27 March 2021 Schedule: Please check COB 25 March 2021 for event times. Entries close on: Sunday 21 March 2021 at 11.59pm   The ACTBA will be sponsoring one free team per ACT affiliated club. For this tournament the ACTBA is encouraging all teams to include 5 players to ensure that umpiring duties are shared equally. Players who are not members of an ACTBA affiliated club will only be accepted at the discretion of the committee. If an event is oversubscribed and subject to a maximum draw size, entries by ACTBA club will be given preference over interstate Clubs.   COVID-19 REGULATIONS To comply with the ACT Government’s health and safety requirements for COVID-19 the following measures are being implemented: This tournament will be limited to ACT players only. All players and officials will be required to practice the 1.5M social distancing rules; Hand sanitizer will be provided at the event; Attendance at [read more…]

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Shuttle Time Course Report February 2021

This is the first Shuttle Time course offered in Canberra (ACT) this year and we had 10 enthusiastic participants who attended. The majority consisted of badminton players, some having previous coaching experience and badminton training history.

Course Date: 6th February 2021
Course Location: Australian National University Sports Hall

North Road, Acton ACT 2601

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[Extension of Deadline] ACTBA Junior Development Officer/Pathways Manager

The ACTBA is seeking to fill the above challenging role on a casual, contract basis, initially for one year.  The contract would be for $20,000 and would be particularly suited to a university student with some background in badminton who is keen to grow his skills in the development of junior badminton.  The attached provides the Job Description and key required competencies. Applicants should provide a one page Statement of Claims addressing how they meet the job role and competencies, as well as a short Resume.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for possible interviews. Applications close COB Friday, 19 February 2021 and should be submitted  to: actba.president@badmintonact.org.au. For all enquiries please contact: Olaf Schuermann, President, ACT Badminton Association. Ph:0400472711

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[Postponed] Expression of Interest – 2021 Australian National (Under 17 Championships)

The ACTBA is seeking expressions of interest from ACT players, managers, coaches and umpires who are interested in participating in the 2020 Australian National Under 17 Championships, incorporating the individual event and team event (the June Bevan Carnival). Players must be an ACTBA affiliated member to be eligible to play. EOI: This event has been postposed to the second half of the year in 2021. Date: Second half of 2021 Location: Perth, WA  

Club Notices

  • Amaroo Badminton Club

    ABC is now accepting memberships for their Sunday session. The session runs every Sunday from 12:30 - 2:30 PM and is open to players of all skill levels. See the club page for more details.
  • Young Dragon Badminton Club

    The Club will foster the growth, training and development for all its members, particularly those at the beginner and intermediate level, with a focus on inclusiveness.

    First session for 2021 on Saturday, 9 January
    Last session for 2021 on Sunday, 19 December

    There will be no badminton on the following dates (due to testing in the gym):

    Saturday, 26 March
    Sunday, 27 March
    Tuesday, 30 March
    Saturday, 5 June
    Sunday, 6 June
    Tuesday, 8 June
    Saturday, 12 June
    Sunday, 13 June
    Tuesday, 14 June
    Tuesday, 31 August
    Tuesday, 7 September
    Saturday, 13 November
    Sunday, 14 November
    Tuesday, 16 November
    Saturday, 20 November
    Sunday, 21 November
  • Aspire Badminton Club

    Aspire Badminton Club sessions at CGS school hall will be closed for 2021 until further notice due to the School's decision not to accept community hirers of their sports hall. Sessions at Kaleen will continue.
  • Canberra Grammar Badminton Club

    CGS Badminton Club will be closed for 2021 until further notice due to the School's decision not to accept community hirers of their sports hall.
  • Gungahlin Badminton Club

    The Gungahlin Badminton Club (GBC) has transferred management for the Tuesday session at Gungahlin College to the new Young Dragon Badminton Club.

    Due to exceptional demand to play badminton and the lack of suitable and available venues, the GBC was simply inundated with people wishing to join the club in 2021. The initial limit of 65 members was filled during the very first session of the year and there is already a Wait List comprising yet another 60 people wishing to join. While a few more people may be allowed to join over the coming weeks once we see the numbers attending each session, it is highly unlikely that all the people currently on the Wait List will be offered membership during the year. As such, along with membership of the club, the Wait List is now also closed to avoid disappointment. A notice will be placed here were either to reopen.

    I would suggest that people interested in playing badminton in Canberra lobby your local politicians for more indoor sports centres (as the ACTBA is doing).

    First session for 2021 on Monday, 11 January.
    Last session for 2021 on Thursday, 16 December

    Sessions Fees are now:
    $5.10 for Members
    $15.30 for Non-Members
    (incl. 'Square' 2 per cent commission)

    Membership Fees for 2021
    $51/year for men
    $30.60/year for women and students
  • Northside Junior Badminton Club

    The training session starts this Wednesday 14th October for the juniors who are aged between 8 to 18 years old, and are willing to commit.
    We welcome the juniors in all different level, beginner to advanced.

    Sessions are only held during school terms.

    If you are interested or keen on training, please contact Ko.
    0450671220
  • National Badminton Club

    The National Badminton Club is no longer taking any new members. The sessions are now closed sessions for members only (no casual players) until further notice.
  • Northside Badminton Club

    If you are interested in playing lunchtime badminton every Wednesdays (12.30pm - 2pm) and every Thursday nights (7.45pm - 9.45pm) please contact San Neo Ong on sanneoong1@westnet.com.au.

    Start dates for 2021
    Kaleen and Forrest sessions have started.

    There is no badminton on the following days in 2021:

    Monday 8th March - Canberra Day
    Sunday 4th April - Easter Sunday
    Monday 5th April - Easter Monday
    Monday 26th April - ANZAC Day
    Monday 31st May - Reconciliation Day
    Monday 14th June - Queen's Birthday
    Monday 4th October - Labour Day
  • Southside Badminton Club

    Membership renewal for 2020 members will occur throughout February. Please see Brideen ASAP for a member form.

    Requests from new players to become a 2021 member are currently suspended. We have had an overwhelming number of player requests and have started a wait list for membership. New members will be drawn from this list.

    Visitors must contact Brideen (Thursday session - 0410666541) or Aizid (Tuesday session - 0403243007) to check if there are vacancies to play. If sessions are full any visitors who turn up without checking may be turned away.
  • University of Canberra Badminton Club

    UC Badminton Club is closed and will not be re-opening in 2020 and beyond.

    If you are a UC student and are passionate about badminton or interested in running the badminton club sessions at University of Canberra, please contact us.

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