Aspire Badminton Club is closed from 25th December 2019, and re-opens on the 15th January 2020

ACT Badminton Association (ACTBA) 2020 ACT Election Policy Submission

The ACTBA has prepared a policy submission ahead of the 2020 ACT Election in October.  Reflecting the substantial increased demand to play badminton in the ACT and a severe lack of available and suitable facilities, the ACTBA recommends that the ACT Government and the Liberal Party Opposition jointly commit to the:

  • co-funding of the order of $500,000 with a private sector investor the development of the ACT’s first dedicated badminton facility.

The policy submission can be found here.

For further information please contact the ACTBA President, Olaf Schuermann (Email: actba.president@badmintonact.org.au, Ph: 0400472711).

Under 13 National Carnival Report 2020

To ACT Technical Officials / ACTBA committee,
Western Suburbs BA once again hosted the U13 National carnival, comprising of the Interstate Series, the Regional Boys Challenge and the Regional Teams Challenge.  The carnival was held over 3 days (17-19 Jan) at the Altona Badminton Centre, VIC.
ACT entered a team to compete in the Regional Teams Challenge with 4 local players (Charith, Gordon, Fahim and Victoria), supplemented by 2 girls from the Infinity BC (VIC). Team officials were Xing Huong (Coach), Gerald Lin (Manager) and Valouny Souksavat (Umpire).
There were 9 teams entered in the Regional Teams Challenge with ACT

Gungahlin Badminton Club

When/Where: Tuesday, 8 – 10 pm at Gungahlin College, Gozzard St, Gungahlin [Google Maps]
Monday, 7.30 – 9.30 pm at Amaroo High School, Katherine Ave, Amaroo [Google Maps]
Thursday, 7.30 – 9.30 pm at Amaroo High School, Katherine Ave, Amaroo
NOTICES:
Due to overwhelming demand to join the club and a complete lack of available facilities to play badminton in the Gungahlin region, it has been necessary to suspend membership so soon after recommencing in the year. The reopening of membership will be considered towards the end of March 2020 and will depend on numbers attending each session. The admittance of non-members will be at the sole discretion of the Committee member managing individual sessions.

Membership Fees for 2020
$50/year for men
$30/year for women and students

No badminton at Gungahlin College on the following dates:
Tuesday, 4 February
Tuesday, 25 February
Tuesday, 16 June
Tuesday, 18 August
Tuesday, 1 September
Tuesday, 17 November


Northside Badminton Club

When/Where: Sunday, 10 am – 12 pm at UC High School Kaleen, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen [Google Maps]

Monday, 8.15 pm to 10.15 pm at UC High School Kaleen, Baldwin Drive, Kaleen [Google Maps]  (No badminton on public holidays)

Thursday, 12 pm – 2.15 pm at Building E, Reid Hall, 37 Constitution Ave, CIT Reid [Google Maps]

NOTICES:
There is no badminton on the following days:
Monday 9th March - Canberra Day
Sunday 29th March – Train Expo
Sunday 12th April – Easter Sunday
Monday 13th April – Easter Monday
Monday 1st June – Reconciliation Day
Monday 8th June – Queen’s Birthday
Monday 5th October – Labour Day
Sunday 15th November – Model Train Expo

Southside Badminton Club

When: Thursday, 7 – 9 pm
Where: Tuggeranong Indoor Multi-Use Facility, Soward Way, Greenway [Google Maps]
NOTICES:
Updated 3 April 2019 – Non-members who wish to play at Southside Club may not be admitted depending on the number of people attending each session; this will be at the sole discretion of the Club Committee member(s) running each individual session.

University of Canberra Badminton Club

Closed until further notice.

NOTICES:
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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